Monthly Archives: December 2019

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Is Ethereum State Growing Faster Now and Ethereum Ethereum State Analytics Project
https://medium.com/@akhounov/is-ethereum-state-growing-faster-now-and-ethereum-state-analytics-project-97777ab47af

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #78: 2019 Year-in-Review Special
https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/12/28/

Security and Scalability in Committee-Based Blockchain Sharding
https://medium.com/@adlerjohn/security-and-scalability-in-committee-based-blockchain-sharding-58fab3901193

The dark side of Bitcoin exposed
https://medium.com/swlh/the-dark-side-of-bitcoin-exposed-ac835f0d56f9

Mariano Conti: ETH is not only money
https://mytwogwei.substack.com/p/mariano-conti-eth-is-not-only-money

IOTA Mainnet
https://twitter.com/iota_dev/status/1211249303517315072

Eth2 Quick Update No 6
https://blog.ethereum.org/2019/12/19/eth2-quick-update-no-6/

Why’s Szabo Afraid of “Smart Contract” Critiques?
https://medium.com/cryptolawreview/whys-szabo-afraid-of-smart-contract-critiques-669ef9e63fc0

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User-Friendly Key Management on Ethereum
https://medium.com/swlh/user-friendly-key-management-on-ethereum-3d4b85c1e61f

Google Suspends Metamask Android Client
https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/51556/google-suspends-metamasks-android-client-rejects-appeal

Truffle Dizzle: How Data Stays Fresh
https://www.trufflesuite.com/docs/drizzle/reference/how-data-stays-fresh

RSK Use Cases
https://www.rsk.co/Use-cases

Insights Into the Ethereum Ecosystem
https://medium.com/coinmonks/insights-into-the-ethereum-ecosystem-6ffff98e1f0e

Diving into Defi: a Beginners Guide
https://blog.wings.ai/diving-into-defi-a-beginners-guide-1b0253855e52

Entreprise Blockchains 3.0 Third Time’s a Charm?
https://medium.com/swlh/enterprise-blockchains-3-0-third-times-a-charm-e0fc3c7d66f4

Week in Ethereum News December 22nd
https://weekinethereum.substack.com/p/week-in-ethereum-news-december-22

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Blockchain 50: Billion Dollar Babies
https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeldelcastillo/2019/04/16/blockchain-50-billion-dollar-babies/#ff2964f57ccb

Proof of Stake is Less Wasteful
https://medium.com/@ercwl/proof-of-stake-is-less-wasteful-b2854a191766

Layer 3 is for Interoperability
https://medium.com/xpring/layer-3-is-for-interoperability-ca387fa5f7e2

Decentralized Exchanges: Three Types That Will Be Essential for the Crypto Economy
https://medium.com/totle/decentralized-exchanges-three-types-that-will-be-essential-for-the-crypto-economy-91461b330f50

What Are Decentralized Applications (Dapps)?
https://medium.com/hackernoon/what-are-decentralized-applications-dapps-3b63b4d587fe

Trust, Consensus and Truth
https://medium.com/swlh/trust-consensus-and-truth-3ba142706432

Brass Golem Marketplace Introduction
https://medium.com/golem-project/brass-golem-marketplace-introduction-40ffcb4b905a

The 4 Possible Scenarios for Bitcoin in the Long Term
https://medium.com/swlh/the-4-possible-scenarios-for-bitcoin-in-the-long-term-b1e93298b347

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Ethereum Muir Glacier Upgrade Announcement
https://blog.ethereum.org/2019/12/23/ethereum-muir-glacier-upgrade-announcement/

Bitcoin en Microsoft Excel y cómo la adopción de criptomonedas pasa desapercibida
https://www.criptonoticias.com/opinion/bitcoin-excel-adopcion-criptomonedas-desapercibida/

Bitcoin advancememts
https://twitter.com/Leishman/status/1208952337986936833

CEO of IOVLabs Talks Financial Inclusion and Holding Governments Accountable
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ceo-of-iovlabs-talks-financial-inclusion-and-holding-governments-accountable

Research Report: Is Proof of Stake better than Proof of Work?
https://medium.com/@stakingrewards/research-report-is-proof-of-stake-better-than-proof-of-work-222d048ccef5

Funding Token for PoolTogether, and Other Money-Lockup Apps
https://medium.com/@TrustlessState/funding-model-for-pooltogether-and-other-money-lockup-apps-86b928900efa

DefiScore: Compare DeFi Lending by Asset
https://app.defiscore.io/assets/zrx

RSK: The Most Profitable Merged Mining Platform on Bitcoin
https://blockgeeks.com/guides/rsk-the-most-profitable-merged-mining-platform-on-bitcoin/

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The first property ever to be tokenized on Ethereum
https://twitter.com/RealTPlatform/status/1205572488488341504

7th LABITCONF 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH8n2vk0yaI

The more minimal proxy
https://medium.com/coinmonks/the-more-minimal-proxy-5756ae08ee48

Deep dive into the minimal proxy contract
https://blog.openzeppelin.com/deep-dive-into-the-minimal-proxy-contract/

EIP 1167: Minimal Proxy Contract
https://eips.ethereum.org/EIPS/eip-1167

The Basics of Upgradable Proxy Contracts in Ethereum
https://medium.com/@blockchain101/the-basics-of-upgradable-proxy-contracts-in-ethereum-479b5d3363d6

EIP 1967: Standard Proxy Storage Slots
https://eips.ethereum.org/EIPS/eip-1967

EIP 1822: Universal Upgradeable Proxy Standard (UUPS)
https://eips.ethereum.org/EIPS/eip-1822

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First Bitcoin-Collateralized Stablecoin Launches On The RSK network
https://zycrypto.com/first-bitcoin-collateralized-stablecoin-launches-on-the-rsk-network/

First Bitcoin-backed Stablecoin Launches on RSK Network
https://ihodl.com/topnews/2019-12-13/first-bitcoin-backed-stablecoin-launches-rsk-network/

ZK-STARKs — Create Verifiable Trust, even against Quantum Computers
https://medium.com/coinmonks/zk-starks-create-verifiable-trust-even-against-quantum-computers-dd9c6a2bb13d

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #77
https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/12/18/

Reflections on The State of Crypto Entrepreneurship in 2019
https://www.forbes.com/sites/samantharadocchia/2019/12/18/reflections-on-the-state-of-crypto-entrepreneurship-in-2019/#72ef680d39f9

75% of IoT Firms Want to Add Blockchain: Survey
https://www.coindesk.com/75-of-iot-firms-want-to-add-blockchain-survey

Financial Cryptography and Data Security 2020
Twenty-Fourth International Conference
http://fc20.ifca.ai/program.html

Solidity Documentation Output
https://solidity.readthedocs.io/en/v0.5.10/natspec-format.html#documentation-output

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Ethereum by the Numbers – The Year of 2019
https://consensys.net/blog/news/ethereum-by-the-numbers-the-year-of-2019/

Transitioning Parity Ethereum to OpenEthereum DAO
https://www.parity.io/parity-ethereum-openethereum-dao/

BDoS: Blockchain Denial of Service
https://medium.com/@IttayEyal/bdos-blockchain-denial-of-service-385c8c56b401

BDoS: Blockchain Denial of Service
https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.07497

Mark Zuckerberg has a big Libra problem
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/libra-ethereum-web-3

Breaking Changes to the MetaMask Inpage Provider
https://medium.com/metamask/breaking-changes-to-the-metamask-inpage-provider-b4dde069dd0a

December 15, 2019 Week in Ethereum News
https://weekinethereum.substack.com/p/december-15-2019-week-in-ethereum

RSK Smart Bitcoin (RBTC) 24-Hour Trading Volume Reaches $250,401.00
https://mitchellmessenger.com/2019/12/13/rsk-smart-bitcoin-rbtc-24-hour-trading-volume-reaches-250401-00.html

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MoneyOnChain Mainnet
https://moneyonchain.com/mainnet/

Istanbul, zkRollup, and Ethereum throughput limits: an analysis
https://iden3.io/post/istanbul-zkrollup-ethereum-throughput-limits-analysis

Is It Worthwhile For Blockchain Projects To Write Their Codes From Scratch?
https://medium.com/swlh/is-it-worthwhile-for-blockchain-projects-to-write-their-codes-from-scratch-7bb3fd45ecad

Decentralized Cloud Computing Blockchain Network
https://aelf.io/

Tutorial: Setting up an IPFS peer, part II
https://medium.com/textileio/tutorial-setting-up-an-ipfs-peer-part-ii-67a99cd2c5

Everything You Need to Know About Smart Contracts: A Beginner’s Guide
https://medium.com/hackernoon/everything-you-need-to-know-about-smart-contracts-a-beginners-guide-c13cc138378a

SLP134 Rusty Russell – Loghtning Multi Part PAYMENTS
https://stephanlivera.com/episode/134/

DeFi Accounting: A compliant and tax-ready tracking DeFi Activity
https://medium.com/orwl-avocats/defi-accounting-a-compliant-and-tax-ready-tracking-defi-activity-31d93ef60d8e

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Introducing ZK Sync: the missing link to mass adoption of Ethereum
https://medium.com/matter-labs/introducing-zk-sync-the-missing-link-to-mass-adoption-of-ethereum-14c9cea83f58

How DeFi cannibalizes PoS security
https://medium.com/dragonfly-research/how-defi-cannibalizes-pos-security-84b146f00697

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #76
https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/12/11/

RSK DeFi
https://developers.rsk.co/defi/

RSK: plataforma de contratos inteligentes sobre Bitcoin
https://www.criptonoticias.com/criptopedia/rsk-plataforma-contratos-inteligentes-bitcoin-blockchain/

Inside Kraken Security Labs: Flaw Found in Keepkey Crypto Hardware Wallet
https://blog.kraken.com/post/3245/flaw-found-in-keepkey-crypto-hardware-wallet/

Governance Polls: Activate the Governance Security Module, DSR Adjustment, Dai Stability Fee Adjustment, Sai Stability Fee Adjustment – December 9, 2019
https://blog.makerdao.com/governance-polls-december-9-2019/

CoinSwitch lists RSK’s RBTC to enable fast BTC exchanges
https://www.cryptoninjas.net/2019/12/10/coinswitch-lists-rsks-rbtc-to-enable-fast-btc-exchanges/

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New Month’s Resolutions: December 2019

The last month of the year is here. First, a review of the previous month’s resolutions:

– Continue RLie [complete] see repo
– Continue Erlie [pending]
– Continue BelJS [complete] see repo
– Continue Walang [pending]
– Continue BlockchainJ [complete] see repo
– Give a talk about Blockchain and Smart Contracts [complete]
– Continue evmcompiler [pending]
– Continue selang [pending]
– Continue solcom [complete] see repo
– Continue EthRlp [pending]
– Continue EthMeta [pending]
– Continue Learning Elliptic Curves [complete]
– Continue Learning Rust [pending]
– Continue Learning Golang [pending]
– Continue EthSwap [pending]
– Continue RskAPI [pending]

Also, I was working on:

– Give a talk about building a blockchain in Java using TDD [complete]
– Continue JPyScript [complete] see repo

My new month’s resolutions:

– Continue JPyScript
– Continue RLie
– Continue BelJS
– Continue BlockchainJ
– Continue evmcompiler
– Continue selang
– Continue solcom
– Continue Learning Elliptic Curves
– Continue EthSwap
– Continue RskAPI

Angel “Java” Lopez
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