Josh Hamilton

​Josh Hamilton ​is an aspiring journalist and writer who has written for a number of publications​ involving Cloud computing, Fintech and Legaltech​. ​Josh has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Law​ from ​Queen's University in Belfast​​. Studies included, Politics of Sustainable Development, European Law, Modern Political Theory and Law of Ethics​.

How Venture Capital Has Changed Online Travel Agencies and Travel-tech Start-ups

By Josh Hamilton | December 1, 2016

Venture Capital and Travel-tech Start-ups For the last decade, investment in Online Travel Agencies and Travel-tech start-ups from Venture Capital has been on the rise. The main driving factor behind this transition towards OTA’s has been the rise of the

The Evolution of Venture Capital – Matt Keezer vs George Doriot

By Josh Hamilton | November 18, 2016

The Evolution of Venture Capital It was the general consensus in the aftermath of World War II that the US would fall back into depression. US government bonds were only yielding 2% at best, and many investors were willing to

What Is Net Neutrality And Why Is It So Important?

By Josh Hamilton | November 15, 2016

What Is Net Neutrality? Net neutrality is a concept that has been the centre of a lot of debates recently, it is based on the idea that all internet traffic should be treated equally by your internet service provider. The

The Continued Growth of the SaaS Travel Industry

By Josh Hamilton | November 10, 2016

SaaS Travel Industry The online travel industry can trace its roots to American Airlines in the late 1970s. It has grown from the SABRE (Semi-automated Business Research Environment) system, which was developed to automate booking reservations to, to a sprawling

Big Data Trends

Ringing The Alarm Bells – Preparing For The Potential Dark Future of A.I

By Josh Hamilton | November 9, 2016

The Future of A.I On Friday 21st October, the world witnessed the largest cyber-attack in history. The attack set a new precedent for the size, scale, and potential threat of cyber-attacks; it used the Mirai botnet to corrupt IoT (Internet


The DDoS Attack That Shook The World

By Josh Hamilton | October 27, 2016

DDoS Attack: Update 2 6 days after the DDoS attack that rocked the internet to its core, Dyn have released detailed analysis of the attack and further details have emerged. The attack has been confirmed to have been the largest of

Update: Timeline of the Massive DDoS DYN Attacks

By Josh Hamilton | October 21, 2016

DYN DDOS Timeline This morning at 7am ET a DDoS attack was launched at Dyn (the site is still down at the minute), an Internet infrastructure company whose headquarters are in New Hampshire. So far the attack has come in

Numeraire Cryptocurrency

Digital Cashless Society: Dystopian Nightmares or Utopian Dreams

By Josh Hamilton | October 18, 2016

Digital Cashless Society A truly digital cashless society was long the realm of dystopian nightmares (or utopian dreams depending on how you look at it), however, we are suddenly heading down that particular rabbit hole much fast than many could

Is Complete Cyber Security Possible?

By Josh Hamilton | October 17, 2016

Cyber Security Concerns “Every minute, we are seeing about half a million attack attempts that are happening in cyberspace.” – Derek Manky, Fortinet global security strategist Pricewaterhouse Coopers has predicted that cyber security will be one of the top risks facing

Why The Sharing Economy Is The Future

By Josh Hamilton | October 13, 2016

The Sharing Economy Today the sharing economy is spreading across the entire economy (check out this infographic via Near Me if you don’t believe me). It is praised by some to be “the future of market capitalism”, and lambasted by others

Deep Learning and AI in Fintech

By Josh Hamilton | October 12, 2016

Deep Learning Financial services have been revolutionised over the last 20 years by increasingly powerful technology such as big data analytics, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and machine learning. Now, Fintech is on the cusp of a truly revolutionary moment, the