Husband, father, builder, Co-founder @BloqInc, @SpaceChain & others, proud son of a USMC F-4 pilot.
RT @SimoneGiertz: I got tired of waiting for @Tesla to release their pickup truck so I made my own. #TRUCKLA
So fascinating! In 2010, many crypto-heads wondered if #bitcoin would wake the beast: Would BTC would be insta-banned as a thread to US supremacy and the US dollar, as the "Smash The State" activists dreamed. Will #Libra be that wake-up moment? https://twitter.com/fintechfrank/status/1141096999485431810
 
. https://twitter.com/lex_node/status/1141129013341147136
RT @WayneVaughan: Should the government have full visibility and control over all financial transactions in its jurisdiction?
#OpenTransfer via @theinformation , "While users of the FB digital wallet that stores Libra tokens will have to submit government-issued ID to buy Libra tokens, people without IDs will still be able to buy Libra through third-party vendors", Kevin Weil, FB VPoP for Calibra
Governance take - Private Central Banks are becoming a thing. The #Libra Association may be a private clone of the FOMC. Private, voluntary, semi-decentralized associations managing a money will become real, catalyzed by #bitcoin and #cryptocurrency https://www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/fomc.htm
The first question is the only question, really. #thread https://twitter.com/lawmaster/status/1140953656927428609
 
. https://twitter.com/NeerajKA/status/1140981239920418817
 
. https://twitter.com/APompliano/status/1140907510838247424
 
. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1140963988546547713
 
. https://twitter.com/katie_haun/status/1140982229834686475
Another perspective (monetary colonialism?) #short #thread https://twitter.com/szymsypniewicz/status/1140923254137348098
Decent take, even if we don't agree on several points https://twitter.com/aleksigrym/status/1140918231953301504
RT @jgarzik: #LongRead #WorthReading #DataPoint #blockchain #cryptocurrency https://twitter.com/KRicoyLL/status/1140706491198058498
RT @HaileyLennonBTC: FINRA has sat for months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications from companies dealing in crypto assets. Stonewalle…
RT @MET_Token: One year ago, the @MET_Token contracts were launched and the initial supply auction began. Read the team's initial thoughts…
RT @MihailoBjelic: Apparently OCamlPro engineers are forking Tezos. They're creating a $1M SPV to fund the fork. This proves that on-chain…
#LongRead #WorthReading #DataPoint #blockchain #cryptocurrency https://twitter.com/KRicoyLL/status/1140706491198058498
RT @NeerajKA: “unbeknown to Yousafzai, a staffer had left on a cat filter, meaning he appeared with feline ears and whiskers throughout the…
RT @jdrive: SIM swap horror story: I've lost decades of data and Google won't lift a finger https://zd.net/2WL2Ejo via @ZDNet & @palmsolo
RT @balajis: Amazing video. Google was scraping Genius’ content and showing it to users without sending them to Genius. Google denied it. G…
RT @BarbaraSmoyer: "This is an extraordinary event that should have never happened," he told a news conference. "It's very serious. We can'…
You might have to wait a second for the video to load properly on mobile. Here’s the full article with the video embedded within: https://www.wsj.com/articles/lyrics-site-genius-com-accuses-google-of-lifting-its-content-11560677400 Impressive work by @dumbnamenumbers and team
Amazing video. Google was scraping Genius’ content and showing it to users without sending them to Genius. Google denied it. Genius proved it by embedding a hidden message in the apostrophes of their text. Applied steganography for plagiarism detection! https://www.wsj.com/video/how-genius-used-morse-code-to-track-its-lyrics/88EA4852-4543-4D50-A313-A613FBD00EC0.html
 
Or an open source version of the Canary Trap https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canary_trap
Why would it ever make sense to tell the other side that you're about to crash their infrastructure? https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/politics/trump-cyber-russia-grid.html
 
Manufacturing domestic consent.
 
- To queue up cyber-MAD - Give the Russians a taste of their own medicine, in terms of sowing fear, uncertainty, and doubt - Force the adversary to spend lots of resources double-checking systems and resetting security
From the Interesting Port Scans dept.... New Ubuntu box on the net w/ ufw. Firewall logs show all sorts of probes to allegedly #Huawei related TCP ports https://www.speedguide.net/port.php?port=37215
RT @SamoBurja: America's institutions today are beset by the Succession Problem: Founders are unable to produce successors who can match t…
RT @bytemaster7: The difference between universal basic income and democracy is that politicians decide how to spend tax dollars in democra…
RT @barrysilbert: Interesting chart. Universe of tokens available to investors in the U.S. is rapidly decreasing https://twitter.com/remigoomba/status/1139766402930184192
Pro-housing warrior https://twitter.com/Scott_Wiener/status/1139605202997133312
In a #BlackMirror, #deepfake world, how long until... Human drones paid to walk around town, generating data trails for fake identities, then selling those data-rich virtual identities.
RT @atlasobscura: Today, the warren of underground tunnels appears flash-frozen in time, an underground Vesuvius where the clock stopped. S…
RT @atlasobscura: Everyone from military generals to celebrities have been said to use Track 61 for clandestine movements. https://t.co/0xf…
RT @archpng: 400-Year-Old Colonial Church Emerges From Waters In Mexico https://themindcircle.com/church-emerges-from-waters-in-mexico/
This would make for a great hackathon: https://www.nomadtrain.co/?utm_source=runningremote&utm_campaign=runningremote&goal=0_0de53a65a2-61e5a98dc8-101141537&mc_cid=61e5a98dc8&mc_eid=87054a3010
RT @walterolson: If missed: Britain has introduced Unexplained Wealth Orders, by which some asset holders can be made to prove their wealth…
RT @elimeixler: “The situation in Hong Kong is out of control. They can't believe that Carrie Lam or Beijing leaders are so stupid that the…
RT @walterolson: If missed: Britain has introduced Unexplained Wealth Orders, by which some asset holders can be made to prove their wealth…
RT @Crypto_Guppy: @jgarzik I think #SpendingSats sounds better.
Explained to my 10 yo why ambitious people tend to have a higher ratio of ability/arrogance at 25 than 21. Real-world tests simultaneously decrease their arrogance and increase their ability.
 
Insurance company auto data shows a cliff with young men around age 25, where self control increases and risk taking decreases, with brain development slowing down. Real world data backing up modern #neuroscience https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/adult-brain
RT @conorsen: @TheStalwart If you’re not over 25 I’ll be disappointed:
What about #UsingSats ?
RT @RebeccaSpang: Thrilled to be on the op-ed page of the @FT! word limit was very tight (my 714 cut down to 615) so here follow a few expl…
RT @JuanLlanos: @angela_walch "It may be illegal now, or in the future, to acquire, own, hold, sell or use Bitcoins in one or more countrie…
RT @GS_VCactivist: Deepfakes have got Congress panicking. This is what it needs to do. - MIT Technology Review https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613676/deepfakes-ai-congress-politics-election-facebook-social/
RT @mikko: The official mobile app of the Spanish soccer league would record audio to identify soccer games, and use the geolocation of the…
RT @tylercowen: A short history of freedom in Hong Kong, and the world: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-06-12/hong-kong-protests-show-the-limits-of-economic-freedom
RT @ianbremmer: The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history is happening right now. https://www.gzeromedia.com/graphic-truth-the-growing-ebola-threat
RT @chainyoda: Courtesy @GreenwichAssoc #blockchain #defi
RT @joshchin: Protest in the age of digital surveillance: https://twitter.com/maryhui/status/1138675837165641733
RT @nktpnd: Telegram founder/CEO attributes massive DDoS attack on the service mostly to PRC-based attackers; corresponds to “state-actor s…
 
 
 
 
 
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