Johnny Depp Crashes Disneyland Ride In Character And People Had Zero Chill

Johnny Depp crashes Disneyland ride in character and people had zero chill

  • Depending on how you feel about Johnny Depp these days, the prospect of the actor showing up without warning is either entirely off-putting or a welcome surprise.
  • Guests of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, apparently fit squarely into the latter category when Depp popped up at the “Pirates of the Caribbean” attraction multiple times on Wednesday night.
  • Riders immediately took to social media to share video of Depp’s surprise visit, with one tweeter enthusing: “JOHNNY DEPP WAS ON PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN WHILE I WAS ON IT AND IM SCREAMING.”
  • JOHNNY DEPP WAS ON PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN WHILE I WAS ON IT AND IM SCREAMING pic.twitter.com/OsVRL8pmn7— Maddie (@madikins531) April 27, 2017

    You know those little Disney Myths like…Johnny Depp will dress up as Jack Sparrow and sit in the Pirates of the Caribbean Ride?

  • SO AMAZING AHH pic.twitter.com/EaBUIWXsE7— sam (@smccrackenn) April 27, 2017

    “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” hits theaters May 26.

That must have been one huge paycheck.
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Undertakings of great advantage: The market in Initial Coin Offerings risks becoming a bubble

  • ICO “coins” are essentially digital coupons, tokens issued on an indelible distributed ledger, or blockchain, of the kind that underpins bitcoin, a crypto-currency.
  • In a way, bitcoin was the first ICO—except that instead of putting money in directly, investors had to buy computing gear to “mine” (ie, mint cryptographically) the tokens.
  • And since most ICOs have no link to any particular jurisdiction, it is hard to see what investors could do if issuers abscond with their money.
  • Even ICO fans fret that an offering will blow up, as did Mt. Gox, an early bitcoin exchange, in 2014.
  • Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures, another venture-capital firm, argues that ICOs help finance projects that today remain unfunded, in particular “protocols”—code enabling computer systems to work together.

WOULD you care to invest in Gnosis, a prediction market where users can bet on outcomes of events such as elections? Or in ZrCoin, a project to produce zirconium dioxide, used to make heat-resistant alloys? How about an “immersive reality experience” called “Back to Earth”?
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Here’s why 21 is the most exciting bitcoin company right now

  • Last week, at the bitcoin conference Consensus, 21 CEO Balaji Srinivasan, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, moved the company’s purview forward again.
  • Srinivasan frames bitcoin as the next major “system resource” in computing, something that will be a key component in every computer, just like a hard drive, RAM, and bandwidth.
  • Bitcoin, he says, can be the resource that computers trade with other computers (without you having to worry about it), creating a “machine economy.”
  • Once a computer can send a small amount of money as part of its operating system, “it can effectively rent or sell resources to other computers,” Srinivasan says.
  • “One way of thinking about it is, the 21 software makes bitcoin a part of your operating system,” Srinivasan says.

An ambitious plan to remove the friction from all Internet commerce.
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PwC: Five Global Shifts Reshaping the World

8 disruptive #technologies:

#Blockchain
#Drones
#IoT
#Robots
#3D print
#VR
#AR
#AI

  • The five global megatrends are:

    To learn more about the impact of these five global megatrends, Ray Wang, bestselling author, futurist and CEO/Founder of Constellation Research, and I invited Mike Quindazzi, managing director at PwC, to our weekly business, innovation and leadership show DisrupTV.

  • Quindazzi’s research and consultancy focus areas include identification and growth of competitive advantage through global expansion, accelerating digital technologies, improving customer experience (CX), transforming organizations, or implementing complex systems.
  • Quindazzi describes history of the first, second and third industrial revolutions and its impact on shifting demographics, new technologies, growing economics, population shifts, changing workforce dynamics, the information age, lean production and the digital age.
  • Quindazzi also spoke about business disruption with new emerging and essential technologies including artificial intelligence and smarter applications.
  • He also shared key demographic shifts with number of college graduates and population age – for the first time ever, there are more people at 65 years or older than 5 years old or younger – will dramatically change in the near future.

According to PwC, there are five global shifts reshaping the world and their implications for organizations, industries and wider society will be signifi…
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PwC: Five Global Shifts Reshaping the World

8 essential #tech:

1 #AI
2 #IoT
3 #blockchain
4 drones
5 robots
6 AR
7 VR
8 3D print #CIO

  • The five global megatrends are:

    To learn more about the impact of these five global megatrends, Ray Wang, bestselling author, futurist and CEO/Founder of Constellation Research, and I invited Mike Quindazzi, managing director at PwC, to our weekly business, innovation and leadership show DisrupTV.

  • Quindazzi’s research and consultancy focus areas include identification and growth of competitive advantage through global expansion, accelerating digital technologies, improving customer experience (CX), transforming organizations, or implementing complex systems.
  • Quindazzi describes history of the first, second and third industrial revolutions and its impact on shifting demographics, new technologies, growing economics, population shifts, changing workforce dynamics, the information age, lean production and the digital age.
  • Quindazzi also spoke about business disruption with new emerging and essential technologies including artificial intelligence and smarter applications.
  • He also shared key demographic shifts with number of college graduates and population age – for the first time ever, there are more people at 65 years or older than 5 years old or younger – will dramatically change in the near future.

According to PwC, there are five global shifts reshaping the world and their implications for organizations, industries and wider society will be signifi…
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Embracing the Internet of Things doesn’t necessarily mean forfeiting privacy

  • The merging of blockchain technologies with the long-foretold Internet of Things resolves security concerns in a hyper-connected world, according to Amit Sharma, vice president and digital head of Indian technology solutions firm Tech Mahindra.
  • Data protection and privacy issues are often cited as a major roadblock to the complete adoption of an Internet of Things (IoT).
  • But one solution comes in the form of a blockchain, which is a highly-secure and auditable form of data storage originally conceived for digital currencies.
  • And the cryptographic algorithms being used by Blockchain will obviously help us to protect this data,” Sharma, who directs and coordinates Tech Mahindra’s innovative business development activities, told “Squawk Box” on Wednesday.
  • This technology would give businesses a lock and key to data.

Blockchain technologies could ease privacy concerns about the Internet of Things, according to Tech Mahindra’s Amit Sharma.
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The Move Towards Healthcare Blockchains

  • Earlier this year Google’s British AI division DeepMind announced the launch of a blockchain like ledger for managing healthcare data.
  • The tokens, known as PTY, will be traded via a secure, closed loop ledger system that aims to connect up all parties in the healthcare ecosystem to allow for the exchange of health data within a highly-secure, blockchain powered health information exchange (HIE).
  • The company believe that their use of blockchain will encourage providers to offer better care to patients, whilst also adopting innovative practices that join up care more effectively through the sharing of patient data.
  • Using blockchain technology, Patientory encrypts medical patient information in hospitals and insurance companies so that it is not centralized data, but it is distributed, thus meeting HIPPA Security Rules.
  • We are certainly in the midst of a digital health revolution however, and whilst I’m not sure that blockchain will play an inevitable role in providing secure and patient centered data, it will it seems inevitably play its part in our move in that direction.

Earlier this year Google’s British AI division DeepMind announced the launch of a blockchain like ledger for managing healthcare data.  The aim is t…
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