I spent some time in early 2001 at Fort Meade and other NSA facilities because the company I worked for received a contract to do some work there. This is my favorite story from that time. Continue reading “An NSA Story”
Tracey’s Ten Tips for Surviving the Coronavirus
Number seven will blow your mind
Why listen to Tracey?
She does hold a public health nursing degree.
An argument that I keep hearing is that the arguments for impeaching President Trump focus on his improper motives. His conduct, the argument goes, is a legitimate use of his powers, but is alleged to be impeachable because he acted for an improper purpose. This argument is just entirely wrong.Continue reading “On the President’s Motives”
This post is about how everyone gets the Monty Hall problem wrong, but probably not in the way you’re thinking.
This is the first in a series of posts on blockchains. This post focuses on precisely what a “blockchain” actually is.Continue reading “What is a blockchain?”
People in the blockchain space often talk about censorship and censorship resistance. It is often claimed that censorship resistance is one of the key properties that decentralized, blockchain systems can provide at a level not possible with previous technologies. But exactly what is censorship resistance?
Maybe retire was too strong a word.
So I said I wanted to start my own blog, and my husband, J.K. gave me some lame excuse to use his, like I couldn’t be trusted with my own, like I wasn’t responsible enough for my own blog, like raising our kids to adulthood, knowing where the dog is, and being his wife wasn’t prerequisite enough… so… to prove his point, I quit my job, quit NP school and quit taking my meds.
What does all this have to do with cryptocurrency? Oh yeah, I took over our portfolio and began trading.
I don’t know why I ever thought I could be a nurse. I passed the psychopath test, first try. I have a deeply honed hatred for my fellow man, and can’t even sit beside of people in a movie theater, why would I have EVER thought I could be a nurse? So maybe I will be better at this. I’ll let you know.
Use blockchain tech to solve practical Byzantine problems
How might we use a blockchain to solve a real-world Byzantine agreement problem?