Tag: decentralization

Nov 16 2022

Jimmy Song And Samson Mow Vs. Vitalik Buterin, Battle Royale At LABITCONF

The fact that Jimmy Song and Samson Mow were in the same bill as Vitalik Buterin was interesting enough, but the actual panel was the equivalent of an atomic bomb blowing the stage up. What started as a discussion about the FTX collapse and saga, turned into a heated debate about bitcoin Vs. Ethereum pretty quickly. It was a spectacle. And Song and...

Decentralizing Defection: How Bitcoin Circumvents Tyranny

Bitcoin allows everyone who wants to defect out of government-controlled money into sovereign, non-inflatable wealth.This is an opinion editorial by Kyle Schneps, director of public policy at Foundry, a Digital Currency Group company.The legacy Cold War system of defection rewarded the elite few who chose to publicly opt out of authoritarian regimes in favor of Western democracies. The Bitcoin network now...

Nov 07 2022

Decentralizing IP Addresses With Bitcoin Helps Distribute The Internet

If they choose to, IANA could use Bitcoin to create a decentralized database for IP address distribution, unless they go down the path of tokenization.This is an opinion editorial by Moustafa Amin, a technology leader with more than 20 years of professional experience across large organizations, service providers and telecom companies."Bitcoin Not Blockchain"If you're a frequent reader of Bitcoin...

Nov 03 2022

Koinos will introduce its open-source blockchain mainnet

Nov 03 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  adoption blockchain decentralization news

The platform introduced by Koinos provides a universal programming language, free account transfers, and its own smart contracts framework. Layer-1 decentralized blockchain Koinos is set to launch its mainnet on Nov. 5. It will be a proof-of-burn (PoB) consensus algorithm-based platform that is free to use and designed to give Web3 developers additional access and […] The post...

Oct 31 2022

Why Bitcoin’s Most Important Quality Is Decentralization

All of the unique benefits and attributes that make bitcoin valuable are underpinned by the network’s decentralized consensus.This is an opinion editorial by Neil Jacobs, a Bitcoin advocate, educator and content creator.Bitcoin's most important quality is decentralization. In the Bitcoin white paper, there are more than a dozen references to removing trust in central entities....

Oct 10 2022

Daily Briefing: Pushing Boundaries

Oct 10 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  decentralization paypal

PayPal's proposed "misinformation" penalty has enraged virtually everyone. "Misinformation" Penalty Every now and again, a story breaks that doesnt have much to do with crypto per se but still grips...

Oct 01 2022

Lessons To Consider When Building A Decentralized Future

What can we learn from the 18th century in regards to governance and power when designing a future built on Bitcoin?This is an opinion editorial by Buck O Perley, a software engineer at Unchained Capital helping build bitcoin- native financial services.This is part one of a two part article set that describes crypto-governance and the dangers of faction.PrefaceI originally...

Sep 22 2022

You Can Believe The Maximalists: Bitcoin Is Separate From Crypto

A recent column by the Financial Times’ Jemima Kelly demonstrated some misunderstandings about Bitcoin’s decentralization and singularity.This is an opinion editorial by Stephan Livera, host of the “Stephan Livera Podcast” and managing director of Swan Bitcoin International.Financial Times Columnist Jemima Kelly published an article titled “...

Sep 20 2022

Is Bitcoin Doomed to Fail? Eric Wall and Justin Bons Face Off – Ep. 398

In a heated debate, Eric Wall, crypto blogger and investor, and Justin Bons, founder and chief investment officer of Cyber Capital, discuss Bitcoin’s security model, whether there are fundamental flaws in its design, and which is the best consensus mechanism. Show highlights: why Justin stopped believing in Bitcoin and why he calls it “technically one of the worst cryptocurrencies” how Eric’s views on...

Sep 04 2022

How The Lightning Network Could Enable A More Decentralized Web

The peer-to-peer nature of the Lightning Network allows the building of functions that help decentralize the web.This is an opinion editorial by Kishin Kato, the founder of Trustless Services K.K., a Japanese company focused mainly on Lightning Network research and development.This is the third article based on the content of the “...

Aug 11 2022

The Chopping Block: How to Manage MakerDAO, With Hasu and Rune – Ep.383

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, and Robert Leshner chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. In this episode, Hasu, the gourmand of governance and Rune Christensen, chief mischief maker at MKR, discuss how to manage a DAO, their respective visions for MakerDAO, and much more....

Vinteum Will Train And Sponsor Bitcoin Developers In Brazil And Latin America

The planet needs Vinteum because “we need developers from all over the world to build this global internet-native money.” What is Vinteum? In the post announcing the organization’s existence, they describe themselves as “a non- profit Bitcoin research and development center dedicated to supporting Bitcoin developers in Brazil and the wider Latin America region. We will train and fund open source developers to work...

Jul 29 2022

Why the Crypto Industry Believes SEC Regulation by Enforcement Hurts US Consumers – Ep. 378

Marisa Tashman, policy counsel at Blockchain Association, analyzes the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision to name nine tokens as securities and investigate whether Coinbase lists securities.Show highlights: why the SEC named tokens as securities in an insider trading case where no exchanges or token teams are listed as defendants what happens if the Coinbase insider trading case is settled or...

Jul 28 2022

TRON’s Mission to Create an Internet for All, Defining Decentralization

TRON aims to empower developers and users to create and share content without limitations. It uses the Delegated Proof-of-Stake (DPoS) consensus mechanism to manage its blockchain. Every blockchain network uses a consensus mechanism, and DPoS is one of the most efficient consensus algorithms available. TRON's node geographical diversity in nodes makes it more secure and durable.

Jul 14 2022

The FED Released A Study Of The Lightning Network. These Are Their Conclusions

Bitcoin is the FED’s new favorite subject. Fresh from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis measuring inflation in BTC terms, comes the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland with a study titled “...

Jun 24 2022

Solend and Bancor Drama: Did These DAOs Violate the Ethos of Crypto? – Ep. 366

Jun 24 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 bancor bitcoin blockchain crypto

Derek Hsue, cofounder at Reverie, discusses the recent controversial decisions by Solend DAO and Bancor, the importance of establishing processes for black swan events, and whether decentralized governance truly exists. Show highlights: what situation prompted Solend to feel it was in jeopardy what Solend DAO’s response was to that situation why Derek views it as “the nuclear option” why the proposal sparked an...

Jun 23 2022

Just-In: Solana Labs Launches Android Phone “Saga”, But Will It Impress Investors?

Earlier today, at an event in New York City, Solana Labs CEO Anatoly Yakovenko disclosed the latest developments with the blockchain platform. Solana Mobile Stack was introduced which would also launch a new Android phone called "Saga". Solana's Android Mobile Phone will be highly secured and decentralized Solana Mobile, a new division of Solana Labs,...

Is Solana Truly Decentralized? Solend’s Actions Sparks Debate

The Solana network has been growing in popularity among decentralized finance (DeFi) enthusiasts. The success of many projects on the platform has drawn developers to it and with the developers have come to the investors. With the market crash, many networks in the market have suffered due to declining prices, having to put in various measures to ensure longevity. The most recent happened...

Jun 20 2022

Solend backtracks on ’emergency power’ proposal following community backlash

Jun 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  daos decentralization defi solana solend

Solana-based decentralized finance protocol Solend backtracked on its initial proposal to take over a whale's wallet by allowing users to vote on whether it should proceed or find another solution. The decision was made after the crypto community extensively criticized its...

Jun 08 2022

NYDIG Paper Claims Algorithmic Stablecoins Are Impossible And DeFi Too Risky

In “On Impossible Things Before Breakfast,” NYDIG uses the Terra/ LUNA collapse as a case study. The paper aims to prove that the algorithmic stablecoin concept is flawed in nature. It also takes aim at the current state of the DeFi stack and...

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