Nov 10, 2021Liked by Marco Gonzalez

It’s been a long time, but finally EOS is showing signs of life after being on life support for years.

It’s going to be interesting to see how this new lease on life plays out for EOS and the ecosystem. And now with Brock Pierce coming back to EOS I feel the future is looking much brighter.

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Nov 11, 2021Liked by Marco Gonzalez

It's the rebirth of EOS, I'm excited to see how it plays out

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Eos is in constant development and constantly innovating, the future is very bright, stay high and watch EOS.

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My goodness. What a lot of incoherent banter.

2 things I can be pretty certain of: this not someone who is seriously (at all?) technical and someone who has at best a tenuous understanding of economics and financial infrastructure.

Of course, these days, it is entirely possible, too, that folks with technical chops ramble on in similar veins. And, of course, money attracts and attracts absolutely, so it's also not entirely out of the question that this person could have come from the very bowels of the real financial world.

No one knows you're just another dolt on the internet.

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What do you think of IBM Blockchain-as-a-Service vs. Amazon Managed Blockchain?

This of course requires you to be specific.

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Good question: I am not just NOT a Decentralization-will-save-us from imaginary things, I have written about how much of scam this is in so many ways. At least using these openly diverges from a central belief of the cult.

But in terms of its practicality (see DFinity for the height of this silliness): useless.

It disheartens me that IEEE and ACM (I am a member of both) have Blockchain sections.

HyperLedger is this metastisizing thing that keeps bolting on or offering sub-configurations to try to get it to do what it should do.

Amazon offers both the aforementioned HyperLedger tech and Ethereum, which also suffers from (what I call) Chinese menu implementations: both of these need to escape a variety of shortcomings and thereby offer partial solutions.

In short, when you start off with a Merkle Tree (a 30 year old tech that lacked any use case until BTC), getting it to scale to any useful degree requires generalized and specialized configurations that try to make it useful. And that adds the old devil: software complexity and disintermediation of accountability in the software, at a minimum.

More to say, if you're interested. And you can read my writing on most of these topics on Medium.

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P2P value can never be found through centralized means- that's P3P at best. Hence the need to decentralize digital communications.

Keeping things time efficient:

- Amazon Managed Blockchain- just as it says, holding (managing) keys for a primary customer; especially those wishing to expand upon their asset via Amazon.com.

- IBM Blockchain-as-a-Service- will build a blockchain for a company, but prefers to hold keys for managed transactions.

The extension of Amazon_Blockchain likely becomes web-stores. Whereas the max for IBM_Blockchain could be governments. I believe both will come to terms with a new reality- what that might be is uncertain.

Please be advised that I'm trying to remain concise, as sharing the breadth of my blockchain experience can run deep and time consuming.

For clarity, I restate: blockchain is as much about networking as anything else, which is best found through decentralization and holding your own key permissions.

You're here for some reason spending time commenting on ETH and BTC, so feel free to contribute to the community where you believe most value (or emotions) can be derived.

Note: this post was inspired by the community taking back some development power over the EOS mainnet.

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There is no inherent value in "blockchain". It's largely a solution in search of a problem. Hence the proliferation of attempts at getting around the acute shortcoming of 30 year-old previsously unused technology.

There are a variety of hardware solutions that support immutability and add-only processing of data to insure its integrity. To support the Dodd-Frank every-step-transaction WO requirement at TDSecurities' fixed income derivative trading I used earlier versions of EMC-740s and had throughputs that were equivalent to 10K-TPS.

No such thing is possible without all kinds of gimmicks tacked onto blockchains that suffer from a variety of vulnerabilities. Your last remark about EOS suggests exactly this and it is just one of an unending variety (probably getting closer to the thousands) of attempts to either solve a problem that no one needs solving or get around the inherent emptiness of the whole project of "blockchain", De-xxx, etc.

After having successfully built a PoS/PoR DDLT, I realized this was just a waste of tech talent and time and money. And I don't need the money or the glam going around the space. Bad for me, evil for the world.

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