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BITCOIN REVOLUTION SURGES

BITCOIN REVOLUTION SURGES | ARETE | Scoop.it
As Bitcoin value increases above $5,000, a lot of people are asking ‘what is Bitcoin?’ Digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Emercoin, are digital assets which are available sol…
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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BITCOIN.

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BITCOIN. | ARETE | Scoop.it
Here is a compilation of information about Bitcoin as the cryptocurrency reaches an all time high after the September crash. What is bitcoin? Coindesk explains ‘what is Bitcoin?’ in thi…
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10 GOLDEN RULES FOR IMPROVING YOUR BUSINESS

10 GOLDEN RULES FOR IMPROVING YOUR BUSINESS | ARETE | Scoop.it
Here are 10 golden rules for improving your business: 1. BE AWARE OF YOUR SKILLS The safest plan, and the one most sure of success is to select the career which is most suited to your natural inclinations. We are all, no doubt, born to fulfil different purposes. There is as much diversity in our…
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BITCOIN AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

BITCOIN AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT | ARETE | Scoop.it
Worldwide, over 800 million people are still living in poverty, on less than US$1.25 a day. Many people in developing economies lack of access to adequate food, clean drinking water and sanitation. The sad part is that more women are likely to continue living in poverty than men due to unequal access to paid work,…
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SOME IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN

SOME IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN | ARETE | Scoop.it
1. The blockchain technology promises a more open and inclusive society. 2. Monetary transactions through Blockchain-based cryptocurrency does not need to trust a bank or a regulator to safeguard accurate supply and integrity. 3. It is backed by the power of very complex mathematics and codes, not by any authority or one single thing. 4.…
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Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency | ARETE | Scoop.it
Cryptography is a technology that is used in both payment and communication systems. The public-key cryptography secures communication and payment from third parties. It is a computer protocol i.e. a set of rules that govern how information is transferred between computers. Independent computers across the internet can link together through a decentralised network. In payment…
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JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure

JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure | ARETE | Scoop.it
The Harry Potter author’s new book is based on an inspirational speech she gave to Harvard students. Here are some of the best quotes
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The 10 commandments for PhD failure

The 10 commandments for PhD failure | ARETE | Scoop.it
Want to stay a PhD student forever? Follow these 10 tips and avoid making any progress whatsoever.
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How can you treat your PhD like a project?

How can you treat your PhD like a project? | ARETE | Scoop.it
Fiona Saunders is a Senior Lecturer in the Management of Engineering Projects at The University of Manchester and a part-time PhD student. Her research interests are in the management of projects i...
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Organisational Dynamics II

Organisational Dynamics II | ARETE | Scoop.it
Read Organisational dynamics I here The external audit and the figures showed XYZ management that the introduction of a new corporate culture and standardisation would work, however the dynamic fac...
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Crowd-Sourced Peer Review: Substitute or supplement for the current outdated system?

Crowd-Sourced Peer Review: Substitute or supplement for the current outdated system? | ARETE | Scoop.it
The problem with peer review today is that there is so much research being produced that there are not enough experts with enough time to peer-review it all. As we look to address this problem, iss...
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Story-boarding research

Story-boarding research | ARETE | Scoop.it
How to do smarter, proactive planning-and-realization of projects, reports and articles, from the outset
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4 WAYS BITCOIN START-UPS COULD TRANSFORM DIASPORA REMITTANCES

4 WAYS BITCOIN START-UPS COULD TRANSFORM DIASPORA REMITTANCES | ARETE | Scoop.it
The practice of sending money abroad by Africans in diaspora is an important source of income for millions of families in Africa. There are over 30 million Africans living in the diaspora. These Af…
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HOW TO CUSTOMISE YOUR BUSINESS PLAN ACCORDING TO THE TYPE OF FUNDER YOU PROPOSE TO APPROACH.

HOW TO CUSTOMISE YOUR BUSINESS PLAN ACCORDING TO THE TYPE OF FUNDER YOU PROPOSE TO APPROACH. | ARETE | Scoop.it
The aim of this article is to provide entrepreneurs with guidance on how to customise your business plan according to the type of funder that you propose to approach. The construction of a business plan is an important step in launching your new venture or expanding an existing one. A crucial purpose of your business…
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SHE DARED TO KNOCK

SHE DARED TO KNOCK | ARETE | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur - business idea what if you have it but don't know how to implement it? This is the story of how a woman started what became the frozen food leader in a Latin American country. One day, a wife decided to look for another source of income for her family when her husband lost…
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SHE DARED TO KNOCK

SHE DARED TO KNOCK | ARETE | Scoop.it
  This is the story of how a woman started what became the frozen food leader in a Latin American country. One day, a wife decided to look for another source of income for her family when her husband lost his job. She went knocking on exporters doors, asking them what people wanted – what…
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BITCOIN REVOLUTION SURGES

BITCOIN REVOLUTION SURGES | ARETE | Scoop.it
Digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Emercoin, are digital assets which are available solely online. The cryptocurrency is a technological revolution which seems to be next big breakthrough since the internet. The Bitcoin is the largest blockchain platform among these digital assets. Bitcoins are exchangeable for goods and services and its growing popularity will have impact…
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Could the dominance of English harm global scholarship? - BBC News

Could the dominance of English harm global scholarship? - BBC News | ARETE | Scoop.it
Are we "losing knowledge" because of the growing dominance of English as the language of higher education and research?
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The key to a successful PhD thesis? Write in your own voice

The key to a successful PhD thesis? Write in your own voice | ARETE | Scoop.it
We need to step out beyond the safety of footnotes and the words of big-name scholars to reach a level of academic independence
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How to survive a PhD viva: 17 top tips

How to survive a PhD viva: 17 top tips | ARETE | Scoop.it
Just handed in your PhD thesis? Now it’s time to plan for the next hurdle: a viva. Academics offer their advice on how to best prepare
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devouring your data

devouring your data | ARETE | Scoop.it
You’ve read hundreds of books. You’ve waded through archival material. You’ve got mountains of surveys, folders full of transcripts, notebooks stuffed with barely legible field notes, and rather mo...
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Tips for developing PhD research questions

Tips for developing PhD research questions | ARETE | Scoop.it
Time management skills and extensive reading can help students develop a sophisticated set of research questions. Plus the latest higher education jobs and appointments
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70 useful sentences for academic writing

70 useful sentences for academic writing | ARETE | Scoop.it
This post contains a random collection of 70 sentence stems you can use in your academic writing.
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What will you do when your doctorate is done?

What will you do when your doctorate is done? | ARETE | Scoop.it
In a recent post on her blog "100 days to the doctorate and beyond" Dr Evelyn Tsitas reflects on her post PhD experience. Like many part time doctoral candidates, Evelyn was working full time throu...
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