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Monthly Archives: August 2012

I fell victim to one of the classic blunders…

Nope, I didn't get involved in a land war in Asia, but I did let yet another exciting thought exercise trick me into picking up a coding project I don't have time for. Happenstance was supposed to be just a … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 geek, Happenstance

Key management strategies for Happenstance

Fundamental to the design of Happenstance is the idea that everything you publish, messages and meta-data, is cryptographically signed. The need for the signature stems from the distributed nature of the system. I.e. as messages are published and copied to … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 geek, Happenstance

The problem with the Benevolent Dictator

Just 2 days left before either funds or fades away. It's pretty close, so a last minute push might do it. But regardless of funding, they will have a tough road ahead, since weening the internet off the "free" user-as-product … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 geek, Happenstance

Moq’ing a Func or Action

Just ran into trying to test a method that takes a callback in the form of Func<Title,PageNodeData>. Initially i figured, it's a func, dead simple, i'll just roll my own func. But the method calls it multiple times with different … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 geek