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Owl Yoda

By day - diving into the past. By night, working on top secret breeding programmes

Joined December 2018 94 Followers

Owl Yoda

BIG news from Sia - Skynet has launched

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments Owl Yoda

Sia, the decentralized CDN and file sharing platform secured on it's own blockchain, has shipped an awesome product, that makes decentralized hosting incredibly easy. It is indeed fair to say this is a big deal, and even though most will not be awar...

BestDApp - Cent: Social Media Platform on Ethereum

28 Nov 2019 4 minute read comments Owl Yoda

Crypto and social media were made for each other.  It’s a really compelling usecase for blockchain technology, because who wouldn’t want to be rewarded in some way for their online content?   Facebook is the fifth richest company in the world, true t...

Chainlink is being used by Google - massive news for the oracle provider!

13 Jun 2019 1 minute read comments Owl Yoda

Hope y'all haven't been sleeping on LINK, as it recently climbed into bed with Google.   It's great that a true giant is dipping it's toes into crypto, and even better for LINK that they are using it as a trusted oracle provider.For more on what ora...

1901 - Funeral of Queen Victoria

11 Jun 2019 1 minute read comments Owl Yoda

After ruling the British Empire for 63 years, Queen Victoria's death was mourned around the world and signaled the end of the Victorian Era.  In the image above, her coffin is laid to raid at Windsor chapel, after being transported from the Isle of...

1900 - Eight Nation Alliance in China

10 Jun 2019 1 minute read comments Owl Yoda

The Eight Nation Alliance was a a multi-national military coalition set up in response to the Boxer Rebellion in China.From left to right, soldiers of Britain, United States, Australia, British India, Germany, France, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Japan....

Litecoin vs. Bitcoin Cash - Are they viable alternative payment networks?

13 Feb 2019 12 minute read comments Owl Yoda

Satoshi Nakamoto, the enigmatic creator of Bitcoin, originally conceived the digital currency as a “peer-to-peer electronic cash system”. Over the years, the narrative has gradually shifted, and today Bitcoin is commonly regarded as a “store of value...

What’s the best Ethereum block explorer? 10 Alternatives to Etherscan

10 Jan 2019 6 minute read comments Owl Yoda

If you want to know what’s going on within the Ethereum network, then you need to become familiar with block explorers. They are extremely useful tools for checking on the state of the network, individual transfers, contract calls and more. Many also...

Take a gamble on blockchain - how FunFair is building provably fair and low-cost casinos

18 Dec 2018 10 minute read comments Owl Yoda

  FunFair is positioning itself to be a major player in the decentralized casino gaming industry.  Transparent smart contracts guarantee players that the games run on programmatic logic, without fraud or interference. The games will use second layer...

0x Protocol — Building Decentralized Exchanges (…and so much more?)

11 Dec 2018 8 minute read comments Owl Yoda

0x is one seriously ambitious project. It’s primarily developing a protocol to enable decentralized trading of tokens on Ethereum. It has the potential to become the technical standard delivering seamless interoperability of tokenized value across pl...

Blockchain and AR/VR — A match made in virtual heaven?

7 Dec 2018 6 minute read comments Owl Yoda

Its a fair bet that both blockchain and AR/VR technology will play a significant part in shaping the brave new world we are heading towards. These are both young industries with a lot of room to grow, and we are starting to see some convergence. Coin...