I'm David Rosenthal, and this is a place to discuss the work I'm doing in Digital Preservation.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Storage Update: Part 3
This is part 3 of my storage update; see Part 1, on DNA storage , and Part 2, on SSD reliability . This is Part 3, on the 2022 Library of Co...
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
A "Blockchain Certificate of Deposit"
Front Thanks to cryptocurrencies being decentralized they can eliminate the middleman, which leads to the fabulous offer from middleman H...
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Probabilistic Fault Tolerance
In our 2003 SOSP "Best Paper" Preserving Peer Replicas By Rate-Limited Sampled Voting (also here , expanded version here ) we int...
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Fixed Supply, Variable Demand
BTC transaction fees As I've been writing for a long time, because there is an auction for inclusion in the fixed supply of transaction...
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Grayscale Bitcoin Trust
Amy Castor's Welcome to Grayscale’s Hotel California is a fascinating account of one of the Alice-in-Wonderland market ecosystems that ...
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Meta: Fifteen Years Of Pontification
Fifteen years ago today I posted Mass-market scholarly communication to start this blog. Five years ago today I posted A decade of blogging...
Monday, April 18, 2022
A Downside Of Privacy
Monero claims that : Observers cannot decipher addresses trading monero, transaction amounts, address balances, or transaction historie...
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