Cyber sense – 2022 Reflections pt. 2

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Faster Networks compiled an analysis of 2022. If you haven’t read part 1, please do. Faster Networks put their best foot forward to understand cryptocurrency and the impacts it has had and, is having on the world at large. This burgeoning decentralised and dysregulated banking system isn’t just economic. Bitcoin mining is an energy intensive process creating its very own environmental issues from uncontrolled investment and emissions. What we believed would solve some of the hierarchical headaches of traditional banking just made us reach for stronger painkillers, as we watched Sam Bankman-Fried get arrested…

Uber: fight or flight

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Uber appeared first in 2009 and it was introduced as a ride sharing service accessed through mobile phones, which was a world first. Founders Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp had idealistic goals that would put the world into motion, no matter the cost. That cowboy ethic would have a devastating effect on traditional taxi services globally. The Uber Files have revealed the co-founders used a secret software program, Heaven, to illegally monitor movements of celebrities, politicians and employees. They also did nothing to protect their drivers from violent protests involving taxi drivers.