Weekly update: 26 September 2016

The weekly updates have been sorely lacking lately. It’s been a busy period, and the main driver has been getting settled in to a new location - London. Move to London Over the last few weeks I’ve been organising a move to London with my girlfriend. Getting the place in Leeds rented, finding a place in London, settling all the fees, packing and finally moving has been pretty time consuming. As of yesterday we have spent one week in our awesome new apartment in London, and I couldn’t be happier. »

Weekly update: 31 July 2016

The past few weeks have gone by quickly. dayJob is staying steady and side project development is picking up really nicely. Banking project Over the past while I’ve put more thought into the project and how to take it forward. These sessions are pretty important, I’m trying to weigh the place in the market and how this project could have the best impact. This is for everything from deployment to functionality. »

Weekly update: 11 July 2016

I’m finally starting to settle into staying in another country. Leeds is a pretty great city and I’m in love with the most awesome running route. Still getting used to it being light at 22:00 though. Bank project Slow and steady has been the name of the game here. I’ve been researching a few issues around the implementation of a distributed model. I’ve also been in touch with a few people in the banking sector who will undoubtedly bring some great insight to the project. »

Weekly update: 30 June 2016

A big focus of the past two weeks has been on the banking project, if for nothing else than to keep momentum. As it turns out, keeping momentum has led to continued and valuable development. Bank project There are two things happening on the banking project right now. The first is tightening up the project and working around the unknowns, which at this stage are the integration. I’ve relegated those to the endpoints so other development can take place. »

Weekly update: 16 June 2016

Over the past two weeks I’ve delved deeper into the banking project, played around with electronics and gone trail running. dayJob is returning to some normalcy and I’m liking it. Having a routine when there is a distributed team is super important, and after setting out a guide we are finally back on a decent track. Really looking forward to tackling some of the harder problems. Banking project I’ve spent a lot of time looking into two things reagrding the banking project: Current solutions Ethereum This warrants a separate post, but it’s pretty interesting to have finally been guided to some open source implementations of various payment standards and core banking functionality. »