Make a raspberry pi cluster to run the Ethereum blockchain.

Make a raspberry pi cluster to run the Ethereum blockchain.

One of my favorite projects of the last several months was a Raspberry Pi cluster: I’ve since set it up to run a local geth cluster, which makes running Mist or doing solidity development a little bit easier. Here’s a build list: 4 x SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter, Grey/Red, Standard Packaging (SDSQUNC-032G-GN6MA) 4 x Raspberry PI 3 Model B A1.2GHz 64-bit Read the article >>

Boulder Blockchain Meetup + Slack Team

Boulder Blockchain Meetup + Slack Team

If you are based in Boulder and want to learn more about blockchain technology, check out the Boulder Blockchain Meetup + Slack Team. We are 130 members strong and 4 meetups deep. Here are some videos of past meetups (especially the video of Congressman Jared Polis speaking about Blockchain at the end): Meetup Videos Click the logo to learn more Read the article >>

Install Ethereum / geth on a raspberry pi B

Install Ethereum / geth on a raspberry pi B

To install geth on a raspberry pi, run these commands: wget https://gethstore.blob.core.windows.net/builds/geth-linux-arm7-1.6.6-10a45cb5.tar.gz tar -xvf geth-linux-arm7-1.6.6-10a45cb5.tar.gz cd geth-linux-arm7-1.6.6-10a45cb5 sudo mv geth /usr/local/bin/ Note: the geth binary I’ve chosen might be out of sync by the time you read this.  Look for arm7 linux builds on https://geth.ethereum.org/downloads/ if Read the article >>

Be there first.

Be there first.

Those who know me through work in the Boulder Community know that I run the Boulder Startup Week Future of Tech Track — which consists of events on Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, Machine Learning, Security, and Blockchain. It’s become a running joke amongst friends in the tech community that the theme of the track is really “Things Kevin likes”.  While I don’t dispute that the subthemes of the Read the article >>

Boulder Startup Week 2017 Crypto Talks

Boulder Startup Week 2017 Crypto Talks

Here are two talks from my Boulder Startup Week events that I recommend if you’re interested in the evolving cryptography-powered currency and cryptography-powered security landscape: Blockchains and why they’re important     Crypto and the Law Read the article >>

Boulder BlockChain

Boulder BlockChain

One of my favorite events during Boulder Startup Week was “Cryptocurrencies: the Race to the Next Major Protocols (FTP->HTTP->HTTPS->????)”. A few attendees emailed me afterwards and asked if there was a decent Blockchain meetup in Boulder.  There isn’t, so I put one together.  Want to join?  Details are below.   https://www.meetup.com/Boulder-Blockchain/events/240060646/ Read the article >>

Fabulous Yellow Roman Candles

Fabulous Yellow Roman Candles

I’ve always loved this quote from Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road”: The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight Read the article >>

Boulder Startup Week 2017: Call for Speakers

Boulder Startup Week 2017: Call for Speakers

I’m putting together some events centered around – machine learning – vr/ar – cryptocurrency – leadership / management of engineers – other ‘future of tech’ kinds of topics for Boulder Startup Week 2017 ( May 15 – 19 ). If you <3 community and are doing something interesting in the above areas, please let me know.

Colorado is Beautiful — Timelapse

Colorado is Beautiful — Timelapse

One of my favorite things to do with my SLR since I moved to Colorado is to take timelapses.  Something about watching time pass quickly changes the way I think about the world. I just assembled some of the timelapses I’ve taken over the last year, and this is what came out.  There’s some beautiful stuff in it.  I recommend viewing in full screen.  Check it out:   Read the article >>