My Blog ...

not to be confused with financial advice ....

  • Where I have got to with Qubic

    I have been attempting to learn more about Qubic and (on the basis that only I read this blog) what follows is really just an aide-memoire pour moi.

    So ... iota qubic protocol, oracles, assemblies, … more

  • Always the harbinger of doom!

    Hi

    I've been away for a while.

    In the interim, I've NOT become a paragliding instructor.

    But, I did get close to investing in a chalet in St Andre Les Alpes to build a centre of flying excellence. … more

  • My Paragliding Epiphany

    OK. Here’s the rub.

    On the basis that only humans and ants (for all the wrong reasons) are capable of altruism, for the last 2 years or so, I have been endeavouring to bootstrap start-up businesses, … more

  • I went for a job interview recently.

    I went for a job interview recently. Not, at first blush an unusual event. But unusual for me as I haven't had a "proper job" for the last 18 years.

    Nevertheless, it was a job that I wanted rather … more

  • This year I'm excited about "iota"!

    Hi

    I'm pretty sure that no one reads this blog so, although I try to keep it professional and to the point, it's tempting to use it more as a personal journal or diary so please excuse any … more

  • ICO or IPO?

    Hi. It’s been a little while since I posted here and a lot has gone on in the world of crypto$.

    Also, there have been a lot of things going around in my head which I wanted to try to put together in … more

  • Bitcoin has been "Wall Streeted"...

    It's been a crazy week for bitcoin and personally I'm waiting for a significant price correction as I believe it's hugely overvalued.

    It's also not serving the purposes it was established for, as … more

  • Bitcoin transaction costs...

    My twin brother is a banking analyst in the City working for a well known US asset management company.

    As you can imagine from the nature of this blog... we have some lively debates....

    I wanted to … more

  • A third way?

    Straight from www.dummies.com we have the following two excellent definitions of money:

    <quote>A fiat system is based on a government’s mandate that the paper currency it prints is legal tender for … more