A letter from 1998

Today, in the post, Eaglebrook sent me a letter I wrote to myself in 1998. I’d forgotten I’d even written it (but now that I’ve received it, I remember writing it as it if were yesterday). Given I was supposed to get this several years ago, I suspect they may have been lost and then were accidentally found. The letter reads as follows: To my future self:  When this was written, on [redacted] 1998, I had been [redacted] years old for [redacted] days. When I next read this, I will be [redacted]. I should like to thank all of my classmates this year…

and I’m all out of bubblegum

I’ve been remiss in updating the blog for the last week or so – my bad. It’s not without good reason: first there was preparation for and attendance at the EU digital currency associations’ co[i]nfab and Bitcoin 2014 in Amsterdam – which was awesome. Easily the most fun I’ve ever had in a professional setting.  I’ve never met a more welcoming, more interesting, or more committed group of individuals in my entire life. I was up for a Blockchain Award for Bitcoin legal expert of the year. Didn’t win. Fair deuce, considering I’m a relatively new arrival and (with apologies to regulatory lawyers everywhere) less interested in…