I'm David Rosenthal, and this is a place to discuss the work I'm doing in Digital Preservation.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Alternatives To Proof-of-Work
The designers of peer-to-peer consensus protocols such as those underlying cryptocurrencies face three distinct problems. They need to preve...
Thursday, July 15, 2021
A Modest Proposal About Ransomware
On the evening of July 2 nd the REvil ransomware gang exploited a 0-day vulnerability to launch a supply chain attack on customers of Kase...
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Intel Did A Boeing
Two years ago, Wolf Richter noted that Boeing's failure to invest in a successor airframe was a major cause of the 737 Max debacle : ...
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Graphing China's Cryptocurrency Crackdown
Below the fold an update to last Thursday's China's Cryptocurrency Crackdown with more recent graphs.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Taleb On Cryptocurrency Economics
Nassim Nicholas Taleb has a draft paper entitled Bitcoin, Currencies and Bubbles that applies quantitative finance and economic arguments t...
Thursday, June 24, 2021
China's Cryptocurrency Crackdown
BTC "price" Cryptocurrency mining in Sichuan, especially in the rainy season, is hydro-powered, so miners thought they'd be s...
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
DNA Data Storage: A Different Approach
Last month I continued my blogging about storing data in DNA with an update on the work of the University of Washington/Microsoft Molecular...
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