Netfuture

  • Offline digital cash?

    The question of using digital money in the event of a network outage comes up again and again. Here is an overview of the options and their pros and cons.
  • The NFT Danger Zone

    Susanna Petrin closes her NFT experiment with a dystopia of life after we destroyed our environment: Admiring our NFTs while strolling through the metaverse. I hope we can avert both.
  • A business-driven blockchain evaluation flow chart

    Yesterday, Rene Jan Veldwijk posted a blockchain decision flowchart he had previously used in a presentation.
  • Blockchain in a nutshell

    People often try to claim blockchain use cases without much deliberation. Here is a condensed, quotable version of «Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Blockchain» and «Data lifecycle questions, not only for Blockchains».
  • Web3 is just expensive P2P

    Web3 claims to be the only way to save us from commercial entities defining what we can see and what not. Yet, it does exactly this: It results in commercialized entities defining what we can see and what not.