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Digital Currency Could Be Widely Used In VR

"I have a hypothesis that digital currency will be widely used in virtual reality, especially in virtual worlds."

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On Value Capture at Layer 3

"I would like to take these concepts and speak on the value capture of Layer 3 services. To define a layer 3 service, this is a service that is built on top of both a base chain and a number of middle protocols to abstract them for consumer use. To give concrete examples of these services, we’ll use two of them: Veil, and Radar Relay."

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Ethereum is game-changing technology, literally.

"Ethereum is an unprecedented arena for playing cooperative games."

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Ethereum Classic: The Ungoverned Blockchain?

"How does anything get done if there are no leaders? Why hasn’t ETC died by being abandoned by the Ethereum Foundation after TheDAO hard fork? The ecosystem of participants and stakeholders working in and around the ETC network is examined in outline below."

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THERE'S NO GOOD REASON TO TRUST BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

"Much has been written about blockchains and how they displace, reshape, or eliminate trust. But when you analyze both blockchain and trust, you quickly realize that there is much more hype than value. Blockchain solutions are often much worse than what they replace."

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There Are Still a Few Good Reasons to Trust Blockchain

"This response addresses the arguments Schneier makes, and the questions he raises. Views are my own."

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When Lightning STARKs

"TL;DR: StarkPay, a payment scalability engine based on STARK technology, addresses many of the drawbacks of Lightning, the Layer-2 payment solution."

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Why Do We Need Transaction Data?

"The “data” field exists for all transactions, but what actually goes there, and why?"

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How blockchain is eating the world

"In this article, I’ll walk you through the status of the barriers, the progress, and how to think about a more connected world will operate supported by blockchain technologies."

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On Efficient Ethereum Storage

"As you make headway in the quest to reduce gas costs wherever possible, you inevitably discover that on-chain storage is frequently the most significant expense."

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Complete Guide to Big Data and Blockchain

"One of the many fields that have discovered a symbiotic relationship with blockchain is big data. In this guide, we are going to explore this relationship."

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Understanding How Blockchain Can Make Artificial Intelligence Safer and Smarter

"In the AI field, you can build smart Machine Learning algorithms or impressive Neural Networks, but this powerful technology could be trustable or could generate intelligent responses based on the data you use when you train it."

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Why Equity belongs on a Blockchain

"Although I’d love to see wider adoption and price recovery of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the underlying technology (blockchain) is already primed to disrupt many industries."

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Polkadot: The Foundation of a New Internet

"Polkadot is a global network of blockchains and the foundation for a new, peer-to-peer internet. The platform is powerful enough from a scalability, interoperability, developability and governance perspective to help make the vision of Web3 a reality."

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Why Progressive Decentralization is blockchain’s best hope

"Immutability is blockchain’s greatest strength and biggest barrier. Progressive decentralization could be the answer."

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Under the hood of the world computer

"When most people analyze and compare blockchain data, they think in terms of transactions. And you can’t fault them for it."

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7 Reasons why Tezos is the Best Smart-Contract Platform

"I want to point out the following reasons why I switched from Ethereum to Tezos for future projects as the smart-contract platform of choice."

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Sharding: What it is and why many blockchain protocols rely on it

"Sharding is one of several popular methods being explored by developers to increase transactional throughput."

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