Blockchain; gateway to cryptography?

“What is a blockchain?” is probably one of the most frequent questions I’ve had to answer in the last 12 months.  What makes it more difficult is the answer more often than not has to take into account the varied knowledge and experience of the inquirer. I’ve got a reasonable background in understanding the cryptography […]

Embracing imperfection

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. — Vince Lombardi As a consequence of both election results, in the UK with #Brexit and in the USA with #Trump, I have found myself thinking about the impact that the role I play in society has on such events. I’ve worked […]

World in Union

I was lucky enough to have attended the Rugby World Cup match last night between Wales and Australia at Twickenham. It was an exciting and well fought match between two teams who did not want to lose. I’ve been looking forward to the match for weeks and despite England disappearing from the tournament. I was […]

Etape Pennine

On October 7th 2012, I shall be participating in the Etape Pennines cycle race up in County Durham, England.  If I were doing this by myself for a group of fit cyclist friends, it would be a challenge.  In order to make it even more exciting I’ll be doing it with my family.  This will include: Chris […]