Cooking numbers

"And we merrily merrily eatin' off these streams..." - JAY Z, Family Feud Last week TIDAL, a music streaming service owned by JAY Z, came under scrutiny and criticism for allegedly cooking numbers regarding how many times some of the songs on the platform were streamed. This came as a…

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State Sovereignty in the Internet age

If we had to distill part of what defines a nation's sovereignty, it would possibly come down to four key factors. Namely: Energy independence Financial independence Military independence Food independence I am aware that there are other factors that determine whether a state is sovereign or not, but, for the…

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Google announces Google Maps Platform

Google has announced a streamlined version of their Google Maps offering targeted mainly at ride-hailing, gaming, and delivery companies. Known as Google Maps Platform, the service now offers three main areas (Maps, Routes and Places) as opposed to previously having 18 individual APIs. What is also interesting is that developers…

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