Damjan Kralj, M.Sc., Member of the Management Board, Director of Sales and Marketing, BTC, d. d. BTC Company is converting BTC City into a Bitcoin City – the first of its kind in the world to provide its visitors, consumers and business partners with an ecosystem that will develop and integrate advanced technologies based on state-of-the-art approaches (blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Machine Learning and the world of cryptocurrencies). Can you share the concept? Bitcoin City will enable all of its visitors to pay for the services and products in the BTC City area with selected cryptocurrencies via the EliPay payment system. It will also provide them with state-of-the-art ATMs ensuring a bi-directional conversion of cryptocurrencies and euro, as well as a numerically strong blockchain and start-up community composed not only of companies within the area of BTC City, but also many visitors and enthusiasts who co-create the future with … [Read more...] about From BTC City Ljubljana to the first Bitcoin City in the world
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Kristoffer Tjalve was born in Copenhagen and has been cycling since as long as he can remember. “I learned on the pavements with my parents running behind me with a stick attached to the bike until I managed to keep the balance,” he recalls – it was important for them that he could cycle before starting school. “Before I used the two-wheeled bike I was on the three-wheel version in the yard. I’ve basically biked since forever.” Now at 30 years old, Kristoffer has lived and cycled in many different cities including Singapore, Brussels, Milan and Budapest and can tell first-hand how different it is to cycle in Copenhagen - a city voted the best in the world for cycling in 2017. Many people travel by bike, he says, because it’s the fastest way to get around, cheap and has great environmental benefits. “We have separate bike lanes from the roads and we learn how to bike safely in school so it’s the way everyone gets … [Read more...] about What Can The UK Learn From Copenhagen, The ‘Best City In The World’ For Cycling?
NOBODY likes to take a gamble on the quality of where they’re staying on holiday. Luckily TripAdvisor has put together a list of the best holiday homes in the world for its Travellers' Choice Awards – including ones which are budget-friendly and are available under £75 per night. From an apartment next to the sea in Devon to a lakeside lodge in County Donegal, these properties are all cheap to rent out - but also in great locations and with good amenities. TripAdvisor spokesperson Laurel Greatrix says: “This year’s winners highlight the incredible variety of homes on TripAdvisor Rentals, and the many different travellers they appeal to. "Winners range from a family-friendly home in Orlando with a private pool, to a chic centrally located apartment in Rome, but one thing every winner has in common is an owner who provides an exceptional experience.” Read on to find out more about the best budget holiday lets in the world. A modern apartment in Rome … [Read more...] about TripAdvisor lists the best cheap holiday homes in the world
Country no longer an agriculture economy, says farmers’ representative 0SHARES Share Tweet Email According to the report, low productivity acts as a barrier to Pakistan becoming a major player in the world’s processed food industry. PHOTO: FILE KARACHI: Pakistan’s low crop yield per hectare has not gotten any better for a long time and now it has sunk to one of the lowest levels in the world, according to a report released recently by the Pakistan Business Council – a business policy advocacy group. A major part of Pakistan’s economy relies on the agriculture sector, which had a 19.5% share in the gross domestic product – the total size of the economy – in 2016. Pakistan’s agricultural productivity ranges between 29% and 52%, far lower than the world’s best averages for major commodities, the report says. PARB, UAF ink MoU to encourage agricultural research Pakistan produces 3.1 tons … [Read more...] about Pakistan’s agriculture productivity among the lowest in the world
DUNDEE has been dubbed one of ‘the coolest cities to look out for in 2018’.The Scots city nabbed the third spot on a list of ‘design-savvy’ cities by American news outlet CNN.CNN called Dundee ‘The cultural comeback kid’ which has ‘reinvented itself’.It said online: “It was once the UK capital of cash register production, but the decline of traditional industry and loss of jobs in the 1980s saw Dundee adopt a plan to reinvent itself as a cultural center.“A massive, £1 billion ($1.4 million) regeneration masterplan kicked off in 2001 and the resulting transformation of the city has started to take hold, with the Dundee Waterfront scheme set to hit crucial landmarks in 2018.”It then goes on to add that the new V&A Museum is due to open this year.It continues: “It may have had its 2023 European Capital of Culture bid scuppered by Brexit but the city’s under-construction, … [Read more...] about Scots’ disbelief after Dundee is named in top seven design-savvy cities in the WORLD by CNN