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Apologies for sending this twice. Somehow, after spending a few hours putting it together, I fell at the last hurdle. <sigh>
Anyway... I don't know about you, but I've had a pretty great week. I worked four days, spending a couple of them down in London. While I was there I met up with some really intresting people and did some enjoyable work. More about that in my weeknote.
Since relaunching this newsletter with a new name and format, I've had a little bit of feedback by email and social media. Most people seem to welcome the change, while others have their reservations. What do you think now we're a few weeks in? Just hit reply to this email to have your say. I always enjoy hearing from subscribers and reply quickly. :)
Things that are difficult to explain using homely metaphors can be difficult to understand. That being said, this TechCrunch article does a pretty good job - as does this post likening the blockchain to a distributed journal.