Category Archives: Blockchain

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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Ethereum Istanbul – Faster, But Still Not the World Computer
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ethereum-istanbul-faster-but-still-not-the-world-computer

Quantifying Immutability
https://medium.com/ethereum-classic/quantifying-immutability-e8f2b1bb9301

Quadratic Payments: A Primer
https://vitalik.ca/general/2019/12/07/quadratic.html

Flash Boys 2.0: Frontrunning, Transaction Reordering, and Consensus Instability in Decentralized Exchanges
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/9908/cb202fd0fcdce903bf164ede26e59a3027f1.pdf

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

On Consensus and Ambi Forks
https://medium.com/@adlerjohn/on-consensus-and-ambi-forks-3a849f67e8cb

OpenZeppelin Blazing Fast Contracts Testing
https://forum.openzeppelin.com/t/blazing-fast-contracts-testing/1873

Crypto Lender BlockFi Rolls Out Zero-Fee Trading for Bitcoin, Ether, GUSD
https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-lender-blockfi-rolls-out-zero-fee-trading-for-bitcoin-ether-gusd

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Secure the Bag: Cutting Transactions in Half to Resolve Bitcoin Network Congestion
https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/secure-the-bag-cutting-transactions-in-half-to-resolve-bitcoin-network-congestion

The Race Is On to Replace Ethereum’s Most Centralized Layer
https://www.coindesk.com/the-race-is-on-to-replace-ethereums-most-centralized-layer

One of the greatest advancements in Cybersecurity: The Sponge Function (Keccak and SHAKE)
https://medium.com/asecuritysite-when-bob-met-alice/one-of-the-greatest-advancements-in-cybersecurity-the-sponge-function-keccak-and-shake-6e6c8e298682

PoW 51% Attack Cost
https://www.exaking.com/51

A decade in Bitcoin
https://twitter.com/LucasNuzzi/status/1202724388287778816

RSK FAQs
https://www.rsk.co/faqs

Microsoft lanza Azure Heroes, una plataforma de coleccionables en Ethereum
https://www.criptonoticias.com/comunidad/microsoft-azure-heroes-coleccionables-ethereum/

Debating Lightning and Oracles w/ John Carvalho
https://twitter.com/POVCryptoPod/status/1202629603447099392

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Meta transaction SDK — Mexa: Magical Experiences Anytime, Anywhere
https://medium.com/biconomy/mexa-magical-experiences-anytime-anywhere-7a9c0c364221

Crypto’s Valachi Papers
https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeldelcastillo/2019/12/04/cryptos-valachi-papers/#6f3a74803117

A Cryptoeconomic Traffic Analysis of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1911.09432.pdf

Nexus Mutual: A Decentralized Alternative to Insurance
https://www.nexusmutual.io

Pisa Research Talk
https://twitter.com/paddypisa/status/1181857410136166401
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ecIM6hZZLup9gGgpjORUcd09Vgl2qwGmOuUXYhhxtwI/edit#slide=id.g20b763e02be80df4_340

La agricultura familiar de Brasil se conecta con el blockchain
https://elpais.com/economia/2019/10/02/actualidad/1570045281_233839.html

Tone Vays: Ethereum is useless – Bitcoin price could hit $100K in 2023
https://cointelegraph.com/news/tone-vays-says-ethereum-is-useless-and-bitcoin-might-moon-in-2023

RSK and NXTP launched the first regional blockchain acceleration and adoption program
https://iovlabs.org/press/RSK-and-NXTP-launched-the-first-regional-blockchain-acceleration-and-adoption-program.html

Angel “Java” Lopez
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Democracy needs an upgrading — digital technologies (Blockchain in particular) can show the way.
https://medium.com/eos-argentina/democracy-needs-an-upgrading-digital-technologies-blockchain-in-particular-can-show-the-way-de112a90be48

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #75
https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/12/04/

SmartDice
https://smartdice.bet/rollunder/

Buy Bitcoin instantly on the Lightning Network
https://sparkswap.com/

Qué son los faucets de bitcoin y otras criptomonedas
https://www.criptonoticias.com/criptopedia/que-son-faucets-bitcoin-criptomonedas/

Raiden Network Light Client
https://github.com/raiden-network/light-client/releases/tag/v0.2

Algorand Blockchain Basics — Decentralized and for Developers
https://medium.com/algorand/algorand-blockchain-basics-decentralized-and-for-developers-d0992dfbbd52

Ethereum EIP 1803 Rename opcodes for clarity
https://ethereum-magicians.org/t/eip-1803-rename-opcodes-for-clarity/3345/5

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Week in Ethereum News, Dec 1, 2019
https://weekinethereum.substack.com/p/week-in-ethereum-news-dec-1-2019

Leafleth Documentation generator for Solidity
https://github.com/clemlak/leafleth

ERC Token Standards for Dummies, Like Me
https://medium.com/deqode/erc-token-standards-for-dummies-like-me-b6b8ace0f303

Understanding Ethereum’s P2P Network
https://medium.com/shyft-network-media/understanding-ethereums-p2p-network-86eeaa3345

Ethereum Developers Unanimously Agree to Delay the Difficulty Bomb
https://www.trustnodes.com/2019/11/30/ethereum-developers-unanimously-agree-to-delay-the-difficulty-bomb

Kraken Is Supporting DAI’s Multi-Collateral Upgrade
https://blog.kraken.com/post/3061/kraken-is-supporting-dais-multi-collateral-upgrade/

Formal Verification of ERC20 implementations with VeriSol
https://forum.openzeppelin.com/t/formal-verification-of-erc20-implementations-with-verisol/1824/3

BitBox02 : Análisis en profundidad
https://medium.com/@lunaticoiner/bitbox02-an%C3%A1lisis-en-profundidad-5c8df6ad243d

Angel “Java” Lopez
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Schnorr + Taproot Soft Fork Promises Big Things for Bitcoin
https://bitcoinist.com/schnorr-taproot-soft-fork-promises-big-things-for-bitcoin/

Ethereum History: The Anti-Fragile Hydra
https://medium.com/@abertolino/ethereum-history-an-anti-fragile-hydra-8aa56874f394

Intro to TERMINAL [^_^]
https://blog.terminal.co/intro-to-terminal/

Ethereim tooling in Visual Studio Code
https://twitter.com/windozer/status/1200962688270176257?s=12

De la profecía de Keynes al bitcoin: anatomía de los “relatos” que más impactan en economía
https://www.lanacion.com.ar/economia/de-la-profecia-de-keynes-al-bitcoin-anatomia-de-los-relatos-que-mas-impactan-en-economiap-nid2311201

Bitcoin’s Initial Block Download
https://blog.bitmex.com/bitcoins-initial-block-download/

The cryptocurrency community is up in arms after a US citizen gave a talk on blockchain in North Korea and was then arrested
https://www.businessinsider.com/cryptocurrency-north-korea-arrest-virgil-griffith-2019-12

EY Reveals Tokenization Addresses on Ethereum’s Public Blockchain
https://www.trustnodes.com/2019/12/01/ey-reveals-tokenization-addresses-on-ethereums-public-blockchain

Angel “Java” Lopez
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