The analysis of etherum network: blockchain activity, the etherum community, government adoption, decentralized applications and scaling solutions analyzed.
"State channels are an important technique for reducing fees for blockchain users. Within their scope of applicability, they allow users to transact with each other without paying blockchain transaction fees and with instant finality, and are the only technique that securely realises the latter property."
Crypto Tourism is a thing.
"This paper investigates whether Tether, a digital currency pegged to U.S. dollars, influences Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency prices during the recent boom. Using algorithms to analyze the blockchain data, we find that purchases with Tether are timed following market downturns and result in sizable increases in Bitcoin prices."
The high-view at Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS).
Vitalik Buterin's analysis of Token Sale Models. He dissects current models and proposes some solutions.
"Non-fungible tokens can capture additional value by decentralizing creation. Cryptoeconomic models align incentives between creators, curators, and entrepreneurs. If we can apply cryptoeconomic models within non-fungible composables, we can incentivize creators with royalties and create experiences that were previously not possible with stand-alone, simple ERC721 non-fungibles."
The author describes the profound implications of bitcoin’s strong assurance.
The article describes the advantages of off-chain solutions.
The analysis of blockchain transactions has shown that 68% of total Ethereum transaction value is controlled by one system.
The author proves his point that you don't often need to use blockchain by showing real-life examples of alternatives to it.
The analysis of the blockchain decentralized applications.