2016

90% of the World's data was created in the past year. We are living in a time of exponential technological advancement. Recursive machine learning & artificial intelligence, distributed systems and decentralized value transfer protocols, everything on the web creating real-time distributed consciousness. Exciting times. This past year I learned: how to program and build on the force [...]

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 margin of. Overall I think the book is following the theme of the importance of asking the right questions. The author, Peter Thiel of the [...]

How to setup a Bitcoin Miner with a Raspberry Pi

This is a tutorial on how to setup a Bitcoin miner with a Raspberry Pi computer.  It requires a combination on the following hardware and software: Raspberry Pi + Raspian Software on SD Card + WiFi connection + cgminer + USB powered hub + USB ASIC Miners Hardware First things first you are going to need [...]

Combinatorial Creativity through Technology

The ability to define purpose in one’s life influences their decision to direct time, effort, and resources in acquiring the knowledge and specialized set of skills needed for one’s success in that purpose. A teche, a fluency, an ability to be so great at something; a craft, that it is intrinsic to you and indistinguishable [...]

Digital Drive

This is all just pulp tech talk. Next post is on Large Scale Solar Bitcoin Mining and Cooling Systems Does technology create disruption or revolution? Creative destruction is brought about through the aggregation of specialized knowledge in unison. A creative combination of: People Money Technology Sharing similar interest and vision in: Social Entrepreneurship- problem tackler [...]

Automated Trading between Bitcoin and Altcoin Exchanges

This is the sequence to automatically trade your mined Bitcoins by transferring them to a deposit wallet then trading them for a variety of different altcoins. I. Setup an verified account on Coinbase.com. Enable Instant Buy. You will be able to buy $1,000 instantly and $50,000 daily. II. Mine Bitcoin in a pool and set a low payout [...]

10 Reasons why Bitcoin will hit $1,000,000

International trade and competition is about mutual benefit exchange, but monopolization leads to profit. The globalization of digital currency will empower the unbanked in developing countries in a way that has never been possible before. Blockchain based decentralized networks will be laughed at, then strongly opposed, then serve as self evident. Bitcoin is just the [...]

Decentralized Asset Exchanges

The next layer on top of the Bitcoin protocol is real time asset distribution information, consensus , and public ledger. Stocks, bonds, real-estate, escrow, microloans, gambling, crowdfunding and P2P contracts will be executed on decentralized networks. This has been referred to as colored coins or designated digital "contracts" by a new protocol named Ethereum. Ethereum [...]

Salesforce App Development

I am just about done finishing my first application on the Salesforce App development platform. The course I took on Udacity gave a great overall tutorial on how to develop objects, fields, and records in a distributable application. My initial thoughts were the DOM (Direct Object Model). The parent-sibling class relation system used is Salesforce [...]

How to setup ASIC Block Erupter Cube

So you got your hands on a Block Erupter Cube but can't quite figure it out? This is the tutorial for you. The ASIC MINER Block Erupter Cube machines run 30-38Giga Hashes/ sec. It has first generation ASIC chips, a built in cooling system, and they are pretty awesome. Here are the steps you need [...]