Decentralized Protocol Monetization and Forks

Decentralized Protocol Monetization and Forks

[ad_1] The idea of releasing a new currency as a mechanism for funding protocol development is perhaps one of the most interesting economic innovations to come out of the cryptocurrency space. In the past twenty

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Serpent upgrades: More Fun Stuff

Serpent upgrades: More Fun Stuff

[ad_1] Over the past two weeks our primary focus has been getting all of the clients updated to PoC5 compatibility, and it definitely has been a long road. Among the changes to the VM include:

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DAOs, DACs, DAs and More: An Incomplete Terminology Guide

DAOs, DACs, DAs and More: An Incomplete Terminology Guide

[ad_1] One of the most popular topics in the digital consensus space (a new term for cryptocurrency 2.0 that I’m beta-testing) is the concept of decentralized autonomous entities. There are now a number of groups

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What is Ethereum? Project, Platform, Fuel, Stack.

What is Ethereum? Project, Platform, Fuel, Stack.

[ad_1] What is Ethereum, the Project? The Ethereum Project is an open source, community-driven effort designed to create a next-generation distributed application platform intended to be maximally flexible and powerful in the possibilities that it

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The Xbox and Ethereum’s Dual Mandate

The Xbox and Ethereum’s Dual Mandate

[ad_1] The Necessity to Build and Launch an Ecosystem on Genesis Day Imagine if Microsoft released the Xbox and there were no games. On the day on which the Ethereum genesis block is created, many

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Long-Range Attacks: The Serious Problem With Adaptive Proof of Work

Long-Range Attacks: The Serious Problem With Adaptive Proof of Work

[ad_1] Our current proof of work design, blockchain-based proof of work, is the second iteration of our attempt to create a mining algorithm that is guaranteed to remain CPU-friendly and resistant to optimization by specialized

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On Long-Term Cryptocurrency Distribution Models

On Long-Term Cryptocurrency Distribution Models

[ad_1] One of the challenges when creating a new cryptocurrency is figuring out what the distribution model is going to be. Who is going to receive the currency units, at what time, and what is

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What If Ethereum Lived on a Treap? Or, Blockchains Charging Rent

What If Ethereum Lived on a Treap? Or, Blockchains Charging Rent

[ad_1] Although truly solving blockchain scalability fundamentally, that is to say figuring out a solution to the problem that every node must process every transaction, is a very hard problem, and all suggested solutions rely

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Ethereum Project Update | Ethereum Foundation Blog

Ethereum Project Update | Ethereum Foundation Blog

[ad_1] Development of the Ethereum project has gone very well over the months since inception.  The core activity — development of the software platform — is on track and many developers around the world are

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On Mining | Ethereum Foundation Blog

On Mining | Ethereum Foundation Blog

[ad_1] Decentralization, n. The security assumption that a nineteen year old in Hangzhou and someone who is maybe in the UK, and maybe not, have not yet decided to collude with each other. There has

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