Introducing Coindroids

It's the year 20XX, long since the original accounting droid, the EconoDroid, had been created by the humans. The droids have since learned quite a bit from their once squishy overlords and now conduct war purely with money, specifically the blunt ample math based instrument that are cryptocurrencies. Droids themselves…

The Honeypot of Cryptocurrencies: DEFCOIN

As I spoke about in a previous post, I am fairly drawn to details about DEFCOIN, the cryptocurrency set to make its major debut at DEF CON 22. Under the hood, DEFCOIN is just another altcoin, a find/replace of the litecoin source with the word defcoin instead. There really…

How to lose your IBM BlueMix beta account

The folks at IBM recently announced their Cloud Foundry based infrastructure, Codename: BlueMix. It is currently open for beta as they scale up the service and work out all the kinks. Overall I have been pretty impressed with the platform. I have a soft spot in my heart for Heroku…