RT @colingplatt: If you have 16mins to spare, let me know what you think about my “Thoughts on the taxonomy of blockchains & DLT” https://t…

Wed Mar 01 17:25:47 +0000 2017

The common “whiteboard interview” process creates a bias against diversity in software engineering. https://theoutline.com/post/1166/programmers-are-confessing-their-coding-sins-to-protest-a-broken-job-interview-process

Wed Mar 01 18:16:01 +0000 2017

It says something significant that this guide is coming from a congressman on a .gov website. https://twitter.com/tedlieu/status/837303453311504384

Thu Mar 02 22:53:24 +0000 2017

I’ve read more @TeenVogue last year than I would have thought—good political coverage & here a guide to secure chat http://www.teenvogue.com/story/how-to-keep-messages-secure

Fri Mar 03 01:46:35 +0000 2017

RT @oleganza: Bitcoin is at war with status quo. Too much focus on scaling issues and other drama, not enough on why it is awesome and impo…

Fri Mar 03 02:05:46 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: better scalability, better thruput, better fungibility, instant confirmation. seagate didnt have non-tech people arguing again…

Fri Mar 03 15:46:37 +0000 2017

RT @clayforsberg: “300 Neurons: How a Common Roundworm Informs Trumpism and Brexit” — Carl D. Marci https://medium.com/the-aspen-institute/300-neurons-how-a-common-roundworm-informs-trumpism-and-brexit-75ea5a863490#—0-452.tx89njf5n https://t.co/VX…

Fri Mar 03 15:56:28 +0000 2017

RT @VladZamfir: Ethereum isn’t safe or scalable. It is immature experimental tech. Don’t rely on it for mission critical apps unless absolu…

Sat Mar 04 17:23:08 +0000 2017

Now imagine working with in a company of professional paranoids, or in an industry of them. Makes creating security standards difficult. https://twitter.com/bascule/status/837709812074893312

Sat Mar 04 17:50:23 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: censorship resistance, permissionlessness & unfreeable/unseizablability are #bitcoin differentiating features. They require de…

Sun Mar 05 18:04:24 +0000 2017

This is a very important but complex concept that the cryptocurrency community needs to get regulators to understand https://coincenter.org/entry/when-does-a-company-actually-control-customer-bitcoins

Sun Mar 05 18:25:12 +0000 2017

RT @LarryBitcoin: @valkenburgh @adam3us @coincenter Good work! if I may minor correction @GreenAddress defaults to 2of2 w/ nlock but suppor…

Sun Mar 05 18:26:12 +0000 2017

We also need to figure out how to get sophisticated consumers to demand services where they control their own Bitcoin or other cryptoassets.

Sun Mar 05 18:29:25 +0000 2017

Replying to @petertoddbtc, @WayneVaughan, @csuwildcat and @opentimestamps

I hope you can find one canonical format but support multiple representations of it.

Sun Mar 05 19:27:42 +0000 2017

Replying to @petertoddbtc, @WayneVaughan, @csuwildcat and @opentimestamps

JSON, CBOR, etc. representations but all ultimately the same mtree and operands.

Sun Mar 05 19:31:35 +0000 2017

Replying to @petertoddbtc, @WayneVaughan, @csuwildcat and @opentimestamps

Just accept they value the transparency. If it is same underneath than it is ok.

Sun Mar 05 19:34:28 +0000 2017

RT @kanzure: Transcript: Mimblewimble and scriptless scripts http://diyhpl.us/wiki/transcripts/mit-bitcoin-expo-2017/mimblewimble-and-scriptless-scripts/ #bitcoin

Sun Mar 05 21:22:49 +0000 2017

I appreciate @VladZamfir’s warnings about the hype in the blockchain industry. It isn’t just about Ethereum. https://twitter.com/vladzamfir/status/838457529168506886

Sun Mar 05 22:26:25 +0000 2017

RT @kanzure: Transcript: Exchange security http://diyhpl.us/wiki/transcripts/mit-bitcoin-expo-2017/exchange-security/ #bitcoin #mitbitcoinexpo

Sun Mar 05 22:44:13 +0000 2017

Replying to @kanzure

I would like to see more traders demand to minimize exchange custody, such as using non-custodial key techniques until last moment.

Sun Mar 05 22:46:10 +0000 2017

RT @jamiepitts: Best be careful swinging around that double-edged sword. https://twitter.com/ChristopherA/status/838516073657851904

Mon Mar 06 03:12:15 +0000 2017

RT @kanzure: @ChristopherA How to force users to send coins after loss trades? Maybe user+exchange multisig + timelock default to exchange.

Mon Mar 06 03:12:29 +0000 2017

RT @LearningMach1: “Blockchain-Based Records and Usability” by @chrisjagers https://medium.com/learning-machine-blog/blockchain-based-records-and-usability-179a4eeaeb6e#.kkh8pyd2v @blockcerts #sxswedu

Mon Mar 06 16:24:59 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: Who else is sick and tired of the false big vs. small block dichotomy? Who’s ready to explore grander visions for #Bitco…

Mon Mar 06 16:33:09 +0000 2017

RT @katrynadow: “Ensuring citizens’ sovereignty over their own data + protection of their privacy, deemed most important value proposed by…

Mon Mar 06 16:35:44 +0000 2017

RT @jimmysong: I just published “Bitcoin Realism or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love 1MB Blocks” https://medium.com/p/bitcoin-realism-or-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-1mb-blocks-c191c35e74cb

Mon Mar 06 20:59:46 +0000 2017

“The lesson is simple enough: audits matter” …as does consistency & long-term commitment to security audits. http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/8/14853650/confide-vulnerability-crypto-code-audit-security

Wed Mar 08 17:53:06 +0000 2017

RT @jonasschnelli: ⭐️Bitcoin Core 0.14.0 has been released⭐️ https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-core-dev/2017-March/000035.html

Wed Mar 08 17:57:43 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: up to 6x faster initial download, 40% faster block processing, better compact block, faster p2p net code, checkpoint replaced…

Wed Mar 08 18:11:14 +0000 2017

I remember doing Conways’s Game of Life pre-microcomputer on graph paper & later one of my first Apple ][ apps. Breathtaking! ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) ! https://twitter.com/maraoz/status/839492436204335104

Wed Mar 08 19:26:20 +0000 2017

RT @kimdhamilton: @manusporny @ChristopherA: See you at #RebootingWebOfTrust in Paris. @Blockcerts and @LearningMach1 are excited to be inv…

Wed Mar 08 19:27:25 +0000 2017

RT @Snowden: If you’re writing about the CIA/@Wikileaks story, here’s the big deal: first public evidence USG secretly paying to keep US so…

Wed Mar 08 19:55:55 +0000 2017

RT @captainsafia: From now on, you can expect to see a “STORY.md” in each of my @github repos that describes the technical story/process be…

Thu Mar 09 01:18:24 +0000 2017

RT @Chris_Stewart_5: I just published “OP_WITHDRAWPROOFVERIFY — The op code that powers SPV sidechains” https://medium.com/p/op-withdrawproofverify-the-op-code-that-powers-spv-sidechains-cefce996a324

Thu Mar 09 01:20:10 +0000 2017

RT @zooko: The Zcash company co-authored a survey of blockchain privacy technologies for the R3 consortium: https://z.cash/blog/r3-blockchain-report.html

Thu Mar 09 02:16:50 +0000 2017

Bitcoin Segwit/off-chain vs Unlimited/on-chain is a classic example of poor outcomes from Public Choice Theory… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_choice @UBS

Thu Mar 09 06:02:13 +0000 2017

RT @UBS: Is democracy always in everyone’s best interest? #NobelPerspectives https://cards.twitter.com/cards/18ce53zx6c5/3k5mk

Thu Mar 09 06:02:39 +0000 2017

RT @VladZamfir: Hypothesis: society will not accept cryptocurrency as money if doing so will make crypto whales the new oligarchs.

Thu Mar 09 09:18:34 +0000 2017

RT @petertoddbtc: Read this thread: @SatoshiLite’s concerns are completely justified. https://twitter.com/SatoshiLite/status/839673905627353088

Thu Mar 09 15:41:03 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: Explains polarization around turing complete blockchains:
developers see a world of possibilities
cryptographers see a…

Fri Mar 10 06:10:50 +0000 2017

I prefer no registries: used linked local names (sometimes called pet names or nyms). Everyone then is a root. https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/linked-local-names.md https://twitter.com/vladzamfir/status/839889774458597377

Fri Mar 10 06:24:03 +0000 2017

RT @iMeluny: +1 infosec

“Stay awake, not afraid. Scared people are easy to manipulate. #Resist.” https://twitter.com/motherboard/status/840231527988510721

Fri Mar 10 16:57:30 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: comments on malleated transactions from gmaxwell as it relates to segwit malleability fix. https://twitter.com/btcdrak/status/840336675146465280

Sat Mar 11 01:13:43 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: spent much of my career doing security protocol design & review. many people just fail at adversarial thinking, apparently it’…

Sat Mar 11 01:18:51 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: The #Bitcoin community is much larger than the subreddits.

Sat Mar 11 01:20:56 +0000 2017

RT @Blockstream: Today’s SEC decision is a temporary detour on the path to Bitcoin’s ubiquity. Permissionless innovation and decentralized…

Sat Mar 11 02:46:42 +0000 2017

Understanding Bitcoin requires a difficult degree off humbleness—it requires mastery of many different disciplines, some that conflict. https://twitter.com/lopp/status/840546750389719040

Sat Mar 11 16:16:58 +0000 2017

RT @theready: Emergent organizations aren’t completely without hierarchy. Hierarchy shifts from static to dynamic. @francescapick: https://…

Sat Mar 11 16:36:34 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: All of us in the #Bitcoin ecosystem, the cryptospace more generally, and indeed the world could benefit from greater hum…

Sat Mar 11 18:14:45 +0000 2017

RT @Melt_Dem: for @lopp - this is the chart that was drawn for me my first week in #bitcoin 😂

Sat Mar 11 18:15:56 +0000 2017

RT @ValaAfshar: Knowledge path:

—Beginner: I know nothing
—Hazard: I’m an expert
—Expert: I know nothing

Mon Mar 13 17:14:15 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: Should #Bitcoin have an ultrasecure base layer with scaling done at higher layers? Or low fees now even if it risks base…

Mon Mar 13 17:16:34 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: 6/ Main motivation to use encryption is external: compliance. Makes it more likely that systems are shallow & vulnerabil…

Mon Mar 13 18:18:58 +0000 2017

Research on the flu virus making people more social when contagious so that it can spread more easily… https://twitter.com/stevebellovin/status/840927235238432768

Tue Mar 14 17:16:12 +0000 2017

Replying to @Melt_Dem

I’ve been having both problems lately — finding a working intersection of chat app (Linux users being hardest) & chat app fails.

Tue Mar 14 17:18:42 +0000 2017

So true! All it takes is one person that doesn’t intersect to force all to POTS (plain old telephone service) /ht @Melt_Dem https://twitter.com/xkcdcomic/status/841326252866834432

Tue Mar 14 17:21:42 +0000 2017

This is well known ECDH attack—I’ve been concerned with insufficient security review of JOSE stack (crypto for JSON) libraries for some time https://twitter.com/matthew_d_green/status/841358475368251395

Tue Mar 14 17:34:00 +0000 2017

RT @VinnyLingham: I just published “A Fork in the Road” https://medium.com/p/a-fork-in-the-road-70288fd3c046

Thu Mar 16 02:30:38 +0000 2017

RT @Melt_Dem: building something is much harder than talking shit online. lots of respect to all of the makers, plenty of room for us all t…

Thu Mar 16 02:30:57 +0000 2017

If we were to redraw the states of the union today by common subcultures, it would likely look like this… https://mystudentvoices.com/us-social-fragmentation-a0e7586c9180#.34j4a1jki

Thu Mar 16 02:46:12 +0000 2017

Replying to @kristovatlas

There is no good answer for this (yet). My informal discussion with core devs is that many C++ features are discouraged.

Thu Mar 16 02:50:16 +0000 2017

A great long read, both practical & philosophical, on happiness and meaningfulness in life. https://aeon.co/essays/what-is-better-a-happy-life-or-a-meaningful-one

Thu Mar 16 02:58:59 +0000 2017

This is one of the things that I’ve wanted to do with @NickSzabo4 style Smart Contracts since the 90s. Sidechains? https://www.cooley.com/news/insight/2017/2017-03-15-newly-released-delaware-corporate-law-amendments-would-permit-blockchain-shares

Thu Mar 16 07:52:20 +0000 2017

RT @brianchoffman: I just published “Cypherpunk tears are shed for Bitcoin” https://medium.com/p/cypherpunk-tears-are-shed-for-bitcoin-86e32ea61757

Thu Mar 16 07:55:22 +0000 2017

@Truthcoin Are you able to come again to #RebootingWebOfTrust? Next one is Paris, April 19th-21st. Let’s talk more! https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/billets-rebootingweboftrust-design-workshop-paris-2017-32228513351

Thu Mar 16 12:53:24 +0000 2017

RT @trbouma: Verifiable Claims - an overview https://opencreds.github.io/vc-data-model/

Thu Mar 16 13:13:30 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: It would be more conducive to constructive dialog if we turned down the gloating at others’ expense a notch or two.

Thu Mar 16 15:31:25 +0000 2017

Replying to @rusty_twit

I tried to get a Schnoor and hash tree patents back in 1999/2000 while CTO at Certicom. Effectively impossible.

Fri Mar 17 04:16:44 +0000 2017

RT @Chris_Stewart_5: I just published “What can go wrong when transferring coins into a sidechain with OP_WITHDRAWPROOFVERIFY” https://t.co…

Fri Mar 17 06:52:00 +0000 2017

Replying to @trbouma

Root problem? I’m confused.

Fri Mar 17 06:52:51 +0000 2017

@DoveCameron I remember being impressed by you pre-Disney on ferry back to Bainbridge. I appreciate your tweet style. Are you still writing?

Fri Mar 17 06:59:59 +0000 2017

RT @trbouma: Phase Four: Self-Sovereign Identity (individual control across any number of authorities) #digitalidentity https://t.co/RdGoI4…

Fri Mar 17 16:23:31 +0000 2017

I wrote up 12 years ago about how 5-star rating systems are fundamentally flawed. Netflix finally changing: http://mashable.com/2017/03/17/netflix-thumbs-up-five-star-ratings/

Fri Mar 17 16:40:04 +0000 2017

My post (with @Appelcline ) from 2005 on Rating Systems, plus many more follow ups including us testing our ideas: http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2005/12/collective_choi.html

Fri Mar 17 16:42:09 +0000 2017

Replying to @dangillmor

5 star rating systems are fundamentally flawed. See http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2005/12/collective_choi.html

Fri Mar 17 16:47:44 +0000 2017

RT @trawg: Interesting stuff. Rating things is one of those things that seems easy but turns out to be hard & infuriating to many. https://…

Fri Mar 17 16:50:48 +0000 2017

My favorite thing about this article is the allusion to magic circles—we already have daemons in programming. https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/17/laying-a-trap-for-self-driving-cars/

Fri Mar 17 21:31:26 +0000 2017

RT @trbouma: A #trustframework is the set of #verifiableclaims based on #trustedprocesses - graphic version

Fri Mar 17 21:34:23 +0000 2017

Criticism regarding Singapore possibly adopting a single ID per citizen identity system: http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/one-digital-id-to-rule-them-all

Fri Mar 17 21:50:16 +0000 2017

RT @fluffyponyza: TreeNeroChains: One-time Ring Sig P2P Untraceable Electronic Cash System & Consensus Algo
(co-author: @petertoddbtc)

Sat Mar 18 16:53:37 +0000 2017

If you want to build a participatory org, meritocracy is part of the solution. But what does that mean? A start at design of meritocracy… https://twitter.com/brookmanville/status/834191629321904128

Sat Mar 18 17:07:38 +0000 2017

RT @Chris_Stewart_5: @ChristopherA Checkout my post on the bitcoin mailing list about trying to preserve meritocracy in btc development htt…

Sat Mar 18 20:43:30 +0000 2017

RT @harryhalpin: To be 100% clear. Either the #W3C makes the right decision by rejecting DRM via listening to experts, or as a standards bo…

Sat Mar 18 20:53:24 +0000 2017

RT @harryhalpin: My general take from this is that #W3C is out of touch and confused re DRM if they ignore their own lawyer and the securit…

Sat Mar 18 21:18:32 +0000 2017

RT @ARKblockchain: 1/ 👉 $337 appears to be the pivotal price where #Bitcoin miners start to bleed money.

Sat Mar 18 21:26:50 +0000 2017

RT @ARKblockchain: 2/ 👉 $875 per $BTC is the point where it no longer makes sense from a long term ROI perspective to deploy new #Bitcoin m…

Sat Mar 18 21:26:55 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: PayPal started with eBay (after a few false starts).
Facebook started with Harvard.
Start with a community that will want w…

Sat Mar 18 22:54:09 +0000 2017

BGP is particularly a challenge — it was to be secured a long time ago but it needed essentially a web-of-trust solution but was offered CAs https://twitter.com/nickszabo4/status/843225088581222400

Sat Mar 18 22:56:22 +0000 2017

#QOTD “Wisdom isn’t knowledge. Knowledge teaches you it’s not wise to risk. Wisdom tells you why you should.” http://a.co/8K5f8Uq

Mon Mar 20 06:52:54 +0000 2017

I like GVs Sprint methodology, however, like many methods its creators think it is THE answer instead of one answer. https://medium.com/research-things/design-sprints-are-snake-oil-fd6f8e385a27

Mon Mar 20 16:20:44 +0000 2017

RT @manusporny: Verifiable Claims Task Force discusses Verifiable Claims WG creation, anti-correlation, Web of Trust: https://t.co/tp6Arfz8…

Mon Mar 20 16:23:42 +0000 2017

RT @EFF: Just in: Two days before court hears EFF’s NSL case, FBI allows @CREDOMobile and @Cloudflare to identify themselves https://t.co/O…

Mon Mar 20 17:41:25 +0000 2017

New replacement for base32 designed by @pwuille named Bech32 is very useful. Better readability, error detection & optional correction, QR++ https://twitter.com/blockstream/status/844285205888192513

Tue Mar 21 20:59:00 +0000 2017

I think @pwuille’s Bech32 replacement fore base32 is good for more than just Bitcoin witness addresses. https://github.com/sipa/bech32

Tue Mar 21 21:02:22 +0000 2017

Some very interesting new uses of Schnorr sigs emerging from the #Lightning & #MimbleWimble teams. Always been a big fan of Schnorr… https://twitter.com/rusty_twit/status/844283575004360704

Tue Mar 21 21:07:18 +0000 2017

RT @jwgcarlyle: Good to see that control was retained and lessons were learnt from The DAO. Certainly a greater degree of circumspection th…

Tue Mar 21 21:11:43 +0000 2017

RT @alexbosworth: Working on a @lightning wallet - looking forward to scaling and micropayment dreams made real.

Tue Mar 21 21:11:50 +0000 2017

RT @_maurelian: Pi Day ENS Launch Postmortem released https://www.reddit.com/r/ethereum/comments/60o0so/pi_day_ens_launch_postmortem_released/?ref=share&ref_source=twitter via @reddit

Tue Mar 21 21:19:49 +0000 2017

RT @MiradoreLtd: What computer users see in security warning boxes

Tue Mar 21 21:41:09 +0000 2017

Yes, it is time. Only Apple might be able pull off a major new consumer operating system that ditches legacy & resolves technical debt. https://twitter.com/ericasadun/status/844294886320951296

Wed Mar 22 00:28:46 +0000 2017

RT @Ferdinando1970: Naturally brilliant and spot on as usual: if you don’t love @eiaine you have some serious problem https://t.co/TiYspGJ3…

Wed Mar 22 00:36:58 +0000 2017

RT @bergealex4: I just published “The Lightning Paradox” https://medium.com/p/the-lightning-paradox-f15ce0e8e374

Wed Mar 22 00:38:05 +0000 2017

RT @VinnyLingham: I just published “For the Love of Bitcoin” https://medium.com/p/for-the-love-of-bitcoin-739fa6be4689

Wed Mar 22 00:43:42 +0000 2017

Replying to @zmanian

I do, but doesn’t yet feel like something that will become a consumer operating system. Maybe embedded.

Wed Mar 22 00:46:36 +0000 2017

Anyone who indirectly relies on Bitcoin’s trust model (colored coins, proof of existence, etc) should also have these concerns re: a fork… https://twitter.com/bitrated/status/844301529364467715

Wed Mar 22 00:52:07 +0000 2017

This article posits shallow engagement such as Like buttons has hurt discourse. Better when RSS readers dominated. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/03/how-the-like-button-ruined-the-internet/519795/

Wed Mar 22 16:46:54 +0000 2017

“platform businesses (may be) problematic. (They tend) to metastasize from transaction enablers to…gatekeepers.” https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/magazine/platform-companies-are-becoming-more-powerful-but-what-exactly-do-they-want.html

Wed Mar 22 17:13:33 +0000 2017

RT @changelog: GitHub’s new employee agreement is a breath of fresh air! Hopefully other companies will use it 🙏 https://github.com/github/balanced-employee-ip-agreement ht…

Wed Mar 22 17:37:44 +0000 2017

RT @MicroSFF: “We are raised on tales teaching hate,” the elf said.
“Us also,” the orc said.
“We should get dressed?”

Wed Mar 22 18:42:20 +0000 2017

I’m a big fan of Pattern Languages, and this one on Wise Democracy looks mature. I hope they do CC-BY-SA like the GroupWorks patterns are. https://twitter.com/tomatlee/status/843940233137741824

Wed Mar 22 21:15:43 +0000 2017

Commons: one of my favorite patterns from the new Wise Democracy pattern language http://www.wd-pl.com/patterns/ @tomatlee

Wed Mar 22 21:48:15 +0000 2017

Common Ground: a related pattern from the Group Works pattern language http://groupworksdeck.org/patterns/Common_Ground

Thu Mar 23 02:40:59 +0000 2017

RT @rusty_twit: I just published “Miners and Bitcoin Lightning” https://medium.com/p/miners-and-bitcoin-lightning-a133cd550310

Thu Mar 23 02:50:21 +0000 2017

Though this academic paper cites cryptographic security science as being more exemplary, it also cites some problems in our work as well. https://twitter.com/cormacherley/status/844654449981194241

Thu Mar 23 03:30:06 +0000 2017

RT @laparisa: The software interpretation of Grey’s law: Any sufficiently advanced incompetent software is indistinguishable from malware.

Thu Mar 23 03:31:50 +0000 2017

A good list of important and often forgotten software development skills are listed in this thread… https://twitter.com/estark37/status/844598088543088640

Thu Mar 23 03:33:18 +0000 2017

DID (Decentralized IDentifier) Implementors Draft 1.0 from last #RebootingWebOfTrust — join us in Paris to demo! https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2016/blob/master/final-documents/did-implementer-draft-10.pdf

Thu Mar 23 05:03:41 +0000 2017

RT @bitcoincoreorg: Technology Roadmap - Schnorr Signatures and Signature Aggregation! https://bitcoincore.org/en/2017/03/23/schnorr-signature-aggregation/

Thu Mar 23 15:19:10 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: @JihanWu Here’s to mutual respect and common interests. We’re more successful working together than against one another.

Thu Mar 23 15:26:06 +0000 2017

RT @iotakodali: 85,67,177 #Aadhaar number holders were suspended and govt doesn’t need to inform you about the suspension https://t.co/a6fE…

Thu Mar 23 15:35:54 +0000 2017

More evidence that the world is going through a major reorganization of what sovereignty means. Scotland, Brexit, NAfYA, etc. only symptoms. https://twitter.com/economistonce/status/844839062607298560

Thu Mar 23 15:40:20 +0000 2017

👍”changing passwords every 90 days gives you the ILLUSION of stronger security while inflicting needless pain and cost to your organization” https://twitter.com/lspitzner/status/844885080334123009

Thu Mar 23 15:49:43 +0000 2017

@tomatlee I was involved in policy of Group Works pattern language in the commons (CC-BY-SA)—love to see at least the text of yours the same

Thu Mar 23 17:42:40 +0000 2017

Replying to @tomatlee

absolutely can help! 1st step was to CC the text, not images, website, logos, etc. See http://groupworksdeck.org/translations for what & isn’t CC

Thu Mar 23 19:12:43 +0000 2017

RT @harryhalpin: Also, I’d like to thank @Blockstream, and in particular @ChristopherA, for sponsoring @IEEEEUROSP! (with donations chair h…

Thu Mar 23 19:15:43 +0000 2017

Required before successfully selling of an innovative product — Belief, i.e. “I’ll see it when I believe it” https://hbr.org/2014/07/dont-sell-a-product-sell-a-whole-new-way-of-thinking

Thu Mar 23 21:47:12 +0000 2017

Replying to @Truthcoin

I’d like to start on spec on using a sidechain as a distributed trust party for selective disclosure.

Fri Mar 24 05:45:34 +0000 2017

RT @Sheldrake: @ChristopherA @agropper @dsearls @moxie something to think about re. architecting sovereign identity, by @bratton https://t.…

Fri Mar 24 17:14:39 +0000 2017

Replying to @Sheldrake, @agropper, @dsearls, @moxie and @bratton

Great topic for whitepaper at next month’s #RebootingWebOfTrust https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/billets-rebootingweboftrust-design-workshop-paris-2017-32228513351

Fri Mar 24 17:18:15 +0000 2017

Excellent article on some of the human rights issues of India’s Aadhaar digital identity system. @saikatd @scroll_in https://scroll.in/article/832592/the-end-of-privacy-aadhaar-is-being-converted-into-the-worlds-biggest-surveillance-engine

Fri Mar 24 22:42:41 +0000 2017

Some key quotes by @saikatd in @scroll_in on human rights issues with India’s Aardhaar digital identity system: https://scroll.in/article/832592/the-end-of-privacy-aadhaar-is-being-converted-into-the-worlds-biggest-surveillance-engine

Fri Mar 24 22:48:18 +0000 2017

This is overdue. About time that we hold SSL/TLS certificate authorities to the standards they promised (which are still not good enough). https://twitter.com/thehackersnews/status/845224957491732481

Fri Mar 24 23:50:59 +0000 2017

Asked for advice today from a young engineer on how to be engaged in a career more meaningful than a corporate path was allowing. My answer:

Sat Mar 25 01:13:49 +0000 2017

Replying to @1cyrilblanc1

I’m not part of Bitcoin Core, but I’m always wary of hidden centralities emerging. In my experience keeps happening.

Sat Mar 25 02:20:12 +0000 2017

RT @Ferdinando1970: It’s just marketing, nonetheless it’s great to have a major consulting company endorsing bitcoin. Kudos to Deloitte

Sat Mar 25 16:38:20 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: To understand blockchain governance, one must know blockchain security. To know blockchain security, one must understand co…

Sun Mar 26 00:17:44 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: Routing attacks: a nasty threat to blockchain security (updated paper from Zohar et. al): https://btc-hijack.ethz.ch/

Sun Mar 26 00:18:42 +0000 2017

RT @_tessr: in honor of the new Warm Springs BART station, here’s the original 1961 plan:

Sun Mar 26 00:27:26 +0000 2017

RT @amyjokim: I just published “Defy the odds: my humbling & humanizing day in prison” https://medium.com/p/defy-the-odds-my-humbling-humanizing-day-in-prison-5192443eeb16

Sun Mar 26 18:12:53 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: Those who focus too much on the smaller battles tend to forget about the bigger and more important ones

Mon Mar 27 04:58:21 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: @theonevortex In 1998, my bit gold design featured separate settlement (on-chain) and payment (off-chain) layers.

Mon Mar 27 05:01:39 +0000 2017

RT @moskovich: I love this quote: “You can’t plan from today to the future but can you plan from the future to today.” @ChristopherA

Mon Mar 27 06:14:00 +0000 2017

.@moskovich I learned this from Matt & Gail Taylor in the mid-80s. It is one of the axioms from their processes: http://www.mgtaylor.com/mgtaylor/glasbead/axioms.htm

Mon Mar 27 06:19:24 +0000 2017

RT @trbouma: “self-sovereign identity: a mathematical policy where cryptography is used to protect a user’s autonomy” https://t.co/RdGoI4K4…

Mon Mar 27 15:22:07 +0000 2017

RT @VladZamfir: I just published a blog post! “Dealing with failure in cryptocurrency” – Enjoy! https://medium.com/@Vlad_Zamfir/dealing-with-failure-in-cryptocurrency-463475da83e5#.c4cbyzwkr

Mon Mar 27 15:31:05 +0000 2017

Key paragraph in@VladZamfir’s article on blockchain failures & how to avoid them is at bottom—stop fearing miners. https://medium.com/@Vlad_Zamfir/dealing-with-failure-in-cryptocurrency-463475da83e5

Mon Mar 27 15:35:06 +0000 2017

Only one extended trip to China to learn from locals, but the stories of their parents lives made China’s tough choices more understandable. https://twitter.com/spectatorindex/status/845538244829704193

Tue Mar 28 00:48:21 +0000 2017

Next #RebootingWebOfTrust Design Workshop in Paris April 19-21—make the future of decentralized identity! https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/billets-rebootingweboftrust-design-workshop-paris-2017-32228513351 @trawg

Tue Mar 28 15:49:25 +0000 2017

.@LedgerHQ—Since we are in Paris for our next #RebootingWebOfTrust Design Workshop on April 19-21, come help us make an Identity Wallet?

Tue Mar 28 16:01:52 +0000 2017

RT @EFF: Senate Republicans’ commitment to protect user data rings hollow in light of vote on #Broadbandprivacy repeal https://t.co/JGIZML8…

Tue Mar 28 17:27:58 +0000 2017

RT @FrankPallone: I’m voting against S.J. Res 34, because I believe that Americans have the right to protect their private information. #B…

Tue Mar 28 17:28:14 +0000 2017

Memory-safe languages are important, but so is composable, inspectable, probable, deterministic, bounded & efficient https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/ID2020DesignWorkshop/blob/master/final-documents/smarter-signatures.pdf https://twitter.com/zooko/status/846775913035399169

Tue Mar 28 20:04:58 +0000 2017

A goal for next #RebootingWebOfTrust in Paris 4/19 is an update to the Self-Sovereign Identity Principles https://github.com/ChristopherA/self-sovereign-identity/blob/master/self-sovereign-identity-principles.md @MartyBent

Tue Mar 28 20:43:34 +0000 2017

RT @MartyBent: Post by @ChristopherA from last year attempting to define self-sovereign identity. Great read.


Tue Mar 28 22:41:35 +0000 2017

RT @Ethereum_France: Inscriptions ouvertes au #RebootingWebOfTrust Design Workshop – Paris 2017 https://www.ethereum-france.com/inscriptions-ouvertes-au-rebootingweboftrust-design-workshop-paris-2017/ https://t.co/cCNTqi…

Wed Mar 29 00:26:14 +0000 2017

RT @DavidVorick: I just published “XT, Classic, BU: Escaping the Cycle of Hardfork Contention (with Trustless Governance)” https://t.co/JNV…

Wed Mar 29 01:29:22 +0000 2017

RT @amywebb: 1 - What a fucking week for the future of technology and American society.

Wed Mar 29 01:45:14 +0000 2017

Another addition to my long list of links about cognitive bias in human decision making. Over-optimism is one of my biases. https://twitter.com/naturehumbehav/status/844293571771613188

Wed Mar 29 01:49:27 +0000 2017

RT @GreenAddress: GreenAddress’ position on contentious forks http://blog.greenaddress.it/2017/03/27/greenaddress-position-on-contentious-forks

Wed Mar 29 02:25:04 +0000 2017

Replying to @bergealex4 and @ArthurB

I like some aspects of @tez0s tech & worthy of exploration, but am uncomfortable with ICO to unsophisticated investors.

Wed Mar 29 16:12:50 +0000 2017

@Ferdinando1970 BTW, I will be in Milan week of April 10th, before I head to Paris for #RebootingWebOfTrust

Thu Mar 30 07:04:37 +0000 2017

Replying to @Truthcoin

I do fear that “good enough” often trumps best (VHS vs Betamax, PC vs Apple). Disaster can always be next year, until it happens.

Thu Mar 30 15:01:08 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: To see if your money is good, “burn the Money in a fire red hot”. New blog post on metal, money, and treasure – https://t.…

Thu Mar 30 15:16:52 +0000 2017

RT @BitcoinEdu: Bitcoin isnt a protocol of transfer, but a protocol of ownership. Coins never move, but basically swap owners.

Fri Mar 31 09:06:11 +0000 2017

Replying to @NickSzabo4 and @kralux

Also research shows it is very hard to make decisions at ~12 members, and even #’ed groups also hard. A jury decision SHOULD be difficult.

Fri Mar 31 10:01:42 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: Jury also good model:
a. picked randomly to avoid bias, &
b. locked in room with experts for many days, forced to comm…

Fri Mar 31 10:01:58 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: Full-time auditors (here “jurors”), not internet mobs, can take time & effort needed to learn & verify (or justifiably doub…

Fri Mar 31 10:02:07 +0000 2017

.@pwuille Here is a video of Pieter sharing details of design & motivation for error-detecting/correcting Bech32 format. https://youtu.be/NqiN9VFE4CU

Fri Mar 31 10:06:53 +0000 2017

RT @tdryja: I wrote a bech32 segwit address library in golang:
seems to work OK. Comments / suggestions welcome!

Fri Mar 31 10:48:19 +0000 2017