Gnu-style tooling on Ethereum Smart Contracts

The Ethereum project‘s fundamental goal of providing a distributed computing system, paid for using the cryptocurrency generated by the computations on the platform is a really interesting concept. Smart contracts, however, have some key limitations, one of which was demonstrated by the attack on the DAO. I anticipate in the future that we’ll end up […]

Reaction to the referendum

I think one of the hardest thing to process right now is probably this: The vast majority of my network supported ‪#‎remain‬, I could only influence people who already shared my views. In reacting to the vote, you may be ashamed and confused about how anyone you know could vote the opposite way. Don’t cut […]

The London Marathon – done.

It was a strange thing running down Birdcage walk at the end of the marathon. I wasn’t sure what feelings I’d expect; elation? pride? achievement? I didn’t feel any of them, but just a massive sense of relief and an overwhelming urge to burst into tears. I avoided the latter (narrowly), but the sense of […]