Fighting authoritarianism with blockchain and blockweaves - SLIDES - Code BEAM SF 2018

Sam Williams 25.04.2018

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Sam Williams

Sam is the CEO of the Archain project, a system of permanent information storage. Sam has been building distributed systems with Erlang, from operating systems to web applications, for around 10 years. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Kent. When not hacking Erlang, Sam can be found climbing mountains and pondering geopolitics!

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Fighting Authoritarianism with Erlang, Blockchains and Blockweaves

Article by Sam Williams

Using Erlang’s process-centric approach enabled Sam and his team to quickly design and implement the Arweave network. A component of their approach was to build an extensive testing framework utilising Erlang’s message passing and lightweight threading model, simulating networks under realistic conditions on a vast scale.

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