3Feb

How to Achieve Near-Instatnt Finality in Publick Blockchains using a VRF

Threshold Relay: How to Achieve Near-Instant Finality in Public Blockchains using a VRF Timo Hanke & Dominic Williams at BPASE ‘17 at Stanford University on January 27, 2017.

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15Jan

Haild the Decentralized Cloud: Ethereum NY Meetup

Bitcoin gave us a decentralized protocol that produced an indestructible, tamperproof virtual ledger. Ethereum took this further with a decentralized protocol that produced an indestructible, tamperproof virtual computer without backing servers that can fail or be meddled with. DFINITY is an Ethereum variant that extends the approach, introducing advanced new protocols that enable the virtual computer to scale out as new clients join the network: in short, it introduces decentralized cloud computing. Other innovations include decentralized governance via a “Blockchain Nervous System” system that can reverse hacks and continuously upgrade the protocol without dreaded “hard forks”.

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10Jan
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2017 Is Off to an Exciting Start!

The blockchain industry have gained significant interest globally in 2016, especially in China. The City of Guiyang, China, is one of the most forward thinking cities that has listed blockchain as their top strategic priority backed by a number of major initiatives, including launching a 500M RMB blockchain fund, hosting global Blockchain startup contests, and launching a blockchain based financial product exchange.

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20Nov

A Brief Tour of Dfinity

Dominic and Timo were invited to present at a SF Ethereum Meetup event. Dominic gave a brief overview, while Timo went into details of the technology behind Dfinity.

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