If you are not on “crypto Twitter”, have never heard of Discord, or have never heard of EIP 1559, this write up is for you.

If you are a fan of Jim Simons (Renaissance Technologies), Ray Dalio (Bridgewater Associates), John Paulson (Paulson & Co.), …


TL/DR : Ethereum proposes to change the rules entirely. If the rules Ethereum plays by prove to be valid, major innovations are on the horizon. For early crypto start ups, the rules seem to be working…

“Reducto ad absurdum [proof by contradiction]….it is a far finer gambit than any chess…


“Innovation comes from saying no to 1000 things.”

Steve Jobs

The past decade of my career has been spent focused on enterprise, first in supply chain with time in procurement, finance, quality, manufacturing, strategic sourcing and employee training. This experience was followed with a brief stint as a developer for…


As I sit on a flight home from Seattle on Wednesday March 4th, I am left with no absence of topics to ponder. From the virus, to the interest rate cuts, to the fact that a nation of 1.3 billion people are now legally allowed to trade cryptocurrency, a lot…


Summary: The Houston Ethereum Meetup is launching a Spring series that covers Ethereum 101 all the way through decentralized finance — 9 weeks of topics from insurance, to lending, to new markets, come out & join us! Check out the schedule below and at our Meetup page.

May 1st 2014…


TL/DR: A piece about the history of cryptography, how it works, zero knowledge proofs, and the future potential impact. Having a basic knowledge of blockchain would be helpful; however, this is intended to be relatable (and enjoyable) to wide audience.

A Warm Up…

In Agatha Christie’ famous series, it is said of Miss…


Because it is not all about the transaction speed. It’s about the system.

A Short Story About Transactions

As a company, Visa dates back all the way to 1958. In those days, a temporary paper card was provided with a preset limit, and vendors settled transactions later at the bank. Next, mechanical embossing machines accomplished…


A quick, easy guide to understanding what a smart contract is, what a smart contract can do and how to write your first smart contract.

A Brief History & Definition

In 1996, Nick Szabo first postulated his idea for smart contracts, as

“…a set of promises, specified in digital form, including protocols within which the…


An In-Depth Look into the Growing Ethereum Scalability Toolset

Part 2: Continuing a look at why generalized state channels are going to help build the decentralized future and how to build them. Part 1 can be found, here.

Please note this is a thorough but not 100% complete or definitively secure methodology of how to build out generalized state…


An In-Depth Look into the Growing Ethereum Scalability Toolset

Part 1: A look at why generalized state channels are going to help build the decentralized future and how to build them. Part 2 can be found, here.

Please note this is a thorough but not 100% complete or definitively secure methodology of how to build out generalized state channels…

Karen Scarbrough

“If anything’s gonna happen, it’s gonna happen out there…” Captn’ Ron

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