Regressive Silicon Valley

(This was originally a post on my Facebook wall) My good friend and professional peer Anne A. Ward was recently interviewed by CNN. It’s a good watch; this episode, and the whole series. If you’re not following this CNN series on Silicon Valley’s...

“Bitcoin is a fraud,” – JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon.

I just can’t stop thinking about how dumb these Dimon quotes are. In case you missed it, the CEO of JP Morgan Jamie Dimon had harsh words for Bitcoin yesterday. He, during a Barclays conference, called it a “fraud … worse than tulip bulbs, it...

Ask Doctor Bitcoin: A Quick Crypto FAQ.

For those who don’t know, I’m a cryptocurrency fan. I’ve been following all of this very closely since 2011, and I enjoy learning more technical details around blockchain as well as theorizing and architecting new solutions utilizing blockchain. I...

Ask Doctor Bitcoin: Do You Endorse the bitqy Token?

Update to this post (as of 8/31/17): I had hoped to hold off on a public announcement of my re-involvement with bitqyck, Inc., but due to my name being brought up on a Bitcoin Talk thread, I thought it prudent to update this blog post with more up to date information....

Brett Domino Trio made a song about me! Also a bunch of other people.

I know that not many folks who read my blog care about this but me, but one of my favorite YouTube artists is Brett Domino Trio, and they have an album coming out soon. I impulsively supported it via Kickstarter after a late night YouTube session with Jacob, and was...

Let’s vote FOR a candidate, for a change.

Hey. I’ve been trying to tone down my political commentary this year in my public timeline and blog posts this year. Not sure how well I’m succeeding at that, but I feel like I have to say something that isn’t a joke or meme after this last debate.  ...

Ask Doctor Bitcoin: What Makes Ripple a Unique Blockchain Technology?

Kevin Rose, founder of the famous Web 2.0 startups Digg and Rev3 Networks recently announced that one of his blockchain investments from his tenure at venture partner firm Google Ventures has raised even more money from some particularly unlikely sources: big banking....