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This Blockchain Based Startup Is Set to Reinvent the Humble Link

Referrals are probably the most important yet most underrated marketing tool available to businesses, organizations, and brands. Ads are good; they help businesses take their marketing message to a wider audience that might never have heard about their products/services. However, when people see ads, there’s an iota of scepticism in […]

Disruption Imminent: Blockchain Startup Sets Its Eyes on a Tokenized Sharing Economy

The sharing economy, defined as an economic system whereby goods and services are shared between private entities, is frequently cited as one of the emerging economic trends of the 21st century. A 2017 study on the global sharing economy produced by Bank of America Merrill Lynch predicts that the industry […]

How I hacked Tinder accounts using Facebook’s Account Kit and earned $6,250 in bounties

This is being published with the permission of Facebook under the responsible disclosure policy. The vulnerabilities mentioned in this blog post were plugged quickly by the engineering teams of Facebook and Tinder. This post is about an account takeover vulnerability I discovered in Tinder’s application. By exploiting this, an attacker could […]

I figured out a way to hack any of Facebook’s 2 billion accounts, and they paid me a $15,000 bounty…

I figured out a way to hack any of Facebook’s 2 billion accounts, and they paid me a $15,000 bounty for it I am publishing this with the permission of Facebook under the responsible disclosure policy. They have fixed this vulnerability. This post is about a simple vulnerability I discovered on […]

Aspiring data scientist? Master these fundamentals.

Photo by Dmitri Popov on Unsplash Data science is an exciting, fast-moving field to become involved in. There’s no shortage of demand for talented, analytically-minded individuals. Companies of all sizes are hiring data scientists, and the role provides real value across a wide range of industries and applications. Often, people’s first […]

My First Hacktoberfest — Experiences of Contributing to Open Source as a First Timer

Contributing to Open Source and projects can seem like a daunting process. Your favorite search engine will return a ton of results on guides and repositories to get started. But many times, your search does not yield the result you want, you still do not know how to contribute to […]

Data Science in Start-ups?

Data Science can be a very good tool for Growth Hacking! Through my discussion with many people on data science and artificial intelligence, I often hear people saying, “Start-ups do not need data science. Let’s focus on capturing users by building the features that our users wants.”, or something to that […]

Three Surprising Truths About “Scale”

The concept of “scale” is having a moment. Scale is often cited by leaders in business as the solution to so many problems. Startups need scale. Mature businesses need to scale new lines of business or growth areas. Everyone talks about scale, but few people understand it or implement the […]