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The B.C.U. Times

The B.C.U. Times

The B.C.U. Times - blog about promoting the blockchain and cryptoasset user experience and ecosystem.

Is publish0x Really Crypto Agnostic?

1 week ago 1 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.46 tipped

A common point that Igor makes in discussions about the platform is that it is crypto agnostic. And it's true that it currently supports a number of different tokens. More importantly, it does not have its own token and so there is less conflict of i...

Tron: A Useful Technology Which Suffers From a Poor Image

3 weeks ago 4 minute read Daniel Goldman $7.33 tipped

The Tron blockchain has been a successful fork of the Ethereum network. It offers numerous advantages, including cheaper gas fees. But it is unfortunately seen as inferior, and even a scam. Part of the problem rests with the Tron Foundation itself, a...

Getting Rich by Playing Games

24 Nov 2019 4 minute read Daniel Goldman $2.81 tipped

There’s a lot of potential for blockchain based gaming, but there’s also some misconceptions about turning a profit from them. Ever since Crypto Kitties created their blockchain based tokens on the Ethereum blockchain, people have been trying to co...

Gods Unchained Understands TCG Tokenomics

24 Oct 2019 2 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.52 tipped

I’ve written a few articles on tokenomics in the past. One thing that’s bothered me with many systems is that they create numerous tokens that just sit around. They create a lot of junk material. It’s a problem that MTG has always had. There are so m...

A Deeper Look into Gods Unchained

14 Oct 2019 5 minute read Daniel Goldman $4.26 tipped

Gods Unchained is a collectible trading card game built on the Ethereum blockchain. It's a fairly large product and could be a major competitor to Blizzard's Hearthstone, especially as Blizzard comes under fire for its recent ban of a player who spok...

Alternatives to Blizzard and Hearthstone

10 Oct 2019 2 minute read Daniel Goldman $2.20 tipped

Regardless of how you feel about Blizzard's decision to ban a player and two interviewers, it's good to have alternatives to keep you busy. I'm a huge fan of crypto based trading card games, in part because collectibles and item trading games are whe...

The Blockchain Cutie Toolkit Mechanic is Looking Like a Mistake

10 Oct 2019 4 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.62 tipped

The developers of the Blockchain Cuties game like to limit the drop rate of items by using a hard cap. While hard caps and drop rates can both increase rarity of items. While there is still a lot of information that is unavailable, the toolkits neede...

Pawedcast in Print Episode #54: Pre-spoops and Democracy

26 Sep 2019 2 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.47 tipped

Bullet Points Maybe this week's title was not the best choice. Hmm... Tavern beta started today, so the update should be "soon" (week or two). The recycler beta should have a larger pool of beta testing. Still no exact date for when that starts. New...

Pawedcast in Print Episode #53 : Extra, extra, hear all about it!

19 Sep 2019 2 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.41 tipped

Bullet Points Priority tasks have moved the tavern update slightly behind schedule. It should be out, for beta testing, on Monday. The team will probably gather more beta testers for the recycler, so keep an eye out if you're interested. Animations f...

My Program is Choking! Bottlenecks in software development.

19 Sep 2019 2 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.09 tipped

"Smart contracts" or distributed and decentralized programs (DDPs) are simply very different than traditional programs, and programmers need to be careful about using traditional design practices, or it can be very costly. I remember one semester,...