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Making the Web cool again with Blockchain and Karma The Web isn’t what it once was: it seems we’ve gone from young, wild, and free to strict, old, and in bed by 20.30. We’re here to

The Monero Network May Be Showing Signs of an Imminent Attack

While the blockchain world was preoccupied with other newsworthy stories, from the now-delayed Ethereum hardfork to exchange hacks, Monero miners have nervously been watching very unusual phenomenon unfold in front of them. Monero, once a

Can ICOs Prevent Money Loss?

Have you heard recently about Quadriga? Quadriga was Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange with over 115,000 users with multimillion-dollar transactions daily. The money allocated on the exchange summed up to $250MM from which $50MM came from

Opensource Reddit Sentiment Analysis and Sentence Randomizer

https://github.com/DunnCreativeSS/redditSentimentCombiner Connect to gsheets for later: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1rX4mniePZLIUCIFd7H2EdMioR_ip3LhtAjxJ2VclvXg/edit?usp=sharing Connect to Reddit Load top 1000 /r/bitcoin hot posts Take the raw text, split it into an array on newline chars, filter out empty strings Create an array

Trees & Hash: An in-depth look at the Bitcoin Halvening

By: Jesse AbramowitzBlockchain Developer Recently, a co-worker came across an article on the bitcoin halvening. Which is actually happening super soon…like in just over 480 days. She was saying she was having some trouble finding

The Most Popular Long-term Overview of Market Predictions of BTC/USD Based on the Tradingview’s…

If you got into crypto trading to earn money, you’re in the right place. But even if turning a profit trading Bitcoin is easy, sticking to your strategy might not always be. That’s because crypto makes

Kingdoms, Countries and Blockchains.

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”?—?Viktor Frank We were in between one our meetings when

What We Can Learn from Crypto’s Anti-Hero

“The house of Cypherpunks has many rooms.” –Timothy May Last month, Timothy May, the incendiary co-founder of the Cypherpunks mailing list and author of the Crypto Anarchist Manifesto, died, leaving behind a complicated legacy for the

Blockchain for social good. Reviewing top use cases in 2018.

Most blockchain projects are aimed at raising funds and generating profits with meaningless products, but some of them are designed to help those in need, through joint efforts of the community, solve acute social problems

Can Facebook’s “Give People the Power” Mission be Accomplished Through the Blockchain?

When you last tried to register on any web service, you were likely to see a “login with Facebook” button somewhere during that process. This small detail emphasizes the enormous influence of this social network

Pressure Mounts for Ethereum Developers as ASIC Miners Eagerly Await Next Week’s Hardfork

Ethereum’s hardfork scheduled for later this month will likely have some irreversible ramifications. Ethereum mining will never be the same again?—?and its not because of the fallen profit margins, nor is it because of some

How Blockchain Could Power the Decentralized Internet

Blockchain has been described as the technology that can power the next generation of the internet?—?the decentralized web, or web3. What is Centralization? It is important to understand how the internet is currently “centralized” and

Introduction to cryptocurrency primary markets and token issuance mechanisms

5. Single-round token sale After Ethereum’s mind-boggling expansion, many token issuers went through the tokenized sale route via smart contracts. On paper, it’s a fair deal compared to PoW and fork issuance mechanisms that often over-reward

The Importance of Community in Crypto

What is Community? Throughout history, communities have played an intrinsic part in how humans come together to share ideas, collaborate and align themselves with each other to incorporate a common identity. Community can be defined

Surviving Crypto Winter?—?Part 2?—?Blockstack and the Great Pendulum of History

Welcome to part two of the Surviving Crypto Winter series (part one is here), where I profile companies and projects that have a shot at surviving the winds of crypto winter and thriving when dreams

10 Best Infographics Of 2018

We have had so many great projects this year that it was exceedingly difficult to narrow it down to just ten of our favorite projects. A sincere thank you to all of our clients who

Is the Malta ICO regulation crypto-friendly?

Malta-based ICO regulation In November, Malta passed a 63-page regulation detailing the requirements for issuing virtual financial assets, better known as cryptocurrencies, cryptoassets or tokens. While many in the crypto community welcome this change as

Are Cryptocurrencies Actual Currencies?

Cryptocurrency is a now a legitimate buzzword, and it’s quite interesting to know what people think about it. Unlike blockchain, whose meaning people are still struggling to explain, cryptocurrencies are more associated with the money,

A Cryptocurrency Freedom Manifesto — Is it Too Late for Bitcoin?

Dec 31, 2018 A lot has happened since Satoshi Nakamoto introduced Bitcoin in a white paper in 2008 following the financial crisis. Part of his motivation at the time was to have an electronic based

Top 7 Blockchain Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

The evolution of blockchain for the past few years have been breathtaking. From a technological perspective, it has pushed new boundaries, but that doesn’t mean it is still out of its infant stage. When compared