I'm David Rosenthal, and this is a place to discuss the work I'm doing in Digital Preservation.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
"Good" News For Bitcoin!
David Gerard is fond of pointing out how adept Bitcoin cultists are at spinning every item of news as "good news for Bitcoin". His...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Contextual vs. Behavioral Advertising
In his New York Times op-ed entitled What if We All Just Sold Non-Creepy Advertising? Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of DuckDuckGo ( Ja...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
After A Decade, HAMR Is Still Nearly Here
At the 2009 Library of Congress workshop on Architectures for Digital Preservation, Dave Anderson of Seagate presented the company's r...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Twitter Fails Security 101 Again
Source On July 15 the New York Times reported on the day's events at Twitter : It was about 4 in the afternoon on Wednesday on the...
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Inefficiency Is Good!
Back in 2015 I wrote Brittle systems and Pushing back against network effects , among other things about the need for resilient systems and...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Bill Shannon RIP
Last Thursday my friend Bill Shannon lost a long battle with cancer. The Mercury News has his obituary . I thought to create a Wikipedi...
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Deanonymizing Ethereum Users
In last January's Bitcoin's Lightning Network I discussed A Cryptoeconomic Traffic Analysis of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network by the ...
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