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The State of the Ethereum Network

The analysis of etherum network: blockchain activity, the etherum community, government adoption, decentralized applications and scaling solutions analyzed.

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Counterfactual: Generalized State Channels

"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."

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Bitcoin is one of the most tightly regulated currencies on the planet. Fortunately, Bitcoin is regulated by algorithms, which are pure; fiat currency is regulated by politicians, who are corruptible. I know which one I trust more.

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Crypto Tourism Is Growing – For Better or Worse

Crypto Tourism is a thing.

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Is Bitcoin Really Un-Tethered?

"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."

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From Speculation to Usage: How do we get there? - Token Summit III NYC 2018

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A Deeper Look at Blockchain Consensus Protocols

The high-view at Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS).

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Analyzing Token Sale Models

Vitalik Buterin's analysis of Token Sale Models. He dissects current models and proposes some solutions.

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Run like the plague from "blockchains" that are based on the politeness of strangers rather than on minimizing the need to rely on the goodwill of strangers. A seamlessly global blockchain can be successfully run and used by people who hate each other.

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Decentralizing the minting of Non-Fungible Tokens

"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."

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The Internet’s Magna Carta Moment: Bitcoin & The Value of Strong Assurances

The author describes the profound implications of bitcoin’s strong assurance.

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From Paypal to Ethereum with David Sacks - Token Summit III NYC 2018

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Layer 2' Blockchain Tech Is an Even Bigger Deal Than You Think

The article describes the advantages of off-chain solutions.

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Huge Ethereum Mixer

The analysis of blockchain transactions has shown that 68% of total Ethereum transaction value is controlled by one system.

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Why does Bitcoin keep growing? Because it's time to separate money and state.

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Alternatives to Blockchain

The author proves his point that you don't often need to use blockchain by showing real-life examples of alternatives to it.

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GDPR and the Blocknet

The analysis of the blockchain decentralized applications.

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Blockstack - A new internet for decentralized apps with Muneeb Ali

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