RT @JamieXML: Short and excellent, on #ICOs. Also, Chris and Dave are national treasures. #DLT HT @christophera @davewiner https://t.co/…

Fri Sep 01 15:43:56 +0000 2017

Lately my friends are asking the question of “What is an ICO?”. My answer to @davewiner is the most succinct yet: http://scripting.com/2017/09/01.html#a100216

Fri Sep 01 15:54:28 +0000 2017

RT @LarryBitcoin: @eric_lombrozo @alansilbert @brucefenton Yeah I was worried about scaling back then, now with SegWit/Schnorr/MAST/LN so o…

Fri Sep 01 15:58:52 +0000 2017

Replying to @davewiner and @blakehunsicker

A key question in Brave or Basic Attention Tokens is whether holding a token is better than just paying the underlying asset, or Lightning.

Fri Sep 01 16:22:06 +0000 2017

RT @dgwbirch: @Cardkillah @ChristopherA No, not “regulation growth”. Regulating for growth (e.g., the growth in Victorian investment after…

Fri Sep 01 18:22:09 +0000 2017

Replying to @dgwbirch and @Cardkillah

An important role in any cybernetic or living system is regulation. I would like to see more experiments on #ICO decentralized regulation.

Fri Sep 01 18:25:22 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @dgwbirch @Cardkillah An important role in any cybernetic or living system is regulation. I would like to see more experi…

Fri Sep 01 18:25:27 +0000 2017

RT @palleylaw: @dgwbirch @Cardkillah @ChristopherA Certain kinds of regulation can help de-risk technological innovation and make commerce…

Fri Sep 01 19:15:30 +0000 2017

RT @_Kevin_Pham: The cryptocurrency community needs to heed the warnings of the pioneers that worked in relative obscurity to enable this r…

Fri Sep 01 19:16:05 +0000 2017

Ryan was near the center of the “digital gold” communities during that period—though the $ scale has increased, these scam booms aren’t new. https://twitter.com/octal/status/903691125818482688

Fri Sep 01 19:19:49 +0000 2017

Replying to @MTurlakov, @dgwbirch and @Cardkillah

I think it can be done in a financially self-sovereign way. I’m willing to consent to certain regulatory rules if fair & balanced for all.

Fri Sep 01 19:21:29 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @MTurlakov @dgwbirch @Cardkillah I think it can be done in a financially self-sovereign way. I’m willing to consent to ce…

Fri Sep 01 19:21:33 +0000 2017

Replying to @octal

A good idea. I have access to pre- & post Chaim/Digicash folk as well as game currencies; you, @NickSzabo4 & @adam3us the digital gold era.

Fri Sep 01 19:25:25 +0000 2017

Replying to @octal

Even earlier antecedents are from agorical computing & Xanadu in late 80s, and of course the original cypherpunks.

Fri Sep 01 19:36:40 +0000 2017

Replying to @octal

There is a video where @nathanielpopper & I talk about some of the “Before Bitcoin” efforts. https://youtu.be/gXUGJXN-_MU

Fri Sep 01 19:39:10 +0000 2017

Replying to @octal

Maybe @nathanielpopper or my long-time writing partner @Appelcline (who did the award winning history of RPGs) might be interested in a book

Fri Sep 01 19:44:40 +0000 2017

Replying to @MTurlakov, @dgwbirch and @Cardkillah

Few examples of self-sovereign consensual regulation so far, but is something that I anticipate will be emerging soon. #RebootingWebOfTrust

Fri Sep 01 20:30:43 +0000 2017

RT @stevedekorte: @ChristopherA 1/3 attraction of crypto for me was escaping insanity of debt based demand deposits & monetary manipulation…

Fri Sep 01 20:31:21 +0000 2017

RT @stevedekorte: @ChristopherA 2/3 but much of the madness has followed us.

Fri Sep 01 20:31:23 +0000 2017

RT @stevedekorte: @ChristopherA 3/3 Not sure traders are aware theres’s no crypto central bank to re-inflate bubbles by devaluing wages and…

Fri Sep 01 20:31:25 +0000 2017

Replying to @dgwbirch, @MTurlakov and @Cardkillah

You are correct, I agree that grandma isn’t likely choose one herself. But she might choose to accept the one that I choose. #WebOfTrust

Fri Sep 01 20:44:31 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @dgwbirch @MTurlakov @Cardkillah You are correct, I agree that grandma isn’t likely choose one herself. But she might cho…

Fri Sep 01 20:44:48 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: Once separate uplink stream is online, there are different streams from each satellite to receive half from each satellite and…

Sat Sep 02 01:44:30 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: looking at both galaxy 18 & eutelsat 113. as there are different FEC streams this will halve latency (different FEC streams) p…

Sat Sep 02 01:44:34 +0000 2017

All the parts for my @Blockstream satellite Bitcoin data feed arrived today but 1. Time for a visit to Fry’s Electronics 😅

Sat Sep 02 01:50:30 +0000 2017

Replying to @zoffix

Interesting new open source community metaphor by where you are digging holes together. I also practice the “7 hugs”. ht/@el33th4xor

Sat Sep 02 02:02:23 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @zoffix Interesting new open source community metaphor by where you are digging holes together. I also practice the “7 hu…

Sat Sep 02 02:02:29 +0000 2017

Replying to @FurqanR and @Blockstream

This is the guide I’m using to build my satellite downlink: https://medium.com/@notgrubles/building-your-own-bitcoin-satellite-node-6061d3c93e7

Sat Sep 02 06:27:22 +0000 2017

Very odd. Not sure why anyone at SEC would start here, but do I hope they give more warnings to the more obviously egregious examples. https://twitter.com/laurashin/status/903504742730547200

Sat Sep 02 19:53:18 +0000 2017

RT @DamelonBCWS: @ChristopherA @dgwbirch @MTurlakov @Cardkillah If it’s possible to develop copyleft that anyone can apply and use, there s…

Sat Sep 02 19:53:48 +0000 2017

Replying to @MTurlakov, @yanntn, @dgwbirch and @Cardkillah

The smart contract would itself incentivize good practices as well as supporting needs of all the stakeholders (devs, inv, users) long term.

Sat Sep 02 20:00:33 +0000 2017

The real lesson here is that there is a huge shortage of qualified engineers — get your contract, incentives & authority defined early on. https://twitter.com/zack_bitcoin/status/903826879341142016

Sat Sep 02 20:22:37 +0000 2017

RT @weex: Dish assembled, LNB mounted, elevation and LNB skew set. #Bitcoin

Sat Sep 02 20:39:02 +0000 2017

RT @weex: Attempting PyBOMBS Gnuradio install to try and get the Blockstream Bitcoin satellite setup to work on Ubuntu. https://t.co/qTKElC…

Sat Sep 02 20:39:29 +0000 2017

Transcript of Greg Maxwell’s talk about the upcoming release of Bitcoin 0.15, which is focused on performance issues http://diyhpl.us/wiki/transcripts/gmaxwell-2017-08-28-deep-dive-bitcoin-core-v0.15

Sat Sep 02 20:44:01 +0000 2017

RT @ricburton: Token sales can breathe economic life into promising protocols.

They are not meant to resuscitate dying startups.


Sat Sep 02 20:55:05 +0000 2017

RT @lopp: Bitcoin Core changes ~3,000 lines of code per week. Congrats to @jfnewbery for achieving “most prolific committer” for the 0.15 r…

Sat Sep 02 20:57:06 +0000 2017

RT @angela_walch: Good read on how #economics oversimplifies complexity & overstates certainty of its predictions/recommendations. The huma…

Sat Sep 02 21:00:11 +0000 2017

@EtheriumToken you can donate ETH to sponsor #TokenEthics at 197bfa225502c9272885818c79f77ea411123023

Sat Sep 02 21:48:33 +0000 2017

For others, we prefer BTC 1JUedCkeejgjUN3q6A1T96oFWwg6A3WaVV

Sat Sep 02 21:50:33 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: “Learning Bitcoin from the Command Line” is a new course led by @ChristopherA. Check out the draft-in-progress: https:/…

Sat Sep 02 22:00:01 +0000 2017

RT @unpocomasdclase: @ricburton @ChristopherA Great reasons, specially the last one: building trust, you are building a brand in the long r…

Sun Sep 03 01:22:29 +0000 2017

Replying to @yanntn

Some big problems are: A) many advisors actually give very little or very narrow advice B) the advice is often not listened to C) Bad advice

Sun Sep 03 22:57:51 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @yanntn Some big problems are: A) many advisors actually give very little or very narrow advice B) the advice is often no…

Sun Sep 03 22:57:59 +0000 2017

Replying to @SatoshiLite and @LTCFoundation

Any real numbers? Historically I’ve been fairly suspicious of mining hardware.

Mon Sep 04 00:56:53 +0000 2017

Replying to @C1aranMurray

To be clear, the contract is more complex than one paragraph. We also hold rights to our patents & many other inventions on resignation.

Mon Sep 04 00:59:13 +0000 2017

RT @Thomashornall: Now well into their 90s, staff who helped uncover secret Nazi communications gather at British WW2 code-breaking HQ Blet…

Mon Sep 04 01:00:17 +0000 2017

Replying to @ummjackson

We’ve worked on the problem in several white papers from #RebootingWebOfTrust & it is a very hard one. Mostly useful as a worst case study.

Mon Sep 04 16:42:00 +0000 2017

RT @cburniske: 3/ Contrast the #ICO model w/ mining. Thru mining, #tokens are minted & distributed to people who provide underlying utility…

Mon Sep 04 16:46:16 +0000 2017

RT @cburniske: 11/ All ears for other 💭💭💭 on ways to lean a #cryptoasset towards distributing to its core users & utility providers. This i…

Mon Sep 04 16:46:46 +0000 2017

RT @tedmrogers: Being publicly-traded before having a sustainable model is fatal, whether ICO or IPO. The project becomes a prisoner of the…

Mon Sep 04 17:00:21 +0000 2017

RT @petertoddbtc: Financial sovereignty is important: if this can happen to a game dev company, it can happen to anyone.

Transferwise reje…

Mon Sep 04 20:36:02 +0000 2017

This is the type of research that more blockchain technologists need to learn from, experiment with & incorporate solutions for: https://twitter.com/dianecoyle1859/status/904589270781919233

Mon Sep 04 20:41:44 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: 1/ I suspect most ICOs with a “blockchain token for payments” are conceptually broken. I’ll use the example of Amazon to…

Tue Sep 05 23:54:53 +0000 2017

RT @WIRED: The main concert hall of Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie was designed with the help of algorithms http://wrd.cm/2w4nFDq

Wed Sep 06 05:26:40 +0000 2017

RT @coincenter: Will Bitcoin Change How We Think about Regulation? http://coincenter.org/entry/will-bitcoin-change-how-we-think-about-regulation

Wed Sep 06 05:29:05 +0000 2017

Distracted today. Eye wall of hurricane Irma is barreling down my mom in USVI. Is well prepared—she has seen three eyes and many misses. ❤️💋

Wed Sep 06 17:12:05 +0000 2017

Replying to @marcolin91, @RebeccaWho and @nwspk

I’d be glad to share more on this topic.

Wed Sep 06 17:55:41 +0000 2017

Replying to @marcolin91, @RebeccaWho and @nwspk

See https://github.com/participatoryorgs — always seeking new submissions

Wed Sep 06 18:21:33 +0000 2017

Replying to @marcolin91, @RebeccaWho and @nwspk

I am also working on #TokenEthics http://TokenEthics.com

Wed Sep 06 18:30:44 +0000 2017

Replying to @marcolin91, @RebeccaWho and @nwspk

And smart contracts and other cryptographic approaches to support Ostrom’s commons principles: http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2015/11/a-revised-ostroms-design-principles-for-collective-governance-of-the-commons-.html

Wed Sep 06 18:33:47 +0000 2017

RT @BitcoinMagazine: GreenAddress Is Now the First Mobile Wallet to Offer SegWit Transactions https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/greenaddress-now-first-mobile-wallet-offer-segwit-transactions/ #segwit @GreenAddress…

Thu Sep 07 00:12:49 +0000 2017

RT @jesseposner: It has rightly been said that cryptocurrency is more religion than it is science, and thus, in that spirit, I offer this b…

Thu Sep 07 07:07:28 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: Greg Maxwell: “Bitcoin is a system that should power mankind for a long time, in a decade a couple years of dispute will…

Thu Sep 07 07:07:57 +0000 2017

The big lesson is “don’t roll your own crypto”, but there are other signs of developer hubris by #IOTA that are scary. Be more conservative! https://twitter.com/neha/status/905838720208830464

Thu Sep 07 18:17:05 +0000 2017

Replying to @kimdhamilton and @salesforce

There is so much prior art here from online games. I was involved slightly with EFF to break a patent on leaderboards.

Thu Sep 07 19:58:59 +0000 2017

Some good thoughts on the value of a token & some economic paradoxes unaccounted for in current #ICOs. Relevant data points for #TokenEthics https://twitter.com/primozkordez/status/900722090017509376

Thu Sep 07 20:11:04 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: @naval @prestonjbyrne @KurtMeadows @StopAndDecrypt I’ve grown to appreciate @ChristopherA’s salon format used for https:…

Thu Sep 14 15:16:31 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: @VladZamfir @abrkn @VitalikButerin @derose @gavofyork @gavinandresen @Galois_Capital @nullc_ @el33th4xor Algorithms can sol…

Thu Sep 14 15:35:22 +0000 2017

I’m conflicted about iPhone X facial recognition. I like the technology but not the consent. I now use a random finger, preventing coercion.

Thu Sep 14 16:59:58 +0000 2017

RT @no2uid: @ydeepamar @Rita_Banerji @mkssindia Do you think it is coincidence UK, US, Canada, NZ, Australia have stayed away from biometri…

Thu Sep 14 17:00:29 +0000 2017

I like the reply (on FB) from @EricShapiro “It should autolock if you stick your tongue out.”

Thu Sep 14 19:46:15 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: I like the reply (on FB) from @EricShapiro “It should autolock if you stick your tongue out.”

Thu Sep 14 19:46:21 +0000 2017

RT @Blockstream: Want to learn about what’s new in #Bitcoin Core 0.15? Greg Maxwell provides a deep dive into the latest release - https://…

Thu Sep 14 21:06:52 +0000 2017

Excellent overview of what you need to implement in order to comply with EU’s new GDPR regs. https://twitter.com/prabath/status/908440738177761280

Thu Sep 14 22:29:30 +0000 2017

RT @el33th4xor: That root CA file is chock full of bad actors. https://twitter.com/GossiTheDog/status/908359849850875905

Thu Sep 14 22:36:30 +0000 2017

I just signed The Copenhagen Letter. A letter on the values that guide technology today: http://copenhagenletter.org #cphletter #TokenEthics

Sat Sep 16 03:55:23 +0000 2017

RT @Leon_Vandenberg: My latest Post on LinkedIn & ICOs https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6314345920339288064?commentUrn=urn%3Ali%3Acomment%3A%28activity%3A6314345920339288064%2C6314583074227257344%29 @ArthurFalls @Hannah_Glass @valkenburgh @Proof_of_Fusion @Ch…

Sat Sep 16 04:06:37 +0000 2017

RT @Chris_Stewart_5: Looks like @Blockstream ‘s satellite product is going to be extremely useful in china https://twitter.com/btcdrak/status/908998917995552776

Sat Sep 16 16:45:07 +0000 2017

RT @eric_lombrozo: The future of financial self-sovereignty depends on prioritizing security and sound engineering decisions over fragile e…

Sat Sep 16 16:45:36 +0000 2017

There is also discussion in the W3C Credentials CG on how to leverage these APIs for verifiable claims & identity services. https://twitter.com/coindesk/status/909047312177074176

Sat Sep 16 17:05:59 +0000 2017

RT @Blockstream: New blog post: Different approaches to privacy on the #blockchain. Confidential Transactions, Mimblewimble, & more - https…

Sat Sep 16 17:06:43 +0000 2017

RT @adam3us: Might be a useful moment to reflect on widely underappreciated comment “Bitcoin depends on censor-resistant bandwidth” -@peter…

Sat Sep 16 17:08:53 +0000 2017

RT @dstadulis: Why the Bitcoin satellite was created Unconfirmed reports of blocking of peer seeds w/ deep packet inspection to @TheBlueMat…

Sat Sep 16 17:14:13 +0000 2017

RT @VitalikButerin: @bergealex4 @DanDarkPill @adam3us @petertoddbtc I think bitcoin and ethereum are both deeply flawed in their current fo…

Sat Sep 16 17:21:55 +0000 2017

Replying to @dianebleck and @AminNaserpour

I’d love to take that class. Other books about doodling focus on pen & paper which I don’t use.

Sat Sep 16 17:27:15 +0000 2017

RT @windley: I just published “The Case for Decentralized Identity” https://medium.com/p/the-case-for-decentralized-identity-a8ea46e00748

Mon Sep 18 00:03:57 +0000 2017

RT @perrymetzger: People often underestimate the extent to which a company’s engineering choices shape its culture, even more than vice ver…

Mon Sep 18 18:11:27 +0000 2017

RT @notgrubles: I just published Part 3 of my @Blockstream #Bitcoin Satellite Node Guide - Dish Alignment 📡⚡️🛰️ https://medium.com/@notgrubles/building-your-own-bitcoin-satellite-node-part-3-dish-alignment-1306b4c21326

Mon Sep 18 18:19:55 +0000 2017

A primer on Self-Sovereign Identity, as a pre-reading for the upcoming #RebootingWebOfTrust Design Workshop Oct 3-5: https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/self-sovereign-identity-primer.md

Mon Sep 18 20:50:36 +0000 2017

We at @Blockstream also formally objected to the W3C proposal to move DRM standards forward without protection for security researchers. https://twitter.com/eff/status/909843716541730817

Mon Sep 18 21:02:45 +0000 2017

RT @Blockstream: Learn how Blockstream’s privacy & confidentiality capabilities unlock the potential for #blockchains in business: https://…

Mon Sep 18 21:04:19 +0000 2017

RT @TheRegister: DRM now a formal Web recommendation after protest vote fails http://reg.cx/2tUd

Mon Sep 18 21:06:16 +0000 2017

RT @bcrypt: @EFF AFAICT, @brave was the only browser vendor to formally object to advancing the EME standard without a covenant to protect…

Mon Sep 18 21:09:35 +0000 2017

The lack of consensus (aka tyranny of the majority) in this first ever appeal to a W3C decision worries me. IETF requires rough consensus. https://twitter.com/doctorow/status/909855799874265088

Mon Sep 18 21:16:57 +0000 2017

Replying to @mwilcox and @Kyle_DH

It isn’t precisely about DRM, it is that security researchers are being arrested or sued for doing their job.

Mon Sep 18 21:33:01 +0000 2017

RT @nytimes: Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis shows what happens when a nation’s boundaries and its national identity contradict https://t.co/O3eh…

Mon Sep 18 22:22:27 +0000 2017

RT @jp_koning: This new paper from the BIS really nails the distinction between various types of money. Very helpful. https://t.co/mjqD4xhJ…

Mon Sep 18 22:42:55 +0000 2017

Like domain squatting, how do we prevent currency code squatting? https://twitter.com/ahopebailie/status/909933382250807296

Tue Sep 19 00:59:17 +0000 2017

RT @NickSzabo4: @officialmcafee @CryptoKeanu @SleepDoctors But the people who know the reality of how Bitcoin works and why are the Bitcoin…

Tue Sep 19 01:46:13 +0000 2017

RT @MicroSFF: Nobody dared go near the tower. A fearsome dragon sat on its top.
Until one day, a knight rode up.
“Do you need help to get d…

Tue Sep 19 17:19:28 +0000 2017

Only two weeks until our next #RebootingWebOfTrust Design Workshop on decentralized identity, on Oct 3-5 in Boston: http://mailchi.mp/d88f76217302/only-two-weeks-until-our-next-rebootingweboftrust-design-workshop

Tue Sep 19 18:04:33 +0000 2017

RT @csuwildcat: I’ll be at RWoT in Boston next month - if you are interested in decentralized identity, this is a valuable event to attend…

Tue Sep 19 19:41:57 +0000 2017

Replying to @CaptainCalliope

Send me an email to ChristopherA@LifeWithAlacrity.com with some details of your interest, and what you can afford. We’ll try to make it work

Tue Sep 19 20:07:53 +0000 2017

Replying to @michaelfolkson, @bitentrepreneur and @eToro

If you include some of the predecessors to bitcoin, there are actually a few of us. Wei Dei, Szabo, Adam Back, myself, etc.—none for hire.

Wed Sep 20 15:24:08 +0000 2017

RT @stefanobernardi: Standard conversation with ICO proponent: “we’re doing X, but on the blockchain”
Me: “but why?”
Them: “…🤷‍♂️”

Wed Sep 20 15:25:10 +0000 2017

Replying to @rob_knight

I have proposed this to Apple for WWDC. They prepare so much for it that they could do it.

Wed Sep 20 15:27:47 +0000 2017

Replying to @rob_knight

I host Design Workshops to address this problem. Spend 1/2 a day collaboratively figuring out what we can do together, then do it & ship it.

Wed Sep 20 15:29:08 +0000 2017

Not read this yet, but a good author. Looks like a useful book for alumni of my “Social Web for Social Change” class. But not just for them… https://twitter.com/casssunstein/status/910531505960706048

Wed Sep 20 17:24:01 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: Man who reviewed Satoshi’s code in 2008: “Trust is almost an obscenity, it’s by definition a weakness in security”. (via…

Wed Sep 20 17:26:10 +0000 2017

Replying to @aaronlammer, @TuurDemeester and @nic__carter

Yes, they were partners with Digicash.

Wed Sep 20 17:26:58 +0000 2017

The ability to do cross-chain atomic swaps of cryptocurrencies is a key benefit of segwit for me. Trustless exchange!! https://twitter.com/satoshilite/status/910534107058233344

Wed Sep 20 17:29:52 +0000 2017

RT @trbouma: ‘Great example of different identity contexts’, says #TheGuywithaBostonTerrier https://twitter.com/mirgray/status/910270406564737024

Wed Sep 20 17:31:18 +0000 2017

RT @perrymetzger: I didn’t know Equifax owns an identity theft protection company! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TrustedID

Wed Sep 20 17:35:00 +0000 2017

RT @SatoshiLite: Great post by Ray Dillinger on interacting with Satoshi and Satoshi’s selflessness contrasted with recent ICO scams. https…

Wed Sep 20 17:38:38 +0000 2017

RT @AlpenSheth: A thought for #crypto #tokenethics https://twitter.com/picardtips/status/904883152325312513

Wed Sep 20 18:26:33 +0000 2017

RT @AlpenSheth: @jacques_lacan_ Xcelnt meditation on the construction of digital id @ChristopherA 4 stages: centralized id, federated id, u…

Thu Sep 21 01:10:53 +0000 2017

Replying to @AlpenSheth and @jacques_lacan_

We are continuing the dialogue and development of self-sovereign identity at #RebootingWebOfTrust. A newer primer: https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/self-sovereign-identity-primer.md

Thu Sep 21 01:13:27 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @AlpenSheth @jacques_lacan_ We are continuing the dialogue and development of self-sovereign identity at #RebootingWebOfT…

Thu Sep 21 01:54:19 +0000 2017

RT @Blockstream: You can’t build secure systems unless you have the freedom to analyze the systems for security. https://twitter.com/ChristopherA/status/909885426680209409

Thu Sep 21 02:01:27 +0000 2017

RT @pierre_rochard: “Identity theft” is a concept that is fabricated by companies and governments

It exists solely to externalize their fr…

Thu Sep 21 02:27:37 +0000 2017

Seeking to revise & update the Self-Sovereign Identity principles at next #RebootingWebOfTrust. Submit issues at https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/self-sovereign-identity/

Thu Sep 21 02:32:58 +0000 2017

We also welcome suggestions on how to improve the Self-Sovereign Identity Primer: https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/self-sovereign-identity-primer.md

Thu Sep 21 02:36:44 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: Seeking to revise & update the Self-Sovereign Identity principles at next #RebootingWebOfTrust. Submit issues at https://…

Thu Sep 21 02:36:47 +0000 2017

Replying to @taoeffect and @risc_v

We also need open boot.

Thu Sep 21 03:05:53 +0000 2017

Replying to @verretor and @cryptocoin

There is still value in marketplaces to discover a fair price and find trading partners. But much settlement risk can be disintermediated.

Thu Sep 21 03:09:44 +0000 2017

To be clear, atomic swaps between BTC & LTC have been done before, but with segwit is easier & more secure. https://joinmarket.me/blog/blog/coinswaps/

Thu Sep 21 03:21:45 +0000 2017

Replying to @UdjinM6, @girlandgrowl and @paddyncl


Thu Sep 21 03:23:23 +0000 2017

Replying to @taoeffect

Wow, I had no idea how limited a set of hardware that libreboot works with. Almost nothing that isn’t about a decade old. Disappointed.

Thu Sep 21 05:01:29 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: To be clear, atomic swaps between BTC & LTC have been done before, but with segwit is easier & more secure. https://t.co/…

Thu Sep 21 06:56:43 +0000 2017

RT @cburniske: 2/ How long til people realize digital native assets (e.g., #cryptoassets) are a more natural fit than contorting fiat into…

Thu Sep 21 14:34:30 +0000 2017

Another example of the need for decentralized censorship-resistant technologies. Also this year Cameroon turned off internet for 93 days. https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/910578248253427712

Thu Sep 21 15:57:03 +0000 2017

Tweet storm with a perspective looking back to disintermediation made possible by net in 90s & what looking back from 2027 might look like. https://twitter.com/marting/status/910706119479246848

Thu Sep 21 18:47:27 +0000 2017

RT @lopp: Cyber security is a nightmare.
Crypto asset security is a 10X nightmare.
Smart contract security is a 100X nightmare.

Fri Sep 22 16:05:43 +0000 2017

RT @EFF: We join ordinary Catalonians in condemning the Spanish government’s raid of the .cat domain registry https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/09/cat-domain-casualty-catalonian-independence-crackdown

Fri Sep 22 16:06:56 +0000 2017

RT @harryhalpin: This goes beyond #W3C #DRM. It’s unacceptable for a single person, no matter how nice like TimBL, to decide what ends up a…

Fri Sep 22 16:32:03 +0000 2017

At our last #TokenEthics Salon, the consensus statement was to publish ethical codes of conduct in ICO whitepapers. Here is one to start: https://twitter.com/emostaque/status/911263298703826945

Fri Sep 22 18:40:23 +0000 2017

Replying to @TimothyTTaylor

I do believe that given the inevitability of imperfect markets that we have to balance both free markets and regulation, but…

Fri Sep 22 18:47:19 +0000 2017

Replying to @TimothyTTaylor

… I’m just not sure we need governments to do so. New technologies are able to leverage cryptography to allow provable self-regulation.

Fri Sep 22 18:48:57 +0000 2017

RT @TimothyTTaylor: Imperfect Information: Is It For or Against Free Markets? http://dlvr.it/Ppm5Bk

Fri Sep 22 18:49:11 +0000 2017

RT @Snowden: Respectfully, human rights are neither earned nor subordinate to politics: they are natural, not gifts of law. No state may re…

Fri Sep 22 18:51:27 +0000 2017

#TokenEthics https://twitter.com/jessedain/status/911302691728580609

Fri Sep 22 19:59:53 +0000 2017

RT @eiaine: “It’s ok to be bullish or even bull-curious about Bitcoin w/o being a fanatical moron about ICOs.”
http://thereformedbroker.com/2017/09/22/icos-are-where-the-frauds-will-take-place/ v @R…

Fri Sep 22 20:08:19 +0000 2017

Last of 4 advance reading primers for #RebootingWebOfTrust on Oct 3-5, this one on Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs): https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/did-primer.md

Fri Sep 22 23:48:45 +0000 2017

But they are Americans!! https://twitter.com/ananavarro/status/910963910731288578

Sat Sep 23 01:50:30 +0000 2017

RT @SatoshiLite: So disappointed to see Raiden (i.e. Lightning on Ethereum) go for a cash grab. A token is not needed. 🤑

5+ LN teams on Bi…

Sat Sep 23 01:51:27 +0000 2017

RT @Spacekatgal: @Adobe Equifax: “YES! We will go down in history as the most reckless company on information security!”
@adobe: “HOLD MY B…

Sat Sep 23 03:57:17 +0000 2017

I offer up from 2016 “Participatory Organizations, Patterns, Processes & Tools — An Overview & Taxonomy”. Thoughts? https://github.com/ParticipatoryOrgs/Participatory-Organizations-Overview-and-Taxonomy

Sat Sep 23 08:13:50 +0000 2017

RT @trentmc0: “One token one vote” is landowners all over again. Let’s remember our democratic ideals as we lay the infrastructure for the…

Sat Sep 23 17:19:15 +0000 2017

Replying to @AlpenSheth and @jacques_lacan_

Mark Miller of OCaps fame will be joining us at next #RebootingWebOfTrust and I hope we can integrate some of that architecture.

Sat Sep 23 23:28:38 +0000 2017

Replying to @adriana872, @AlpenSheth, @NZN, @dsearls, @jacques_lacan_ and @windley

Investigating at http://tokenethics.com

Sat Sep 23 23:29:32 +0000 2017

Replying to @AlpenSheth, @adriana872, @NZN, @dsearls, @jacques_lacan_ and @windley

I am hosting #RebootingWebOfTrust in Boston next week. Probably will schedule next #TokenEthics after that.

Sun Sep 24 23:38:43 +0000 2017

RT @angela_walch: I applaud research on #blockchain, but am concerned that this Manifesto assumes much that is yet unproven. Must question…

Mon Sep 25 05:50:28 +0000 2017

Replying to @naval

I was considered one of the best teachers in my green MBA program but I can’t afford to teach there or on the internet. Still broken system.

Mon Sep 25 16:32:00 +0000 2017

Replying to @naval

I also have 1 year of college & no degree, but was certified to teach in MBA as expert practitioner. But there are few incentives to teach.

Mon Sep 25 16:34:57 +0000 2017

RT @jimmysong: My article on Atomic Swaps: https://bitcointechtalk.com/atomic-swaps-d6ca26b680fe

Mon Sep 25 16:38:13 +0000 2017

Replying to @triptananda and @naval

Sure. Effectively now as a hobby. But when I can put some serious attention to pedagogy & experience design it can so much more effective.

Mon Sep 25 17:43:21 +0000 2017

Unfortunately another case of don’t roll-your-own crypto, with at least some credit for Armory being early adopter. But all cold⇒new keys. https://twitter.com/kristovatlas/status/912377748764667904

Mon Sep 25 20:58:25 +0000 2017

The cryptographers at Blockstream have me convinced that Shamir Secret Sharing is hard & should be avoided in Bitcoin—multsig is more secure https://twitter.com/pamelawjd/status/912410706640801792

Mon Sep 25 21:05:39 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: The cryptographers at Blockstream have me convinced that Shamir Secret Sharing is hard & should be avoided in Bitcoin—mul…

Mon Sep 25 21:06:33 +0000 2017

I ordered my USB-C Yubikey today. I do have some personal questions re: security of leaving it in too long & forgetting about it. https://twitter.com/bascule/status/912376093914435584

Mon Sep 25 22:37:21 +0000 2017

Replying to @Kyle_DH

Issues include that at some point the key has to be re-assembled on a single computer & also doesn’t deal well if 1+ parties are adversarial

Tue Sep 26 03:30:40 +0000 2017

Replying to @sgoldfed

Why would you do that? In multisig each party generates their own keys from their own HD roots, not same root.

Tue Sep 26 03:34:03 +0000 2017

From our first #TokenEthics virtual salon, I’ve posted some selected quotes, open quotes, and calls for action http://mailchi.mp/325362a03431/results-virtual-tokenethics-salon-1

Tue Sep 26 20:19:59 +0000 2017

Replying to @Provoost and @austinhill

I’ll close out this discussion of SSS vs. threshold ECDSA (@sgoldfed et al) with this quote from Greg Maxwell (aka nullc) w/ his permission:

Tue Sep 26 20:30:58 +0000 2017

RT @ChristopherA: @Provoost @austinhill I’ll close out this discussion of SSS vs. threshold ECDSA (@sgoldfed et al) with this quote from Gr…

Tue Sep 26 20:31:03 +0000 2017

Next #TokenEthics Virtual Salon will be Wed Oct 25th 5pm PT (Thu Oct 26th 9am Tokyo 00:00 GMT). Announcements list: http://bit.ly/tokenethicsannouncements

Tue Sep 26 20:35:37 +0000 2017

Unlike most conferences, in a #RebootingWebOfTrust Design Workshop ask for attendees to submit & read advance topics https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/tree/master/topics-and-advance-readings

Wed Sep 27 02:10:30 +0000 2017

RT @TuurDemeester: Breaking: The SEC’s new Cyber Unit will hone in on blockchain & ICOs to “protect retail investors”. https://t.co/H4B3Goo…

Wed Sep 27 02:17:45 +0000 2017

Video demo of W3C-CCG Credentials API using Chrome, Explorer, Safari & Firefox web browser’s polyfill functionality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdbDu1oV0PI

Wed Sep 27 02:58:35 +0000 2017

This video demonstrates the same polyfill technique but for the Web Payments API https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb-gWT1t1Rg

Wed Sep 27 03:00:57 +0000 2017

Still good advice. If you include things like Slack, mailing lists, community forums, etc. then I have some pruning to do. https://twitter.com/endloneliness/status/8512069532

Wed Sep 27 19:11:29 +0000 2017

Replying to @anguschampion

tl;dr — basically you can tweet almost twice as much info in Japanese or Chinese, so they will be experimenting with 280 for English, etc.

Wed Sep 27 19:17:02 +0000 2017

The interview on Self-Sovereign Identity (topic of next week’s #RebootingWebOfTrust) in The Economist Babbage podcast starts at 11:20 mark: https://twitter.com/nsmolenski/status/913103652742680578

Wed Sep 27 19:45:32 +0000 2017

Replying to @NSmolenski, @kncukier and @EconomistRadio

Amazingly well done interview! No way I could have done as well or as concisely. I appreciate you being part of #RebootingWebOfTrust!

Wed Sep 27 19:47:44 +0000 2017

Replying to @NSmolenski, @kncukier and @EconomistRadio

If/when there is a transcript, or stand alone audio, I’d love to link it to the self-sovereign identity primer: https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/self-sovereign-identity-primer.md

Wed Sep 27 20:04:43 +0000 2017

Updated playground to view Bitcoin testnet DIDs (Decentralized Identifiers) https://weboftrustinfo.github.io/btcr-tx-playground.github.io/ & create them https://weboftrustinfo.github.io/btcr-tx-playground.github.io/create.html

Wed Sep 27 20:12:37 +0000 2017

Updated information on the BTCR (Bitcoin Reference) method of DIDs (Decentrlized Identifiers) is at https://github.com/WebOfTrustInfo/rebooting-the-web-of-trust-fall2017/blob/master/topics-and-advance-readings/btcr-dids-ddos.md Progress!👍

Wed Sep 27 20:15:53 +0000 2017

Replying to @NSmolenski, @kncukier, @EconomistRadio and @SoundCloud

I meant that just had your interview, or transcript of it. Thus unfortunately is always a problem with citations to podcasts :-)

Wed Sep 27 20:49:35 +0000 2017

RT @udiWertheimer: 1/ If you’re planning to do anything “Blockchain” and wondering who you can trust, there’s actually a pretty simple way…

Thu Sep 28 06:15:41 +0000 2017

Replying to @iang_fc

There are some metrics from this whitepaper from the 1st #RebootingWebOfTrust on comparing decentralization of different blockchains

Thu Sep 28 06:33:05 +0000 2017

RT @iang_fc: What does decentralisation mean?

What is the definition of decentralisation?

Is it a cryptographically sound concept?

Thu Sep 28 06:33:10 +0000 2017

RT @bunniestudios: We’re launching an electronics craftbook for children who might not normally find engineering interesting. Check out htt…

Thu Sep 28 06:36:06 +0000 2017

Focused on crypto security best practices rather than detail (and yet still 111 pages!) this is quite comprehensive: https://bettercrypto.org/static/applied-crypto-hardening.pdf

Thu Sep 28 07:06:17 +0000 2017

Quote from game designer extraordinaire @RaphKoster (Ultima Online, Star Wars Online) but applicable to blockchains https://www.raphkoster.com/2017/09/22/31098/

Thu Sep 28 17:35:30 +0000 2017

Replying to @raphkoster

I wonder how I can incorporate these requirements into my participatory ecosystems definition: http://participatoryecosystem.com

Thu Sep 28 19:15:02 +0000 2017

Replying to @JamieXML and @JamieXMK

How would you apply some requirements for “loose coupling” into my participatory ecosystems definition? http://participatoryecosystem.com

Thu Sep 28 19:17:55 +0000 2017

RT @kevinakwok: @ChristopherA @raphkoster One point it brings up well is that turnover/movement is as important as fragmentation. It is the…

Thu Sep 28 19:19:17 +0000 2017

@Truthcoin Any more thoughts on identity sidechains since http://www.truthcoin.info/blog/codex-identity-sidechain/ ? I wanted raise topic at next week’s #RebootingWebOfTrust

Thu Sep 28 19:41:49 +0000 2017

Replying to @RainDogDance, @timoncc, @SatoshiLite, @ErikVoorhees and @thomastoscani

Actually there are many different forms of activities called consensus in the human context. See top of list in http://www.lifewithalacrity.com/2015/09/a-spectrum-of-consent.html

Thu Sep 28 23:40:16 +0000 2017

Academic study of the theoretical limits of bi-directional anonymity “strong, low bandwidth, low latency—choose 2!” https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/954

Fri Sep 29 00:04:19 +0000 2017

What is interesting to me in these proposals is that they are bringing fair auctions to fees. We need more experience in fair auction crypto https://twitter.com/kanzure/status/913579061875585024

Fri Sep 29 01:55:12 +0000 2017

RT @profjasonpotts: Permissionless innovation: The fuzzy idea that rules our lives https://www.learnliberty.org/blog/permissionless-innovation-the-fuzzy-idea-that-rules-our-lives/ via @LearnLiberty

Fri Sep 29 05:55:10 +0000 2017

RT @udiWertheimer: David Chaum, 1999, on why DigiCash/ecash failed.

The cryptocurrency scene grew massively. Are we doing a good job with…

Fri Sep 29 15:47:15 +0000 2017

Replying to @DanDarkPill and @ZLOK


Fri Sep 29 15:47:53 +0000 2017

Replying to @Beautyon_

Not a fabulous history if it doesn’t include First Virtual or Digicash.

Fri Sep 29 16:09:43 +0000 2017

Replying to @jimmysong

Are you familiar with my Bitcoin CLI course? Feel free to use: https://github.com/ChristopherA/Learning-Bitcoin-from-the-Command-Line

Fri Sep 29 16:13:42 +0000 2017

RT @jimmysong: We have dates for London! We’ll be doing the Programming Blockchain seminar January 22-23, 2018. Sign up today! https://t.co…

Fri Sep 29 16:14:04 +0000 2017

Replying to @jimmysong

Hopefully going to be updating it soon with more detail on tor, fiber, Blockstream satellite, etc. but not in time for your event.

Fri Sep 29 19:01:46 +0000 2017

RT @manusporny: What isn’t radical: a person building software & giving it away for free. What is: them getting fucking paid. https://t.co/…

Fri Sep 29 19:28:46 +0000 2017

“easiest way to keep info private is to create systems in which there is no need for it to exist in the first place” http://amp.timeinc.net/fortune/2017/09/28/sec-edgar-hack-bitcoin-blockchain

Fri Sep 29 19:30:28 +0000 2017

RT @alexanderfowler: If only the SEC was as secure as Bitcoin! Read op-ed by Andrew Poelstra with @Blockstream http://for.tn/2wXK4md

Fri Sep 29 19:31:04 +0000 2017

Some nice thoughts on user-interface for wallets derived from bitcoin-qt: https://twitter.com/mlpfrank/status/913721703494307840

Fri Sep 29 19:35:56 +0000 2017