Kategorie: Editorial

  • A brief history of time(stamping)

    A brief history of time(stamping)

    When I tell people about timestamping, they often react with, „Ah, yes, that Blockchain thing“. However, timestamping is as old as civilisation and has some interesting properties it gains from non-Blockchain applications. So let’s go back a few millenia first.

  • Timestamping: Why should I care?

    Timestamping: Why should I care?

    Timestamping documents is the basis for many forms of trust and evidence. As such, it is a building block for contracts and agreements, and dispute resolution.

  • XMPP server hands-on comparison: ejabberd vs. Prosody

    XMPP server hands-on comparison: ejabberd vs. Prosody

    Having been involved in testing an open-source XMPP web client (JSXC) against ejabberd and Prosody, I have noticed the following differences that I would like to share, to make it easier for you to decide. Please note that I have done more with ejabberd, so there will naturally be more nitpicking there, but also more […]