Bitcoin is anonymous until an action is taken that makes it not anonymous. The European Union Parliament suggests the the anonymity in bitcoin should be removed. This shows a lack of understanding on how bitcoin works.
The following are two essays that I wrote for a Banking and Finance class for my Masters in Digital Currency. The assignment was two short essays, one on why bitcoin is money and another on why bitcoin is not money. Both have been edited slightly.
Bitcoin is not money
Bitcoin is not recognized by any country as […]
The University of Northern Colorado has recently embraced all things analytics and as part of that we had a need to add event tracking code to buttons. The best use of this is when a pdf or document needs to be tracked. Since that content can’t have the analytics code, the link to it can […]
The University of Nicosia uses the Bitcoin blockchain to verify the authenticity of certificates that have been awarded. To verify my certificate, you will need the following three links:
Jesse Clark’s Certificate
List of valid certificate hashes
How do verify that the certificate is valid
Compute and verify the hash of my certificate above. It will be:
Using a server rewrite, a url such as http://example.org/jesse could read from http://example.org/jesse.php. However, in the content management system the link would go to the .php version. How can the URL be rewritten from:
Another use case might be that /index.html should be replaced with /. This variation is explained towards the bottom.
Step 1: […]
I was asked to give a presentation to a class of Theater Technology students at UNC about building websites. I had this presentation two years ago but a lot has changed since then. Below are the slides for the presentation. Here is an overview of the slides:
It starts with finding and purchasing a domain […]
I am taking an online class through the University of Nicosia in digital currencies and covers Bitcoin and the Blockchain. It is a free MOOC and can also be used as credit towards their Masters in Computer Science.
During the Live Q&A section on October 3rd, 2016, there was a question about the timing between blocks being mined. […]
Use of Blockchain for Monitoring, Identification and Notification of Population Health Trends and Outbreaks
In July 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services put out a call for whitepapers about using the blockchain in health care. I had used the Bitcoin blockchain but hadn’t considered how the blockchain could be used outside of a ledger system.
The blockchain as a health database could be used to log and identify patient records in […]
In the previous tutorial, data was pulled into a page using OU Campus’ Tags. In this tutorial, data will be pulled in based on a folder location, sorted and then displayed.
Update: The UNC Library site has been published and uses tags! The demo site still works as well and is a bit more simplified.
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