The Legal Coda

What the Esteemed (and Very Smart) Law Professors Missed at the HLS Ethereum Talk

My reactions to Ethereum's unveiling at a bastion of American legal and technological thought.

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Iterating over the Traditional - Legal Approaches to Smart Contract Development

Last night I gave a talk at the Amsterdam Ethereum Meetup. Here are my prepared notes. I did not cover all these topics, but the majority of them I covered in the talk.

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A Proposal for @ethereumproject Provisions, Contracts, and Packages

This is a proposal for a package manager which will help in the assembly, development, and deployment of virtual automatic contracts within the Ethereum ecosystem.

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Gnome Shell Extensions -- Those Little Bundles of Joy

There are two great things about Gnome Extensions. First, what you can do with them. Second, the user experience of installing them via a very slick webapp.

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How I Use Multiple Workspaces

Multiple workspaces took me some getting used to, but now I find them indispensable. Here's how I use them.

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Working with PDFs in Linux

Working with PDFs in Linux is not perfect. There is no one program to rule them all as Adobe has done with Acrobat in Windows and OSX. But there are good, viable solutions which can do almost everything that Acrobat will do.

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Remembering Your Packages

What programs (packages) do I use? This is a perennial problem. It is always easy to remember those packages you use all the time but what about those packages that you do not but you want them there when you need them. Here is a three step system for ensuring that you never forget to reinstall packages you want when you upgrade your system or reinstall you operating system.

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Conky -- Smooth Operations

Conky is a wonderful addition to your Linux desktop. It is a very lightweight system monitoring application which can be designed to look very different to fit your style. Here's my setup.

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Why Using Shells are Great

Using a shell in a terminal is fantastic -- like a glassbottom boat view into what your computer is actually doing. Here are some tips and a small tutorial of how I set up my terminal and shell to get you started.

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Using Dropbox as a Settings Repository

I keep all my program and operating system settings in Dropbox which allows me to easily reinstall a new system completely automated. Here's how I do it.

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