Blog Posts

Checkin Gadget V1

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About two years ago I wrote a gadget that would check in files across all sites in OU Campus. We have been using it since then and it has worked great! Recently, however, we started […]

A cryptocurrencies primer

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With Bitcoin passing  $11,000 recently I had a few friends reach out and ask about Bitcoin. As many of you know, I am currently working on a Masters in Digital Currency from the University of […]

Public Decentralized Insurance Co-op

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A decentralized health insurance co-op could be setup with the mission of providing health coverage to its members. It would operate similar to a non-profit where the focus is on the members and not shareholders. The co-op would use a blockchain as its data structure and each user would run a node with software that would allow then to submit claims, payments and vote.

OU Campus and Alexa Integration

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At the 2017 OmniUpdate Training Conference Hackathon a group created an application that would connect Amazon’s Alexa with OU Campus. The application right now will return the number of files a user checks out and will check them back in.