Stephen Peterkins

Developer | Blockchain | Machine Learning

About Me

Queen's University Engineering Physics Graduate. Javascript Developer turned Blockchain Developer. Core Developer of the Saito Network. Travelling Asia, currently working in 🇨🇳 Beijing


Stem is Overrated

November 18, 2018

There's a lot that you can do with math, I've spent a large part of my entire life exploring the basics and just a little bit more. You can make discoveries about the universe, build engineering marvels, and create ways of connecting people that we…

Domain Specific Architectures, Bitcoin, and the Future of Computing

November 11, 2018

This blog post is inspired by the John Hennessy's Talk at io18 about the future of computing. You can get a much stronger explanation of his talk here : For more in depth converage of computer architecture history, this article proves to be quite…

How To Be A Blockchain Dev In 2018

July 17, 2018

I'm positive that you've been exposed to the hype the last couple of months; it's practically unavoidable. Crypto, blockchain, decentralization, tokenization, smart contracts, distributed ledgers; perhaps you know what some of these words mean and…

A Tale of Two Cities

July 08, 2018

I've been doing my best to stick to a schedule, but I've still been slacking a bit. I was lying the last post I wrote, I was writing it while I was in Hong Kong but I hadn't updated people on Beijing. Needless to say, I'm delayed writing about my…

Saito's Little Helper

June 24, 2018

Hey everyone, glad to have you back. Better late than never, as they always say. Anyways, it's been a hectic couple of weeks for me in Beijing. The last couple of days I've been in Hong Kong hanging out at WeWork with my nose to the grind stone. I…

Blockchain in Beijing

June 06, 2018

Hi, welcome to my blog. For those who don't know, I've been working in Beijing the last couple of weeks on a blockchain startup called Saito . I've had a few people reach out to me and ask about what the experience has been like and how I got here…