Posts from August 2016

I make the case that the current trend towards outsourcing functions out of universities to third-party providers constitutes a security vulnerability, and that progressive institutions need to resist this trend to fight large-scale surveillance operations.
We introduce a novel consensus mechanism that greatly improves security, throughput, and transaction confirmation latency of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies.
The Bitfinex attack, and similar heists from Bitcoin exchanges, are preventable with a small extension to Bitcoin.