Monday, October 29, 2018

1769 Cugnot Steamer vs blockchain

Today's "blockchain" (acornics) technology:
https://youtu.be/KP_oQHYmdRs

Some blockchains today look like a larger version of this 1769 Cugnot Steamer, but have steam just for show while hiding ponies inside. When you ask their creators why they use ponies, they correctly point out that they burn less wood this way. When you ask why they then bother with steam, they say it is all the rage.

Ponies are cute, but I prefer EVs. Let's start making some of those.

Automating the detection and patching of vulnerabilities

Nice. https://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/software/mayhem-the-machine-that-finds-software-vulnerabilities-then-patches-them