The Rise of Ethereum

The decentralized nature of cryptocurrencies are their biggest strength and their biggest weakness. Often this is the case with something that completely disrupts the status-quo. The fact that decentralized currencies are open source also creates a unique situation where that which is the best given path or fork in the long run must be agreed [...]

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 [...]

The Lightning Network: Packets to Circuits

There are three problems that developers see in regards to scaling Bitcoin: Micropayments are not exactly cheap to make the size of blocks/the blockchain over time malleability The Lightning Network aims to solve these problems by creating hash-locked payment channels facilitating instant off-chain real bitcoin transactions. Before we can understand what the Lightning network enables, [...]

21.co: The Bitcoin Computer

After months of anticipation my 21.co Bitcoin computer finally arrived. I anxiously opened up what felt like Pandora's box to a new age of the internet. The 21.co Bitcoin Computer is the first of its kind and is the foundation for a new range of applications. First things first, if you want to run this [...]

Managing Digital Scarcity: Enterprise Cryptocurrency Applications

The internet has evolved into a real time distributed information protocol in that now we interact daily with a global consciousness, we spark digital wildfires spreading anywhere and everywhere instantly and at a cost next to nothing.Though the cost to reproduce and scale bits is next to nothing, the inability to prove transfer of digital ownership [...]

2015 Internet Trends

Angular JS

Model: The data shown to the users. The model data are simple javascript objects. View: This is what the users see when they visit the page, that is after the raw HTML template involving directives and expressions is compiled and linked with correct scope. Controller: The business logic that drives the application This framework is [...]

$GBTC

TICKER SYMBOL :  GBTC  The first OTC publicly quoted mutual fund for Bitcoin began trading at $40 pershare or .1 BTC. It is available on the OTCQX marketplace at a premium and with an annual 2% administration and safekeeping fee. On Friday May 8th, GBTC closed at $49 USD per share (Up 22%) and more than quadrupled its [...]

Myo Gesture Control Armband

Thalmic Lab's Myo armband is the future of controlling everything around us. It builds the bridge between the physical and the digital world. This gesture control armband is able to read the electromagnetic signals from your muscles and it enables you to control a variety of applications via bluetooth 4.0. You can program keystrokes on [...]