RT @clayforsberg: “I Told The New York Times: ‘It’s time for a whole new approach to climate…” — @AlexSteffen https://medium.com/@AlexSteffen/i-told-the-new-york-times-its-time-for-a-whole-new-approach-to-climate-journalism-450f41fd2ff5#—0-89.1dyk7sxcb

Thu Dec 01 16:22:41 +0000 2016

“FBI says…that nobody has a right to hide their location…reduces everybody to the equivalent of being in prison” https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2016/12/today-the-fbi-becomes-the-enemy-of-every-computer-user-and-every-security-professional-worldwide/

Thu Dec 01 18:15:02 +0000 2016

Well done history of the early days of public key cryptography & cypherpunk movement. Missing is the biz side (SSL etc), but maybe in book. https://twitter.com/1cyrilblanc1/status/804284165281763328

Fri Dec 02 15:29:06 +0000 2016

RT @AnselLindner: New blog post, “Blockchain Rules of Thumb”
#bitcoin #blockchain #ethereum

Fri Dec 02 16:08:59 +0000 2016

My best introductory talk on self-sovereign identity, human-rights privacy, GDPR & #RebootingWebOfTrust to date. 22m https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7pJq5knDTY&feature=share

Fri Dec 02 18:28:45 +0000 2016

Replying to @grittygrease

The reason why SSL 3.1 got renamed TLS 1.0 was a political compromise to get Microsoft to drop PCT and support TLS.

Sat Dec 03 00:26:36 +0000 2016

Replying to @grittygrease

As co-author of TLS 1.0 the new TLS 1.3 is the first to truly deserve a major upgrade in version number. TLS 2.0 or SSL 4.0 👍

Sat Dec 03 00:31:06 +0000 2016

I finally saw SF movie Arrival—I’m in awe! Great to see a film be thoughtful, high quality & celebrate smart people with complicated lives.

Sat Dec 03 03:22:07 +0000 2016

The linguistics of aliens in the movie Arrival reminded me of the Elder Things’ language in Chaz Engan’s “Beyond the Mountains of Madness”

Sat Dec 03 03:23:52 +0000 2016

Thoughtful article by the author of the movie Arrival on his passion & dedication to adapt this complex story http://thetalkhouse.com/how-i-wrote-arrival/

Sat Dec 03 03:26:28 +0000 2016

With the success of Arrival (>$100m on a $47M budget) I hope we can see some more thoughtful science fiction in theatres. Maybe CJ Cherryh?

Sat Dec 03 04:02:22 +0000 2016

RT @ethchris: Let me try to explain #zksnarks
https://blog.ethereum.org/2016/12/05/zksnarks-in-a-nutshell/ - comments welcome! #crypto #complexity #theory #blockchain #zcash

Mon Dec 05 19:23:44 +0000 2016

RT @angela_walch: See my new paper considering public #blockchains and open source operational risk.

#OSS #fintech…

Mon Dec 05 19:24:19 +0000 2016

Replying to @AlexSteffen

I’ll one up you!

Mon Dec 05 19:52:35 +0000 2016

RT @grittygrease: Slides from my @deepsec & @Stanford talk on TLS 1.3. Vaporwave themed because we’re still reliving the 90s. https://t.co/…

Tue Dec 06 00:01:45 +0000 2016

RT @etmccauley: Thank you @TakePart for an exceptional overview of @CodeToInspire and the importance of for digital literacy: https://t.co/…

Tue Dec 06 15:23:06 +0000 2016

I’d like to believe that with new architectures we can address these problems. Primary goal of #RebootingWebOfTrust http://github.com/WebOfTrust.info https://twitter.com/filosottile/status/806134035189796866

Tue Dec 06 15:32:27 +0000 2016

Replying to @matthew_d_green and @FiloSottile

with DIDs we can have strong rooted identities but still allow for key rotation. Inspired by Bitcoin approach

Tue Dec 06 15:36:24 +0000 2016

RT @petertoddbtc: Preventing Consensus Fraud with Commitments and Single-Use-Seals https://petertodd.org/2016/commitments-and-single-use-seals

Hands-on tutorial in securing f…

Wed Dec 07 13:28:13 +0000 2016

Very balanced & personal look at why artists have to go underground in Oakland—important part of problem is Oakland: https://medium.com/@apriljones75/a-culture-forced-underground-322b5ce75270#.xkbjc2ltb

Wed Dec 07 13:56:55 +0000 2016

RT @Truthcoin: New Post: “Against the Hard Fork” http://www.truthcoin.info/blog/against-the-hard-fork/
Stay tuned, for alternatives to Hard Forks which are just as power…

Wed Dec 07 16:22:20 +0000 2016

RT @NickSzabo4: “Asking whether smart contracts can be legally binding is like asking whether submarines have gills or blowholes.” https:/…

Wed Dec 07 18:18:03 +0000 2016

My family has a history of Parkinson’s-like tremors—no symptoms but I have great empathy for the woman in this video http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38208814

Wed Dec 07 18:31:32 +0000 2016

RT @lightcoin: The best time to start contributing to Bitcoin protocol development was five years ago. The next best time is today.

Wed Dec 07 23:51:58 +0000 2016

RT @aantonop: Profitable bitcoin companies that have never contributed anything to bitcoin dev or open source code have no basis to complai…

Thu Dec 08 17:35:30 +0000 2016

RT @sthenc: overhyped: bitcoin block size debate
underhyped: bitcoin privacy/fungibility

Thu Dec 08 17:37:34 +0000 2016

And some Republicans have requested and received an injunction against the deletion of this data. EU learned this lesson in WWII thus GDPR. https://twitter.com/doctorow/status/806907827973275649

Thu Dec 08 17:41:11 +0000 2016

This doesn’t just apply to Bitcoin — if you use open source you should support it. Remember Heartbleed in OpenSSL? Never again! https://twitter.com/lightcoin/status/806872968588472321

Thu Dec 08 17:45:39 +0000 2016

RT @chyppings: New post: House of Blockchain http://www.chyp.com/house-of-blockchain/

Thu Dec 08 18:16:42 +0000 2016

This is one of the reasons why diversity (not only gender & race but geo, $, culture, etc) is so important to #RebootingWebOfTrust. https://twitter.com/random_walker/status/806925680428531712

Thu Dec 08 18:35:30 +0000 2016

I’ve been talking about mobile location privacy for years—even wrote a protocol for it but no demand. Maybe women will drive the demand now. https://twitter.com/techcrunch/status/806924987781287937

Thu Dec 08 18:40:15 +0000 2016

RT @lightcoin: Intrinsic motivation is good but what are some extrinsic motivators for contributing to common pool resources? @ChristopherA…

Thu Dec 08 23:16:16 +0000 2016

RT @Melt_Dem: @lightcoin how do we get everyone to contribute? some people have suggested a public list or some sort of ranking or badge sy…

Thu Dec 08 23:16:21 +0000 2016

Replying to @lightcoin, @mindspillage and @melt_dem

I’ll think on it some more. One challenge is that extrinsic often has unforeseen effects over intrinsic.

Thu Dec 08 23:29:28 +0000 2016

RT @DanielleThys: “Judgement and the Ghost Ship Fire: Thoughts on Art and Artists in America (4 min. read by @DanielleThys #GhostShip http…

Fri Dec 09 06:42:34 +0000 2016

The tightrope we walk in the future of digital identity is exemplified by this article by @el_mesropyan https://letstalkpayments.com/can-a-unified-identity-become-the-most-valuable-and-dangerous-asset-ever-created/

Fri Dec 09 19:46:09 +0000 2016

RT @TuurDemeester: Study estimates that digital dash lifted 194,000 Kenyans out of poverty. #mpesa
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6317/1288.full https://t.co/qiN…

Fri Dec 09 19:47:57 +0000 2016

RT @trbouma: Good article. Need to think of digital identity as a composite concept separated across different systems. https://t.co/dd5cAC…

Fri Dec 09 20:55:56 +0000 2016

On this day we celebrate, because in 1948 the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. http://www.unesco.org/new/human-rights-day

Sat Dec 10 19:32:52 +0000 2016

RT @EngnRoom: In the wrong hands, data can be incredibly dangerous. We need #responsibledata approaches: https://www.theengineroom.org/dangerous-data-the-role-of-data-collection-in-genocides/ #HumanRigh…

Sat Dec 10 20:32:17 +0000 2016

RT @harlantwood: 1/n: I am looking for auth that works like this: a private key is generated & stored in a Decentralized Authentication (DA…

Sun Dec 11 21:15:37 +0000 2016

My green MBA course “Using the Social Web for Social Change” integrated cognitive psych, sociology, game theory, persuasion, media & more… https://twitter.com/maya_z00/status/808444710582829058

Mon Dec 12 22:58:41 +0000 2016

👍 Pieter Wuille @pwuille was named today as 6th most influential person in blockchain industry in 2016 by @coindesk http://www.coindesk.com/coindesks-influential-people-blockchain-2016/

Thu Dec 15 02:04:06 +0000 2016

RT @AaronvanW: This is a very nice analysis/explanation by @adam3us on the four or five different types of mining strategy: https://t.co/Qv…

Thu Dec 15 03:11:03 +0000 2016

RT @BitCoinSusan: I am on board with utilizing #blockchain technology for self-sovereign #identity - we are tired of giving #ssn, and det…

Thu Dec 15 05:06:06 +0000 2016

Replying to @clayforsberg

I’ve some graduate level curriculum that includes how cognitive bias is used against us, but it is too high level for kids.

Thu Dec 15 07:10:53 +0000 2016

RT @durumcrustulum: Good news, TLS 1.3 is making many good choices.

Thu Dec 15 08:31:56 +0000 2016

RT @aantonop: So true. For those of us who live a nomadic life, it is an endless frustration. https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/808922356014022656

Thu Dec 15 08:43:55 +0000 2016

RT @adam3us: Seems to me the #Bitcoin ecosystem should have more such conversations. Kudos to those participating. Communication is good, m…

Thu Dec 15 18:29:00 +0000 2016

RT @schneierblog: My Priorities for the Next Four Years https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2016/12/my_priorities_f.html

Thu Dec 15 18:29:07 +0000 2016

A Facebook post from earlier this month addressed to my family & friends. Still relevant so sharing more broadly “Rally against fear! …”

Thu Dec 15 20:59:48 +0000 2016

RT @EthanZ: “Lunch with my friend, the Trump supporter” - https://medium.com/@EthanZ/lunch-with-my-friend-the-trump-supporter-9388769ec2e7#.1undxv9j7 On partisanship, the limits of speech and of the power of…

Fri Dec 16 17:33:02 +0000 2016

RT @petertoddbtc: .@VladZamfir @matthew_d_green @schneierblog Don’t let yourself get biased by the fact you have a token to sell; often the…

Fri Dec 16 17:37:46 +0000 2016

RT @clayforsberg: The the most effective way to bridge the gap between you and those unlike you is not dialogue - it’s collaboration on a c…

Fri Dec 16 17:40:54 +0000 2016

Replying to @socrates1024 and @harryhalpin

We the chairs have asked the program committee to approve doing so. Probably yes! Announcement soon.

Sat Dec 17 01:56:48 +0000 2016

Replying to @ummjackson and @Target

Whereas I buy a $90 USB-C w/ scan from my iPhone using the Apple Store app in the store & walk out unquestioned. #trust

Sat Dec 17 06:34:53 +0000 2016

RT @SarahJamieLewis: I’ve said this before:
0) Regardless of my apparent motives, you shouldn’t trust me
1) Build systems where you don’t h…

Sat Dec 17 06:36:18 +0000 2016

RT @pag_crypto: Get excited, people. An update of Boneh and Shoup’s crypto book (covering public-key) was released a week ago: https://t.co…

Sat Dec 17 08:26:40 +0000 2016

RT @VladZamfir: I just published Chapter 4 of The History of Casper. This is the most important one yet!! If you only read one..! :) https:…

Sat Dec 17 17:57:37 +0000 2016

Addressing solutions to the natural law causes of Pareto’s Principle, Metcalfe’s & Reed’s Laws are the challenge for our decade! @VladZamfir

Sat Dec 17 18:03:59 +0000 2016

RT @bitcoin_experts: luke-jr: Bitcoin is not governed. It is designed to be governance-resistant. The only “mess” is from people *trying ht…

Tue Dec 20 04:19:38 +0000 2016

Great FAQ on the forthcoming Lighting protocol for the Bitcoin community. Great for micropayments as fee is based on amount exchanged. https://twitter.com/rusty_twit/status/811109819520167936

Tue Dec 20 16:07:17 +0000 2016

RT @NickSzabo4: SSH succeeded because it removed bureaucracy: users not developers know who they trust, with what, and why: https://t.co/Iw…

Tue Dec 20 18:13:03 +0000 2016

RT @GDanezis: Nice article about using the sphinx mix format to anonimize bitcoin transactions https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/how-the-lightning-network-layers-privacy-on-top-of-bitcoin-1482183775

Tue Dec 20 21:09:00 +0000 2016

RT @profjasonpotts: Alt. headline - “Really good lecturing passes market test” https://twitter.com/ninjaeconomics/status/811103847217143809

Tue Dec 20 21:19:52 +0000 2016

The sustainable business schools have been teaching about these for some time—18 Business Management Fallacies: http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2016/12/19/understanding-the-religion-of-business-18-management-fallacies/#759f114b65f9

Tue Dec 20 21:26:33 +0000 2016

RT @petertoddbtc: The Nairobi, Kenya meetup was one of the most interesting Bitcoin meetups I’ve ever been too. Great to see people using B…

Wed Dec 21 17:46:31 +0000 2016

RT @bitcoin_experts: petertodd: You know, one of the things that I found during my time in Kenya is that many Kenyans find it insulting ht…

Wed Dec 21 19:31:04 +0000 2016

The first issue of the peer-reviewed cryptocurrency journal Ledger is now available: http://www.ledgerjournal.org/ojs/index.php/ledger

Wed Dec 21 20:38:19 +0000 2016

Replying to @McKellogs

I’ve been doing it as part of my MBA classes since ‘09. I even create the base doc, in a shared folder. Also some rituals.

Thu Dec 22 23:13:36 +0000 2016

Replying to @McKellogs

Some slides from a class where I was teaching teachers to do online interactive sessions – see p12 & p17 https://www.slideshare.net/ChristopherA/designing-elluminate-sessions-for-interactivity

Thu Dec 22 23:18:20 +0000 2016

Replying to @McKellogs

One of the best rituals was “Check In”. In <5 minutes everyone in class feels listened to.

Thu Dec 22 23:21:08 +0000 2016

Replying to @McKellogs

extremely useful to me was also pluses & deltas (aka Kanban) at end—what the students liked, and what changes (with suggestions)

Thu Dec 22 23:25:19 +0000 2016

Replying to @folded, @calhistorian and @McKellogs

There is some research that suggests that free-riders in class are more a result of poor curriculum design

Thu Dec 22 23:27:35 +0000 2016

Replying to @McKellogs

my Kaizen slide from another SlideShare on my teaching methodology https://www.slideshare.net/ChristopherA/my-hybrid-flipped-learning-environment

Thu Dec 22 23:31:15 +0000 2016

The submissions deadline for “Security & Privacy on the Blockchain” workshop in Paris between IEEE S&P & Eurocrypt has been extended! 12/28! https://twitter.com/harryhalpin/status/811429665256669184

Fri Dec 23 13:05:59 +0000 2016

A memory from Apple employee #8… https://twitter.com/cdespinosa/status/813853121306734592

Wed Dec 28 17:17:55 +0000 2016

⓿This tweet storm isn’t about the symptoms: Trump, Brexit, UN, Bitcoin scaling, etc—it is about systemic problems facing western society.

Thu Dec 29 17:37:12 +0000 2016

❶I’m challenged by “majoritarianism” beliefs of others: a) a plurality win is not a majority b) 50% +1 majority is 100% lack of consensus.

Thu Dec 29 17:38:12 +0000 2016

❷Greg Slepak @taoeffect of @Group_Income writes in detail about flaws in May’s Theorem about majority rule: https://groupincome.org/2016/09/misconceptions-about-majority-rule/

Thu Dec 29 17:39:45 +0000 2016

❸In @taoeffect’s analysis majority rule is best for small groups for regular, low-stakes reversible decisions. https://groupincome.org/2016/09/deprecating-mays-theorem/

Thu Dec 29 17:41:58 +0000 2016

❹Related to the problems of majority rule is that Arrow’s Paradox proves that there is no perfect voting system: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrow’s_impossibility_theorem

Thu Dec 29 17:42:39 +0000 2016

❺Collectively we must require consent of the governed. But large # number of possibilities in spectrum of consent: http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2015/09/a-spectrum-of-consent.html

Thu Dec 29 17:44:36 +0000 2016

❻There are many systems for collective social choice — we need to explore more & improve them.

Thu Dec 29 17:45:49 +0000 2016

❼One insight is that we often confuse deliberation & voting systems. 1st we need better deliberation, then pick voting system to support it.

Thu Dec 29 17:46:52 +0000 2016

❽Another insight is that simple one-person/one-vote approach is flawed when voting results affect different people differently—Proportional?

Thu Dec 29 17:49:00 +0000 2016

❾A last insight is the utility of “sortition” AKA a random sample election. This is the original Athenian democracy: https://www.wired.com/2012/05/st_essay_voting/

Thu Dec 29 17:49:44 +0000 2016

➓The US founders knew of these problems & applied the best known 18th-century solutions. It is the 21st century now & we need to do better!៚

Thu Dec 29 17:51:10 +0000 2016

∑ ❶-➓: 👎 majoritarianism, 🖕plurality win,🤞majority vote in small groups, 👍 consent, 👍 deliberation, ❓one-person/one-vote, 👍 sortition.

Thu Dec 29 17:53:43 +0000 2016

Replying to @C1aranMurray

This is what I mean by deliberation systems. The best decisions shouldn’t even required a vote—they are just the best decision

Thu Dec 29 18:19:52 +0000 2016

nist on federated identity: “brokers have unique privacy and cybersecurity challenges that must be overcome” https://nccoe.nist.gov/sites/default/files/library/project-descriptions/privacy-enhanced-identity-brokers-project-description-draft.pdf

Thu Dec 29 18:30:20 +0000 2016

RT @Steve_Lockstep: Or realize federated #identity is so unnatural, it’s almost set up to fail. Better we share concrete attributes than ab…

Thu Dec 29 22:16:26 +0000 2016

This is why the #RebootingWebOfTrust community seems to be rallying around the W3C Verifiable Claims solution space. https://twitter.com/steve_lockstep/status/814557438380621824

Thu Dec 29 22:19:24 +0000 2016

RT @joshmh: @ChristopherA A seminal thought. We seek a reduction of conflict. Current system often manufactures conflict where none exists.

Thu Dec 29 22:20:06 +0000 2016

👍 @NECSI: “governance is failing our citizens… We need to stop looking for leaders and start looking for teammates.” https://medium.com/complex-systems-channel/teams-a-manifesto-7490eab144fa

Thu Dec 29 23:06:08 +0000 2016

RT @yaneerbaryam: Representative democracy is failing. A fragmented people are not represented by voting systems.

Thu Dec 29 23:07:13 +0000 2016

Arrow’s Paradox is more about majority voting systems. I’d like to see more research on supermajority (and even super-minority) voting.

Fri Dec 30 22:30:22 +0000 2016

I’m crossing the beams here, but PBFTs are fault tolerant to (n-1)/3 i.e. 67% for large n. Related to supermajorities in voting systems?

Fri Dec 30 22:30:44 +0000 2016

Supermajorities should be required in more systems, but there is also a case for minority voting. Low impact & reversible 33% to approve?

Fri Dec 30 22:34:24 +0000 2016

Replying to @prezcannady

Are juries and grand juries legitimate? Basically same thing. Couldn’t there be a jury that decides legislative boundaries? etc

Sat Dec 31 01:05:03 +0000 2016

RT @prezcannady: @ChristopherA You probably could sell redistricting by lotto’d jury, and numerous public posts filled by means other than…

Sat Dec 31 01:51:18 +0000 2016

Replying to @prezcannady

who says we have to only try these solutions at US level? Different scales such as city, regional, state, etc. Also not only US

Sat Dec 31 01:53:37 +0000 2016

RT @judell: The toolkit for DigiPo fact-checkers – https://blog.jonudell.net/2016/12/30/a-toolkit-for-fact-checkers/ – is coming along nicely, and illustrates useful @hypothes_is…

Sat Dec 31 19:06:27 +0000 2016

I truly appreciate post-mortems & have learned a lot from them. But this one by @patio11 is quite exemplary! http://www.kalzumeus.com/2016/12/30/kalzumeus-software-year-in-review-2016/

Sat Dec 31 20:30:21 +0000 2016