WTF Are Smart Contracts Anyway?

Casey summarizes what he finds interesting and impactful about smart contract technology and why he is skeptical of the term to begin with.

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On Licensing: Why Eris is GPLv3

We have been thinking (and discussing) licensing of blockchain tech and tooling a lot internally recently. Here's what we think.

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Immutability for Bitcoin and Permissioned Ledgers

Immutability is clearly a critical feature of an electronic cash system like Bitcoin. But what about permissioned chains? It turns out immutability is just as critical for blockchains providing process assurance.

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Why The 'Crypto Will Save Africa' Line Irks Me

Technological solutions alone are insufficient to address societal problems. Technologists, particularly in the cryptocurrency space, can help; but maybe not in the ways current rhetoric would suggest.

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