RT @IPRTweets: Congrats to @Appelcline and @EvilHatOfficial for Designers & Dragons’ Gold ENnie for Best RPG Related Product! Booth 730 has…

Sat Aug 01 20:41:36 +0000 2015

Common #patterns between Agile & Improv—closely related to book @Appelcline and I are doing on Cooperative Play. https://twitter.com/rdonoghue/status/628921786286145536

Wed Aug 05 21:52:48 +0000 2015

RT @harlantwood: The most interesting #blockchain topology is not linked list shaped, it is graph shaped. This enables fork/diff/merge tree…

Mon Aug 10 04:39:25 +0000 2015

RT @coindesk: We’re teaming up with the @medialab to offer 50 diversity and inclusion scholarships to attend #Consensus2015 http://t.co/P28…

Mon Aug 10 23:01:36 +0000 2015

I will be at the Blockstack Summit on September 12th in NYC. #blockchain https://twitter.com/BlockstackOrg/status/630812356415746048

Tue Aug 11 01:35:37 +0000 2015

I’ll also be at this week’s @CoinCongress in SF, on Wednesday evening and all day Thursday. https://twitter.com/SFBTCMeetup/status/630796364440473600

Tue Aug 11 01:39:16 +0000 2015

An excellent article on the history of women in the RPG Industry, by Designers & Dragons author Shannon @Appelcline: http://www.rpg.net/columns/advanced-designers-and-dragons/advanced-designers-and-dragons4.phtml

Wed Aug 12 17:36:39 +0000 2015

I was quoted in @InfoWorld about #Swift replacing #ObjectiveC “the eulogy is premature”: http://www.infoworld.com/article/2968287/application-development/stop-the-funeral-apple-swift-versus-objective-c-alive-and-kicking.html

Wed Aug 12 18:52:57 +0000 2015

RT @lopp: “On Consensus and Forks” by @OctSkyward https://medium.com/@octskyward/on-consensus-and-forks-c6a050c792e7

Thu Aug 13 16:02:57 +0000 2015

RT @getclef: “the important thing about mental models is that they cheat BUT they’re really useful when speaking about BTC.” @brennenbyrne…

Thu Aug 13 21:36:49 +0000 2015

I agree with @Brewster_Kahle “Together we can lock the Web open” — I’m committed, are you? http://brewster.kahle.org/2015/08/11/locking-the-web-open-a-call-for-a-distributed-web-2/

Sat Aug 15 00:25:17 +0000 2015

RT @travisformayor: Decent w/ @ChristopherA. @DECENTplatform had the coolest display @CoinEvents. Look out for the @MadBitcoins interview h…

Sat Aug 15 01:22:15 +0000 2015

My miniLock public key (an EdDSA key using the 25519 curve) is 7rXYBKi1Xf9g9nupb9f8u6MHbobEJCMK3r3sChjN5RmGN https://minilock.io/

Thu Aug 20 20:47:20 +0000 2015

If you don’t want to use the miniLock Chrome plugin, there is a command line interface version that uses node “npm install -g minilock-cli”

Thu Aug 20 20:50:47 +0000 2015

RT @coindesk: Join @ChristopherA who will be discussing blockchain technology at #Consensus2015 http://coinde.sk/1LmNh4m http://t.co/uqz7O9Xc…

Fri Aug 21 18:08:42 +0000 2015

Speaking #Consensus2015 about lessons from the past era of crypto, as well as some lost opportunities now possible with #blockchain tech.

Fri Aug 21 18:13:08 +0000 2015

RT @chrismessina: how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. As in #barcamp [msg]?

Mon Aug 24 06:06:17 +0000 2015

50 years ago today the word “hypertext” was introduced—but we still don’t have transclusions or reliable back links) https://gigaom.com/2015/08/24/hypertext-50/

Mon Aug 24 19:28:31 +0000 2015

New #bitcoin paper: “as the network ceases to synchronize fast enough…the honest majority property ceases to hold” https://eprint.iacr.org/2014/765.pdf

Mon Aug 24 20:19:18 +0000 2015

RT @martindale: Reframing the Bitcoin Scalability Debate as “the Block Size Debate” is possibly the most blatant manipulation of a communit…

Tue Aug 25 02:11:19 +0000 2015

Pieter Wuille @pwuille presents Threshold Tree Signatures for #bitcoin, code in @blockstream’s Elements sidechain:

Tue Aug 25 03:50:21 +0000 2015

RT @blockchainU: Cohort #4 starting Sept 12 with instructors like @anazir @ryanxcharles @ChristopherA @taoeffect @jflowers1974 @martindale …

Tue Aug 25 03:50:55 +0000 2015

RT @VitalikButerin: http://www.engadget.com/2015/08/22/tsa-reveals-master-baggage-keys/ A relevant lesson for crypto

Tue Aug 25 06:57:34 +0000 2015

RT @barinov: BlockchainU is a good entry point to create your bitcoin app or to understand cryptocurrencies. I made @blocknotary https://t…

Tue Aug 25 07:01:25 +0000 2015

RT @MadBitcoins: Applause that we should work together and not have controversial hard forks. #bitcoin

Tue Aug 25 07:18:01 +0000 2015

Replying to @MadBitcoins

Many good people there. I am co-author of TLS, former Certicom CTO, and now working with blockchain and smart contracts.

Tue Aug 25 07:22:32 +0000 2015

Good idea. Hey @ChangeTip: send $1 to @DirectRelief for vitamins for #OneSafePregnancy. https://twitter.com/bitcoinmom/status/635653562937290752

Tue Aug 25 07:27:00 +0000 2015

Here is the actual @Blockstream docs by @pwuille for Threshold Tree Signatures — some really useful code here! https://blockstream.com/2015/08/24/treesignatures/

Tue Aug 25 07:35:38 +0000 2015

Fascinating discussion tonight w/ Pieter Wuille @pwuille & Gregory Maxwell re: using #bitcoin’s script in digital certificates & #RevokeSSL

Tue Aug 25 08:13:00 +0000 2015

Interesting is also @pwuille’s EC lib supporting Pedersen commitments, borromean ring signatures & ZK range proofs https://github.com/ElementsProject/secp256k1-zkp

Tue Aug 25 08:22:41 +0000 2015

Here are more details about those features in the commit comments: https://github.com/ElementsProject/secp256k1-zkp/commit/71ed475ea53ff4576b7344762584b752a824c60f

Tue Aug 25 08:25:10 +0000 2015

Very cool — @BlocksStream’s Elements supports Schnorr signatures on secp256k1—I ♥️ Schnorr sigs: https://github.com/ElementsProject/elementsproject.github.io#schnorr-signature-validation #bitcoin #sidechain

Tue Aug 25 08:37:51 +0000 2015

I get geeky about the opportunities offered by Schnorr signatures to allow us to do interesting multi, group, threshold, & ring signatures.

Tue Aug 25 08:43:58 +0000 2015

You can see the utility of the @blockseer tool in this analysis of the Bitcoina Hack. Should use it at @blockchainU https://twitter.com/ofnumbers/status/635177576147738624

Tue Aug 25 18:32:12 +0000 2015

RT @AlexSteffen: People say that robots will give workers more leisure. 20th C saw massive productivity gains+most Americans still don’t ha…

Tue Aug 25 19:42:57 +0000 2015

Replying to @NickSzabo4

I’ve been talking to Packet Clearing House (a non-profit) about securing BGP routes with blockchain backed proof-of-existence.

Tue Aug 25 23:59:00 +0000 2015

Replying to @NickSzabo4

From what I have found, little has change with BGP since this survey paper in 2005: http://www.patrickmcdaniel.org/pubs/td-5ugj33.pdf

Wed Aug 26 00:05:55 +0000 2015

Replying to @NickSzabo4

There is a new (2/15) RFC on BGP Operations and Security http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7454 but it really doesn’t add crypto.

Wed Aug 26 00:09:02 +0000 2015

Replying to @NickSzabo4

There is a 2012 RFC for a PKI to secure BGP http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6480 but it uses X.509 certificates w/ root signed by IANA.

Wed Aug 26 00:12:30 +0000 2015

ChainPoint is about the 5th I’ve seen of these merkle-tree w/root on the #blockchain. We need an common standard. https://twitter.com/jgarzik/status/634747387198750720

Wed Aug 26 00:35:58 +0000 2015

I’m intrigued by Eris. It was a permissioned #blockchain version of Ethereum, but now is more agnostic & can do both https://twitter.com/prestonjbyrne/status/634300573911777280

Wed Aug 26 00:38:58 +0000 2015

RT @petertoddbtc: @ChristopherA @jgarzik See https://github.com/petertodd/python-opentimestamps which can support anything, being operation based.

Wed Aug 26 03:01:35 +0000 2015

RT @Antiwarcom: Tonight at 7pm, @Antiwar2 will talk about why #bitcoin still matters Re: http://t.co/gQTCCEL7JK vs. FBI. http://t.co/nPvpQr…

Wed Aug 26 03:06:26 +0000 2015

RT @RaineyReitman: I’m talking about Bitcoin, financial censorship, & the perils of premature regulation tonight at @internetarchive: http:…

Wed Aug 26 03:08:47 +0000 2015

RT @adam3us: .@ChristopherA @Blockstream @pwuille more compact multisig is a small scaling improvement. more (multisig) tx/sec. multisig us…

Wed Aug 26 06:44:15 +0000 2015

RT @blockchainU: Cohort #4 starts Sept 12 for eight Saturdays @anazir @ChristopherA @acityinohio @martindale Limited offer $100 off

Fri Aug 28 16:46:12 +0000 2015

RT @EFF: Introducing a powerful new tool to help stop the California virtual currency license: https://eff.org/r.5qg6

Sun Aug 30 01:05:33 +0000 2015

RT @NickSzabo4: Transaction fee market without block size limit would lead to too low a level of security for Bitcoin: http://t.co/olnIjtX0…

Sun Aug 30 19:58:58 +0000 2015

RT @NickSzabo4: @adam3us Bitcoin is not trustless. Miners are collectively trusted fiduciaries: requires less trust in any particular one.

Sun Aug 30 20:00:42 +0000 2015

RT @adam3us: Bitcoin assumes a reliable broadcast channel efficient enough for negligible orphan rate from ratio of broadcast to block inte…

Sun Aug 30 20:07:50 +0000 2015

Some interesting analysis here “BIP101 implementation flaws” #bitcoin #bitcoinxt http://organofcorti.blogspot.com/2015/08/bip101-implementation-flaws.html

Sun Aug 30 21:25:58 +0000 2015

“Tech doesn’t offer escape from government, it offers another, competing, governance system & its own power dynamics” http://suitpossum.blogspot.com/2015/03/bitcoin-power-dynamics.html

Mon Aug 31 16:47:00 +0000 2015

“You do not escape the world of big corp & big gov by wishing for a trustless set of technologies” by @suitpossum http://suitpossum.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/techno-leviathan-bitcoin-politics.html

Mon Aug 31 16:56:12 +0000 2015

A new #Ethereum block explorer service from @TradeBlock, but what I want is a #SmartContracts explorer https://tradeblock.com/blog/tradeblock-launches-ethereum-blockchain-explorer

Mon Aug 31 17:11:12 +0000 2015

A good overview of what #SmartContracts are about from article last year by @heckernut https://medium.com/@heckerhut/whats-a-smart-contract-in-search-of-a-consensus-c268c830a8ad

Mon Aug 31 17:17:26 +0000 2015

You can consider Bitcoin’s script language vm a powerful generalized digital signature tool. But what to call it used outside of #Bitcoin?

Mon Aug 31 17:22:56 +0000 2015

RT @petertoddbtc: Bitcoin relies on the security assumption that information is easy to spread and hard to censor. #blocksize

Mon Aug 31 18:54:09 +0000 2015

Imagine a cert that embeds its own validation & revocation scripts, using a language like #Bitcoin transaction code. Interested? @pwuille?

Mon Aug 31 18:57:13 +0000 2015

RT @gojomo: “Over time, all data approaches deleted, or public.” https://twitter.com/quinnnorton/status/638329470642860032

Mon Aug 31 19:17:45 +0000 2015

I am proposing to host a workshop “Rebooting the Web-of-Trust” to talk about these and other ideas in early fall. Interested in sponsoring?

Mon Aug 31 19:21:45 +0000 2015

Zaki Manian @zmanian suggests a EVM bytecode language like #Bitcoin is a forth-like stack + crypto-primitives & could be called “Forthright”

Mon Aug 31 19:34:35 +0000 2015

Topics include HD identity keys, attribute certs, selective disclosure, multisig+group+ring signatures, reputation and trust metrics, etc.

Mon Aug 31 19:39:57 +0000 2015

RT @petertoddbtc: @ChristopherA I have a pressing need for this for a client actually.

Mon Aug 31 20:11:40 +0000 2015

RT @petertoddbtc: @ChristopherA interested in going!

Mon Aug 31 20:11:45 +0000 2015