The recent major Cyber attacks perpetrated by still unidentified cyber criminals is just another event confirming the current vulnerabilities of the Internet infrastructure. There are many clever people of the view the this infrastructure is far from safe, secure and reliable, exposing us normal users to increasing risks. I am of the same opinion and […]Read more "MaidSafe technology for a safe Internet of value truly distributed"
Today I would like to highlight a post from the website Hacker, Distributed (run by Computer Scientist Emin Gün Sirer) I recently have the luck to catch on by a friend of mine. It concerns a research paper and effort to disclose the vulnerabilities in the Bitcoin network to Internet routing attacks. The conclusions in […]Read more "Attacks to Bitcoin from an insecure routing Internet protocol world – countermeasures needed"
Epicenter collection of YouTube videos featuring some important Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and cryptocurrencies protagonists is impressive. The channel normally features 1 hour-long video chats with those figures, but interestingly the view count isn’t numerous. A surprise or another confirmation that video through the Internet is still a business of lesser quality content. But Epicenter features […]Read more "Introducing Status: the Mobile Ethereum Client"
Hyperledger is one of the most important and interesting developments within the Blockchain space of innovative initiatives. It was spun off from leading software engineers from The Linux Foundation in order to develop and create Blockchain ecosystems that would be deployed for business applications. As of today there are already a few of these: Hyperledger […]Read more "The Hyperledger galaxy of projects"
Today I am posting on a more technical subject here for Digital Distributed Asset. This blog has a more business and FinTech related content. But from now and then I will post some important technical or scientific developments about distributed computing in general. Following that note I decided to repost here for everyone about a […]Read more "Shared Logs for Distributed Computing: the case for CORFU"
Bitcoin is going through a difficult maturing phase of its development. This difficulty stems from the conflicts that have been arising about scalability issues, the proposed solutions and the contentious path forward for a technology with immense potential yet to be fully recognised and accepted. This is the foundational Blockchain technology. But Bitcoin, even if […]Read more "Conflict in Bitcoin and the path forward: a conversation with Thomas Voegtlin"
CityChain17 was a recent event (co-sponsored by MBN Solutions and IBM) gathering in London to discuss Blockchains. It featured a few important talks by experts and qualified computer scientists. One of those experts was Gideon Greenspan. His talk was an interesting view on what blockchains are, but crucially, what are their advantages and disadvantages. On […]Read more "CityChain17 – Blockchains as coordination databases"