Digital Currency Consultant at Contract Consultant
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I wrote a book called DISCIPLINE. I am a father, a financial analyst, an economist, a programmer, and a privacy and security specialist. I am curious about everything.


Rejecting Logic And Reason
Let’s be clear: logic and reason are never flawed.
Could The “Spectral Gap Problem” Lead To Unbreakable Encryption?
Researchers in Madrid have recently discovered a mathematical problem that cannot be solved — at the quantum level (of course). Could the “Spectral Gap Problem” lead to unbreakable encryption?
Moral Relativism And Subjective Value
Imagine a universe in which there are no sentient, conscious beings. How valuable would gold be? How long would a meter be? What would be the meaning of good or evil or beautiful or ugly? With no one available to ascribe those values, what value would any of these concepts hold?
Nothing About This Economy Is Surprising
Albert Einstein said insanity "is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” This Einstein platitude is so overused that I’m somewhat embarrassed to be planting it at the beginning of this article. Yet it fits.


IYH iShares Dow Jones U.S. Healthcare Sector Index Fund
TBT ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury ETF



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Work Experience

Contract Consultant
Digital Currency Consultant
May 2014 - Present (8 years 4 months)
Researched various digital currency technologies for clients, including bitcoin, NAMECOIN, and LITECOIN (among others). Installed and maintained digital currency blockchains and wallets – using both GUI and command line interfaces. Applications include bitcoin wallet, namecoin wallet, litecoin wallet, electrum, Armory, open transactions, etc.
Wi-Fi Alliance
Contract Consultant - Software Engineer
2013 - November 2013 (11 months)
PHP, SQL, Drupal, Java (Hibernate, Spring, Roo), JAVASCRIPT/Ajax, Git, Sibversion