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Journalists 2018

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Extrapolating the Future

By Dayrius Tay

Throughout history, there has always been a market in predicting imminent events, from mystics and shamans in the primitive world to sophisticated algorithms that monitor the stock market. Even though predictive power is thought to be correlated to complexity, not all insightful predictions are characterized by […]

The Glorious PC Master Race

By Dayrius Tay

In humanity’s search for portability, many observers have prematurely declared PC gaming a relic of a bygone era, with obnoxious beige boxes that whir like a jet. These days, gamers wax lyrical about the virtues of mobile gaming, despite their proclivity to hunch over tiny screens while jabbing aimlessly at unusable controls. This inexplicable trend has resulted in a generation of short-sighted, phone obsessed gamers in blissful ignorance about the inner workings of technology.

Cryptocurrency: Prophecy or Fallacy

By Dayrius Tay

The advent of cryptocurrency has rung alarm bells in governments around the world, as they either clamp down hard like China recently did or jumped onboard like Russia. As a techie, it is tempting to jump to conclusions and view the stance of governments through the tinted glass of a conspiracy theorist. Why hinder the progression of humanity into a cashless future invulnerable to the whims of governments? Every rose has its thorns, while it is almost certain that governments have ulterior motives, the revolutionary power of cryptocurrencies brings along a plethora of issues that might be viewed as inevitable teething troubles or fatal flaws […]

Cryptocurrency Intricacies

By Dayrius Tay

Cryptocurrency is a topic that never fails to feature prominently in all forms of media, be it investment advice in financial magazines, reports of money laundering on the papers or even irate rants by PC enthusiasts on Reddit. This highlights the disproportionate amount of attention cryptocurrency has attracted from both speculators and the general public. […]

Fidget Spinner

By Dayrius Tay

We live in an age of miniaturisation where people covet the tiny over the massive. Gone are the days where computers were the size of refrigerators and  speakers that took up the entire table. This inexplicable obsession […]