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Eat, browse and prosper: How the Internet is bringing obscure food communities to life

Freeman notes that there are a number of ways to get started as an amateur barista, many of which didn’t exist before the Internet. “YouTube and instructional videos are a great place to start, but being a part of a much wider and vibrant coffee community gives the amateur barista a place to share, learn and hone their craft with likeminded people anytime of the day or night.”

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Eat, browse and prosper: How the Internet is bringing obscure food communities to life

Bitcoin: Alive and here to stay? Or slowly fading away?

"Bitcoin, the infamous pseudonymous cryptocurrency with no centralized authority, has had a tumultuous history so far. In 2011, especially, the currency hit new highs and lows – with its US exchange rate going as high as the $30 region and as low as $2 – and reacted sharply to every piece of media coverage, both positive and negative, and every scandal or fraud happening on the fringes of the Bitcoin economy."

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Bitcoin: Alive and here to stay? Or slowly fading away?

Could broadcast journalism see a revival in online media?

"The next step, to me, seems obvious: live broadcast news, combining what works well about televised journalism with the speed of discovery of the web. Online broadcasters don’t have to slot in their hour on a television schedule, so there’s a great deal of potential to use tools such as Hangouts to deliver news as it comes in."

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Could broadcast journalism see a revival in online media?

Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer currency that hopes to change the world

From the early days of Bitcoin's rise. "Bitcoin’s purpose is to provide an alternative to the centralized, traceable currency of most countries. With Bitcoin, we have a scarce decentralized currency that has no single point of failure, nor an authoritative issuing authority. The network itself makes the decisions."

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Bitcoin, the Peer-to-Peer Currency that Hopes to Change the World

Mail-order drugs, hitmen & child porn: A journey into the dark corners of the deep web

"Once you arrive on front page of the Hidden Wiki, you are a mere two clicks away from looking at child porn. It is hideously easy to access. You may have to install Tor first, but if you had any conceptions about child pornography on the Web being hidden in hard-to-access communities of secretive pedophiles whose lingo and handshakes you must prove knowledge of before entry, forget them."

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Mail-order drugs, hitmen & child porn: A journey into the dark corners of the deep web