I explain the harm reduction that we can get, if we’re going to live with cryptocurrencies at all, by migrating from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake, or by starting with proof-of-stake for new blockchains.
I have a few more posts to write about the current Bitcoin and cryptocurrency situation, but first I want to write about a few topics that are dearer to my heart: retrocomputing and the hybrid of old and new that is IBM Z, an architecture that’s backwards compatible with software written for the original System/360,… Continue reading Coming Up: Amiga to IBM Z
In this post, from Apr. 5, 2021, I describe some of my adventures with retrocomputing which helped me to land the job I have now at Zwift.
A link to a lengthy essay by [tante] explaining why you shouldn’t invest in NFTs.
In this essay, I explain why I’m calling NFTs and smart contracts the new #Ponziverse.
This essay was originally posted to Medium on Mar. 29, 2021. I have one more prediction about Bitcoin. I recently learned about George Soros’s theory of reflexivity which explains so much about how markets often become detached from reality when pricing a new asset. At first there’s a slow buildup of hype and excitement that spurs further investment… Continue reading The Great Bitcoin Bank Heist
Note: This is another Medium repost, originally written Mar. 10, 2021. I’ve slightly edited the formatting. I’m a solution-oriented person, so I figured out a way to take care of the collective damage to our planet that we’re causing by chasing crypto tokens for greed. I think the solution will need to be along these… Continue reading How to wind down the crypto market
My post from Mar. 10, 2021, regarding cryptocurrencies and cults.
I’ve just finished setting up my Raspberry Pi 400 as a home web server front end, including SSL support using Let’s Encrypt, and IPv6. I also have an email server set up, so you should be able to contact me at email@example.com as well as my permanent email address, firstname.lastname@example.org. I’m currently working on some… Continue reading First Post!