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Trends of 2018

Distributed ledgers. We’ll eventually see a scalable , extensible, ledger that will allow people to own their own data. People will stop associating that ledger with p2p payment mechanisms and start seeing it for what it really is – an audit trail. NEM/BTC/ETH is attempting to track every transaction in the entire history of the …

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Trends of 2018

These are personal themes in my life so I’m not trying to predict the direction of mainstream tech – I am not a futurist. I’ll probably do a series of posts on 2018 trends that are meaningful to me. This first one is probably the most interesting: Kubernetes, Helm Charts, and Open Service Broker This …

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Thank You Consumerist

I’ve been a long time reader of The Consumerist (long before its acquisition by Consumer Reports) as I find bit of schadenfreudian satisfaction from reading consumer stories. I found myself in the victim role with AT&T over a billing issue that resulted in a personal loss of over $9,000.00. I spent weeks getting a case …

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MacOS High Sierra Changes

So far the impact of the installation has been minimal. I haven’t noticed the (perceived) dramatic file system speed increase with APFS. I also haven’t seen the size benefits of HEIF or HEVC, but did get a prompt on my iOS device immediately after MacOS installation telling me the formats were going to change. I …

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