Richard Veryard Blog Index
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Planning to write a few blog posts and corporate white papers over the summer. Watch this space.
Richard Veryard on Computing
Blockchain and the Edge of Obfuscation - Privacy
According to Wikipedia, a *blockchain* is a decentralized, distributed and public digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers ...
2 weeks ago
Richard Veryard on Architecture
Making the World More Open and Connected
Last year, Facebook changed its mission statement, from "Making The World More Open And Connected" to "Bringing The World Closer Together". As I said in Se...
4 weeks ago
Security is downstream from strategy
Following @carolecadwalla's latest revelations about the misuse of personal data involving Facebook, she gets a response from Alex Stamos, Facebook's Chief...
4 weeks ago
Capitalism and Witchcraft
According to a new paper, "big data evidence suggests that the English language area was not capitalist between 1800 and 2000" (via @kvistgaard). The autho...
3 months ago
Weapons of Math Destruction
Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist and activist, has written a new book, “Weapons of Math Destruction.” She is concerned about the proliferation of certain kin...
1 year ago