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Two Posts – Many Coins

A post by Dave Rosenthal caught my eye this morning. It’s long, it’s deep and is written with authority and knowledge.

This post, by Dave Rosenthal caught my eye this morning. It’s long, it’s deep and is written with authority and knowledge.

Who is David Rosenthal? In his words

I worked with James Gosling on CMU’s Andrew project in the early 80s. I was a DE with him at Sun later in the 80s working on window systems including X, and file systems. I quit to be employee #4 at Nvidia where Curtis Priem and I did the basic I/O architecture, then was an early employee at Vitria, the second company of founders of Tibco. Before I start talking about cryptocurrencies, I should stress that I hold no long or short positions in cryptocurrencies, their derivatives or related companies.

David Rosenthal

It obviously also caught Cory Doctorow’s eyes, because he went on to write a post as well. To many Cory’s will be more readable – I guess helped by him being a professional writer and Dave’s original post actually being a summary of notes and slides he presented at  Stanford’s EE380 Whether you read Dave’s or Cory’s – if not both, the conclusion is the same …

https://pluralistic.net/2022/02/14/externalities/#dshrhttps://blog.dshr.org/2022/02/ee380-talk.html

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