Bitcoin Energy Consumption

easy to measure easy to criticize Bitcoin Fear Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) I am sure you have read one of those articles declaring Bitcoin energy consumption will singlehandedly destroy the earth.  Now I am all for responsible use of energy, but really.  Bitcoin energy consumption is easy to measure because of Bitcoins transparency but if Bitcoin’s […]

Smart Contracts Demystified

Smart Contracts Demystified

Smart Contracts require we see the old language with new eyes.

Bitcoin Blockchain Governance

I have to chuckle when I hear “Bitcoin will not succeed because it needs GOVERNANCE.”  This usually comes from those who don’t fully comprehend the nature of “Collaborative Consensus Decision Making”.    Having worked with collaborative technologies for many years before Blockchain and Bitcoin came along I am not at all uncomfortable with the process […]

Banks Could Go Away! ? !

So I am sure you have heard of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and blockchain.  These new technologies are touted to remove the need for a “Trusted Third Party” (aka Banks) when dealing with money.   OK don’t close your checking and savings account we are not talking next year or anything.   But just how might this […]

Thinking in the Box

Thinking in the Box

Smart Contracts that live on a blockchain require predictable reliable outcomes. Those who witnessed The DAO up close or from a distance will agree. With many programming solutions, creative thinking and innovative workarounds are valued, with blockchain smart contracts the vision is narrow and clear, the execution needs to follow a commonly agreed upon set […]