Our stylistic fingerprints

It is no secret that speech (oral and written) and accents help determine where someone is from and their social background. LADO (Language Analysis for the Determination of Origin) has been used since 1993 to determine where asylum seekers are really from (1), as different patterns of speech can be linked with different places of origin. Speech patterns can also help governments find out the identity…

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Crypto currencies: shaping the future

When hearing the word « crypto currency », most people think of the Bitcoin. But there is so much more to crypto currencies than that. In fact, according to (1), there are 841 crypto currencies currently on the market and some of them could one day surpass the Bitcoin. History The Bitcoin was invented in 2008 and lauched in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto (who, to this day,…

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