Tuesday, December 6, 2016

15 years of concurrency

An excellent overview of concurrency and Midori. Not the radioactive alien pee.

Friday, December 2, 2016

An overview of settlement

There was much comment about how expensive or difficult this would have been in the regular banking system – and this could well be true. But it also highlighted another point: in my expecience, almost nobody actually understands how payment systems work. That is: if you “wire” funds to a supplier or “make a payment” to a friend, how does the money get from your account to theirs?