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It was roughly 18 years ago that I discovered this book by Sheree Bykofsky called “Me: Five Years from Now – The Life Planning Book You Write Yourself. ” The book is essentially a questionnaire to ask yourself where you are now and where you want to be five years... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Spyre Consulting
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin? For those that may complain that there is not enough mystery in computer science - then good news. Further to my previous post - It appears that Dr. Craig Wright, the purported inventor of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology, has reneged on his plan... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at Spyre Consulting
For those that may complain that there is not enough mystery in computer science - then good news. It appears that Dr. Craig Steven Wright, the purported inventor of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology, has reneged on his plan to provide extraordinary proof by transferring Bitcoins from one of the earliest blocks that only "Satoshi Nakamoto" would have access to. His reason is that he lacks the "courage" to do so after being anonymous for so long. I guess he would rather be labelled as a potential fraud then receive all the attention if he were the actual mysterious creator. Without this proof doubt will continue as to who Satoshi Nakamoto,the creator of Bitcoin, is or was. So allow the mythology to continue. Perhaps generations from now people will regard Satoshi Nakamoto as some mythical figure in computer lore who in true "Deus ex Machina" (god from the machine) manner gifted us with code that transformed the world.
This is fascinating. The emerging technology called Blockchain (what powers Bitcoin) will soon transform the computer industry. In the next couple of years companies will be spending billions on the technology - I cannot emphasize enough how big Blockchain will be. IBM is betting big on Blockchain. Yet to me... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at Spyre Consulting
While there is concern about the potential spread of the Zika virus here in Canada, the overall risk to Canadians, in Canada, is very low, as mosquitoes known to transmit the virus are not established in Canada and are not well-suited to our climate. The risk to travellers to affected countries is low; however, pregnant women and those considering becoming pregnant, should take special precautions. Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at Spyre Consulting
This has probably been going around the Internet for a while, but I thought it worth sharing. A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "half empty or half full" question. Instead,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at Spyre Consulting
Mailstrom – The Easiest way to Inbox Zero The smarter, faster way to clean out your inbox. Power through thousands of messages in just a few clicks. Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Spyre Consulting
Review of book Less Doing, More Living by Ari Meisel Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Spyre Consulting
An email arrived today from Dell in which the subject line was "Fall in love ❤ with Windows again". So I think to myself that perhaps there's been an update to Windows that offers new functionality. I open the email and this is what I see: My reaction is "Wow,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Spyre Consulting
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