Blockchain scalability by blockchain clustering

DRAFT. Not yet to be published. 8 Nov 2017. AfterEther Foundation. Summary: Blockchains do not scale. But cluster of blockchains will. Lets use cluster of blockchains with Ethereum. The problem Since its invention, blockchain technology was submitted to numerous tests, and finally became adopted. But with the adoption, in Bitcoin, Ethereum and other high demand…

Privacy Pass: A browser extension for anonymous authentication

Today we are releasing a new browser extension for Chrome and Firefox named Privacy Pass. Privacy Pass uses privacy-preserving cryptography to allow users to authenticate to services without compromising their anonymity. This is joint work with George Tankersley, Ian Goldberg, Nick Sullivan and Filippo Valsorda. Summary Privacy Pass aims to make the internet more accessible…

Bionic office (Joel Spolsky, Sept 24 2003)

Well. That took rather longer than expected. We have, finally, moved, into the new Fog Creek office at 535 8th Avenue, officially ten months after I started pounding the pavement looking for a replacement for my grandmother’s old brownstone where we spent our first few years, working from bedrooms and the garden. Most software managers…

20 People who took it all too literal

Share on Facebook Tuitéalo Nobody likes it when our requests are ignored. But some people fulfil all the tasks with a precision enviable. Sometimes even more helpful than necessary. Great.guru is surprised with the literal that decided these people fulfill some orders. “Our daughter fell asleep in the car. Upon arriving home, I asked my…