Tagged: ethereum

Compound: The Money Market on Ethereum

On June 26, 2020, the value locked into the Compound protocol reached a staggering $1 billion, making it the “most valuable” decentralized finance protocol. In the past year, DeFi became the hottest topic in...

Ethereum is broken and I love it

I happened to publish an essay titled “I’ve seen the future of the web and it’s Ethereum” on the same day that between 150 and 300 million dollars worth of Ethereum was lost forever...

Examining Decentralized Exchange Token Sales

Decentralized exchanges are truly having their year in crypto. We are starting to see more decentralization for capital raises facilitated by trustless, non-custodial platforms. Read the full story Read more

How NOT To Fracture A Layer-1 Chain

As of today, there are over 24 layer-1 blockchain projects just within the first 100 listings in coinmarketcap.com. Guess, what? Each of them claims to be the “next-big-thing”, still they are just a broken...

Crypto Staking in 2020: An Overview

Public blockchains involve active participants (miners, validators, node operators etc.) to contribute towards the common goal of strengthening the network and confirming transactions through some sort of distributed consensus algorithm. Read the full story...

A Brief Guide to Advanced Smart Contracts

The roaring popularity of blockchain technology owes a great deal to the brilliance of smart contracts. Conceptualized by computer scientist Nick Szabo in 1994, a smart contract can be considered to be a set...

When is an Asset “Digital”?

As outlined in an earlier article, blockchain-native digital bearer instruments such as Bitcoin’s mining reward bitcoin introduced new concepts of ownership and value transfer, upsetting the order of enumerated asset classes heretofore seemingly complete....