I read a really neat paper about the implications of the Doge election protocol to distributed systems. There the focus was more on preventing bribary and less on more general fraud, but it was a pretty cool system. [pdf] www.hpl.hp.com/techreports/2007/HPL-2007-28R1.pdf
That's already been patented. You need to go deeper. http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/08/01/157743897/can-you-get-a-patent-on-being-a-patent-troll
But if you back up your data in the cloud, your data could fall as rain anywhere in the world.
I got mine two weeks after ordering from Newell or Newark or somesuch. They did tell me 8-10 wks so maybe I just got lucky.
Don't underestimate the power of placebos, especially in intractable cases. They are not medically useless.
Dread is right. BB is one of the few shows I've watched where I'm actually afraid to find out what happens next. Not in the horror movie sense...in the trainwreck sense.
but barring that I'd settle for a couple thousand years. Even five hundred would be pretty nice.
-- CEO Nwabudike Morgan,
MorganLink 3DVision Interview
We'll just store the oil and energy in the cloud. The automotive industry has been ripe for disruption for a long time.
One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.