I was on Colorado Techcast a few weeks ago to talk about Gitcoin. Thanks to Trapper Little for having me on the show. Listen here or below:
I was on The Changelog this week to talk about Gitcoin. Listen here or in browser, below: The Changelog 281: Gitcoin: Sustaining Open Source with Cryptocurrency – Listen on Changelog.com Read the article >>
I presented Gitcoin at the Rocky Mountain Blockchain meetup last night. Here is a video of the presentation.
The phrase of the week for me is ladder of inference. Defined as the thinking process that we go through, usually without realizing it, to get from a fact to a decision or action. Here it is visualized courtesy of the systems thinker: In the new year, my resolution is to climb the ladder of inference much more slowly than I did last year. ✌️ Read the article >>
I gave a talk at Ignite Boulder 34 about blockchain. It’s 5 minutes long. Check it out
I’ve left Occipital to join the Consensys Mesh as the lead of Gitcoin. I’ll miss the Occipital team, but am excited to be playing with blockchain tools full time. Read all about it here.
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 >>
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 >>
For those that missed The Commons on Champa blockchain panel featuring Colorado Blockchain leaders ShapeShift.io, Salt Lending, here’s the recorded video on YouTube -> Read the article >>
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 >>