At the @ssi_incubatorkick-off. Packed room. 5 startups in the cohort. Self-sovereign #identity is the first approach to identity that actually has an incubator! Good luck everyone!
Will Silicon Valley miss the privacy avalanche? Blogged. https://upon2020.com/blog/2019/09/will-silicon-valley-miss-the-privacy-avalanche/
I really like "cp --reflink=auto" on a suitable #Linux filesystem. Very snappy and guilt-free 🙂
"I commit … to take responsibility for what I create … to only help create things I would want my loved ones to use. …" https://www.techpledge.org/
"Geek became synonymous with nerd in the 1950s. Prior to this, the word referred to... a carnival performer who would bite the head off a live chicken, or other small animal, as part of an act." Hmm. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dork
Twice in the past week I noticed that certain electronics I was interested in are unusually more expensive in the US than in the EU. Bad #TrumpTariffs.
The #Me2B site of #identity management: in even worse shape than the #B2C side. Case oin point: https://www.thedailybeast.com/feds-say-bounty-hunter-matthew-marre-used-suicide-hoax-to-con-verizon-t-mobile-out-of-customer-data
"On April 14–15, 2018, 1,262 mm of rain was recorded at Waipā Gardens (Kauai), Hawaii, setting a new U.S. record for 24-hour precipitation." https://www.climate.gov/news-features/understanding-climate/reporting-state-climate-2018
DraftingJS: CAD diagrams in the browser. https://upon2020.com/blog/2019/08/draftingjs-cad-diagrams-in-the-browser/
Updated my process model. Next: apply it to my hydroponics system (but not yet) https://upon2020.com/blog/2019/03/a-process-model/
My approach to algorithm development: ponder #Algorithm (and data structures) until it has become simple in my mind. Do not attempt to implement anything other than play-around-prototypes before that point. Future bug fixers/extenders, me included, appreciate that.
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