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Introducing Dokklib-DB

February 28, 2020

I’ve released a new Python library for the DynamoDB single table pattern called Dokklib-DB. It’s built on top of Boto3 and should feel…

A Forkable Company

January 29, 2020

A forkable company’s code is not only open source, but also makes it easy to replicate its services. This post explains how that works.

A New Open Source Business Model

January 29, 2020

Independent open source developers need a business model. I believe a subscription model for documentation sites backed by a paywall is the best solution.

Dokknet Paywall Design

January 29, 2020

Dokknet is a paywall-as-a-service for open source documentation sites. This post explains the rational and technical details of the its paywall design.

Mapping Crypto: Common Pitfalls

June 14, 2019

This post maps the challenges of launching a novel payment solution in detail and looks at how the Litecoin, Monero, Ripple, Stellar and Z-cash projects handled them compared to Bitcoin.

Mapping Crypto: A Primer

June 02, 2019

An introduction to Wardley mapping through a simplified example of Bitcoin payments.