Jun 26, 2016

12 million Ether ($225m USD) has been stolen

When $225m is drained from a system like this, creating a hard-fork and returning investors’ money actually undermines the very existence of the platform and could potentially destroy the reputation of the Ethereum Foundation...

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May 30, 2016

Decentralized networks and applications

Bitcoin is one example of decentralized technology but the concept that has exploded this year is the idea of creating Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) that run themselves. These DAO run on a virtual currency called Ether as a part of the Ethereum project...

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May 22, 2016

The future of TCP and UDP

ransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is the underlying protocol of the Internet as we know it today. TCP is part of the TCP/IP protocol, specifically the connection and exchange of streams of data...

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Apr 28, 2016

Exporting images from Photoshop

I was curious what the difference in file size would be when comparing an image saved with File > Save versus File > Export so I tested it out and was amazed. Here are my results.....

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Apr 06, 2016

Fixing issues with HandBrake in Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Removing this support results in the inability to copy DVDs to your computer using the app HandBrake. This video demonstrates two easy ways to bring this support back...

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Apr 05, 2016

Hello World!

Hello and welcome to the personal blog of Andy Beckmann, a freelance web developer and graphic designer from Portland, Maine. Generally speaking, "Hello world!" is displayed on a computer screen when a programmer has learned a new programming language and wishes to test what they have learned...

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Feb 27, 2013

About Facebook

Yesterday I receive an email, that can be read here, telling me: "You are receiving this e-mail because you may have been featured in a "Sponsored Story" on Facebook prior to December 3, 2012". At first I totally thought this was a joke.....

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