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 […]

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 […]

Youtube induced Bitcoinosis

Youtube induced Bitcoinosis

(for the ones afflicted with a lack of sense of humour, the following is satire) It all started with this  video where Andreas Antonopoulos talked to the Canadian senate about bitcoin and blockchain regulation. After watching it I was left  wondering who was that nice individual, that knew so much about bitcoin and was able to talk about it calmly and […]

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