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The Inspiration Behind Polkadot

15 Sep 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Web3 Foundation

Gavin Wood has a passion for creating technical solutions for previously unsolvable problems, and delivering them. Following his role as co-founder and former CTO of Ethereum, he moved on to his current project, Polkadot. In the following video you w...

Polkadot Launches Testnet for Sharding Implementation

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Abhi K

On August 4, the Polkadot (DOT) project launched a testnet, called “Rococo”, for the implementation of its sharding solutions based on parachains. Initially comes with 3 default parachains: Tick, Trick and Track Currently supports Horizontal Message...

Polkadot Raises $43M in Second Private Sale

28 Jul 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhi K

Polkadot (DOT) has completed its second private sale, raising 3982.07 BTC - worth approximately $43.3 million - between July 24 and July 27. A total of 1059 transactions were made during the sale, which was unavailable in certain regions of the Unite...

Blockstack CEO: Bitcoin will become the foundation of Web 3.0 and the digital society of the future

29 Jun 2020 6 minute read 0 comments Kluma

The launch of Stacks 2.0, the new version of the protocol from Blockstack, planned for this summer, promises to be one of the key events of 2020 in the industry. A New York startup has been developing a decentralized Internet for several years, but t...

What is Band Protocol (BAND)? [A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Band Protocol]

25 Jun 2020 5 minute read 3 comments Mr.CryptoWiki

Cryptocurrency projects have evolved greatly from its early days of being purely payments based services or more generally focused on very broad use cases. Most recent years have seen a new trend emerge, one where projects are building protocols that...

Exploring the Solid Ecosystem and Writing Solid Apps

4 Apr 2020 18 minute read 0 comments rhyzom

So, we've talked about Solid already I think. It's Tim Berners-Lee's latest project, an undertaking towards re-decentralizing the web and ensuring privacy. Somewhat similar to Urbit, it's a personal data/cloud server called a pod (you can get one her...

Web Ontologies. Standards and Formats for Linked-Data and the Semantic Web: RDF (Resource Description Framework), OWL (Web Ontology Language), JSON-LD, etc. [relevant to Solid, Holo and others]

27 Mar 2020 5 minute read 0 comments rhyzom

Already mentioned Tim Berners-Lee's latest project (Solid) in a previous recent post. And as pointed out, Linked-Data and the concept of the Semantic Web are at the core of the concept. Basically it is an extension and advancing of the idea of intero...

Moving to an era of Decentralized DNS registry

14 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

An ambitious public blockchain project is trying to reinvent the process of assigning domain names on the Internet   Weare at the cusp of a paradigm shift with Web 3.0 on the horizon — triggered under the influence of emerging technologies of which b...

Matic Network |Ethereum blockchain Layer 2 Scaling Solutions for Web 3 Dapps |Why 250 000 TPS?

2 Jan 2020 4 minute read 3 comments Perry1

There has been much talk of scaling solutions for Ethereum. Much publicity has been given to scaling solutions such as Optimistic Rollup and ZK rollup and to a lesser extent to Matic Network which is a layer 2 network on the Ethereum Blockchain. It i...

What is MaidSafeCoin (MAID)? [A Comprehensive Guide to MaidSafeCoin]

13 Nov 2019 6 minute read 1 comment Mr.CryptoWiki

Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain started off with a simple idea: making money and its exchange decentralized. This has a broader implication that quickly became understood as it went beyond the small tech circles that bitcoin originally operated i...