Why Daylight Savings Time Matters
Recently I expressed being unsure of what someone meant when they indicated a meeting time relative to “EST.” I explained that EST is not the same as EDT, and since I’m not in either of those time zones, I suspected they said EST when they meant EDT. They accused me of being “pedantic.” They are right: the type of forensic analysis that… Read More »Why Daylight Savings Time Matters
Blockchain: Fad for Innovative Technology?
Recently, I wrote about how blockchains work. However, I did not really delve into what it is good for? Maybe the answer is (like war) absolutely nothing! As is so often the case in the real world, the truth is somewhere in-between. Blockchain solves a specific, real problem. However, it has also become a shiny new buzzword and… Read More »Blockchain: Fad for Innovative Technology?
I have been working in distributed systems for decades. The fundamental problem when we have multiple active sources of information is finding a way to achieve consensus – agreement about what has happened. The simplest way to reach a consensus is to have one decision-maker. If there is only a single source of “truth” as… Read More »Blockchain as understood from an Expert
The Journey Begins
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton This blog, unlike those I have done before, is focused on my consulting work in the litigation support domain. Since I am working with technology, I thought I would start looking at interesting patents, which I find through… Read More »The Journey Begins