Frager Factor

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Google Will Ban Crypto Ads and It Will Kill ICOs

Today: 3D printing, Cambridge Analytica, Bog Pharma versus Pot, The future of cities, A bigger electric car company you never heard of, humanizing work

Google Will Ban Crypto Ads and It Will Kill ICOs as we Know Them
The end of the golden age of ICOs, death by Duopoly. Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Google said it will be banning Crypto Ads starting in June of 2018. Telegram’s $1.2 Billion ICO to become the Mastercard for the decentralized economy might be one of the last big ICOs to fund its TON platform and cryptocurrency called Grams. Since ICOs were one of the ways startups were getting early-stage funding, Facebook and Google are basically doing what monopolies do and stunting the competition before they even get off the ground.

This 3D Printed House Goes Up in a Day for Under $10,000

What 50-Year-Olds Know That 20-Year-Olds Don't; Facebook’s Identity Crisis Looms

How Rockefeller Founded Big Pharma And Waged War On Natural Cures

Futurist Ben Hammersley on the megatrends affecting cities and human civilization
“All the social and intellectual and medical and cultural and scientific advances over the past 20 years have been facilitated by the digital network. Already, people have no conception of life before.”

The Most Mind-Blowing Feature of Cryptocurrency; Fast Rising Color (.com)

The Biggest Electric Vehicle Company You’ve Never Heard Of
Shenzhen’s BYD, which started as a battery company, is a giant in China—and its ambitions are increasingly global.

The Only Privacy Policy That Matters
Do you care? We’ve gone so far down the internet highway that we rarely ask that question anymore. The story of Cambridge Analytica accessing your personal data on Facebook, supposedly creating a spot-on psychographic profile, and then weaponizing your own personality against you with a series of well-worded messages is now sweeping the media. And it will get louder. And it will pass. And then, I promise, there will be another story about your data being stolen, borrowed, hacked, misused, shared, bought, sold and on and on.

How Leaders Can Humanize Work Again
These 5 practices can help undo workaholism and foster positive work cultures

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