But to my untrained eye, these details of the proposed technology seem . . . iffy.
The Princeton Bitcoin Book by Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller and Steven Goldfeder is a free download -- it's over 300 pages and is intended for people "looking to truly understand how Bitcoin works at a technical level and have a basic familiarity with computer science and programming."
"Why Copyright Infringement Became Pop’s Big Problem, According to the ‘Blurred Lines’ Musicologist"
It's a mess, but why not set a bunch of Ivy League lawyers to figure it out? It would keep them out of government where they do real harm.
I knew about some of these, but I wasn't aware of "flash fill," which looks like it could be quite useful.
More on the uses of flash fill here.
Folks on Quora discuss the requirements for entering the hot new field.
I know Google is amazing, but this story suggests it's more amazing than I thought.
No surprise, they got a lot right.
Including several that I at least didn't know about.
Being permanent and relatively-easily verified and obtained makes them great for criminal investigations or for certifying that you are who you say you are. But they’re not passwords because they’re not secret, they’re not revocable, and they’re very difficult to store securely.