RT @mindspillage: I tried this before RTing to make sure it wasn’t just a joke, but no, that’s actually what it does. https://t.co/p3hucntt…

Tue Aug 01 07:02:19 +0000 2017

👍👍”It has also been difficult to monetize an open internet platform without turning it into a gated community” https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/sec-hasnt-quashed-blockchain-innovation-lets-keep-it-that-way

Tue Aug 01 23:24:58 +0000 2017

RT @Blockstream: It’s time to separate facts from fiction: 7 common myths about #SegWit, debunked https://blockstream.com/2017/07/31/segwit-myths-debunked.html https://t.co/f9Lm…

Tue Aug 01 23:49:17 +0000 2017

Excellent article on history of #Privacy, and a good complement to my “Four Kinds of Privacy” long read: https://medium.com/the-ferenstein-wire/the-birth-and-death-of-privacy-3-000-years-of-history-in-50-images-614c26059e

Tue Aug 01 23:59:08 +0000 2017

My long read “The Four Kinds of Privacy” is a few years old but still quite applicable today. http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2015/04/the-four-kinds-of-privacy.html

Wed Aug 02 00:02:39 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: My long read “The Four Kinds of Privacy” is a few years old but still quite applicable today. http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2015/04/the-four-kinds-of-privacy.html

Wed Aug 02 00:02:45 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: 1/ I just want to build an industry around sound, solid tech. I don’t really care who “wins” as long as the stuff actual…

Wed Aug 02 15:55:15 +0000 2017

This came up in the discussion on #TokenEthics last week. It raised questions of moral hazards & unintended consequences. https://twitter.com/fehrsam/status/892429946550837248

Wed Aug 02 15:57:32 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: @VinnyLingham It will never be over. Self-sovereignty requires eternal vigilance and, ironically, the willingness to rel…

Wed Aug 02 16:03:10 +0000 2017

RT @doctorow: Iranians connected to phishing attempt on tortured Syrian activist #1yrago https://boingboing.net/2016/08/02/iranians-connected-to-phishing.html

Wed Aug 02 16:40:49 +0000 2017

RT @RealWorldCrypto: RWC 2018 is now open for submissions: https://secure.iacr.org/websubrev/rwc2018/submit/index.php

Wed Aug 02 16:47:37 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: 5/ So then the question becomes: what kind of person are you? The kind that just wants to take from others? Or the kind…

Wed Aug 02 16:50:02 +0000 2017

The security principle of “Responsible Disclosure” is a lot more difficult in cryptocurrencies. #TokenEthics https://medium.com/@avivzohar/responsible-disclosure-in-cryptocurrencies-74833fc4f211

Wed Aug 02 17:25:37 +0000 2017

“The fight for universal principles has to begin…with individual people…our human rights are equal and inalienable” https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/31/democracy-dying-people-worried-putin-erdogan-trump-world

Wed Aug 02 18:39:44 +0000 2017

As a semi-pro board & card game designer, I’m excited about @thegamecrafter’s new “Component Studio” design web app. https://youtu.be/-puynHN5Hso

Wed Aug 02 19:32:44 +0000 2017

Replying to @thegamecrafter

Component Studio looks great for game prototypes, or small test production runs. See also the longer tutorials at https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22the+game+crafter%22+%22component+studio%22

Wed Aug 02 19:36:21 +0000 2017

Replying to @thegamecrafter

👆 @raphkoster @kiarafrobles @Appelcline @EricLytle @DanielSolis @VaingloriousG

Wed Aug 02 19:41:55 +0000 2017

“Last week, DefCon hosted a ‘Voter Hacker Village’ event. Every single voting machine there was easily hackable.” https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2017/08/voting_machine_.html

Wed Aug 02 22:31:11 +0000 2017

RT @katrynadow: Shakespeare’s Blockchain - designing for humanity
The #ethics of #identity & #blockchain
http://mecast.to/m5k1pm https://t.…

Thu Aug 03 02:46:23 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: I’m not all in on any cryptocurrency. I’m all in on people with talent and integrity.

Thu Aug 03 16:07:52 +0000 2017

Replying to @francispouliot_

As someone trying to replace PGP in #RebootingWebOfTrust, not ready yet. But we have progress on anchoring on btc https://weboftrustinfo.github.io/btcr-tx-playground.github.io/

Thu Aug 03 16:23:16 +0000 2017

Replying to @mir_btc and @giacomozucco

Not sure if I can make it, but considering! How long are you in Bay Area?

Fri Aug 04 18:38:49 +0000 2017

Early bird pricing for #RebootingWebOfTrust in Boston 10/3-5 ends Thursday! Submit topic papers for 50-75% discount: http://mailchi.mp/30578b4dd4e5/early-bird-pricing-ends-thursday-810-for-octobers-rebootingweboftrust-design-workshop

Sat Aug 05 00:33:35 +0000 2017

Current proposed of a revised Mission Statement for the W3C Credentials CG, for public discussion on Tue 8/8 at 12ET https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-credentials/2017Aug/0013.html

Sat Aug 05 01:05:17 +0000 2017

Montgomery Street of San Francisco, looking toward Telegraph Hill, circa 1850.

Mon Aug 07 08:16:18 +0000 2017

RT @chris__martin: ALIENS: we bring you a gift of reliable computing technol–
HUMANS: oh no we have that already but JS is easier to hire…

Mon Aug 07 19:59:41 +0000 2017

RT @openbazaar: How can people trust each other in a #decentralized system? This guest post by @dionyziz explains Trust is Risk > https://t…

Mon Aug 07 20:05:10 +0000 2017

Replying to @openbazaar and @dionyziz

I recommend against 5-star ratings see: http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2006/08/using_5star_rat.html You might take a look at more on rating systems at http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2005/12/collective_choi.html

Mon Aug 07 20:39:24 +0000 2017

RT @wtogami: 10/ The only way Bitcoin will survive 100+ years is if nobody has coercive power to force changes upon other people. #UASF #We…

Tue Aug 08 07:23:57 +0000 2017

Replying to @VladZamfir

I believe that in more recent releases of the game M:tG that new designs have benefited from learning from online play and market prices.

Wed Aug 09 17:02:33 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: #Bitcoin is a funny industry $1bil funding, $1bil ICOs, low, low investment in network/core infra. do our part at @blockstream…

Wed Aug 09 17:07:12 +0000 2017

RT @Excellion: Today is a great day. #SegWit has locked-in & paves the way for years of permissionless innovation. #Lightning will be a rea…

Thu Aug 10 01:51:20 +0000 2017

RT @NicolasDorier: Finally, the @pwuille have something interesting to code now!

Thu Aug 10 02:01:20 +0000 2017

RT @YesDayScotland: (Paris, Nov 2016)
‘Self-sovereign #Blockchain identity’
Via @ChristopherA @DigitalscotNews htt…

Thu Aug 10 14:15:58 +0000 2017

Replying to @sjl

Do you cover some history of digital currencies in here, such as your thoughts on your experience with digicash?

Thu Aug 10 14:32:31 +0000 2017

Replying to @sjl

If you are interested in collaborating on a history of digital currency, going back to your Visa International days to today, let me know.

Thu Aug 10 14:42:43 +0000 2017

Replying to @VladZamfir and @homakov

I would love to to this, but even it becomes a benevolent dictatorship. I would trust if Blockstream did it for a gen, but for 2nd gen not.

Thu Aug 10 15:01:50 +0000 2017

Some links for you post- “Blockchain Inclusive Societies” #TechSalon… http://mailchi.mp/technologysalon/ejdxbv2d5l-2466173 @sheila_warren

Thu Aug 10 17:03:32 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

The Joram Refugee Use Case from #RebootingWebOfTrust https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2016/blob/master/final-documents/joram-engagement-model.pdf

Thu Aug 10 17:09:19 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

The Spectrum of Consent: http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2015/09/a-spectrum-of-consent.html

Thu Aug 10 17:14:23 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

Tyranny of Structurelessness http://www.jofreeman.com/joreen/tyranny.htm

Thu Aug 10 17:15:43 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

Plato & the evolution of democracy into tyranny http://freedomoutpost.com/plato-explains-tyrants-arise/

Thu Aug 10 17:18:14 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

Blockchains can be a two-edged sword — they are not inherently anti-authoritarian https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/05/blockchain-of-command/528543/?utm_source=atltw

Thu Aug 10 17:24:32 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

Embedding Human Wisdom In Our Digital Tomorrow from last year’s #RebootingWebOfTrust https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2016/blob/master/final-documents/WisdomEmbedding-Human-Wisdom-in-Our-Digital-Tomorrow.docx

Thu Aug 10 17:32:26 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

This fall’s upcoming #RebootingWebOfTrust is not all about tech—education, accessibily, language, naming are needed: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.eventbrite.com/e/rebootingweboftrust-design-workshop-v-fall-2017-in-boston-area-usa-tickets-34984665075/amp

Thu Aug 10 17:38:35 +0000 2017

RT @zmanian: @ChristopherA @sheila_warren Blockchains have terrifying authoritarian potential.

Thu Aug 10 17:40:45 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

On future of work, see a variety of shared resources for consensual groups http://GitHub.com/ParticipatoryOrgs

Thu Aug 10 17:45:54 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

The use case about my student’s work with women in Afghanistan & privacy issues is at bottom of my post on privacy http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2015/04/the-four-kinds-of-privacy.html

Thu Aug 10 17:49:20 +0000 2017

RT @amoration: Fascinating #TechSalon on blockchain + social impact today with @sheila_warren @christophera @TechSoup on https://t.co/ZJ4Yw…

Thu Aug 10 17:49:47 +0000 2017

Replying to @sheila_warren

I’ll share more on results from our #TokenEthics discussions tomorrow

Thu Aug 10 17:54:43 +0000 2017

A number of new #DecentralizedIdentity topic papers proposed for next #RebootingWebOfTrust in Boston Oct 3-5th: https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/README.md

Thu Aug 10 19:58:43 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: A number of new #DecentralizedIdentity topic papers proposed for next #RebootingWebOfTrust in Boston Oct 3-5th: https://t…

Thu Aug 10 19:58:48 +0000 2017

RT @wjschafer: @ChristopherA @sheila_warren Remember how innocent we were when the internet happened? Now its the best surveillance mechani…

Thu Aug 10 19:58:58 +0000 2017

RT @propelforward: @ChristopherA @sheila_warren @TheAtlantic no technology is inherently good or evil.

Thu Aug 10 19:59:04 +0000 2017

RT @sheila_warren: Loved talking ethics of #blockchain at #TechSalon w @christophera @TechSoup HQ! Blockchain is not a silver bullet, but c…

Thu Aug 10 20:44:01 +0000 2017

A critical point re: GDPR privacy regs: “You must not capture personal data for the anticipated usage in the future” https://medium.facilelogin.com/gdpr-for-identity-architects-1a6423759d30

Thu Aug 10 20:52:18 +0000 2017

I want one of these that also has a low power crypto optimization chips & secure hw key storage for global financial inclusion purposes. https://twitter.com/wef/status/895606162325942274

Thu Aug 10 21:03:39 +0000 2017

Replying to @kwerb, @StevenLevy and @zeynep

The Sustainable MBA program I taught at for 5+ years (now part of http://Presidio.edu)) required every course to have ethics taught in it

Thu Aug 10 21:12:40 +0000 2017

RT @asbjornenge: That would probably lift more people out of poverty than any policy ✌️ https://twitter.com/ChristopherA/status/895752527324430336

Thu Aug 10 21:50:55 +0000 2017

Replying to @kwerb, @StevenLevy and @zeynep

Two slides on ethics from my “Digital Influence” course, part of MBA in Sustainable System at BGI (now http://Presidio.edu).)

Thu Aug 10 21:54:40 +0000 2017

Replying to @kwerb, @StevenLevy and @zeynep

Fortunately I was part of the curriculum design of an integrated first year for the MBA. Three 9-credit hour courses over three quarters.

Thu Aug 10 21:56:06 +0000 2017

RT @strange10change: @wjschafer @ChristopherA @sheila_warren Internet goes both ways. Allows citizens to surveil government too. False fla…

Thu Aug 10 22:34:54 +0000 2017

RT @GreenwoodMichel: Guard it with your life, because it is your life. https://www.wired.com/story/how-your-phone-number-became-the-only-username-that-matters/?mbid=social_twitter_onsiteshare via @WIRED

Thu Aug 10 22:40:09 +0000 2017

Replying to @5kyn0d3 and @CodeWisdom

An even older variant of this “eat your own dog food” principle is from Hammurabi’s Code. Build it & it kills, then it’s murder. #incentives

Thu Aug 10 22:51:49 +0000 2017

RT @DanielSolis: [THREAD]
General guidelines for writing art direction.

Fri Aug 11 01:10:32 +0000 2017

RT @windley: Self-Sovereign Identity and the Legitimacy of Permissioned Ledgers https://shar.es/1TMWHX

Fri Aug 11 01:14:51 +0000 2017

#qotd “Locke argued that ‘sovereign & independent’ was man’s natural state…combines with others to create society” http://www.windley.com/archives/2016/09/self-sovereign_identity_and_the_legitimacy_of_permissioned_ledgers.shtml

Fri Aug 11 01:25:03 +0000 2017

Replying to @muneeb

Please not a 5-star rating system - research over last decade shows it is a poor design decision. See 6+ articles at http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2005/12/collective_choi.html

Fri Aug 11 07:27:53 +0000 2017

RT @jfnewbery: I started contributing to Bitcoin Core a few months ago. Here are some of my experiences: https://bitcointechtalk.com/contributing-to-bitcoin-core-a-personal-account-35f3a594340b

Fri Aug 11 15:44:17 +0000 2017

There needs to be a lot more exploration of smart contracts like this until we better understand how to formally verify Ethereum code. https://twitter.com/chrislundkvist/status/896048992173281280

Fri Aug 11 16:59:48 +0000 2017

RT @lopp: Lightning protocol is now in feature freeze for 1.0 release. Integration tests across 3 most active implementations: https://t.co…

Fri Aug 11 17:04:58 +0000 2017

Forbes article on ICO regulations & standards features the results from our last #TokenEthics Salon in SF: https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2017/08/11/ico-communities-look-past-regulations-and-attempt-to-evaluate-tokens-and-set-standards/

Sat Aug 12 00:20:48 +0000 2017

Details on our 1st facilitated #TokenEthics Salon in SF, including insights, quotes, consensus & best practices at http://www.tokenethics.com/

Sat Aug 12 00:30:48 +0000 2017

Next #TokenEthics Salon will be held online using Zoom Wed 8/30 at 12 ET, 9 PT, 16:00 GMT. Sign up at bottom of http://www.TokenEthics.com

Sat Aug 12 00:38:26 +0000 2017

There are good use cases for ICOs, but 90% of time you should just support purchasing the service from underlying crypto asset. #TokenEthics https://twitter.com/msuster/status/896040798545784832

Sat Aug 12 00:40:23 +0000 2017

Thank you all that contributed to our very successful first #TokenEthics Salon — I look forward to collaborating with you again!

Sat Aug 12 00:53:18 +0000 2017

Some conclusions & rough consensus from #TokenEthics Salon. Some open questions & start at some best practices at http://www.TokenEthics.com

Sat Aug 12 00:58:54 +0000 2017

@jerrybrito I’d love to get @coincenter involvement in online #TokenEthics Salon 8/30 at noon ET. http://www.TokenEthics.com & maybe other F2F

Sat Aug 12 01:11:04 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: @ChristopherA The paragraphs on #tokenethics meeting:

Sat Aug 12 04:42:52 +0000 2017

Replying to @angela_walch

There was some discussion that included areas where the law or regulations themselves could have unethical effects. See transcript.

Sat Aug 12 04:45:04 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @angela_walch There was some discussion that included areas where the law or regulations themselves could have unethical…

Sat Aug 12 04:45:12 +0000 2017

Replying to @triptananda and @angela_walch

However, there are now possibilities to build self-regulation into the systems themselves, and thus lower some of the latency & other costs.

Sat Aug 12 04:47:26 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @triptananda @angela_walch However, there are now possibilities to build self-regulation into the systems themselves, and…

Sat Aug 12 04:47:49 +0000 2017

Replying to @prestonjbyrne

SEC definitely made it clear that exchanges and holder of securities themselves may be held responsible if they resale a token. SAFT no help

Sat Aug 12 04:56:46 +0000 2017

RT @angela_walch: And with great power, comes great responsibility.

#tech #accountability #codersasfiduciaries https://twitter.com/naval/status/895852161782829056

Sat Aug 12 05:06:09 +0000 2017

Replying to @socrates1024, @TuurDemeester and @valkenburgh

A continuous fund raise would look like mining—as you provide value to network, it funds you. Problem w/ ICO is they want more money faster.

Sat Aug 12 05:59:09 +0000 2017

Replying to @socrates1024, @TuurDemeester and @valkenburgh

That is more a regulatory hack. The presumption is that if a token is useful, then it may not be a security.

Sat Aug 12 06:01:06 +0000 2017

Replying to @socrates1024, @TuurDemeester and @valkenburgh

I do want to figure out how to fund the support of a commons. Pay as you go doesn’t incentive investment before network effect kicks in.

Sat Aug 12 06:06:17 +0000 2017

Replying to @socrates1024, @TuurDemeester and @valkenburgh

So the ideal is something that rewards those who commit early before the network effect offers sufficient value, w/o the other toxic effects

Sat Aug 12 06:08:47 +0000 2017

RT @dakotagruener: Thanks to @gilliantett for her piece on the value of digital identity in @FTMag. Really thoughtful coverage. https://t.c…

Sat Aug 12 17:53:57 +0000 2017

RT @girlandgrowl: At the coffee shop earlier.

Barista: You’re a writer. What do you write about?

Me: Cryptocurrencies

Barista: Is that…

Sat Aug 12 17:55:55 +0000 2017

RT @EFF: Out now: EFF’s 2016 Annual Report, with reflections from staff on what we fight for, from fair use to free speech https://t.co/olM…

Sat Aug 12 18:17:10 +0000 2017

Good start for a list of technologies that we need to evolve toward over the next 10 years. https://zaki.manian.org/blog/10-year-blockchain/

Sat Aug 12 18:48:52 +0000 2017

Replying to @Leon_Vandenberg, @katrynadow, @anguschampion, @BKBrianKelly, @mccannatron, @gojomo, @JTremback, @ljxie, @noahthorp and @TuurDemeester

All notes are at http://TokenEthics.com. Next Salon will be online on 8/30 at 9PT, 12ET. Sign up at bottom of web page for invite.

Sun Aug 13 16:40:46 +0000 2017

#RebootingWebOfTrust is posting a series of Primers before our next event on 10/3-5. First up “Functional Identity”: https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/functional-identity-primer.md

Sun Aug 13 16:51:26 +0000 2017

Replying to @nivertech

I look forward to seeing more. If done before next Salon on 8/30 I’ll include it as a pre-reading!

Sun Aug 13 16:53:14 +0000 2017

RT @anguschampion: I don’t believe the anticipated opposition to Bitcoin/crypto from gov/banks that many have predicted 4 years will happen…

Sun Aug 13 17:11:35 +0000 2017

RT @michikokakutani: “They Thought They Were Free” (1955), interviews w. ordinary Germans abt why they did not initially resist the Nazis h…

Sun Aug 13 17:14:00 +0000 2017

RT @AlexSteffen: Retweet if you have family members who served in WW II to end the evil of Nazism.

Sun Aug 13 17:27:51 +0000 2017

“Be humble—You may be wrong. Be curious—You may find the questions. Be kind—You may be remembered. Be you—You will be happier.”—@ValaAfshar

Sun Aug 13 17:38:06 +0000 2017

RT @archillect:

Sun Aug 13 17:47:35 +0000 2017

RT @rorauschenbach: Excellent round-up on on #selfsovereign #eID. Clearly the way to go if #democracy shall prevail #eGovernment https://t.…

Mon Aug 14 16:52:00 +0000 2017

A good new question to add: How to ethically report bad practices & players in a system where dumping is also prevalent. #TokenEthics

Tue Aug 15 15:59:48 +0000 2017

Replying to @zmanian, @koeppelmann and @AFDudley0

Planning online Salon 8/30 12ET. Considering F2F on 10/2 before #RebootingWebOfTrust 10/3-5 in Boston. Join list http://TokenEthics.com

Tue Aug 15 16:31:22 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @zmanian @koeppelmann @AFDudley0 Planning online Salon 8/30 12ET. Considering F2F on 10/2 before #RebootingWebOfTrust 10/…

Tue Aug 15 16:32:34 +0000 2017

RT @manusporny: Credentials CG discusses fake news, fake bots, and journalism: https://w3c-ccg.github.io/meetings/2017-08-15/ #w3c #ccg

Tue Aug 15 20:27:19 +0000 2017

Replying to @ChrisLundkvist and @simondlr

I’ll take some of the blame here—I have talking up the financial inclusion aspects of a Bitcoin feed for some time. Mostly for villages.

Tue Aug 15 23:21:03 +0000 2017

Proud to be part of the team to be offering this service. Not only for decentralization but also may help (long-term) financial inclusion. https://twitter.com/blockstream/status/897460146074288129

Tue Aug 15 23:25:16 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: @francispouliot_ @Blockstream privacy for your fullnode via satellite & pin your smartphone wallet to it over Tor, @GreenAddre…

Wed Aug 16 00:47:15 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: ‘Hello World’: Blockstream Satellite to broadcast Bitcoin to the entire planet http://ibt.uk/A6rMy?utm_source=social&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=/hello-world-blockstream-satellite-broadcast-bitcoin-entire-planet-1635124

Wed Aug 16 00:54:17 +0000 2017

This team has been doing virtual currencies with >$500M of transactions/year since 2003! Only now moving to blockchain. Interesting lessons.

Sat Aug 19 05:19:01 +0000 2017

@philiprosedale You may remember me from my old game company Skotos. Now with Blockstream. Doing a federated blockchain? We should talk!

Sat Aug 19 05:22:38 +0000 2017

RT @Blockstream: Watch @CarolineHydeTV’s full interview with @Blockstream CEO @adam3us on Bloomberg @technology! #Bitcoin #Satellite https:…

Sat Aug 19 05:29:15 +0000 2017

RT @kimdhamilton: My paper on JSON-LD and JWS signature alignment with @rodmar_ , @peacekeeper, @manusporny #RebootingWebOfTrust, https://t…

Sat Aug 19 05:32:22 +0000 2017

High Fidelity, VR company from the team that started Linden Labs’ Second Life, is doing a permissioned blockchain: https://blog.highfidelity.com/roadmap-currency-and-content-protection-8b4de8acd1f3

Sat Aug 19 15:30:24 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: High Fidelity, VR company from the team that started Linden Labs’ Second Life, is doing a permissioned blockchain: https:…

Sat Aug 19 15:30:29 +0000 2017

RT @yanroux: I just published “The Rise of Native Protocol Funds” https://medium.com/p/the-rise-of-native-protocol-funds-848df98f020d

Sat Aug 19 15:35:02 +0000 2017

RT @petertoddbtc: This is no gimmick: could mean the difference between BTC working, and major reorgs, if a govt. tried to censor Bitcoin n…

Sun Aug 20 02:48:30 +0000 2017

RT @notgrubles: On this warm night, GOBS searched the sky and heard the future of financial sovereignty. 📡⚡️🛰 #bitcoin https://t.co/n8yQLRn…

Sun Aug 20 03:56:19 +0000 2017

RT @jimmysong: 1/ I’ve noticed that nerds, geeks, techies tend to take morals and ethics very seriously.

Sun Aug 20 04:13:16 +0000 2017

Replying to @FurqanR and @licuende

My experience is that every attempt to decentralize in the last 20+ yrs results in a new centralization—so far all ICOs are too centralized!

Sun Aug 20 04:27:09 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @FurqanR @licuende My experience is that every attempt to decentralize in the last 20+ yrs results in a new centralizatio…

Sun Aug 20 04:27:14 +0000 2017

RT @cburniske: Prediction: #cryptoassets that are too centralized will experience a long, slow, death as they grapple to gain mainstream ut…

Sun Aug 20 14:46:05 +0000 2017

RT @kwerb: This. And most ICOs aren’t attempts to decentralize, anyway. https://twitter.com/christophera/status/899125629987069952

Sun Aug 20 14:46:44 +0000 2017

RT @pascalbouvier: evergreetweet (and make it “in the entire history of mankind”) https://twitter.com/christophera/status/899125629987069952

Sun Aug 20 14:47:56 +0000 2017

Replying to @bergealex4, @licuende and @FurqanR

The perfect is the enemy of the good. Likely completely decentralized governance is close to impossible, but we can federate those parts.

Sun Aug 20 17:15:11 +0000 2017

Replying to @Truthcoin

…and a willingness to let go. Too often benevolent dictatorships lead to tyranny in the next generation.

Sun Aug 20 17:16:43 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @bergealex4 @licuende @FurqanR The perfect is the enemy of the good. Likely completely decentralized governance is close…

Sun Aug 20 17:17:03 +0000 2017

Invites sent for next Wed virtual #TokenEthics Salon at 9am PT. If you didn’t get it, you likely didn’t subscribe at http://www.TokenEthics.com

Wed Aug 23 20:00:54 +0000 2017

RT @BitmarkInc: Great article by @ChristopherA about rating systems. 4 important factors: “granularity, specificity, sound statistics, and…

Wed Aug 23 20:01:58 +0000 2017

Replying to @raviisthesun

I guess not — @dom has been running it since I resigned leadership about 1-1/2 years ago. He has been doing some generic dev camps lately.

Wed Aug 23 20:04:17 +0000 2017

Replying to @tomatlee

I’m on vacation but glad to help when back. Meantime see https://groupworksdeck.org/translations

Fri Aug 25 20:13:33 +0000 2017

Replying to @EtheriumToken

We are seeking sponsors for future events. I’m on vacation this week but send me email at ChristopherA@Blockstream.com

Fri Aug 25 20:20:15 +0000 2017

RT @rusty_twit: “The Consensus Path To A Bitcoin Hard Fork: Part 2” @rusty_twit https://medium.com/@rusty_lightning/the-consensus-path-to-a-bitcoin-hard-fork-part-2-ac57a3fa1a93

Sat Aug 26 05:52:03 +0000 2017

Replying to @EtheriumToken

Bitcoin is easier for me. But if need be I can make arrangements. Follow me & PM me?

Sun Aug 27 01:45:17 +0000 2017

RT @rusty_twit: I just published “The Consensus Path To A Bitcoin Hard Fork: Part 3” https://medium.com/p/the-consensus-path-to-a-bitcoin-hard-fork-part-3-8405277c1f45

Mon Aug 28 21:49:33 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: Today the SEC published a new #ICO related Investor Alert. Some of its ‘possible fraud warning signs’ are solid: https:/…

Mon Aug 28 21:53:40 +0000 2017

I’m not convinced that this is the future of money, but as a concept it is a credible future scenario. https://twitter.com/valkenburgh/status/902230170253348864

Mon Aug 28 22:00:06 +0000 2017

RT @profjasonpotts: Very interesting. Experiments under the shadow of cheating significantly affect redistribution preferences. https://t.c…

Mon Aug 28 22:02:05 +0000 2017

RT @RichardHeartWin: #Bitcoin isn’t blockstream, it’s a truly open source project! Look! https://bitcoin.team/

Tue Aug 29 01:10:50 +0000 2017

RT @MarcHochstein: Back to the future?
H/t @timpastoor

Tue Aug 29 01:12:00 +0000 2017

RT @timpastoor: @valkenburgh Can’t say I didn’t warn you …


Tue Aug 29 01:19:37 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: Greg’s endless dedication to free open source development & intellectual integrity despite all abuse hurled at him by a…

Tue Aug 29 06:30:22 +0000 2017

RT @gojomo: @oleganza @matthew_d_green @sneakdotberlin bitcoin could wind up less as ‘last singular money’, more as ‘gateway drug to moneyl…

Tue Aug 29 06:31:03 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: Let’s work together for the benefit of all of Bitcoin. No need to rush anything. We will have scale, mass adoption, AND…

Tue Aug 29 13:28:54 +0000 2017

Replying to @MazzarothLeo and @VitalikButerin

Part of the reason why I’m not sure money will be completely replaced is that it also serves as an abstraction to reduce complexity…

Tue Aug 29 23:34:26 +0000 2017

Replying to @MazzarothLeo and @VitalikButerin

…but I could see money replaced by a complex derivative token. For instance the SPY EFT abstracts the complexity of large cap investments.

Tue Aug 29 23:37:59 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @MazzarothLeo @VitalikButerin Part of the reason why I’m not sure money will be completely replaced is that it also serve…

Tue Aug 29 23:39:37 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @MazzarothLeo @VitalikButerin …but I could see money replaced by a complex derivative token. For instance the SPY EFT abs…

Tue Aug 29 23:39:41 +0000 2017

RT @socrates1024: Blockchain Lab is off to a fantastic start

Tue Aug 29 23:40:05 +0000 2017

RT @manusporny: Credentials CG discusses privacy and securi decentralized identifiers: https://w3c-ccg.github.io/meetings/2017-08-29/ #w3c #ccg

Tue Aug 29 23:40:22 +0000 2017

RT @anguschampion: They have (mostly) provided that service. But I’m certain we can create a new paradigm where we can stay safe without th…

Wed Aug 30 02:30:15 +0000 2017

RT @Leon_Vandenberg: OpenSource & Maturing Storyline to ICOs & Ethics will solve some major issues wrt #TokenEthics @ChristopherA token htt…

Wed Aug 30 02:30:25 +0000 2017

Replying to @finnern


Wed Aug 30 02:47:12 +0000 2017

Replying to @finnern

It isn’t an https website as GitHub doesn’t support it. You must have a proxy that is trying to turn it to https

Wed Aug 30 03:52:48 +0000 2017

The first #TokenEthics Salon suggested that a key improvement we need in ICOs is staged fundraising — it addresses many risks, including👇 https://twitter.com/sarahtavel/status/900499277050372098

Wed Aug 30 04:10:05 +0000 2017

Consensus of #TokenEthics Salon today: “All ICO white papers should contain (or link to) an ethical code of conduct” http://www.TokenEthics.com

Wed Aug 30 17:45:26 +0000 2017

We had 14+ people, mostly from US & EU, attend our #TokenEthics virtual salon today. To participate, sign up at http://eepurl.com/cYcb3j

Wed Aug 30 18:02:27 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: We had 14+ people, mostly from US & EU, attend our #TokenEthics virtual salon today. To participate, sign up at https://t…

Wed Aug 30 18:02:33 +0000 2017

Great #TokenEthics discussion, including a good start on a survey of existing ethical standards by @alexanderfowler https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Hwe9depRqjOPaNo-kTufJDrsfjz1sJp2DqBDFir8Og0/edit?usp=sharing

Wed Aug 30 18:06:37 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: Great #TokenEthics discussion, including a good start on a survey of existing ethical standards by @alexanderfowler https…

Wed Aug 30 18:06:47 +0000 2017

During our #TokenEthics virtual salon today we collaborated using a shared Google doc at http://bit.ly/tokenethicsvs1 — comments welcome.

Wed Aug 30 18:32:45 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: During our #TokenEthics virtual salon today we collaborated using a shared Google doc at http://bit.ly/tokenethicsvs1 — commen…

Wed Aug 30 18:32:48 +0000 2017

I will post more results & output from our #TokenEthics discussions from today next week on our website at http://www.TokenEthics.com

Wed Aug 30 18:34:10 +0000 2017

I was quite inspired by 1988 papers on agorical computing by Mark S. Miller, et al, in book “Ecology of Computation” https://books.google.com/books/about/The_Ecology_of_computation.html?id=WIBQAAAAMAAJ https://twitter.com/acmqueue/status/902919681048236033

Wed Aug 30 18:45:27 +0000 2017

Satoshi “stood on the shoulders of giants”. I also talked a little about this in a panel at Consensus https://youtu.be/gXUGJXN-_MU

Wed Aug 30 18:50:06 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: Satoshi “stood on the shoulders of giants”. I also talked a little about this in a panel at Consensus https://t.co/JizDBv…

Wed Aug 30 18:50:12 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: @AnselLindner there are indeed some Bitcoin ethos things that are not up for debate: 21 million coins, fungibility, permission…

Wed Aug 30 20:25:56 +0000 2017

Replying to @datarade, @VinnyLingham, @el33th4xor and @AlokVasudev

My biggest Bitcoin concern is long term: When price finally stabilizes, will sufficient dev incentives be in place to prevent Heartbleed.

Wed Aug 30 20:29:18 +0000 2017

RT @alexanderfowler: Thanks! It’s easy to get caught up in being disruptive, but we need to recognize we’re all in professions with long st…

Wed Aug 30 20:49:59 +0000 2017

Replying to @johnrcallahan

It is still in my patent busters box. I have had several copies over the years—used it to get my 1st investor in Consensus Development in 89

Thu Aug 31 00:43:41 +0000 2017

Replying to @EMostaque

We’d love to see your drafts! We discussed on #TokenEthics today differences between codes of conduct and best practices to support them.

Thu Aug 31 00:46:28 +0000 2017

RT @JamieXML: Stretch goal: funds represented by #DLT can embed contracts. Maybe all tokenized •payments• should contain their own ethics…

Thu Aug 31 05:38:07 +0000 2017

Replying to @stmdc

It’s a start.

Thu Aug 31 15:47:30 +0000 2017

Isn’t just Trump & media—Putin, Erdoğan & others have learned how to use fear to direct attention, money & influence https://medium.com/the-mission/the-enemy-in-our-feeds-e86511488de

Thu Aug 31 17:54:21 +0000 2017

The information asymmetry & power balance issues of current ICOs can drive out the good… https://medium.com/@avtarsehra/icos-and-economics-of-lemon-markets-96638e86b3b2?source=twitterShare-63ba9be92e8f-1504202451

Thu Aug 31 18:03:19 +0000 2017

Conditions that can lead to Lemon Markets. All are potentially applicable to ICO market today. https://medium.com/@avtarsehra/icos-and-economics-of-lemon-markets-96638e86b3b2 #TokenEthics

Thu Aug 31 18:15:58 +0000 2017

I don’t want to be always doom & gloom on ICOs—what is desired I’ve been working towards for 29 yrs. But I fear the bad driving out the good

Thu Aug 31 18:20:32 +0000 2017

Replying to @Kyle_DH

Stronger emotionally? Maybe not. But I do talk about other ethical influence tactics in this presentation: https://www.slideshare.net/ChristopherA/tactics-of-persuasion-influence-bgiedu

Thu Aug 31 18:22:24 +0000 2017

As bad as an ICO bubble bust might be, a negative bubble is worse. Could delay broad deployment of cryptographic assets for years.

Thu Aug 31 18:49:55 +0000 2017

RT @pfrazee: @ChristopherA FWIW I think it’s like the dot com bubble. Inside the froth there’s a lot of good work happening

Thu Aug 31 20:03:47 +0000 2017

RT @heathervescent: This about #bitcoin #cryptocurrencies and #icos. There are “good” uses, but more ppl are amplifying the “bad” ones. htt…

Fri Sep 01 00:39:38 +0000 2017

RT @EricMcQ: @ChristopherA Agreed. The ICO can drive innovation but the wrong ICO can hurt innovation 10x worse

Fri Sep 01 00:39:46 +0000 2017

Replying to @lopp


Fri Sep 01 01:32:54 +0000 2017

Replying to @lopp

I’ll have to add it to my Bitcoin CLI tutorial https://github.com/ChristopherA/Learning-Bitcoin-from-the-Command-Line

Fri Sep 01 01:36:27 +0000 2017

Replying to @timpastoor

Thank you 😊 I’ve been committed to this concept since late 80’s, not quitting any time soon. But I am trying to focus on positive solutions.

Fri Sep 01 02:57:27 +0000 2017

RT @timpastoor: @ChristopherA I’d just hate to see you disappear from this space. You’ve done too much good work, and I look forward to any…

Fri Sep 01 02:57:32 +0000 2017

RT @timpastoor: @ChristopherA Pick battles wisely. Life’s too short to focus on BS too much. Especially for folks who have skills to work o…

Fri Sep 01 02:58:18 +0000 2017

Replying to @timpastoor

Here is a quote from a late 80s SciFi book, along with the chapters on agorical computing, that helped me get my first investors in 88/89:

Fri Sep 01 05:37:52 +0000 2017

RT @Steve_Lockstep: @timpastoor @ChristopherA Yes, evolution. But we should be designing our future. Natural selection is horribly ineffici…

Fri Sep 01 05:39:52 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @timpastoor Here is a quote from a late 80s SciFi book, along with the chapters on agorical computing, that helped me get…

Fri Sep 01 05:40:51 +0000 2017

RT @koeppelmann: This is fu**ed! The Internet is broken. We need much better identity/ reputation systems. @ShapeShift_io https://t.co/sfvZ…

Fri Sep 01 05:42:25 +0000 2017

Over the next year we will see many more atomic swap solutions that will reduce exchange risk. Still much to do in fair price discovery. https://twitter.com/arcalinea/status/903447813840707584

Fri Sep 01 05:44:49 +0000 2017

RT @allanlundhansen: @ChristopherA There’s a reason why regulators created pre-trade and post-trade transparency rules for price formation…

Fri Sep 01 06:35:36 +0000 2017

RT @JackGavigan: Zcash devs @arcalinea & Ariel Gabizon demo a tool they’ve built to settle cross-chain atomic ZEC↔BTC trades https://t.co/I…

Fri Sep 01 06:38:46 +0000 2017