2015

2014- I mined just about .99 bitcoin, graduated from college, and became captivated by Bitcoin and the future of blockchain technology. As I read and research, and reread whitepapers and […]

Smart Contracts and Chains of Distributed Ownership

Blockchains and sidechains: decentralized and distributed store of value and transfer networks that consist of replicated, unalterable, and time-stamped transaction ledgers. Smart contract: a legally enforceable agreement written in computer code […]

Views and Nodes

I wanted to see if there was a correlation between the global bitcoin node distribution and the number of visitors to my site by country. 8 out of 10 of […]

(Bit)coinWorld at Money20/20

The future has already arrived it is just not evenly distributed yet. This quote explains my overall takeaway from the Money20/20 conference at Aria in Las Vegas. The packed conference halls […]

Coined: Semantics, Bitcoin, and Law

Semantics are the human window into the language of thought. The existing financial terms are in place as ideals and generally accepted principles that businesses are supposed to know and abide by […]

Dreamforce 2014

I attended Dreamforce last week and I was blown away by all of the new technology and the overall buzz that surrounded the conference. I started off the week by hacking […]

Zero to One

Today I finished the book Zero to One and I wanted to go over exactly what parts I highlighted and took note of, and what passages I wrote “THIS.” in the […]

Cointract

This past weekend I participated in the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon. I arrived at the Metreon on Friday around 4:30, found team members and in 48 hours we built a […]

Bitcoin 2.0: Decentralized Asset Transfer

Bitcoin’s Killer Apps – Chain.com’s Blog –  by Adam Ludwin Some ideas for native bitcoin apps – by Chris Dixon Bitcoin 2.0 relates to the non-currency use cases of the […]

21 Million for Billions

The price of Bitcoin has slowly declined over the past few months despite many developments and signs of consumer and merchant adoption. This past summer it dropped from:  $620 to $520 from […]

Node.js

Installed npm package for: Bitcoin.js + browserfy + uglify Express Redis Jasmine Karma Supertest Chain API nforce Bitcore  

Salesforce1 and Bitcoin

Salesforce.com is the leader in customer relationship management (CRM). The Salesforce.com1 platform allows you to make you own applications on the Salesforce platform. These enterprise grade solutions and CRM applications could […]

How to Build the Bitcoin Network

UPDATE: I am working on Raspberry Pi 2 with a 64GB SD Card, instructions how to run a full node coming soon. The open source  and decentralized nature of Bitcoin […]

A State of Mining

There’s something about setting up a computer that prints out a digital currency while you sleep. It could be knowing that you are turning electricity into a globally tradable commodity. […]