Monthly Archives: November 2020

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RSK-based DeFi protocol launches innovative decentralized exchange concept
https://cointelegraph.com/news/rsk-based-defi-protocol-launches-innovative-decentralized-exchange-concept

The State of Bitcoin Mining in Russia
https://www.hashr8.com/research/bitcoin-mining-index/russia/

Ette
https://github.com/itzmeanjan/ette
EVM-based Blockchain Indexer, with historical data query & real-time notification support 😎

Stack Funds hails Bitcoin’s ‘healthy correction,’ predicts ‘euphoria’ ahead
https://cointelegraph.com/news/stack-funds-hails-bitcoin-s-healthy-correction-predicts-euphoria-ahead

Chainlink Proof of Reserve: Bringing Transparency to DeFi Collateral
https://blog.chain.link/chainlink-proof-of-reserve-bringing-transparency-to-defi-collateral/

Chinese Authorities Have Seized a Massive $4B in Crypto From PlusToken Scam
https://www.coindesk.com/chinese-authorities-have-seized-a-massive-4-billion-in-crypto-from-plustoken-scam

Quite revealing bitcoin returns seasonality data
https://twitter.com/nic__carter/status/1331733061839544320?s=20

Crypto Long & Short: How Bitcoin Development Is Evolving – And What’s Behind It
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-protocol-development-incentives-diversity

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Nomic Labs DevX: 1 year working on Ethereum developer experience
https://medium.com/nomic-labs-blog/nomic-labs-devx-1-year-working-on-ethereum-developer-experience-66ed0a43bbed

Taproot-Activation
https://taprootactivation.com/

Bitcoin price suddenly drops 11% as whales move BTC to exchanges
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-price-suddenly-drops-11-as-whales-move-btc-to-exchanges

How massive liquidations caused Bitcoin to plummet 16% in 24 hours
https://cointelegraph.com/news/how-massive-liquidations-caused-bitcoin-to-plummet-16-in-24-hours

The Bitcoin Comeback: Is Crypto Finally Going Mainstream?
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/storythreads/2020-11-18/the-bitcoin-comeback-is-crypto-finally-going-mainstream

Someone got liquidated for $49m on compound today. Liquidator got $3.7m just for calling a method.
https://twitter.com/arbingsam/status/1331922588193484800

Money on Chain Launches New Bitcoin Layer 2-based Decentralized Token Exchange
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/money-chain-launches-bitcoin-layer-150000108.html

Decentralized Token Exchange
https://moneyonchain.com/es/tex-bitcoin-exchange-descentralizado/

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Ethereum Query Language
https://rmod.inria.fr/archives/papers/Braga18b-WETSEB-Query.pdf

How RSK Is Bringing DeFi to Bitcoin
https://bitcoinist.com/how-rsk-is-bringing-defi-to-bitcoin/

MicroStrategy Wants to Be in the Bitcoin Business, Not Just an Investor
https://www.coindesk.com/microstrategy-wants-to-be-in-the-bitcoin-business-not-just-an-investor

Airbnb to Add Support for Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
https://ihodl.com/topnews/2020-11-18/airbnb-add-support-blockchain-and-cryptocurrencies/

Nace la Asociación de Periodistas e Investigadores de criptomonedas
https://www.criptonoticias.com/comunidad/nace-asociacion-periodistas-investigadores-criptomonedas/

Account Abstraction (EIP-2938): Why & What
https://our.status.im/account-abstraction-eip-2938/

Week in Ethereum News, November 22, 2020 – this issue made possible by Celer
https://weekinethereum.substack.com/p/week-in-ethereum-news-november-22

Autoloop: Lightning Liquidity You Can Set and Forget!
https://lightning.engineering/posts/2020-11-24-autoloop/

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Cointelegraph to auction digital collectibles inspired by famous works of art
https://cointelegraph.com/news/cointelegraph-to-auction-digital-collectibles-inspired-by-famous-works-of-art

Majority of Bitcoin Hashrate Signals Support for Taproot Scaling, Privacy Upgrade
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-miners-taproot-schnorr-support

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #123
https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2020/11/11/

ValueDeFi Integrating Chainlink Price Feeds to Ensure Maximum Security for Relaunch of MultiStables Vault
https://valuedefi.medium.com/valuedefi-integrating-chainlink-price-feeds-to-ensure-maximum-security-for-relaunch-of-ae807d03311f

Ethereum 2.0 Staking Tutorial | Setup Guide for running Validator on Pyrmont Testnet + Mainnet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEKPO4VdfJc&feature=youtu.be

Cómo minar Bitcoin y otras criptomonedas
https://www.criptonoticias.com/criptopedia/como-minar-bitcoin-criptomonedas/

Players Prefer Cashing Out in Bitcoin Amid Rally, Says Online Poker Giant
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-not-cash-poker-payouts

Storing and Querying Bitcoin Blockchain Using SQL Databases
https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1219543.pdf

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Instant Cross-L2 Transfers are Now on Testnet!
https://medium.com/connext/instant-cross-l2-transfers-are-now-on-testnet-2f1295530c22

Live Swarm
https://swarm-gateways.net/bzz:/live.swarm.eth/

Ethereum 2.0’s long and winding road to scalability launch
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ethereum-2-0-s-long-and-winding-road-to-scalability-launch

Lightning Pool: A Non-Custodial Channel Lease Marketplace
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2020-November/002874.html

How a Dormant Bug Briefly Split the Ethereum Blockchain
https://decrypt.co/47891/how-a-dormant-bug-briefly-split-the-ethereum-blockchain

Building The Internet Of Value | Live With RSK | Money On Chain | Sovryn
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN3Z1VWjHik&feature=youtu.be

Tree — DeFi engine for charity funding
https://whalerdao.org/projects/tree/

A Survey of ECDSA Threshold Signing
https://eprint.iacr.org/2020/1390.pdf

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The Byzantine General’s Problem Solution Using The Blockchain
https://medium.com/datadriveninvestor/the-byzantine-generals-problem-solution-using-the-blockchain-31eb5318f37f

“Unannounced” Ethereum Hard Fork Proves Not All Blockchain Networks Are Built The Same
https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/unannounced-ethereum-hard-fork-proves-not-all-blockchain-networks-are-built-the-same

Roughly 99% of the addresses currently holding bitcoins are experiencing profits
https://twitter.com/intotheblock/status/1328675241774772226

Mac’n’Cheese: Zero-Knowledge Proofs for Arithmetic Circuits with Nested Disjunctions
https://eprint.iacr.org/2020/1410.pdf

How Interoperability is Becoming the Hottest Topic in DeFi
https://u.today/how-interoperability-is-becoming-the-hottest-topic-in-defi

Oracle Money on Chain – Solutions on RSK
https://developers.rsk.co/solutions/oraclemoneyonchain/

Quantum-resistant Encryption: Why You Urgently Need it
https://hackernoon.com/quantum-resistant-encryption-why-you-urgently-need-it-s41m3zte

ConsenSys Acquires Truffle Suite
https://consensys.net/blog/press-release/consensys-acquires-truffle-suite/

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Blockchain voting is the alternative for trusted democratic elections
https://cointelegraph.com/news/blockchain-voting-is-the-alternative-for-trusted-democratic-elections

Ley de criptomonedas: qué dicen los proyectos que buscan regularlas
https://www.lanacion.com.ar/economia/ley-criptomonedas-que-dice-proyecto-se-debatira-nid2506617

DeFi is here to stay despite signs of a bubble, says Binance CEO
https://cointelegraph.com/news/defi-is-here-to-stay-despite-signs-of-a-bubble-says-binance-ceo

A more gas-efficient upgradeable proxy by not using storage
https://forum.openzeppelin.com/t/a-more-gas-efficient-upgradeable-proxy-by-not-using-storage/4111

scaffold-eth – signature recover example
https://github.com/austintgriffith/scaffold-eth/tree/signature-recover

RIF Expert Panel: Open Finance vs. DeFi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnuXfQAxdQc&feature=youtu.be

Bondly and Chainlink Work Together to Build a New Digital Economy
https://bondlyfinance.medium.com/bondly-and-chainlink-work-together-to-build-a-new-digital-economy-ecd41c682b02

Scaffold ETH
http://scaffoldeth.io/

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This is the crux of the fractional/full reserve debate
https://twitter.com/jonmatonis/status/1326548457759203331

Ethereum Core Devs Meeting #100 [2020-11-13]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-614J9qNvY

TruffleCon 2020 – Solange Gueiros – Testing Smart Contracts on RSK using Truffle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fS9kjELiq4&list=PLVGaL7nFtvpBSgB_EJNZlgonByturk4hl&index=11

The Future of L1 Ethereum
https://fuellabs.medium.com/the-future-of-l1-ethereum-5ec5d9a01c10

Hacker stole $2 million worth of Dai cryptocurrency from Akropolis
https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/110880/digital-id/akropolis-loan-attack.html

Turbo Geth: What is it all about?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEpY4NkkeYQ

Roger Ver: Bitcoin Cash Hard Forks Could Have Thwarted PayPal Support
https://www.coindesk.com/roger-ver-contentious-forks-paypal-support-bitcoin-cash

Satoshi in Bitcoin: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know
https://hackernoon.com/satoshi-in-bitcoin-everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-llz3ztb

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EIP-3091: Block Explorer API Routes
https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/pull/3091

PayPal Removes Waitlist for New Crypto Service, Boosts Weekly Purchase Limit to $20K
https://www.coindesk.com/paypal-removes-waitlist-for-new-crypto-service

I would like to apologize to the community for inadvertently causing some nodes to fall out of sync on Ethereum last night
https://twitter.com/jinglanW/status/1326651349912719360

ERC: Lightweight Identity #1056
https://github.com/ethereum/EIPs/issues/1056

Yoink now harnessing the power of Chainlink VRF to Select Daily Winners!
https://medium.com/@yoink/yoink-now-harnessing-the-power-of-chainlink-vrf-to-select-daily-winners-2bb3f44cb27e

A more gas-efficient upgradeable proxy by not using storage
https://forum.openzeppelin.com/t/a-more-gas-efficient-upgradeable-proxy-by-not-using-storage/4111

Ok, so what happened today on Ethereum
https://twitter.com/nikzh/status/1326466297153122304?s=21

Geth Akantha (v1.9.24) Security Release
https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/releases/tag/v1.9.24

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New Month’s Resolutions: November 2020

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Review of my previous month’s ones:

– Continue Synthex [complete] see repo
– Continue Algebraic Geometry Notes [pending]
– Continue BlockchainJ [complete] see repo
– Continue RskAPI [complete] see repo
– Continue MultiPay [complete] see repo
– Continue learning Elliptic Curves [pending]
– Continue learning Zero Knowledge Proof [partial]
– Continue solcom [complete] see repo
– Continue simplego [complete] see repo
– Continue RskUtils [complete] see repo
– Continue chinesep [complete] see repo
– Start Blomoji [pending]
– Continue Yasold [complete] see repo
– Continue evmasm [pending]
– Continue EthFaucet [pending]Improve SimpleScraper [complete] see repo

Also, I was working on:

– Start GenApp [complete] see repo
– Improve SimpleChess [complete] see repo
– Improve SimpleBoard [complete] see repo
– Improve WikiExpert [complete] see repo
– Start SimplePool [complete] see repo
– Improve EthBridge [complete] see repo

My new month’s resolutions:

– Continue Synthex
– Continue Algebraic Geometry Notes
– Continue BlockchainJ
– Continue RskAPI
– Continue MultiPay
– Continue learning Elliptic Curves
– Continue learning Zero Knowledge Proof
– Continue SolCom
– Continue SimpleGo
– Continue RskUtils
– Continue chinesep
– Start Blomoji
– Continue Yasold
– Continue evmasm
– Continue EthFaucetContinue SimplePool
– Continue GenApp
– Continue SimpleBoard
– Continue SimpleChess
– Continue EthBridge

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