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FinTech Future: Banks and Startup Alliances In Ten Years

Here's a piece that caught our eye by Eyal Lifshitz as originally published in TechCrunch ... Banking as we know it is in the midst of its first fundamental remaking in centuries. What’s driving this transformation? Two major shifts: our tr...

Just In Time For The Elections: PolitiPic Student Final Project

Can voter preferences be predicted by facial features?    This was what the Gordon cohort explored in their final project - Politics of the Face presented at their graduation April 8.  One of the team members, a political science major,  was i...

What Tools Are Spreading Usage of the Blockchain?

Perhaps no other development is as well known for its “disruptive” nature than the blockchain, the digital, decentralized ledger behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that has held the spotlight over the past year.  Banks all around the wo...

Validating Form Input With Django

Let’s say I’m making a blogging web application using Python and the web framework, Django. I want users to be able to publish “Posts” on my blogging website. When they enter that “Post” into some sort of input form that I have on ...

Blockchain Backtrack: Spread of Cryptocurrency

The advent of cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin, has seen widespread and rapid use to the point where high-profile companies are beginning to take an interest by allowing electronic currency to be used for their transactions. Blockchain, which ...