Essentialist, Entrepreneur,
Explorer

  • I only own 64 things — all of which are black, and travel constantly
  • I vlog about blockchain, productivity, and my life on the road
  • I put some thoughts into words every now and then
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Recent blog articles

Why am I in Japan? | Cédric Waldburger

Some of you asked me why I am in Japan 🇯🇵. Here our my thoughts on the benefits in staying in Japan and how minimalism 💼 is applied here. Video Transcript Hey everyone! I’m towards the end of my second week in Japan and I just wanted to give you a quick update on what ...

Planning Travel | Cédric Waldburger

Booking Flights ✈ , Hotels 🏨, Locations📍 – it can be overwhelming. Today I’m sharing my best tools and tips to reduce the decision fatigue and take the stress out of booking travel. Video Transcript Hey everyone I am at Zürich Airport about to embark on another trip/ adventure/long journey this afternoon I’m flying to ...

Swissnex SF | Cédric Waldburger

Swissnex SF invited me to talk about my life without a home and just 64 things. I talk about why living with less is making me happier than I’ve ever been before and how I went from owning many hundred things to just 64. Video Transcript: Tonight I am still in San Francisco. It’s Friday night, ...

DFINITY Scholarship Winners Fall 2018

DFINITY offers Scholarships to individual researchers or groups that work on topics that are related to DFINITY’s technology. I’ve talked to all three winners of the current scholarship program in the fall of 2018. Please join our conversation to find out what they are working on, how they first heard about the program and who ...

Intro to Proof Techniques: Proofs. Part 3 of 3

This is Part 3 of my conversation with Robert, who gives an overview of the steps to actually prove that the desired Chain Properties hold in the given model. Starting from protocol events and their relative timing, one can draw interim conclusions that finally allow to make the proofs. Video Transcript: Cédric: Okay. So we’ve gone ...

Intro to Proof Techniques: Models & Assumptions. Part 2 of 3

This is Part 2 of my conversation with Robert about the System Model and the Threat Model that are used for the proofs in the DFINITY Consensus Whitepaper. In particular, Robert explains the assumptions about network synchrony and Byzantine faults. Video Transcript: Robert: So let’s jump to the next important thing in our proof system, ...