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Bitcoin Anonymity

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.

By |March 18th, 2017|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Bitcoin [is/is not] Money

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 […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Add Google Event Tracking to Links in OU Campus

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 […]

By |February 8th, 2017|OmniUpdate, Open Source, OU Gadget|0 Comments

Certificate of Accomplishment: DFIN-511 Introduction to Digital Currencies

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
Bitcoin Transaction

How do verify that the certificate is valid
Compute and verify the hash of my certificate above. It will be:

7676bd44e616e732f669747c5362b79d093fb4bd18b23fd9241b75c248b17716
Find […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Bitcoin, Blockchain|0 Comments

Removing Extensions with XSL to create SEO Friendly URLs

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:

<a href=”http://example.org/jesse.php”>Jesse</a>

to:

<a href=”http://example.org/jesse”>Jesse</a>

Another use case might be that /index.html should be replaced with /. This variation is explained towards the bottom.
Step 1: […]

By |December 5th, 2016|OmniUpdate|0 Comments

Creating Websites without Code

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 […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Presentations|0 Comments

What is the average amount of time between blocks mined?

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. […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Bitcoin, Blockchain, Open Source|0 Comments

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.
Abstract
The blockchain as a health database could be used to log and identify patient records in […]

By |August 10th, 2016|Blockchain|Comments Off on Use of Blockchain for Monitoring, Identification and Notification of Population Health Trends and Outbreaks

Inserting Icons into OU Campus

Our web authors love icons and for the longest time they inserted them as icons that they found from google searches. Our designer would design custom icons for sites and they would be converted to svgs and placed in the page. Both of these solutions worked but were clunky. Luckily, icon fonts and icon sets have […]

By |July 18th, 2016|OmniUpdate, Open Source, OU Gadget|0 Comments

Create an A-Z Directory with XSL

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.

Similar to the […]

By |April 18th, 2016|OmniUpdate, Open Source|0 Comments