Arthur Breitman's blog. Mostly Tezos.
Traces, probability, and learning
This is a collection of thoughts I’ve had over the concept of program traces. The draft has resisted my attempts to clean it up and edit it for clarity for...
08 Dec 2015
Why government debt should be issued as perpetuities
Note that the following idea isn’t particularly new, economists have known this for a while. I only happen to think it ought to be better known. When it comes to...
16 Oct 2015
Making sense of colored coins
It’s impossible to walk around the distributed ledger landscape without encountering the idea of so-called “colored coins”. The purpose of this post is to clarify their nature, the motivation behind...
17 Aug 2015
A functional nomenclature of cryptographic ledgers
In the interest of bringing some much-needed sanity to the discussion surrounding “blockchain technology” I have attempted to establish a functional nomenclature of cryptographic ledgers.
10 Aug 2015
What do blockchains accomplish
What do blockchains accomplish?
02 Aug 2015