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Rough days transcript: the best is yet to come, kill the old system, BUIDL time, we live in a DeFi bubble, power to the edges, voting challenge and rembeber you're in control kids!

Hi everybody, Charles Hoskinson here, live from warm sunny Colorado! Always warm, always sunny, sometimes Colorado. I got my Massey Ferguson hat on. Take that off, see, my hair's all messed up. One of these days and we'll lose all that hair.
It's a rough day today and that markets are terrible down 20 percent for most people and every now and then I talk about price. I rarely do but in general let's talk about the macro. You know crypto is a unique phenomenon. It's a unique thing and these are crazy times. I remember just a few months back when coronavirus first came out and we saw basically everything just bottom out everybody went crazy. They went to cash all asset classes. Just went to hell in a handbasket and I did a video and I said guys our best days are ahead of us as an ecosystem and as an industry and what happened everything got better over time. People started getting more optimistic. You know the reality is that we are seeing an old industry die right now, the legacy financial system.
I just read Biden's tax plan. He wants to treat capital gains as ordinary income and put another 12 and a half percent on top of that. All this stuff and at the end of the day all these new taxes amount to a trillion or so extra dollars I think per year in income... Takes six years to the make back what they printed out of thin air for coronavirus and are willing to print again which begs the question why do we even pay taxes anymore if we can just print money out of thin air? We have a whole movement of people: the AOC crowd wake up every day and they say modern monetary theory, the actual supply, doesn't matter. All that matters is how much can we print and get away with it. This is where we're at as an economy right now and globally speaking a lot of other nations agree with this. So, given that the whole world, the leadership of the world, talking about negative interest rates, they're talking about predatory financial systems hyperinflation. Just print money, modern monetary theory, just print as much cash as you want and we look to the cryptocurrency industry, and god, we got a lot of problems...
I think this (week's market) collapse is probably because one of the most prominent exchanges in South Korea got hit. They got shut down by the South Korean government and they at one time were responsible for a big part of the Kimchi premium and you know what? Korean government might shut down a few more Korean exchanges and usually the market based these things in. We got crazy yield farming weird stuff going on in the DeFi space. All these other local events and their blips they don't really matter that much just like corona in the long term won't matter too much in terms of the markets. What matters is the trend and where are we going. I had a meeting with some people this morning and we talked about revolutionizing the healthcare industry and getting things better in terms of supply chains. I had another meeting with a soon-to-be former Wyoming state representative about how we're going to get governments to adopt blockchain technology. I talk every day to governors, heads of state, congressmen, senators, mayors. Some cities, sometimes very large cities, with millions of people and they all say the same thing. We need help, we need solutions, we're damn tired of the way that the old system is running. You know what? if we don't solve it a lot of people are going to get hurt or continue to be hurt.
The common theme that we all have is no one's happy. Look at the black-lives-matter protests, taking their philosophy of the organization aside, the rank and file people are there not because they love Marxism. They're there because they're unhappy with the way society is and why shouldn't they be? When my grandfather, got his first job, on my mom's side, out of the Korean war, he was a lineman and he made enough money from that job to have seven kids and have his wife stay at home. No college degree, fresh out of high school, fresh out of marine demolitions and a lineman. Five boys and two girls and he could take care of that family and save money every month. Have a car and a house and that was his standard of living. How many people in the middle class today in the United States or Europe for that matter have the ability on a single person's salary to raise seven children and have the wife or the husband stay at home? How many people, not many, why? because our monetary system has failed us. The inflationary policy has created a situation where the Jeff Bezos can have 200 billion dollars and make windfall profits every year regardless of how bad the economy is. The everyday people they don't get a pay increase, so in a lot of cases they don't get to keep their job and their money deteriorates in value a lot more than three percent per year.
Our industry has principles in that we worship the math and the protocols and the stable monetary policy. These types of things, and as corrupt as some of the exchanges can be, and some of the bad actors are, all movements suffer from these warts, and they're finite and temporary. You run out of them. At some point self-regulation kicks in or standards kick in and these bad actors flush out and what's left behind is a crucible that contains the truth of the matter which is: we're going to win as an industry. There's just no doubt in my mind. You have bad days in the market, you have damn good days in the market, you get addicted to the good ones and you hate the bad ones but at the end of the day it's only going in one direction which is crypto is going to eat the world: every voting system, every property registration system, every monetary system, the next 25 to 50 years is going to be running on the tech we build and others build and running with the principles of power to the edges.
This is the great challenge of our time. To do it in a way that it's fair, transparent, open and doesn't allow a government to co-opt it. It's gonna be a lot of fights here. The least of our concerns and matters are a red day and every now and then I like making these videos to remind people why I'm here and why you should be here too. As toxic as the trolls could be and these other people can be, none of them really matter. Markets don't really matter, what matters are the principles and the purpose behind what we do and you have to ask yourself are you happy with the way that society is? Are you happy with the money in your pocket? Are you happy with the political leadership representing your nations? Are you happy with your future and do you honestly believe if we keep doing the things that we did and continue to do that the future is going to be better or do you think it's going to be worse or stagnant?
I think too many people have woken up and they realize that if we continue doing the things that we do the future is going to be a bad place and they don't want that to happen. We're voting with our wallets, we're voting with our feet and we as a collective industry are waking up and figuring out how to build something better and there's some good days and bad days along the way. Today's a bad one but there are going to be good days tomorrow just like I told you back when corona made everything go into free fall and I told you before and I warned you about with ICO mania.
We're in a DeFi bubble right now, there's no doubt in my mind about that. I saw it in 2017 with ICO mania. I see it here and there's probably going to be worse days ahead in that respect but the trend is always the same and never forget that and never forget that real people are actually adopting these systems and using them. Every day we see more and more and every day that movement grows and what's so humbling is that I know a lot of you are here with me. It used to be pretty lonely space to be in a few years back. You know, the conferences, they didn't have many people. My first bitcoin meetup group in 2011 in Colorado is at the gypsy house cafe I think, in Denver. I registered for the event I showed up. Two people registered myself and another guy and the other guy didn't show up so I had coffee with myself. Compare that with the Shelley summit that we had in July of 2020. 10 000 attendees, 10 000 from all across the world, compare that to where we are at today just nine years later pretty amazing if you think about how fast things have grown and how many fertile beautiful ideas exist in this industry and what this industry is doing for the world as a whole.
That is why we're going to win because at the end of day who can argue against freedom? Who can argue against liberty? Who can argue against putting people in control? The only way you can is when you believe people are stupid, people are evil, people are incapable and I suppose that's a philosophical difference between those who currently lead and the people who want to replace them. The people in charge right now of the world, the big banks, the fortune 500 companies, the media, Hollywood... These things, they're very cynical, people who believe in the worst in us they look at everyday people who sustain and disgust and say these people if left to their own devices will be chaos. These people, if left to govern themselves will burn everything to the ground and destroy everything and every single time I have ever seen a bad event happen what the news doesn't show you and what those people don't talk about is how we come together and help each other out. Someone gets injured in the streets more often than not people show up and help them, people need a helping hand. Someone always shows up more often than not and this is no different. I don't believe the political process is effective anymore in any modern democracy. They've all been co-opted, perhaps they always were but what I do believe is that we can come together and change things economically which is what we're doing.
It's messy building our own money, it is messy building our own industry, it is messy. We make a lot of mistakes along the way. We lose a lot along the way, we collect some scars too while we're at it but progress every year keeps being made. The technology every year keeps getting better. Today, right here right now, provably secure proof of stake protocols are in circulation. They were a fantasy five years ago now they're a fact of life today. Right here right now snarks have evolved by an order of magnitude in every category from validation time to efficiency to proof size in all favorable ways which opens up all kinds of new applications and scalability and privacy. Today, right here right now, layer 2 protocols are more advanced than they have ever been in our industry's history giving us the ability to build payment systems that scale to billions of people. Today, right here right now, we are seeing massive innovations in governance and a fertile environment for things like approval voting, threshold voting, preference voting, quadratic voting, that will enable us to build all kinds of new treasuries and governance systems that eventually will scale to nation states.
As the politicians of today argue whether the post office can properly count paper ballots that people mail we are building voting systems with state-of-the-art cryptography living on phones where you can vote. It's just a tap of a button and enjoy more security than we have ever imagined before. That is the future this movement, is enabling humanity money flowing at the speed of thought and the speed of thought making new money. How can you compete with that? You can't unless you bring people down with cynicism and disdain and ultimately what competing vision do they offer? That you all should be in chains? That we should just be wage slaves? We should just accept that every year our money deteriorates in value? That we should just accept that the rich will get richer the poor get poorer? Every now and then they throw us table scraps and when we get real angry they usurp the movements and then install their own leadership to basically take those movements from us as we've seen so many times before and we will see again. I'm sorry that's not a road I want to walk down and I'm willing to ride rocky waters, crazy markets, crazy people in unlimited FUD and trolling but I will never apologize for believing in the best in people and I will never apologize for believing that if only we give everyone around us the tools to save themselves and society that they can do it.
They don't need great leaders and charisma. No one needs someone to tell them what to do. We all know what to do. We all know how to make the world a better place. We just have to be trusted enough to do it ourselves. You know what for the first time ever we did with bitcoin and then we did it again with ethereum and now we're doing it again with Cardano and we as a movement will continue to do it.
I believe our best days are ahead of us and every day I wake up and there's more people marching with me in that respect and one day it'll be millions and one day it'll be billions and one day all those cynics will be gone, replaced with optimists, who once again believe that tomorrow is going to be better than today and that we're going to leave the world just a little bit better than the way we found it. So, every now and then on a tough day I like making a little message and letting you guys all know it's going to be better and you know what? it will be. Just have to have faith that it will be. So, hold the line, hold strong and have faith in each other and go do something, build something, start something.
Got a lot of podcasts on the way, a lot of things coming down the pipe. For the dc-fund, a lot of opportunities to actually innovate. Multi assets are coming, soon Plutus is coming, soon guys are going to be able to build a lot. Start thinking today what's the business plan? What would you like to change, small or large. You don't complain about voting. Change voting. Your own organization, maybe you belong to a club, do a blockchain-based voting system. Maybe you have some political influence? Have a primary, democrat or republican, or your local primary or country for selecting candidates done with blockchain-based voting. Maybe you want to build a new financial product? Think about it, figure it out. There's so much there, it's all there, it's ready to go, it's for you to take and build and innovate with.
Every day I wake up I try to make the platforms better. I try to push the technology a little further along. I try to hire great people and bring them into our industry. Cardano brought the Haskell industry into the cryptocurrency space. Cardano brought a lot of academics who had never thought about cryptocurrencies into the cryptocurrency space and we made our problems their problems and as a consequence they started solving them in ways we could have never done before. Most importantly Cardano brought a lot of you into the cryptocurrency space and you never thought you'd have this level of control and freedom over the fabric of society in the direction of the human race. Don't let that slip through your fingers. Figure out what you want to do with that super power. Might be small, might be big. I dreamed big, you can dream big too, even if you want to just dream small. Every person counts, every action counts up to the hill. Y'all matter to me and to each other and we're all in this together, never forget that! So, hard day, rough day, tomorrow will be a better one. The day after will even be better. See you guys soon, take care...
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM192wAV4LA
On Kimchi premium: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/k/kimchi-premium.asp
EDIT: title typo -> rembeber -> remember :)
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Charles Hoskinson on the Rough Days - [Text Version]

Charles Hoskinson on the Rough Days - [Text Version]

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We as AzureADA SPO watch all the videos by Charles Hoskinson. These videos are not only great news on Cardano development and ecosystem, but very often a source of inspiration. The video with the name “Rough Days” streamed live on September 4, 2020 is really a historical speech, that’s why we decided to transcribe for everyone who prefers to read rather than to watch and listen.
The video you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM192wAV4LA
And here is the text version.
Hi everybody
Charles Hoskinson here live from warm sunny Colorado. Always warm, always sunny, sometimes Colorado. And I got my Massey Ferguson hat on. Take that off, see my hair's all messed up. One of these days and we'll lose all that hair.
It’s a rough day today and that markets are terrible. down 20 percent for most people. And every now and then I talk about price, I rarely do, but in general, let's talk about the macro.
Crypto is a unique phenomenon, it's a unique thing and these are crazy times. I remember just a few months back when coronavirus first came out and we saw basically everything just bottom out, everybody went crazy they went to cash all asset classes just went to hell in a handbasket. And I did a video and I said: «Guys, our best days are ahead of us as an ecosystem and as an industry. And what happened? Everything got better over time. People started getting more optimistic. You know, the reality is that we are seeing an old industry die right now, the legacy financial system.
I just read Biden's tax plan. He wants to treat capital gains as ordinary income and put another 12,5% on top of that. And at the end of the day, all these new taxes amount to a trillion or so extra dollars, I think, per year in income. Takes six years from the make back what they printed out of thin air for coronavirus and are willing to print again. Which begs the question why do we even pay taxes anymore if we can just print money out of thin air. And we have a whole movement of people, the AOC crowd, wake up every day and they say: «Modern monetary theory: the actual supply doesn't matter. All that matters is how much can we print and get away with it."
This is where we're at as an economy right now. And globally speaking, a lot of other nations agree with this. So given that the whole world, the leadership of the world is talking about negative interest rates, they’re talking about predatory financial systems hyperinflation, just print money modern monetary theory, just print as much cash as you want. And we look to the cryptocurrency industry and, God, we got a lot of problems.
I think this collapse is probably because one of the most prominent exchanges in South Korea got hit. They got shut down by the South Korean government. They, at one time, were responsible for a big part of the kimchi premium. And you know what? Korean government might shut down a few more Korean exchanges. And usually the market base these things in. We got crazy yield farming weird stuff going on in the DeFi space. All these other local events and their blips, they don't really matter that much. Just like corona in the long term won’t matter too much. In terms of the markets what matters is the trend and where are we going.
I had a meeting with some people this morning and we talked about revolutionizing the healthcare industry and getting things better in terms of supply chains. I had another meeting with a soon-to-be former Wyoming state representative about how we're going to get governments to adopt blockchain technology. I talk every day to governors, heads of states congressmen, senators, mayors, some cities, sometimes very large cities with millions of people. They all say the same thing: «We need help, we need solutions, we’re damn tired of the way that the old system is running». And you know what? If we don't solve it - a lot of people are going to get hurt or continue to be hurt. The common theme that we all have is - no one's happy.
Look at the black lives matters protests. Taking their philosophy of the organization aside
the ranking file people are there not because they love marxism they're there because they're unhappy with the way society is. And why shouldn't they be?
When my grandfather got his first job on my mom's side out of the Korean war, he was a lineman. And he made enough money from that job to have seven kids and have his wife stay at home. No college degree fresh out of high school, fresh out of marine demolitions and alignment five boys and two girls. And he could take care of that family and save money every month, have a car and a house and that was his standard of living. How many people in the middle-class today in the United States or Europe for that matter have the ability on a single person’s salary to raise seven children and have the wife or the husband stay at home?
How many people? Not many. Why? Because our monetary system has failed us. The inflationary policy has created a situation where the Jeff Bezos can have 200 billion dollars and make windfall profits every year regardless of how bad the economy is and the everyday people they don't get a pay increase, so a lot of cases they don't get keep their job and their money deteriorates in value a lot more than three 3% per year.
Our industry has principles in that we worship the math and the protocols and the stable monetary policy, these types of things. And as corrupt as some of the exchanges can be and some of the bad actors are: all movements suffer from these warts. And they're finite and temporary. You run out of them at some point. Self-regulation kicks in or standards kick in and these bad actors flush out. And what's left behind is a crucible that contains the truth of the matter, which is: we're going to win as an industry.
There's just no doubt in my mind. You have bad days in the market, you have damn good days in the market. You get addicted to the good ones and you hate the bad ones but at the end of the day, it's only going in one direction which is: crypto is going to eat the world.
Every voting system, every property registration system, every monetary system the next 25 to 50 years is going to be running on the tech we build and others build. And running with the principles of power to the edges. This is the great challenge of our time: to do it in a way that it's fair, transparent, open, and doesn't allow a government to co-opt it. It's gonna be a lot of fights here the least of our concerns and matters are a red day. And every now and then I like making these videos to remind people why I’m here and why you should be here too. As toxic as the trolls could be and these other people can be - none of them really matter. Markets don’t really matter. What matters are the principles and the purpose behind what we do. And you have to ask yourself: - Are you happy with the way that society is? Are you happy with the money in your pocket? Are you happy with the political leadership representing your nations? Are you happy with your future and do you honestly believe if we keep doing the things that we did and continue to do that the future is going to be better? Or do you think it's going to be worse or stagnant?
I think too many people have woken up and they realize that if we continue doing the things that we do, the future is going to be a bad place. And they don't want that to happen. And so we're voting with our wallets, we’re voting with our feet and we as a collective industry are waking up and figuring out how to build something better. And there's some good days and bad days along the way. Today's a bad one, but there are going to be good days tomorrow. Just like I told you back when corona made everything go into free fall. And I told you before. And I warned you about with ICO mania. We're in a DeFi bubble right now. There’s no doubt in my mind about that. I saw it in 2017 with ICO mania, I see it here. And there's probably going to be worse days ahead in that respect. But the trend is always the same and never forget that. And never forget that real people are actually adopting these systems and using them. And every day we see more and more and every day that movement grows.
What's so humbling is that I know a lot of you are here with me. It used to be pretty lonely space to be in a few years back. You know, the conferences, they didn't have many people. My first bitcoin meetup group in 2011 in Colorado is at the gypsy house cafe, I think I was 13th in Pearl over Capitol hill in Denver. And I registered for the event, I showed up. Two people registered: myself and another
guy. And the other guy didn't show up so I had coffee with myself. Compare that with the Shelley summit that we had in July of 2020: 10 000 attendees. Ten thousands from all across the world. Compare that to where we are at today just nine years later. Pretty amazing if you think about how fast things have grown and how many fertile beautiful ideas exist in this industry and what this industry is doing for the world as a whole. And that is why we're going to win. Because at the end of the day who can argue against freedom? Who can argue against liberty? Who can argue against putting people in control? The only way you can is when you believe people are stupid, people are evil, people are incapable. And I suppose that's a philosophical difference between those who currently lead and the people who want to replace them.
The people in charge right now of the world, the big banks, the Fortune 500 companies, the media, Hollywood, these things - they're very cynical people who believe in the worst in us. They look at everyday people with sustain and disgust and say: «These people if left to their own devices will be chaos. These people if left to govern themselves will burn everything to the ground and destroy everything.». And every single time I have ever seen a bad event happen, what the news doesn’t show you and what those people don't talk about is how we come together and help each other out. Someone gets injured in the streets more often than not people show up and help them. People need a helping hand someone always shows up more often than not. And this is no different.
I don't believe the political process is effective anymore in any modern democracy. They've all been co-opted, perhaps they always were. But what I do believe is that we can come together and change things economically, which is what we're doing. And it's messy. Building our own money is messy, building our own industry is messy. We make a lot of mistakes along the way, we lose a lot along the way. We collect some scars too while we're at it. But progress every year keeps being made. The technology every year keeps getting better.
Today, right here, right now provably secure proof of stake protocols are in circulation. They were a fantasy five years ago, now they're a fact of life.
Today, right here, right now snarks have evolved by an order of magnitude in every category from validation time to efficiency to proof size. In all favorable ways which opens up all kinds of new applications and scalability and privacy.
Today, right here, right now layer 2 protocols are more advanced than they have ever been in our industry's history. giving us the ability to build payment systems that scale to billions of people.
Today, right here, right now we are seeing massive innovations in governance and a fertile environment for things like approval voting, threshold voting, preference voting, quadratic voting that will enable us to build all kinds of new treasuries and governance systems that eventually will scale to nation-states.
As the politicians of today argue whether the post office can properly count paper ballots that people mail, we are building voting systems with state-of-the-art cryptography living on phones where you can vote with just a tap of a button and enjoy more security than we have ever imagined before.
That is the future. This movement is enabling humanity. Money flowing at the speed of thought and the speed of thought making new money.
How can you compete with that? You can’t, unless you bring people down with cynicism and disdain. And ultimately what competing vision do they offer? That you all should be in chains.
That we should just be wage slaves. We should just accept that every year our money deteriorates in value. That we should just accept that the rich will get richer the poor get poorer. And every now and then they throw us table scraps. And when we get real angry - they usurp the movements and then install their own leadership to basically take those movements from us. As we've seen so many times before and we will see it again.
I'm sorry that's not a road I want to walk down. And I'm willing to ride rocky waters, crazy markets crazy people in unlimited flood and trolling. But I will never apologize for believing in the best in people. And I will never apologize for believing that if only we give everyone around us the tools to save themselves and society that they can do it. They don't need great leaders and charisma. No one needs someone to tell them what to do. We all know what to do. We all know how to make the world a better place. We just have to be trusted enough to do it ourselves.
You know what? For the first time ever we did with Bitcoin. And then we did it again with Ethereum. And now we're doing it again with Cardano. And we, as a movement, will continue to do it.
So I believe our best days are ahead of us and every day I wake up and there's more people marching with me in that respect. And one day it'll be millions. And one day it'll be billions. And one day all those cynics will be gone. Replaced with optimists who once again believe that tomorrow is going to be better than today. and that we're going to leave the world just a little bit better than the way we found it.
So every now and then on a tough day I like making a little message and letting you guys all know it's going to be better and you know what it will be. Just have to have faith that it will be. So hold the line, hold strong, and have faith in each other and go do something. Build something. Start something. Got a lot of podcasts on the way. A lot of things coming down the pipe for the DC fund. A lot of opportunities to actually innovate. Multi-assets are coming soon. Plutus is coming soon. Guys are going to be able to build a lot.
Start thinking today what's the business plan. What would you like to change? Small or large. You don't complain about voting - change voting! Your own organization. Maybe you belong to a club - do a blockchain-based voting system. Maybe you have some political influence. Have a primary democrat or republican or your local primary in your country for selecting candidates done with blockchain-based voting. Maybe you want to build a new financial product. Think about it! Figure it out! There's so much there! It’s all there! It's ready to go, it's for you to take and build and innovate with.
Every day I wake up I try to make the platforms better. I try to push the technology a little further along. I try to hire great people and bring them into our industry. Cardano brought the Haskell industry into the cryptocurrency space. Cardano brought a lot of academics, who had never thought about cryptocurrencies, into the cryptocurrency space and we made our problems their problems and as a consequence, they started solving them in ways we could have never done before.
But most importantly Cardano brought a lot of YOU into the cryptocurrency space and you never thought you'd have this level of control and freedom over the fabric of society in the direction of the human race. Don't let that slip through your fingers. Figure out what you want to do with that superpower. Might be small, might be big. I dreamed big. You can dream big too. Even if you want to just dream small: every person counts every action counts. Up to the hill. Y'all matter. To me and to each other and we're all in this together. Never forget that. So, hard day, rough day. Tomorrow will be a better one. The day after will even be better.
See you guys soon
Take care!
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Ankr July Recap: DeFi, DeFi, DeFi

Ankr July Recap: DeFi, DeFi, DeFi

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July was a month of integrations and infrastructure. With the trend of DeFi getting hotter, you’ll also notice an uptick of DeFi projects that we are collaborating with.

Business update

Coinone infrastructure for Tron First on the list is our successful Coinone integration. Coinone is a premier Korean based exchange that now allows users to stake Tron TRX tokens directly in their accounts. A feature that is powered in the background by Ankr, and paves the way for more exchange integrations with our technology.

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Ferrum Network Integration Second in our business updates is the integration with Ferrum Network and their entire product line. They originally were using Infura, but have moved away due to the robust and affordable cloud infrastructure we provide to blockchain-native enterprise clients.
Giving back with Oasis Lastly, Ankr is giving back in our partnership with the Oasis Foundation. We’re closely working with the Oasis team and supporting the Oasis Community Node program, and providing free hosting to all approved members of the program.

Community Update

We know that constant interaction with our users is key to developing a personal connection which is why we also devote our time “partnering” with the community, if you will.
Ignite community launch Ankr is heating things up with a move to Ignite, an uncensorable and decentralized microblogging social network with features that’ll be familiar for Twitter users. The service is built upon our partner Binance’s Smart Chain, and users can check us out here.

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Celo Vote dApp launch Governance is an essential part of many prominent cryptocurrencies but can be hard for the user just looking for passive income.
Our new CeloVote automates this and allows users to earn the maximum potential reward in a matter of seconds. The dApp is integrated with our platform and is just as easy as deploying any other node.

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AMA with DeFi project Meter Meter is one of the many DeFi projects we are collaborating with this month. What separates Meter from the rest is pegging its purchasing power to electricity, which results in far more stable value than any fiat currency.
Our AMA (following our partnership) transcript can be read here.

Development Update

DeFi Integrations Besides Meter, we were also able to offer our services to upcoming projects Plutus DeFi and Keysians. Both are nascent platforms in the sector, and we look forward to seeing how our relationship with each deepens in the following months.
Polkadot, the next big thing Polkadot’s validator node integration was completed this month, allowing users to interact with the protocol looking to connect all blockchains. Additionally, Polkadot parachains Bifrost and ChainX completed integration this month as well with more on the way.
Binance Smart Chain integration Binance is working on a chain supporting smart contracts, optimized for developers and Ankr is thrilled to help.
Late last month we had launched developer tools to help get development going, and this month we followed up by enabling BNB staking for the Testnet! Keep an eye on this one, as we will release more news in the coming days!
Bitcoin Full node integration The several hours (or days, depending on your system) that it takes to initialize the 300GB blockchain for Bitcoin core is one of the main reasons why there are so few nodes.
We’re excited to announce that Bitcoin full nodes are now part of our platform — and we will suggest our community on some things you can do with all the time you’ll be saving. Keep your eyes on our blog!
Additional full node integrations Following on the heels of Bitcoin’s node integration, users can also now deploy full nodes to perform data analytics for the Decred, Elastos, ETH Classic, NEO, and Nuls native blockchains.

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Looking forward

With the final ETH 2.0 testnet version “Medalla” being announced for an August 4th launch, we should start to see further developments for DeFi and Ethereum related dApps.
Regardless, Ankr is ready for when ETH 2.0 launches on the mainnet!

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Cardano: Blockchain 3.0 (Introductory article; Not a piece of investment advice)

Cardano: Blockchain 3.0 (Introductory article; Not a piece of investment advice)
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We have compiled an article about Cardano. The main motto of this post is to give a quick summary of Cardano to the users. Please feel free to comment your opinions, views and spark a discussion. It would help us in delivering better content. Thanks in advance.

Cardano: Blockchain 3.0

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Cryptocurrencies came into existence to eliminate the need for middlemen while transacting value from one to another. Satoshi Nakamoto was able to achieve this with the help of Blockchain technology. Though it gave the world Bitcoin, it was confined just to payments and hasn’t evolved to a greater extent. Ethereum exploited the blockchain technology and introduced the revolutionary smart contracts. Though this marked the beginning of the second generation of the blockchain, some challenges were left unsettled. Cardano took a distinctive approach in fixing the persisting issues by building on the already existing things that made sense and adding sustainable features with the help of new technology and innovation. In this post, ChangeHero will introduce give you a quick summary of Cardano.
Genesis
Cardano is a decentralized blockchain aiming to build a platform for the development of DApps and verifiable smart contracts. Dubbed as the third generation of the blockchain, Cardano aims to fix the pestering problems like scalability, interoperability and sustainability. Charles Hoskinson, Ethereum’s co-founder launched Cardano in the year 2015. Additionally, three organizations support and contribute to the development of the ecosystem. Cardano Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Switzerland, oversees and supervises the development of the ecosystem. Input Output HK (IOHK) is an independent firm contracted to carry out the designing and building of the network. Finally, Emurgo is employed to boost adoption through its commercial ventures.
It is the first blockchain which is based on scientific philosophy and developed by academics and engineers around the world. Unlike the traditional cryptocurrency projects, Cardano did not start with a whitepaper, instead, it began with a set of principles. Cardano is a multi-layered protocol — Cardano Settlement Layer (CSL) used to settle transactions of ADA and functions similar to other networks for recording the transactions. The second one is called Cardano Control Layer (CCL) and used for smart contracts. This strategy of using different layers enables storing of metadata separately and strengthens the security of the network. The platform uses Haskell coding language and the smart contracts to be coded in Plutus. In addition, Marlowe, a new language, designed specifically for the freshmen in development to build financial instruments like smart contracts. These are functional programming languages which strengthen the security and accommodates for quick changes in case of future updates.
Scaling with Ouroboros
Scalability is a baffling issue that all the cryptocurrencies face. Cardano network itself was built in a layered structure to cope with the scalability issues. As explained earlier, transactions and smart contracts take place on different layers and the information will not be shared from one to another. In addition, Cardano tackles this with a modified version of Proof-of-Stake consensus called Ouroboros, a Provably Secure Proof of Stake. Unlike Bitcoin, all the nodes in Cardano are not required to have a full copy of the blockchain. Instead, a slot leader brings all these nodes together in the process of reaching a consensus. Though full nodes like Daedalus wallets can reach consensus, only slot leaders are capable of creating and adding a block to the chain. In Ouroboros, time is divided into Epochs which further sectioned into slots. These slots are short periods of time which usually last for 20 seconds. Each slot will have its own slot leader who works similar to miners and responsible for confirming the transaction and adding blocks to the chain. They can create not more than one block per slot and the transaction fees along with the block rewards of the epoch will be pooled together and distributed to these leaders and further to the stakeholders.
Theoretically, even a user holding 1 ADA can become a slot leader but the probability is quite low. At the moment, there is no accurate figure of ADA to be staked to get a chance to add the block. We’ve also been hearing that it would be somewhere between a million and two million ADA to become a slot leader. But it's clear that the higher the stake, the higher the chances of becoming a slot leader. These qualified candidates are considered electors for the next epochs. Elections will be held by a random number generation method and the owner of the coin becomes a slot leader for the next epoch. Cardano has also adopted the RINA (Recursive Inter-Network Architecture) to improve the scaling. On top of this, the team is inclined towards Partitioning in which users can have only a chunk of blockchain and aiming to achieve this through side chains.
Interoperability with Side Chains
Even in 2020, it is difficult for different blockchains to understand each other and even tougher to communicate with traditional financial services. Though cryptocurrency exchanges bridge the gap, they are vulnerable to attacks and can be influenced by regulatory policies. Cardano envisions to build the Internet of blockchain and enable users to perform cross-chain transactions with the help of side chains. Cardano supports the Kiayias, Miller and Zindros (KMZ) proofs of proofs of work to allow for the movement of funds from the CSL to CCL and other blockchains as well. Moreover, Cardano is also working on a mechanism to incorporate the Metadata into the transaction in an encrypted manner.
Sustainability
There are a ton of projects in the blockchain space. To stay alive in this red ocean, continuous innovation and a robust governance system are a must. Sustainability lies right in the core of Cardano. The ecosystem has a grants fund called Treasury. Whenever a block is added to the chain, a part of the reward will be added to the Treasury. Someone who intends to develop the platform can submit a ballot for a grant which will be decided by the stakeholders through voting. As the network grows and the transactions increase, and the funds in the treasury keeps on filling up. This results in the availability of funds all the time for the development of the network.
In addition, the network will use Liquid Democracy for governance providing more room for the stakeholders. Furthermore, the team aims to build a constitution for the protocol to avoid any unintentional hard forks. Cardano follows a timeline in the form of eras to deploy vital upgrades to the platform. On February 20, the team has successfully completed the OBFT hard fork, a pre-planned one. It is a development over the already existing consensus mechanism, Ouroboros Classic. With this planned upgrade, Cardano has begun the transition to the Shelley era which focuses on the community and decentralization.
ADA
ADA is the native cryptocurrency of the Cardano network. The sole purpose of the Cardano is to enable a true peer-to-peer payment with the help of the ADA digital currency. Simply put, ADA can be used to transact value across individuals without any middlemen. It does allow the developers to create smart contracts and also provides voting rights to the holders for governance. Furthermore, the team specifically designed the Daedalus wallet for holding and transacting ADA. Nope, not going to discuss pricing here)
Blockchain 3.0
Despite the criticism for its consensus mechanism and delays in the network upgrades, Cardano is delivering on what it promised. With all being said, Cardano is a unique project which is delivering the best by fusing in the essentials from the existing chains and adding sustainable features through innovation in a scientific approach. For the Blockchain 3.0, the best bet would be to wait for the future upgrades and witness how things unfold.
Finally, a big shoutout to the Cardano community on Reddit for their comments and feedback on the article.
Upvote and comment if you have enjoyed the article. As always, follow ChangeHero here for more of such informative and interesting articles on crypto.
Edit: Made changes as per the feedback to make the content more accurate. Edited the original article published on Medium as well. A big thanks to all of you guys.
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Plutus.it White Paper v1.0 [PDF]

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WHAT IS CARDANO CRYPTOCURRENCY (ADA) AND BLOCKCHAIN 3.0

WHAT IS CARDANO CRYPTOCURRENCY (ADA) AND BLOCKCHAIN 3.0
Cryptocurrency Cardano (ADA) and blockchain 3.0, detailed information about the project. Imagine what it would be like if you had a blockchain:
  • Scalable
  • Safe
  • Driven
Isn't it like a dream? Well, the dream is about to come true with the third generation of blockchains, the first generation is Bitcoin, and the second generation is Ethereum.
But when you combine the positive characteristics of the first two with some additional unprecedented features, you get third-generation blockchains like Cardano.

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1. What is a cardan?

Cardano is a 3rd generation open source blockchain platform that is expected to provide unprecedented support for dapps smart contracts and applications.
But we have Ethereum for that, don't we?
Well, Ethereum is not that good and has faced network congestion more than once. So we need something better designed from the ground up. Cardano is one of them.
You may think of Cardano as Ethereum, but inside it is a robust, research-based approach that lays the groundwork for what should be achieved and how effective.
And just like Ethereum, Cardano has its own cryptocurrency called Cardano (ADA), which serves as fuel for the Cardano network.
Cardano is more than just a cryptocurrency. It is a technology platform that is capable of running financial applications that are used daily by individuals, organizations and governments around the world. The platform is built in modules, which provides flexibility in system maintenance and allows for upgrades using soft branches. Once the settlement layer at which Ada will operate is completed, a separate computing layer will be created to handle smart contracts, digital legal agreements that will underpin future trade and business. Cardano will also run decentralized applications or DApps, services not controlled by any one party but running on the blockchain.

2. How does Cardano cryptocurrency work?

Cardano has deliberately made it modular, so future updates and iterations can be easy.
Cardano consists of two parts: the computational level and the computational level. The settlement level is for calculating cryptocurrency transactions (ADO transactions) and the calculation level is for calculating smart contracts and DApps code.
For this reason, the team can change the agreed Protocol at the calculation level at any time without breaking the calculation level and Vice versa.
The unique thing about Cardano is its long-term plans.
Charles Hoskinson, CEO of Cardano, says they want to create something like a TCP / IP Protocol that can last for decades and eventually make the economy for 3 billion disadvantaged people comprehensive. That's why there's so much focus on research and peer review.

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In fact, Charles says they chose their consensus Protocol, the so-called Ouroboros, very carefully.
Through Ouroboros, the time in Cardano is divided into eras, which are further divided into slots, which are short time periods of about 20 seconds, and each slot has a designated leader. Slot leaders can create no more than one block in their assigned slot and are therefore rewarded with transaction fees collected in the era.
But this slot leader is determined according to your Commission in the system. So if there are more ADA transactions in the system, the chances of you becoming a slot leader will be higher.
Thus, Cardano provides security as well as proof of work Bitcoin, but cheaper and more efficient. This method also makes Cardano much faster when you don't have to wait 10 or more minutes for a transaction to complete.
Cardano is developing more scalability capabilities, and we'll talk about that later in this article.

3. Cryptocurrency Cardano and its team


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Cardano's team is also very decentralized and distributed, as it consists of inspirational minds from three different organizations, namely:

  1. Cardano Foundation: an independent standards body based in Switzerland with primary responsibilities to support the Cardano user community and work with authorities on regulatory and commercial matters.
  2. IOHK [Input Output HongKong]: IOHK is a blockchain technology company created by Charles Hoskinson in 2015 specifically to promote peer-to-peer innovation to provide financial services to the 3 billion people around the world who do not have them. IOHK has a contract to develop Cardano until 2020, and some of its other clients are Finance and Ethereum classic.
  3. Emurg: invests in startups and helps businesses build the Cardano blockchain.

4.Cardano offer and market capitalization (ADA)

Cardano has been on the market since September 2017.
The total fixed ADA offer is 45,000,000,000 ADA, of which 25,927,070,538 ADA are on the market.

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5. How to buy Cardano cryptocurrency (ADA)

The Cardano project is steadily gaining popularity, and therefore the number of exchanges trading Cardano cryptocurrency is also growing. Here are some of the exchanges through which you can buy/sell cryptocurrency Cardano:

  1. Binance: supported pairs: ADA / BT, ADA / ETO, DA / BOMB, DA / SDT
  2. Huobi: Supported pairs: ADA / BTC, ADA / ETO, DA / SDT
  3. Gate.io: supported pairs: ADA / BTC, ADA / USDT
  4. Bitrix: supported pairs: ADA / BT, ADA / ETO, DA / SDT
  5. ABC: supported pairs: ADA / ETO, DA / USDT
  6. Bithumb: supported Ada / KRW pairs

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6. Cardano (ADA) wallets

Cardano is not an ERC 20 token. Instead, it has its own dedicated blockchain from the beginning and therefore has a completely different wallet designed by the Cardano team.

The only viable and popular wallet for Cardano right now is the Daedalus wallet, which is the main client for storing, sending and receiving Cardano.
The most popular Cardano wallets:

  1. Desktop wallet: Daedalus Wallet (Windows & Mac)
  2. Mobile wallet: Infinito Wallet (Android app | iOS app)
  3. Hardware wallet: very soon you should expect Ledger Nano to support Cardano as it is under development.

7. Cardano's future and roadmap

Cardano is focused on solving 4 critical problems faced by the blockchain world today, all in one place:

  1. Scalability
  2. Interoperability
  3. Stability
  4. Management
You see how carefully Cardano's team is moving forward. But some might argue that it happens at a snail's pace. Given the fact that they follow the process of initial research and peer review, this speed is expected.
Also, when you're focused on building a Protocol that can last decades, you need very careful planning.
On the other hand, Cardano is written in Haskell, and there are very few developers around the world, and this is also one of the reasons for its slow development.
But even when it is completed, smart contract and Apps development will require knowledge of the Plutus programming language. This can be a huge learning curve, and also to prevent the adoption of Cardano. It's too early to make a decision, as Cardano will need another year or more to fully develop it, and such things will only become clearer once development is complete.

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Ep 56: Exploring European Fintech with Plutus.it

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Episode 4 - AMA with Charles Hoskinson Nov 27, 2018

Q: The name of the company is changing to IOW?
A: We are going to leave the name IOHK, it’s a good name and a good brand. Logo is the same, the web site is gonna stay the same. So materially nothing physical will change about the company, just the legal axis of the company.
There was a series of regulatory and tax changes.
The tax Delta between operating abroad and operating domestically was so small that to us it made more sense to “onshore” meaningful components of our business
We'd like to start giving stock options to people and other incentive packages and so given that the dynamics of the business have changed in the regulatory environment has changed the tax environments has changed at this stage in our evolution as a company it makes sense for us to onshore and pull in to US.
Q: Can cryptocurrency feasibly outcompete existing mobile payment technology in Asia and Africa?
A: Yes and no. We already have got the great user experience, the issue is that this experience centralized and not private. That's why we have a Pan-African strategy with Cardano and that's what we focus on things like how do we get a million and half coffee farmers identified and things like how do we tokenize natural resources in Mongolia. And these types of things at the end of the day I think it's gonna be what drives adoption for these platforms.
Q: How do we grow the ecosystem to the point where we are no longer pegged to the price of Bitcoin and do you think it’s possible?
A: Bitcoin has absolutely nothing do with what we doing with Cardano and very little do with what Vitalik do with Ethereum etc.
There is structural reasons the marketplace for that. If you are trading of pairs with BTC and BTC goes down, it drugs anything down with that and also and also if that becomes the de facto pricing mechanism for everything. If Bitcoin loses its value even though relative to BTC you Satoshi’s value is the same - you Fiat value falls as whole market falls.
What will happen I think is when we have more sophisticated investments of financial instruments in the marketplace that the coupling will happen gradually over time. Other thing is we're gonna have a whole wave of instruments that are crypto like but will not be correlated with Bitcoin like security token for example.
Q: About advertisement for Cardano on TV and radio about Cardano’s benefits and how you would use advertisement to push Cardano forward?
A: I don’t think we will go on that road. The majority of our adoption efforts tend to be focused in the age category (18-30) and the easiest way of reaching them is to reach them through digital formats so you do that with Telegram groups, Facebook groups, you do that with podcasts like the intellectual dark web has a huge reach and so if you can intermingle with that you can end up getting millions of people and they also tend to be pretty proactive and you tend have a two-way conversation with these people so there's a different form of social engagement.
Q: About what countries in Africa IOHK is involved? Which countries is focusing and what projects are in which areas?
A: We have 52-country strategy for Africa. You have to have a balance of small to large. If you are looking to Ethiopia, for example, you have to have from 3 to 5 years time horizon probably to do anything significantly meaningful that’s going to generate revenue and large-scale adoption. In countries like Uganda Rwanda you’ll get a lot of opportunities to do things in horizon of 3 months to 6 months that are meaningful. It’s just gonna affect considerably smaller population. We are planning to do some pilots in the large countries and pilots in the small countries bearing through quickly and the larger countries basically gradually growing into meaningful adoption.
Q: How competitive do you think the Cardano is in the landscape of developing nations as opposed to other cryptocurrencies?
A: If you're gonna do business in developing countries it's about relationships it's not about technology the first thing you must do is establish credibility and relationships within the jurisdictions and basically prove that you're good actor and you want to do good things. We feel that you have to take projects systematically, methodically and you take think about whole puzzle, every piece of it. You can’t just do one or two and say - Okay, when we’ve done more than two let’s go encourage adoption. No, unless you have a pretty good story for all these things it’s not reasonable to see growth. That’s why I don’t worry too much about competitors. I just see a lot of noise right now in market place.
Q: What your childhood was like? Would be interesting to take a step back and to know about young Charles decided to study mathematics, this kind of stuff.
A: I tend not to get too much into my past but you know I grew up in Hawaii and I lived in this little town on the east side of Maui and I was a pretty precocious kid. I had a great childhood but that's a standard normal childhood that a lot of us have in life nothing special about me.
I think it's less meaningful where you came from and it's more meaningful when opportunities arrive in your life. What do you make of that chance? You get them. You know statistically you usually get one or two but basically more than that. And if you are clever you can put yourself into situations where you get a lot of them but just because you have those things doesn’t mean that you are automatically going to succeed. This is important to put yourself through some struggle, to have a lot of ups and downs, a lot of lumps and bumps and recognize great opportunities.
Q: What is Cardano’s “why” and what are some of the most difficult “how” problems?
A: If I wanted to summarize Cardano’s “why” , really what I wanna do is to build a financial operating system for those who don't have one. So “why” of Cardano is simply to try to offer a parallel step that is very different but interoperable with the legacy step of 21st century and propagate that step throughout developing world as the way that people can build something instead of top-down to the bottom up and it's a huge social experiment. The other “why” of Cardano is to say not only we can build financial operating system and get this to the developing world but then we can use the emergence of of this parallel economy as a great social experiment to see what happens when no one is in control and to see if you end up getting a better outcome than someone is in control.
In terms of the “how” that’s actually a lot easier because it’s just a matter of knowing first how to build good software and design good protocols.Everything you do you always have to think to yourself how do you avoid a cult of personality. And we must be vigilant to decentralize the execution of all the things we do whether that be the software development or the science, or the community management, or the use of funds all of these things have to come from a multi-modal, multi actor.
Q: How the ecosystem will evolve? What about other tokens on the settlement layer what role will be tokens play and kind of what is your vision for how this kind of size ecosystem will grow?
A: From a liability perspective and also just from a complexity perspective to separate these two and that's what we did conceptually with Cardano and the accounting lives in one layer that's SL it's the lower liability kind of looks like Bitcoin style layer and then the more complicated layers called CL and because we have them in layers you can actually have different philosophies and that's why we have the KVM and IELE and these types of things and we'll inevitably add more.
We created a way of making UTXO accounting and Ethereum style accounts interoperable with each other and we call that Chimeric Ledger's. Then we decided to extend the UTXO model so it has more capabilities so that you could actually use a smart contract language on top of so you have richer scripting now these two things together give you a very fertile environment for a multi asset ledger that actually has real good behaviors behind those assets whether it be a security token or ERC 20 style token or maybe a more sophisticated token and then add in Marlow in Plutus.
What Cardano is going to evolve to in 2019 and we're already starting to see a lot of these core components solidify this will have the extended UT EXO model, will have Chimeric Ledger's notion, sidechains, Ouroboros will be fully activated then we'll start wiring on NPC to he ledger and that NPC will allow you to do a lot of cool off chain things including up to decentralized exchange at some point and you'll be able to issue all kinds of cool assets on the system so our hope is eventually to have a multi asset system.
Q: Charles, after you're done with the Cardano Project in 2020 what are your plans for the future I know you've touched on it in the previous AMAs but has anything changed on your perspective?
1:04:19 A: My hope would be to take a step back and enjoy my ranch and basically looking to more agricultural and artistic endeavours. Although I really would like to still do some things in mathematics. I'm quite interested in Homotopy Type Theory
Q: With all flavours of Ouroboros coming out kinda what is in game?
I would like to add on this question
How do you decide which priorities you take? Which part of Ouroboros you will improve on next and how will these different versions of Ouroboros play together?
A: They are really three research phases for Ouroboros. The first phase was a theory phase which was saying - “Do we even understand what the hell we are trying to do?
The second phase of research is all about practicality and it's all about basically turning it into a production system in incumbent and hat also the stake pool research that we did and the incentives research we did out of Oxford.
But the third phase is all about getting to millions and billions of users and it's all about scalability so that’s the concept of “Can we make these systems scale as we gain more users?” So that requires better protocols and we’re starting to see the emergence of those things like parallel chains for example and the side chain research agenda and at some point those two things will converge and Ouroboros Hydra will be released now along the way you're gonna see all these other flavors of Ouroboros, like Ouroboros BFT or Ouroboros that specializes in privacy preservation and maybe Ouroboros Cronos.
Q: How hard is it to learn high school Haskel, Plutus or Marlowe for developers that are used to C++, C sharp, VB, Java? Do they need to be engineers to develop? Are they going to need to wait for a compiler to translate from Java, Solidity, C++ to Haskel, Plutus or Marlowe and how they can teach their team to develop with these new languages?
A: Well the whole point of the project is to use the tools you've know and love and not be forced to use tools that are exotic to you so IELE is all about saying if you're a Java developer be a Java developer and don't worry so much about Plutus or Haskell.
Q: Can the market cap of cryptocurrencies ever get so high and the liquidity so good that the interoperability between different layers is so fluid that speculative trading can basically disappear?
A: No. Next question.
Q: Do you think Cardano or maybe blockchains in general will ever have a place in “true voting system”? For example, elections?
A: When we are thinking about the voting system it's not necessarily just about picking particularly candidate it’s about an ability within any organization or institution to express your opinion safely. One of the magic of these blockchain systems is that they allow you to orchestrate very secure high fidelity elections that preserves privacy but still guarantee that the right members actually can participate and only the right members can participate. So yes I think voting systems are tremendously important and their development is vital for republic or democracy to function well. Or for us to make decisions well or to express ourselves well. I think that’s probably still makes blockchain the most valuable invention of the 21st century.
Q: Everyone is wondering with the crashing market. Is IOHK, EMURGO and the Cardano foundation are they solving, do they have enough money to continue operations?
A: We are doing reasonably well and comfortably well and the best days are definitely ahead of us.
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Best Crypto Portfolios Of The Week: June 10, 2019

Best Crypto Portfolios Of The Week: June 10, 2019

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Since our last review of the best crypto portfolios for the week, the crypto markets have been experiencing a slight correction. The price of the main cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) dropped by 5% and is traded at $8,022 according to the HitBTC data exchange.
Despite the unfavourable external environment, our users were still able to show a positive trend. Let’s see the details of how they did that:
https://medium.com/@plutus.ai/best-crypto-portfolios-of-the-week-june-10-2019-59461cdb0f1a
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Why should I, the consumer, use these Bitcoin debit cards?

Shift, Xapo, Cryptopay and Plutus all basically do the same thing. They allow consumers to have their bitcoins kept with a third party for debit card payments. In summary:
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BlitzPredict XBP — The Best Coin Of The Past Week

BlitzPredict XBP — The Best Coin Of The Past Week

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As you can see from our latest week’s article about the best portfolios, almost all users from the Bitcoin leaderboard had the BlitzPredict (XBP) Coin in their crypto portfolios.
Let’s take a more detailed look at this cryptocurrency coin.
What is BlitzPredict?
BlitzPredict is a blockchain-based application that is dedicated to providing innovative solutions to many of the problems that currently exist in the betting industry. Users can use the BlitzPredict platform to find reliable, transparent, betting advice available for purchase with the XBP token. XBP is an ERC-20 token built on the Ethereum network and is used to power the blockchain-tracked expert advice to ensure complete transparency when determining wins and losses. Receive rewards if they are correct using the internal XBP token. BlitzPredict delivers a betting exchange focused on sports, esports and politics. XBP token team uses the conceptual and functional product development of one of the most famous projects in the field of blockchain predictions — Augur (REP). BlitzPredict also collaborates with another crypto project heavyweight — 0X (ZRX), which provides them with a platform for a decentralized internal crypto exchange.
What is it used for?
The XBP token is used to determine the exact price of predicting an event and the fair compensation of its author. It is also possible to form syndicates and solicit contributions from the community. Users can stake the syndicate with XBP.
XBP Price Chart Week (June 03 — June 10)

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Last Weeks’ XBP price chart provided by CoinMarketCap

XBP Month Price Chart (May 10 — June 10)

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Last Month XBP price chart provided by CoinMarketCap
If you are interested in exploring the opportunities that the crypto market provides, you can downloadPlutus Wallet from Google Play for Android or from the App Store for iOS devices and get free access to the cryptocurrency simulator with the possibility of real trading.
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Time to Update — New Real Pie Features in Plutus Wallet

Time to Update — New Real Pie Features in Plutus Wallet

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It’s a good time to be part of the crypto community! The cryptocurrency market continues to grow with new projects being presented every day and new versions of apps and platforms coming out; thus more investment opportunities appear. And now, with the latest update of Plutus Wallet, you can play a real part in these favorable times.
A week ago, we released the iOS version of Plutus Wallet, which you now can download on the App Store, while this week, we took another important step in the development of our product. Our team is actively working on adding new and improving the current functionality of the application. In the latest version of Plutus Wallet for Android, we have added new features to the Real Pie, introduced a real wallet and have implemented a highly demanded option, namely the possibility to buy Bitcoin.
Let’s take a closer look at the new features and improvements in Plutus Wallet.

New Crypto Wallet Screen


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This is the new Wallet section. It allows you to manage your Real Pie balance on the exchange directly from the app. Thanks to this feature, Plutus Wallet has finally become a real crypto wallet. It supports the HitBTC crypto exchange only with new exchanges to be added soon.
How does it work?
To start using the new Wallet feature, you must have a Real Pie created first. If you still haven’t got one, read our quick guide on how to create one.
Now let’s dive a bit deeper into the fine details, by using the HitBTC exchangeas an example.

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There are two types of accounts for every coin in your wallet:
Main account — for storing your crypto funds. You can make deposits to your account. Trading account — for buying and selling cryptocurrencies. This is the account for all trading activities you do in Plutus Wallet.
Please note: Each coin has a separate main and trading account!
After you have added funds to your Main account, you can transfer an amount of your choice to the Trading account for trading purposes with one single tap. All trading accounts together make your Real Pie balance. You can find it on the top right of the Wallet screen.
Moreover, with the latest update, you can add and withdraw your funds in a few simple steps as well.
All funds that you transfer to your Real Pie balance in Plutus Wallet can be used for trading purposes only. HitBTC’s security protocols provide all the necessary security and protection and your funds being kept on the exchange.

Add funds directly to your Real Pie

Having carefully analyzed our user’s feedback, we have decided to simplify the process of adding funds to the Real Pie in Plutus Wallet. Before, users needed to constantly switch between the Plutus Wallet app and the HitBTC exchange to add funds to their Real Pie balance.

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With this latest update, you can make a direct deposit in Plutus Wallet, without the need of switching to the exchange. Just tap the wallet icon in the middle of the Real Pie to add funds.

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The “Add Funds” screen will appear where you can replenish your Real Pie balance via the Changelly exchange platform. The rest is simple. Just follow the 3 steps and add funds.
  • Buy Bitcoin to your BTC wallet address with Changelly. Copy the wallet address and paste it in the Changelly service.
  • Transfer your funds to your Real Pie balance. This action literally replaces the transfer function from the Main to the Trading account on the Wallet screen.
Important: Please note, that the transaction usually takes approximately 10 to 30 minutes to complete. In case of any issues with the transaction, please contact Changelly support.

No more Real Pie restrictions

Up to this point, you could build your real portfolio (Real Pie) with a limit of 5 cryptocurrency coins. In this latest update, we have removed this restriction to allow our users to add any number of coins available on the exchange, and trade them using Plutus Wallet.
For now, the complete list of the crypto coins you have in your Real Pie, can be found only in the Wallet screen. But that’s about to change as well since we’re planning to implement an updated Dashboard screen so that the users will be able to see all the coins directly on the main screen.

General improvements to the Real Pie

We have significantly improved the transaction speed and accuracy of Real Pie deals and enhanced the application’s general performance, making the user experience far more convenient and smooth.
This release is a very important step for us regarding the future development of Plutus Wallet. We hope you appreciate our efforts! Let us know in the comments below.
You can get the last Plutus Wallet update from Google Play for Android. For all iPhones users, download the iOS-version for App Store.
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Stay tuned for more updates!
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Best Crypto Portfolios Of The Week: June 3, 2019

Best Crypto Portfolios Of The Week: June 3, 2019
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This week the cryptocurrency market was relatively calm. Price fluctuations of several coins were influenced by some announcements made within the cryptocurrency industry. Over the week, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) changed by -2.5% and currently sits at around 8,553.5 USD (according to HitBTC exchange data).
However, even in such calm conditions, our users were able to achieve some impressive results. Let's focus on their success in more detail:
https://medium.com/@plutus.ai/best-crypto-portfolios-of-the-week-june-3-2019-42931436863b
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Bonehead's Ethereum News to Come (Updated)

NEWs To Come - last updated - April 5th, 2016
Ethereum’s ecosystem is growing so quickly, very exciting news has a habit of coming out of nowhere. That said, there are more than a few things to have on our radar. Thanks to help from this community, here’s a current list. As always, what am I missing?
Ethereum Blockchain Development
Other news we know will happen
Coin relays and interoperability
One very powerful aspect of Ethereum’s blockchain is it allows both formal relays between blockchains as well as general interoperability between chains. Relays allow Ethereum to empower other blockchains, basically letting these more classic chains (like Bitcoin and Dogecoin) use Ethereum as a service for smart contracts. This “bonded sidechain” is more powerful/flexible path to using smart contracts than building non-currency agnostic chains. Similarly, interoperability is a classic concept in software development with over 30 years of history. Ethereum’s Virtual Machine (EVM) greatly facilitates multi-chain interoperability – which could allow private chains to communicate with Ethereum’s public chain. Basically, Ethereum facilitates “chaining all the things”. In other words, even future private chains could interoperate with the Ethereum public blockchain to have a gateway between their secured private chain and the more global public chain. Private chain development is a GOOD thing under this model, even if that private chain is not an Ethereum fork.
Current examples
Public Dapps and/or ventures to keep an eye on
Ethereum ecosystem is growing in unbelievable way with well over a 100 DApps. Below are some DApps and ventures that have been commonly discussed and seem to be generating news sooner than later.
Many of Ethereum's 100+ DApps will fail, but it only takes one to succeed to bring Ethereum to the mainstream. That said, sadly, there will also be scams. We should never forget Bitcoin's NeoBee or any of the MANY failed exchanges. As a community, we'll want to keep a close eye out in more ways than one. Be enthusiastic but critical - with transparency being absolutely key to trust.
Developer tools to keep an eye on
Ether ATMs
Embedded Devices
Potential surprises that are not really surprises
Parting statement
Ethereum has essentially a monopoly on smart contracts, and from the list above, it should be clear that it has built a remarkable network effect around this ecosystem. It is a disruptive technology, that fosters synergies, and when put in a greater perspective, it’s market cap remains quite tiny, especially when you think of the relative size of the growing community.
Please let me know if there is something you'd like to see.
Concerns
You can support my ETH sleuthing addiction:
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The Benefits of Peer-to-Peer Payment Networks


What are peer to peer transactions?

Peer-to-peer transactions (P2P) are the electronic transfer of money from one person to another often aided by a P2P payment application. P2P Payments can be sent and received via smart devices and offer a convenient alternative to traditional payment methods.
Since the likes of PayPal which popularized P2P transfers into the mainstream, the industry has grown at phenomenal rates; Statista reported $139 billion worth of payment volume in Q2 for the company, up 29% from the same period the year prior. Zelle, another leading player in the industry, expect to hit 27.4 million U.S. users this year which is a massive 73% increase.
The industries growth can largely be attributed to the prevalence of smartphones which allows people to use their phone as a wallet; up until this relatively recent technological transition people had to rely on banks or hard cash to store and transfer wealth.
The P2P payments sector has now entered yet another revolutionary wave by becoming decentralized, sparked by the likes of digital cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The former COO of PayPal describes cryptocurrencies as “fulfilling the company’s original vision of a global currency” due to their use of shared ledgers rather than a centralized one.

How does it work?

Jennifer is looking to transfer £100 to her friend James in France.
Similarly, Linda is looking to send £100 worth of Euros to her friend Luke in the UK.
If they are all participants of the same P2P platform, the system will match everyone and ensure the funds are transferred smoothly. In essence, Jennifer’s £100 goes to Luke and Linda’s £100 worth of Euros goes to James. This effectively means if enough people participated, money would never have to leave the system. A payment would become just a database entry, crediting one account and debiting another. This system comes with a huge number of benefits over traditional transaction methods.

What are the benefits?

Low Fees

People can experience several types of fees transferring money internationally, the largest being transfer fees and exchange rates.
Low transfer fees are a massively attractive proposition for users. Traditional international payments involve expensive processing and service costs due to the number of intermediary banks, brokers and middle men involved. A peer-to-peer infrastructure however avoids all of this as the payments are made directly between two users. While banks typically charge an extortionate rate of around 5%, P2P service applications cut this down to between 0.5% and 1.5%. Cryptocurrency rates vary but are generally even cheaper with the proceeds going towards miners for validating the transaction.
Users can save further as money transfer services usually offer better exchange rates than banks who save their best rates for high spending customers such as large corporations, governments and institutions.

Ease of use & convenience

In addition to this, P2P payments are incredible easy to use. Money can be sent at the click of a button with minimal effort from the user. Standard payment methods are far more inconvenient often requiring a bank/ATM trip or tedious manual input of account details.

Speed

Transferring funds internationally can also take several days for completion through traditional methods, this is a ridiculously long time in comparison to P2P services and cryptocurrencies that can achieve the same in a matter of seconds.

Security

For the most part P2P payment services are secure as the transactions are encrypted, as are bank account and credit card information. Different payment applications vary in terms of security strength but on the whole these applications are safe to use, just not to the same extent as bank transfers.

Risks

The primary reason 85% of international transactions are still made by banks is due to this lack of confidence against security and fraud; there is still a level of uncertainty when it comes to sending large volumes of money across a P2P payment service. Although not as secure as traditional methods, it is under great interest for P2P payment solutions to implement appropriate data security policies and procedures as without doing so the companies can experience massive fines. On top of this users can take personal measures to improve the security of their P2P applications such as two factor authentication and company research.
These newer cryptocurrency options however are actually even safer than bank transfers due to their use of blockchain technology which is renowned for being resistant to fraudulent activity. Additionally, the anonymity aspect means there is very little personal information that cyber-scammers can access.
The only negative associated is that on the rare occasion something may go wrong, such as sending money to an incorrect address, no one is in place to reimburse the funds. Due to their decentralized nature no middle men are in place to correct such mistakes, it is up to the recipient’s discretion to make any refunds which can be an uncomfortable prospect.

The bottom line…

Transactions have evolved from slow traditional banking payments, to centralized P2P payment services, to decentralized P2P networks. There is a reason these upcoming digital technologies are changing the landscape as the few risks associated are far outweighed by the benefits. The faster transactions, lower fees and high security of P2P systems are making for incredibly appealing alternative that the younger generations are fully embracing.

Plutus, assisting the transformation

Plutus are enabling users to instantly convert and spend their cryptocurrencies without experiencing any fees through the use of their decentralized P2P exchange known as PlutusDEX.
Unlike centralized exchanges, the users’ funds are at no point stored in a company wallet ensuring the users are in possession of their funds at all times which is a massive deal. “If you don’t own your private keys, you don’t own your bitcoin.” With centralized exchange wallets, you are not in possession of the private keys, the exchange is. This can be a shocking realisation for many people and it should be. In 2014 the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange service Mt. Gox, had 850,000 bitcoins belonging to both the company and customers stolen which makes the development of a peer-to-peer decentralized exchange such as PlutusDEX so advantageous.
On top of this they have wrapped it all into a user friendly Tap & Pay app which allows users to spend their converted crypto at any brick and mortar globally. Plutus is now in beta testing, take a look here: https://plutus.it/
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100+ Cryptocurrencies and real market data for your everyday practice with Plutus Wallet

100+ Cryptocurrencies and real market data for your everyday practice with Plutus Wallet
Plutus Wallet is the smart and friendly crypto wallet and portfolio simulator. For us as developers, it was extremely important to make this app interesting both for experienced crypto traders and those who are just simply interested in cryptocurrency.

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So how did we combine the two opposites?
In Plutus Wallet you manage 100+ different cryptocurrencies, from the Top 10 coins on CoinMarketCap to tokens unknown for casual users. Among the most popular coins we have Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, TRON, as well as other leaders from all crypto charts. Users who are used to always try something new and unusual, will be able to choose such assets as Dorado, Bankera and many others. For the more experienced traders, it is always important to have a few unusual coins alongside the more popular ones, in case of suitable market signals.
Each coin has a up-to-date logo, a capacious description and is categorized. This gives even the casual user the opportunity to make a competent choice. In the process of adding the currency to the Pie, the user can also analyze the coin’s monthly rate relative to BTC and USDT. This allows the soon-to-be crypto-trader to make the right choices in building his portfolio.
One of the most standout features of Plutus Wallet is the cryptocurrency portfolio simulator with live exchange rates and actual market data.
So where does this data come from?
All the exchange rates are duplicated from the HitBTC exchange platform. Because all cryptocurrency exchanges work with so-called trading pairs (e.g. XMBTC; XMUSD), the value of a particular cryptocurrency (Coin) is the ratio of your Portfolio’s base currency (BTC or USDT) and the selected Coin (XMR).
This all makes Plutus Wallet not only one of the best application for taking the first steps on the cryptocurrency market, but also allows experienced traders to invest in less-known coins without risks!
Start to learn how to invest and have fun with Plutus Wallet:
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Plutus Announcement: Trade BTC & ETH Now

Announcement

The London based company have announced major developments to their decentralized exchange. BTC and ETH can now be bought or sold on the platform.
Plutus is now integrated with SEPA, a payment-integration initiative that enables efficient cross-border payments in Euros. This means Plutus users can now easily and instantaneously deposit, trade and withdraw their Euros or cryptocurrencies.
Danial Daychopan, Plutus CEO, says “This is exciting progress for both the PlutusDEX platform and Plutus Tap & Pay. Our goal has always been to provide our members with a convenient way to convert cryptos and spend anywhere. Now they can.”

About Plutus

PlutusDEX works on a purely peer-to-peer basis, meaning unlike other exchanges there is no centralized storage of everyone’s wealth that can be hacked. Instead, PlutusDEX matches users looking to securely purchase one another’s assets, and the funds are transferred directly between personal wallets.
PlutusDEX facilitates fair market rates based on the current exchange rates across all exchanges. While in its initial beta launch, all fees will be covered by Plutus meaning you can exchange your crypto and euros at zero costs.
Additionally, the platform can also be used as a payment service, users can top up their balance with crypto and spend their funds at any POS terminal in the world. Plutus are making it incredibly convenient to get the most out of your assets and live the ‘Bitcoin lifestyle’.
The platform can be accessed via the ‘Plutus Tap & Pay’ app, available on android and iOS; the app is already live: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=it.plutus.android
Cryptocurrencies are rapidly evolving, and this development continues Plutus’ position as one of the leaders in a global push for fintech innovation.
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If anything happens to that exchange, you may lose your crypto. Plutus is non-custodial which means users remain the sole owners of their crypto at all times. In the unlikely event that the ... Detayları sitemizden görebilirsiniz.. www.CyberDark.org www.CyberTR.org www.CyberTor.org We take you through the steps to purchase bitcoin with a mobile wallet using a Pluto Bitcoin ATM. Watch more videos to find out how you can sell back to the Bitcoin ATM in exchange for cash! Bitcoin Wallet Hack How to get Bitcoins Brute force 2020 How can I avoid being so gullible and easily deceived? New software for hacking bitcoins Get free bitcoins from other addresses with Brute ... What is Pluto Coin? Pluto Coin is a new Cryptocurrency in the market. Why should you have Pluto Coins? 1: Its Safe, 100% anonymous and it’s a currency that is gaining momentum right now ...

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