"One of the definitions of an oracle is “A person or thing regarded as an infallible authority or guide on something.”"
"When it comes to bitcoin adoption, there are generally two rules that never seem to fail. Everyone always feels late, and everyone always wishes they had bought more bitcoin. There are exceptions to every rule, but bitcoin has an uncanny ability to screw with the human psyche."
"I have argued in the past that the difficulty of changing the rules is one of the most important properties of Bitcoin. Without this security, which is in large part a consequence of decentralization, Bitcoin cannot function as a store of value."
"Your favorite Senator or Treasury Secretary may occasionally make the claim, but thankfully, bitcoin is not for criminals; it is however for everyone."
"A Web3 Data Economy to Catalyze Prosperity for Society"
"Here’s the FinOps stack we’re commonly using (and, in our experience, works extremely well)."
"Flash loans have been the center of attention lately. Recently two hackers used flash loans to attack the margin trading protocol bZx, first in a $350K attack and later in a $600K copycat attack."
"Steps towards complete decentralization"
"A technical overview of Ethereum’s emergent Optimistic Rollup ecosystem"
"As the popularity of Ethereum continues to grow, the user experience of wallets and DeFi (decentralized finance) is starting to outpace that of traditional means. If you’re running a crypto focused business, it’s likely that using traditional methods to manage company funds is a headache with a lot of friction and overhead."
"On 02/15, we have provided a transaction-level recap on the bZx hack that recently captures various headlines in DeFi-related tweets and media. There are quite a few misunderstandings circulating around about the nature of this particular hack."
"Over the next 30 years, an estimated $30 trillion of wealth will exchange hands from the baby boomers to Generation Xers and Millennials."
"The following blog post is an analysis of 2019 data with the goal of sharing actionable insights for Ethereum users. Sources of the data are the block explorer, website analytics, and lists compiled by Etherscan"
"ConsenSys Diligence is a security-focused group of 30+ Ethereum engineers, auditors and researchers distributed all over the world. We have a tradition of building security tools for ourselves and the Ethereum community. Because our time is precious, we focus on creating polished, highly usable tools that are truly helpful to auditors and smart contract developers. This article introduces some of the highlights."
"an overview of key learnings, takeaways and measures that the IOTA Foundation will implement to ensure the highest security standards for all of our software development."
"A new solution was proposed on the bitcoin-dev mailing list this week, by the Bitcoin and Lightning developer who goes by the pseudonym “ZmnSCPxj.” Called Payswap, the proposed solution offers a simple-yet-effective trick to confuse blockchain analysis by inverting the relation between payer and payee."
"Fast forward to 2020. Ethereum is as slow as ever, and yet it has survived all the so-called Ethereum killers. Ethereum 2.0’s launch date keeps receding further into the future, and Plasma seems to have disappeared entirely with many development groups shuttering operations."
"The numbers speak for themselves."