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Bitcoin Core Vulnerability (CVE-2018–17144) Overview

Posted on October 14th, 2018 in BitcoinCore by Brandon

On September 18, 2018 a Bitcoin Core update was issued (0.16.3 and 0.17.0rc4) which fixed two related critical vulnerabilities. As with most things around the Bitcoin community people are taking some extreme views of the severity of the issue.

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GitHub User Location Search

Posted on July 14th, 2018 in GrowthHack by Brandon

I thought I would try to scale my networking by growth hacking a process that streamlines the number of people I could connect with before I got to my destination. Eager to try out this idea and with an upcoming trip to Prague, I wrote a small script in NodeJS over a weekend and called it GitHub Geo User Search (you can find the repo here). I’m interested in how people will respond to a soft reach out

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Digital Identity Use Case and Overview

Posted on June 26th, 2018 in DecentralizedEconomy by Brandon

A decentralized digital identity framework (“DDIF”) is an innovative solution using a decentralized database to alleviate inherent inefficiencies and cost overruns in the current due diligence business processes. The current KYC process requires each service provider to carry out redundant tests to authenticate a client’s identity, categorize their risk level, verify the source of funds and execute background checks to discover any documented nefarious activity.

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The Decentralized Economy Intro

Posted on June 26th, 2018 in DecentralizedEconomy by Brandon

The decentralized economy is currently in beta as people, businesses and organizations rapidly experiment with new models of peer-to-peer value creation, transfer and security.

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