Month: February 2017

Social Media and the Blockchain

Social Media and the Blockchain

Social media has penetrated individual and collective lives to a huge extent and consequently modified many of our online and offline behaviors. Public and private organizations worldwide are greatly benefiting from a better understanding of the fundamental principles governing the individual and collective behaviors of people connected through social media. Recently, a framework  called Virtual Collective Consciousness…

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30 plastic bags, 1 dead whale: Shocking toll of vast ocean pollution laid bare

30 plastic bags, 1 dead whale: Shocking toll of vast ocean pollution laid bare

Researchers have discovered more than 30 plastic bags inside the stomach of a dead whale, which likely blocked its intestines and led to it becoming stranded several times in shallow waters off the coast of Norway. The scientists described the mass of human-produced refuge lodged in the whale’s stomach as “not surprising” given the amount…

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