Algorand ambassador on wire
Algorand ambassador on wire

Algorand ambassador on wire

As an Algorand ambassador, I will treat you with news, explanatory articles and everything related to this Pure Proof-of-stake blockchain platform for smart contracts founded by Silvio Micali. Algorand is here to solve the famous Blockchain trilemma - decentralization, scalability and security.

3 altcoins that will outperform bitcoin in 2021

17 Dec 2020 4 minute read 0 comments shadowofsatoshi

When you invest in altcoins, you should measure their success not just in USD value, but as well in BTC value. Why do so? There is a simple answer to that. If your cherry-picked altcoins don’t outperform bitcoin, you could easily stay HODLing bitcoin...

NFTs are not just CryptoKitties! What is the NFT solution on Algorand?

7 Dec 2020 4 minute read 0 comments shadowofsatoshi

There are hype waves of several trends in crypto. There was a hype about DEXes (decentralized exchanges), followed by DeFi hype. During the summertime, we had a Yield farming hype bubble, which already burst. But there is another hype wave coming. Th...

Stablecoins importance for DeFi, Algorand as a baseline for them

12 Nov 2020 4 minute read 14 comments shadowofsatoshi

Cryptocurrencies have still a long journey to their mass adoption. DeFi usage is already quite big in the crypto sphere, but in comparison with traditional finances, it still has big potential and room to grow. One of the main problems of today's cry...

Algorand: a blockchain project full of brilliant minds! Team joined Nobel Prize laureate Paul Milgrom

14 Oct 2020 4 minute read 3 comments shadowofsatoshi

The strength of a project lies in its team In the recent Tweet from Daren (@Bmorecmome), I found a related comment from Coin Trades (@coin_trades) stating, that The strength of a project lies in its team.  👏🏻 👏🏻 👏🏻   And I absolutely agree wi...

TEAL programming language makes Algorand perfect for DeFi usage

7 Oct 2020 3 minute read 2 comments shadowofsatoshi

Bitcoin is written in C++ but has no smart contracts, Ethereum smart contracts are written in Solidity while Cardano and its SC in Plutus. Algorand went a bit different way of using the programming language TEAL. But what does that mean? Let’s start...

Moonbeam will bridge Algorand with Polkadot

22 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments shadowofsatoshi

Polkadot was developed from 2016 by the co-founder of Ethereum Gavin Wood. But the real hype took place this August by releasing its final version. At this moment, there are still no functional parachains, so we need to wait for further development a...

Algorand added stateful smart contract as a new feature!

28 Aug 2020 4 minute read 0 comments shadowofsatoshi

Algorand recently announced a new set of features for smart contracts, which will without a doubt open the door for Algorand to the DeFi applications in the very close future. The core of those features is core Layer1 smart contracts, which are state...

Digital real estate investment on Algorand blockchain

21 Aug 2020 3 minute read 4 comments shadowofsatoshi

At this moment, we have digital cryptocurrencies on the blockchain such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. Besides that, we can put on the blockchain as well the fiat currencies, which then become so-called stablecoins, a stable digital currency. As we can go f...

Algorand is ready to disturb the blockchain gaming industry

27 Jul 2020 4 minute read 2 comments shadowofsatoshi

Many of you already heard of Algorand being one of the new smart contract platforms using their Pure Proof of Stake consensus mechanism. But probably not many of you know it to detail and how it can disrupt the gaming industry, right? I will try to d...

Algorand is a perfect blockchain project for DeFi

10 Jun 2020 3 minute read 2 comments shadowofsatoshi

Decentralized Finances (DeFi) is a promising and developing area of cryptocurrencies. It has the perfect usecase for public blockchains, while it can boldly compete with traditional banking services. Although not every blockchain is suitable for Defi...