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Allen Walters

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Allen Walters

Bitcoin Association Switzerland has launched a Bitcoin stablecoin on Tezos

1 day ago 1 minute read comments Allen Walters

Quick newsflash: Bitcoin Association Switzerland kicks off the DeFi ecosystem on Tezos with a Bitcoin-backed stablecoin. tzBTZ will be usable in Tezos smartcontracts.    "tzBTC brings the liquidity and battle-tested brand of Bitcoin (BTC) into the Te...

Why decentralization is key for blockchain adoption

1 day ago 4 minute read comments Allen Walters

Unbank the banked. One of the most famous phrases used in crypto. You store your money on a bank account because your bank is supposed to keep it safe and you trust them to give you access to it whenever you decide to spend it. Store your money on a...

Tezos is getting more serious exploring a native oracle network on the Tezos blockchain

5 days ago 2 minute read comments Allen Walters

Oracles can be crucial for certain applications that are and will be build on the Tezos blockchain platform. Being fully dependent on Chainlink or other oracles could not be the best choice long term. Yes, we know, Chainlink has a working product, bu...

Tezos is working on two CBDC application proposals: for both the Banque de France and the National Bank of Ukraine.

6 days ago 3 minute read comments Allen Walters

For any commercial entity, saving time and money is always an incentive to innovate. The trust-less and immutable qualities of decentralized blockchains, create the possibility to reduce costs and speed in transaction processes. That way it makes (cr...

New insights in the gameplay of "Emergents": the digital collectible cardgame on Tezos

6 days ago 2 minute read comments Allen Walters

This month, the collectible cardgame "Emergents", that is being build on Tezos, will have its alpha release. As you can read in my previous article about Emergents, it will be a card game like Magic The Gathering and Hearthstone, which both are very...

No, miningpools do not cause centralization

1 week ago 3 minute read comments Allen Walters

Discussing EOS' centralization in my previous article sparked some responses from EOS enthousiasts.  No one seemed to try to make a case for EOS decentralization though. Instead, the best argument for EOS enthousiasts seems to be pointing at Ethereum...

How EOS theoretical decentralization, is in reality centralized

1 week ago 7 minute read comments Allen Walters

EOS is promoted as a blockchain "utilizing a decentralized consensus algorithm". In this article I will discuss the theoretical decentralization, and how that plays out in reality as a centralized result.  EOS governanceWhere most decentralized block...

Available from April 6th: a decentralized quantum resistant communication channel.

1 week ago 4 minute read comments Allen Walters

I've been following an interesting project for a long time now: QRL (the Quantum Resistant Ledger). The QRL is a blockchain that has been up and running for almost two years now. As the name suggests, QRL is a blockchain that is resistant against hac...

The Tezos Foundation partners with STO platform Liquefy

1 week ago 1 minute read comments Allen Walters

The Tezos Foundation has formed a new partnership with STO platform and technology provider Liquefy.  "Liquefy is a technology provider that enables innovative business models through blockchain technology. Liquefy Asset Tokenization Software enables...

Hard forks can be a risks for DeFI, NFT's and STO's. Here's how Tezos avoids this issue.

2 weeks ago 8 minute read comments Allen Walters

One of Tezos' qualities is on-chain governance. This enables smooth and swift evolution, but it also avoids certain risks and uncertainties that can be caused by forks. By design, Tezos doesn't need to fork where other blockchains do. To avoid confus...