This is the first in a series of posts on blockchains. This post focuses on precisely what a “blockchain” actually is.
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?
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about Byzantine agreement protocols. The Byzantine generals is a famously unsolvable problem in computer science. Except now we have ways to solve it, and that might mean we need to rethink some things.