Deplatforming and Censorship Resistance In a recently released video, controversial public intellectual Dr. Jordan Peterson and YouTube personality Dave Rubin discussed their intention of leaving the content creator funding site Patreon on January 15, 2019. They made this decision in protest to Patreon’s perceived censorship of other creators -- namely Patreon’s deplatforming of Carl Benjamin … Continue reading “[Cryptocurrency] is still sufficiently technically complex to keep it out of the mainstream” – Jordan Peterson
Reaching Consensus in a Decentralized World Trust is at the center of all decentralized cryptocurrencies. The main implication of Satoshi's solving of the "double spend" problem is the elimination of trusted third parties. The word trustless is thrown around a lot concerning cryptocurrencies, and while a truly decentralized system has eliminated the need for a … Continue reading What is Proof of Stake?
While the Crypto Winter has left investors anxious, development by crypto projects has not stopped. Now that the frenzy of 2017 has died down, the real work in blockchain development has continued. Companies are laying the groundwork for their ecosystems free from the manic attention of rabid investors looking for pump and dump schemes. Companies … Continue reading Charles Hoskinson Brings Smart Contract Innovation to Cardano
According to The Korea Times, the Republic of South Korea is considering pursuing a Blockchain-based voting system. Spurred by the push to take advantage of The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Ministry of Science and ICT and the National Election Commission (NEC) are seeking to take advantage of the trust and verifiability inherent in Blockchain-based protocols. … Continue reading Blockchain and K-Voting