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Blockchain

Links to the best articles, videos and podcasts about Blockchain.

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Construction of a Plasma Chain 0x1

The article describes what Plasma Chain is and how it works.

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VR is a Killer App for Blockchains

Fred Ehrsam on VR in context of the blockchain.

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Hard Forks, Soft Forks, Defaults and Coercion

Vitalik Buterin explains different types of forks and goes through their pros and cons.

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The History of Casper — Part 1

The Casper is Prove of Stake protocol which is alternative to Prove of Work. Vlad Zamfir describes its history and presents interesting, personal POV. This is 1 out of 5 - reading a whole series is highly recommended.

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Token Summit I - Blockchain Governance (featuring Z Wilcox, D Zakrisson, L Xie, J Zawistowiski)

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On the Scalability of Blockchains

High-level view of blockchain's scalability problems and potential solutions.

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Will Cryptocurrencies Be the Art Market’s Next Big Thing?

The New York Times’ piece on the use of blockchain technology in the art market.

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Accelerating Evolution Through Forking

Fred Ehrsam on the impact of forking on the evolution of blockchains. He analyses incentives and economic context.

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Governance, Part 2: Plutocracy Is Still Bad

Vitalik Buterin on the problem of bribes in context of blockchain governance.

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The Limits of Crypto-economic Governance

The different view on crypto economic governance in response to Buterin's post.

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A multi-trillion dollar blockchain use case

Taylor Pearson on use of blockchain in the supply chain - “Today, the supply chain industry accounts for 2/3rds of global GDP (about $54 trillion globally) and employs the majority of people worldwide.”

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A Conversation with Naval Ravikant and Ryan Shea | Blockstack Summit 2017

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Divided We Fail: The Irrational Insanity of Crypto Tribalism

The post portrays inside problems of the blockchain space.

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Thoughts On Governance and Network Effects

"This post discusses governance and its impact on network effects and why both relate to how value flows and is captured within tokenized blockchain networks."

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What Is Blockchain? (World Economic Forum)

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The Token Classification Framework: A multi-dimensional tool for understanding and classifying crypto tokens.

A really good, ready-to-use tool for accessing, understanding and classifying cryptographic tokens. A "framework that a) reflects the various existing token types, b) allows to classify and analyze tokens in various relevant dimensions, and c) fosters a better, nuanced understanding of crypto tokens."

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A Proof of Stake Design Philosophy

Vitalik Buterin on cons of proof of work and pros of proof of stake.

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Making Sense of “Cryptoeconomics”

“In simple terms, cryptoeconomics is the use of incentives and cryptography to design new kinds of systems, applications, and networks.”

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