LEAK: Eris Industries releases first pictures of Eris

That’s right – that big point of light is Eris, which according to the Source of All Knowledge (aka Wikipedia) is the most massive known dwarf planet in the Solar System and the ninth most massive body known to directly orbit the Sun. It is estimated to be 2,326 ± 12 kilometres (1,445.3 ± 7.5 mi) in diameter, and 27% more massive than Pluto, or about 0.27% of the Earth’s mass. Sorry to tease, I couldn’t help it. You won’t have to wait long, though: we’re releasing on December 17th. Learn something new every day, huh?

LEAK: Eris Industries is actually a boy band

What Boyz II Moon was to Bitcoin, Eris Industries will be to smart contracts: Currently we’re mostly doing covers of InfoSec Taylor Swift hits such as: “You Should Be on the Internet of Things Because You’re a Tool” and  “True Love is Rarer than a Dual Algorithm Hash Collision.” Sadly, this means our debut album can’t be streamed on Spotify.

The “Unbundling of Trust”: how to identify good cryptocurrency opportunities?

Originally posted on Richard Gendal Brown:
Decentralization and centralization are two ends of a continuum. Look for opportunities to disaggregate “bundles of trust” to identify good opportunities in the cryptocurrency space There are so many potential uses for cryptocurrency technology. But how do you know if any of them are good ideas? Blockchain-mediated financial exchange? I have a good feeling about that one. A bank-sponsored local currency system for small businesses? My sense is that it’s probably a terrible idea. But short of going out and building it, how would you know? So are there any test you can apply…

Eris Industries Leaks – Week 3

One of these is true. Two are not. 1) Eris Industries is bringing back audio to websites. Like Google is Merkle Tree-ifying all the world’s SSL Certs, we’re going to bring the smooth grooves of Del the Funky Homosapien to every website in the world. Or Deltron 3030 as the kids are calling him these days. Now that’s what I call Proof of Hip. 2) Eris Industries has cloned Counterparty on a chalkboard, and we are soon going to release our own new cryptocurrency: Reverse Implementationcoin, which allows you to build Counterparty on Ethereum on Counterparty on Ethereum. On Counterparty. The first two…