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A list of ideas that one can build on top of the 21 computer and toolchain. Can’t wait to try it.
Prestigious firm KPCB lists its reasons for investing in blockchain-based companies. Tldr: open, global, decentralized.
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Legal and Regulations
Terrorists using Bitcoin make for a good story, but as most good stories, it’s fiction. Nothing is as anonymous and convenient as good old stack of benjamins.
Jerry Brito
Bitcoin 101
Great explanation of what is behind the buzzword for the layperson.
Startups and Projects
Coinbase continues its route to becoming a full-fledged bank.
Align Commerce uses its technology to replace correspondent banks in the cross-border process, which it argues results in a cheaper transaction for merchant clients.
Altcoins and Appcoins
All the video feed from the day 5 of the conference. Starts with Nick Szabo’s History of the Blockchain.
Devcon 1
Code and Development
This article will describe three ways that can be used to burn bitcoins.
Antoine Le Calvez
apibb: rendezvous API; advertise your node as providing a service kvdb: single node key/value API, backed by reliable storage kvram: single node key/value API, backed by memory
Jeff Garzik
A developer’s review of the 21 Bitcoin computer. The hardware is obviously overpriced but the software and learning material is very good.
The Piachu
How exactly Merkle trees work in Ethereum
Vitalik Buterin
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