The curse of immutability, and sour pickles

The curse of immutability, and sour pickles

Until recently I had thought of immutability as a Good Thing, in the context of blockchains. It is, after all, one of the most desirable attributes that prevents double spend and enables consensus. The security of the blockchain depends on it. As my learnings went from Bitcoin to Blockchains to Distributed Ledgers, I made a faulty extrapolation. I did not […]

I like myCryptoHippo

I like myCryptoHippo

I just attended a Toronto Crypto Sumit , which featured something called “myCryptoHippo” represented by a bright purple hippopotamus cartoon.  I honestly did not know what to expect, but had a good surprise from that Hippopotamidae. Most of the event unfolded as expected, being a summit about cryptocurrencies.  I promptly forgot most of it with the exception of the pink critter presentation. […]

First Blockchain Certification!

First Blockchain Certification!

CIO Certified Blockchain Professional certification completed! When I got started on this “Blockchain journey” I was not looking for certifications. I know the usual arguments in favour and against certifications, from the “don’t mean anything” to “it shows commitment”. The truth of the matter is that I like going to classrooms, learning from live instructors and meeting like-minded people. I […]

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