tech, startups, internet

Quantum computing explained by FT.

This is includes multimedia to help explain quantum computing and the algorithms that might be applied with it to unravel our internet’s security. It’s pretty incredible, yet as I told the friend who sent this to me, quantum computers don’t […]

on the blockchain

Computers that can make commitments.

Chris Dixon thinks of blockchains this way. “Traditional computers are ultimately controlled by people, either directly in the case of personal computers or indirectly through organizations. Blockchains invert this power relationship, putting the code in charge.” | learn more

fun facts

Falsehoods programmers believe about names

“I have never seen a computer system which handles names properly and doubt one exists, anywhere. So, as a public service, I’m going to list assumptions your systems probably make about names. All of these assumptions are wrong.” | learn more