Quote of the Day:

Dan Kaminsky

  • I'm not an economist; I'm a hacker who has spent his career exploring and repairing large networks.
  • It is a fairly open secret that almost all systems can be hacked, somehow. It is a less spoken of secret that such hacking has actually gone quite mainstream.
  • The reality of most software development is that the consequences of failure are simply nonexistent.
  • I'll be blunt: Money's gotten buggy.
  • Bitcoin's got its issues. But it is not competing with perfection.
  • The Internet's proven to be a pretty big deal for global society, and Bitcoin could basically be thought of as the Internet, applied to money.
  • Software tends not to kill people, and so we accept incredibly fast innovation loops because the consequences are tolerable and the results are astonishing.
  • BitCoin is actually an exploit against network complexity. Not financial networks, or computer networks, or social networks. Networks themselves.
  • We are at the point where all the obvious things we tell Microsoft to do, they already do it.
  • Software tends not to kill people, and so we accept incredibly fast innovation loops because the consequences are tolerable and the results are astonishing.