My Blog ...

not to be confused with financial advice ....

  • This year I'm excited about "iota"!


    I'm pretty sure that no one reads this blog so, although I try to keep it professional and to the point, it's tempting to use it more as a personal journal or diary so please excuse any … more

  • ICO or IPO?

    Hi. It’s been a little while since I posted here and a lot has gone on in the world of crypto$.

    Also, there have been a lot of things going around in my head which I wanted to try to put together in … more

  • Bitcoin has been "Wall Streeted"...

    It's been a crazy week for bitcoin and personally I'm waiting for a significant price correction as I believe it's hugely overvalued.

    It's also not serving the purposes it was established for, as … more

  • Bitcoin transaction costs...

    My twin brother is a banking analyst in the City working for a well known US asset management company.

    As you can imagine from the nature of this blog... we have some lively debates....

    I wanted to … more

  • A third way?

    Straight from we have the following two excellent definitions of money:

    <quote>A fiat system is based on a government’s mandate that the paper currency it prints is legal tender for … more

  • Skin in the game.....

    I've been asked this question a few times by various people and as it's becoming a more frequent occurrence I thought I'd just post the process here on my blog.

    The first thing you have to do is … more

  • Google to Enforce HSTS on TLDs it Operates

    Google to Enforce HSTS on TLDs it Operates

    OK. So what does that mean exactly?

    In a nutshell, Google is going to get stricter with websites that don't secure themselves with an encrypted … more

  • Hello again

    Hello again

    I'm still on my crypto$ soapbox I'm afraid!

    In my opinion, one of the hurdles to general acceptance of crypto$ by the public at large is their seeming inability to be spent on … more