I'm David Rosenthal, and this is a place to discuss the work I'm doing in Digital Preservation.
Friday, October 15, 2021
A Writer I Admire
Wouldn't it be great to write like Maciej Cegłowski? I've riffed off many of his riveting talks, including What Happens Next Will Am...
Thursday, October 14, 2021
The Great Mining Migration
China's Cryptocurrency Crackdown has been dramatically effective. The total hashrate dropped by over a half from its peak before recove...
Friday, October 8, 2021
Talk At "Blockchain for Business" Conference
I was invited to be on a panel at the University of Arkansas' " Blockchain for Business " conference together with John Ryan a...
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Cryptocurrency's Carbon Footprint Underestimated
Back in April I wrote Cryptocurrency's Carbon Footprint about the catastrophic carbon emissions of Proof-of-Work cryptocurrencies such ...
Thursday, September 30, 2021
The Looming Fossil Fuel Crash
In 2018's It Isn't About The Technology I wrote about Charlie Stross' concept that corporations are "Slow AIs" : St...
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Central Bank Digital Currency
Central bank digital currency: the future starts today , a speech by Benoît Cœuré, Head of the Innovation Hub at the Bank for International...
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
When I retired more than 4 years ago a top-priority task to keep me occupied was cleaning out the garage. It turned out that there were a ...
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