👋 hi, I’m basile

Still in France. I’ve not dont a tremendous amount of work this week due to a general lack of time and focus. Everybody’s doing their best but sometimes it’s just challenging.


Work opportunities keep coming – and I’m grateful for it. Most notable this week was a job for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, which looks manageable in time and quite interesting.


Good progress on the Digital Evidence Toolkit. Some of it was on the research side so is yet to be published. I worked on the first and second steps to surfacing the history of a record:

“History” as far as the ledger is concerned isn’t straightforward. It’s first-class of course, but tied to the block (which form the chain) and not the documents, so it’s somehow one-step removed from view.

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