Gitcoin: Push Open Source Repos Forward

Gitcoin: Push Open Source Repos Forward

Being steeped in the Boulder  startup community, I’ve seen how much value is provided in open source software, and also how little compensation is given to open source developers without a Corporate sponsor.  I’ve seen issues that die because of lack of ownership, seen developers quit projects because they are treated poorly, and seen plenty of half finished projects left to the dustbin of internet Read the article >>

Word of the Day: Stigmergy

Word of the Day: Stigmergy

I first learned about the concept of Stigmergy this week. From wikipedia: Stigmergy is a consensus social network mechanism of indirect coordination, through the environment, between agents or actions. The principle is that the trace left in the environment by an action stimulates the performance of a next action, by the same or a different agent. In that way, subsequent actions tend to reinforce Read the article >>

Colorado Coin (COLO) – A Corporeal CryptoCoin

Colorado Coin (COLO) – A Corporeal CryptoCoin

I built a thing this weekend.  Its an experimental ERC20 token for organizating local communities. Dogfooded at Boulder Blockchain How it works. ColoradoCoins can be physically created by printing the above image. mint()ing some coins (see below) and placing them into a YouveGotETH QR Code. physically affixing the ColoradoCoin image to the sticker printed in #1. The QR Code Read the article >>

Turn Friends into Token Advocates w. ERC20 Giveaways

Turn Friends into Token Advocates w. ERC20 Giveaways

Today, I am proud to show off some new functionality to Youve Got ETH (YGE).  YGE is the easiest way to send ETH to anyone with an email address. YGE now supports all ERC20 tokens. generates QR codes for easy mobile sharing. can batch process it’s transfers. Combining all of the above, I thought it’d be cool to show off what could be done to promote a hypothetical ERC20 token. The Read the article >>

Startup CTO : The primacy of the network & Web 3.0

Startup CTO : The primacy of the network & Web 3.0

Theres a new episode of Startup CTO out today. It is a cross post from Vincent Horn’s new podcast, Crypto-Mind.  With permission, I’ve reposted it from  Crypto-Mind podcast.  This podcast is about contemplating deeply the societal, spiritual, network implications of the networked Web 3.0 world. This episode is all about networks.  Specifically, What’s it mean to be a part of the network? Read the article >>

Blockchain StartupCTO.io podcast episodes

Blockchain StartupCTO.io podcast episodes

StartupCTO.io is a podcast that Miles Matthias and I started a couple years ago as a means of capturing some of the great engineering + community conversations we’re able to have as community organizers in Boulder, and share them with the world. I’m happy to say that we’ve been able to start a series on Emerging Technology on the podcast, starting today with Raine Revere, Lead Architect at Prism. Read the article >>

YouveGotETH.github.io wins the Dappathon!

YouveGotETH.github.io wins the Dappathon!

You’ve Got ETH won the community prize at the Dappathon.  Here’s an article from Forbes magazine talking a little bit about it. You’ve Got ETH  is a tool that allows you to send ethereum to any email address.  The idea is that it’s more powerful to evangelize the ecosystem by sending Ethereum such that the end user has an incentive to figure out wallets, private keys, and smart contracts. Here’s Read the article >>

Send Ethereum to any Email Address w. YouveGotETH.github.io

Send Ethereum to any Email Address w. YouveGotETH.github.io

I built a tool called You’ve Got ETH this weekend at the Dappathon.  It’s a tool that allows you to send ethereum to any email address.  The idea is that it’s more powerful to evangelize the ecosystem by sending Ethereum such that the end user has an incentive to figure out wallets, private keys, and smart contracts. Here’s a demo video. Code is available via MIT Liscense at https://github.com/youvegoteth/youvegoteth.github.io/ Mainnet Read the article >>

Blockchain & Digital Currency Innovators Panel on August 23rd

Blockchain & Digital Currency Innovators Panel on August 23rd

I will be moderating a panel on 8/23 with team members of SALT and ShapeShift; two innovators in the Denver Blockchain Scene. I’d love to see you there!  Details below. The value of Bitcoin, aka “digital gold” today exceeds $10 billion, and the blockchain technology underlying digital currencies stands as an undeniably ingenious invention. Join us for this Innovation Spotlight Read the article >>