Monthly Archives: March 2019

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Token 2049: Vitalik Buterin Says Non-Financial Blockchain Use Cases Are a ‘Harder Pitch’
https://cointelegraph.com/news/token-2049-vitalik-buterin-says-non-financial-blockchain-use-cases-are-a-harder-pitch

Quarter-Million-Dollar Price Target: Tim Draper on His Bold Bitcoin Bet
https://www.wealthresearchgroup.com/quarter-million-dollar-price-target-tim-draper-on-his-bold-bitcoin-bet/

SmartCustody: Simple Self-Custody Cold Storage Scenario
https://github.com/BlockchainCommons/SmartCustodyWhitePapers/blob/master/%23SmartCustody-_Simple_Self-Custody_Cold_Storage_Scenario.md

Crypto Gift Cards Can Now Be Used For Reservations on Airbnb
https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-gift-cards-can-now-be-used-for-reservations-on-airbnb

Merge Mining
https://tookens.com/blog/

‘500 Transactions a Second’: Vitalik Says Zk-Snarks Could Scale Ethereum
https://www.coindesk.com/500-transactions-a-second-vitalik-says-zk-snarks-could-scale-ethereum

Privacy Coins: What You Need to Know
https://medium.com/decentranet/privacy-coins-what-you-need-to-know-98f43650bfac

Futility Tokens: A utility-based post-mortem
https://tokeneconomy.co/futility-tokens-a-utility-based-post-mortem-d7b1712a5a4e

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Hackers fix 20 security flaws in cryptocurrency-related platforms in 2 weeks
https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2019/03/28/cryptocurrency-blockchain-hackers/

Zero-Knowledge Proofs Workshop
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/zero-knowledge-proofs-workshop-tickets-59380956038

Snarky
https://github.com/o1-labs/snarky
OCaml DSL for verifiable computation

ZoKrates Seeks to Bring Best of Zcash to Ethereum with Devcon Debut
https://www.coindesk.com/zokrates-seeks-bring-best-zcash-ethereum-devcon-debut

ZoKrates: a programming language that compiles to ethereum ZKPs
https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/925844750837669888

4 things that concern Vitalik Buterin about moving Ethereum to Proof-of-Stake
https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2019/03/28/vitalik-buterin-concerns-ethereum-proof-of-stake/

Data from the Ethereum stateless prototype
https://medium.com/@akhounov/data-from-the-ethereum-stateless-prototype-8c69479c8abc

VMStats
https://github.com/holiman/vmstats/blob/master/README.md
Collection of vm statistics, gathered from a geth instance

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Cryptocurrency platforms DragonEx and CoinBene disclose hacks
https://www.zdnet.com/article/cryptocurrency-platforms-dragonex-and-coinbene-disclose-hacks/

Bolt-A-Thon: World’s First Online Lightning Network Conference and Hackathon
https://hackernoon.com/bolt-a-thon-worlds-first-online-lightning-network-conference-and-hackathon-83782960f65

Why Ethereum is More Than Just a Cryptocurrency
https://medium.com/luno-money/why-ethereum-is-more-than-just-a-cryptocurrency-820f48895042

Why Cryptocurrency is the Next Operating System for Capitalism
https://medium.com/@ChrisHerd/why-cryptocurrency-is-the-next-operating-system-for-capitalism-94e479253bf2

A Brief History of Blockchain: An Investor’s Perspective
https://medium.com/hummingbird-ventures/a-brief-history-of-blockchain-an-investors-perspective-387c440ad11c

MaxiMine Official Announcement: Update of Token Address
https://medium.com/@maximinecoin/official-announcement-update-of-token-address-da9862d4fd45

LocalBitcoins: AML regulation and new features update
https://localbitcoins.com/blog/aml-features-update/

Crypto Exchange Kraken Makes 2FA Mandatory and Forms New Security Lab
https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-exchange-kraken-makes-2fa-mandatory-and-forms-new-security-lab

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7 Universities Offering Online Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and FinTech Education
https://hackernoon.com/7-universities-offering-online-blockchain-cryptocurrency-and-fintech-education-1cebb4798272

Parity Automatic Updating
https://wiki.parity.io/Automatic-Updating

0x Roadmap 2019 (part 3): Networked Liquidity & 0x Mesh
https://blog.0xproject.com/0x-roadmap-2019-part-3-networked-liquidity-0x-mesh-9a24026202b3

Brave vs. Chrome: Which Browser is Better?
https://www.browserguides.org/brave-vs-chrome/

What is the reasoning behind the choice of 2^256-2^32-977 for the prime on the secp256k1 curve?
https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/85387/what-is-the-reasoning-behind-the-choice-of-2256-232-977-for-the-prime-on-the-s

Vitalik Buterin: Crypto Must Leave Behind the Individualism of the Early Cypherpunks
https://cointelegraph.com/news/vitalik-buterin-crypto-must-leave-behind-the-individualism-of-the-early-cypherpunks

Fortmatic examples
https://developers.fortmatic.com/docs/demos

Introducing Polaris
https://medium.com/@mykelp/introducing-polaris-ced195dd798e
A trustless price oracle for ERC20 tokens on Ethereum Mainnet

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Solidity Optimizer and ABIEncoderV2 Bug Announcement
https://blog.ethereum.org/2019/03/26/solidity-optimizer-and-abiencoderv2-bug/

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #39
https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/03/26/

Quantum Computing — Can Blockchain be Hacked?
https://hackernoon.com/quantum-computing-can-blockchain-be-hacked-19c2ec7bac85

Blockchain-based Machine Learning Marketplaces
https://medium.com/@FEhrsam/blockchain-based-machine-learning-marketplaces-cb2d4dae2c17

Lightning Labs Loop Architecture
https://github.com/lightninglabs/loop/blob/master/docs/architecture.md

A Bitcoin Lightning Web Standard, Inspired By Ethereum, Is Gaining Steam
https://www.coindesk.com/a-bitcoin-lightning-web-standard-inspired-by-ethereum-is-gaining-steam

Spec and client library for WebLN apps and providers
https://github.com/wbobeirne/webln

How To Make Dumb Bets on Augur
https://medium.com/s/cointalk/coin-talk-36-how-to-make-dumb-bets-on-augur-w-ledgerstatus-d38d7db33d8f

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eToro Acquires Smart Contract Startup for Tokenized Asset Boost
https://www.coindesk.com/etoro-acquires-smart-contract-startup-for-tokenized-asset-boost

‘A Sad Joke’: Bitcoin Cash’s Lead Coder Quits Bitcoin Unlimited Project
https://www.coindesk.com/a-sad-joke-bitcoin-cashs-lead-coder-quits-bitcoin-unlimited-project

Crypto spring? Bitcoin trading volume hits 15-month high
https://bitcoinist.com/bitcoin-trading-volume-15-month/

0x Roadmap 2019 (part 2): Scalability R&D
https://blog.0xproject.com/0x-roadmap-2019-part-2-scalability-r-d-c0fc2d5101e5

What Hammurabi’s Law Can Teach Us About Ethereum Governance
https://www.ethnews.com/what-hammurabis-law-can-teach-us-about-ethereum-governance

Why we Launch a Crypto Network Without a Token (for now!)
https://medium.com/centrifuge/why-we-launch-the-centrifuge-crypto-network-without-a-token-for-now-90319906ae1

Cryptonetworks and the Theory of the Firm
https://medium.com/@QwQiao/cryptonetworks-and-the-theory-of-the-firm-a11961a41f7c

Quantum Narratives
https://tokeneconomy.co/quantum-narratives-859cde44401b

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Validity Proofs vs. Fraud Proofs
https://medium.com/starkware/validity-proofs-vs-fraud-proofs-4ef8b4d3d87a

Lightning Loop Lets Users Empty Lightning Channels Without Closing Them
https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/lightning-loop-lets-users-empty-lightning-channels-without-closing-them/

Blockchain in Biometrics Could be Used in Travel Security, US Customs Rep Says
https://cointelegraph.com/news/blockchain-in-biometrics-could-be-used-in-travel-security-us-customs-rep-says

Smart grids are essential to prevent old power infrastructure from holding back the US economy
https://thenextweb.com/podium/2019/03/23/us-smart-grids-electricity-economy/

Bitcoin (BTC) Can Surmount $8 Trillion Gold, Argues Crypto Billionaire
https://ethereumworldnews.com/bitcoin-surmount-eight-trillion-gold-crypto/

Bitcoin Lightning Network hits 1000 BTC capacity
https://bitcoinist.com/bitcoin-lightning-network-1k-btc-capacity/

Ethereum 2.0 Development Update #24 — Prysmatic Labs
https://medium.com/prysmatic-labs/ethereum-2-0-development-update-24-prysmatic-labs-6d081025d47

Bancor Hacker Moves Funds
https://www.trustnodes.com/2019/03/16/bancor-hacker-moves-funds

Angel “Java” Lopez
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