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Deep Dive into Futarchy

Category: Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Guides

Deep Dive into Futarchy

In Aristotle’s words “Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.” The statement was powerful and highlighted that what lies at the core of democracy is the opinion of the people who are all identified equally. Countries around the world follow the democratic form of government and vote to elect the representatives who make…

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Blockchain Technology Could Make True Democracy Feasible Again

Category: Blockchain, Finance, News, Platform, Tech

Blockchain Technology Could Make True Democracy Feasible Again

With the Midterm elections on any everyone’s mind as people begin to register, a Medium article published September 27, 2018, talked about the benefits that implementing blockchain technology could bring to democracy as a whole. Manipulation of Voting in the Past With evidence recently coming out that Russia may have played a hand in the 2016 presidential elections, the security issues…

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Ghost Guns and Crypto-Anarchy, an Emerging Philosophy

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, News, Regulation, Tech

Ghost Guns and Crypto-Anarchy, an Emerging Philosophy

In August 2018, Defense Distributed, a 3D printed firearm company, poised itself to re-release the blueprints for a handgun. This unleashed a political firestorm between gun rights activists and firearm control enthusiasts. Eventually, a federal judge stopped the distribution. While this was a distribution of information, it was a distribution of information which could potentially harm someone with a firearm….

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Governance Remains a Big Problem in the Age of new Technology

Category: Blockchain, Development, News, Tech

Governance Remains a Big Problem in the Age of new Technology

According to Business Development director at Massari’s Katherine Wu, when it comes to governance in the cryptocurrency sector, Wu believes it’s important to look at the concept of management on an international level and understand its relationship with the history of politics and law. Wu argued on Token daily that the fundamental idea of governance also stems from human nature…

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DAG Smart City Revolution – How NANO, IOTA, Byteball and Cybervein Could Play a Role

Category: Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Finance, News, Tech

DAG Smart City Revolution – How NANO, IOTA, Byteball and Cybervein Could Play a Role

The city of the future is envisioned as using many types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information for managing assets and resources efficiently. While blockchains provide a significant foundation in this regard, the yet-obscure Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAG) technology is primed to play a crucial role. The Smart City In a smart city, blockchain systems will be used…

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Bitfinex Became a Block Producer for the EOS Mainframe from 4 Whales

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, News

Bitfinex Became a Block Producer for the EOS Mainframe from 4 Whales

While EOS launched their mainnet on June 14, 2018, alarming statistics recently emerged when it came down to the EOS Block Producer elections. Community Speaks out According to the EOS Reddit Community, Reddit user 8ce26f noted that Bitfinex received 50 percent of their votes from four large whales. To ensure that his data source and collection was reliable and valid,…

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One Step Ahead: How Super Nodes Will Transform Blockchain Data Security

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, News, Tech

One Step Ahead: How Super Nodes Will Transform Blockchain Data Security

In this guest post, Rob Viglione, Co-founder of ZenCash, explains the concept of super nodes and how they can be beneficial to a blockchain network. In a 1951 interview, notorious American bank robber Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks. His response: “Because that’s where the money is.” It’s been nearly 70 years since Sutton spoke these words, but…

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Varyon to Power the First Decentralized Island With Novel Governance Model

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Ethereum, News, Regulation

Varyon to Power the First Decentralized Island With Novel Governance Model

A decentralized Utopian island is here! A floating island is being built which will exclusively use the cryptocurrency, Varyon. Varyon is backed by Blue Frontiers a company that is currently working on a Floating Island Project. Floating Island Thesis (Source: Youtube) Blue Frontier is building the floating island in Tahiti with the intention to reduce people’s reliance on centralized systems….

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The Importance of Governance: Analyzing the Aftermath of the Monero Hard Fork

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, News

The Importance of Governance: Analyzing the Aftermath of the Monero Hard Fork

In this Guest Post, Noah Pierau from Decred outlines his views on the aftermath of the Monero hard fork. Every now and then, the ASIC debate stirs up the blockchain community. The most recent stir was caused by the scheduled Monero hard fork. While the ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) debate is certainly interesting, the aftermath of the hard fork also…

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YBF Ventures Partners with the Decred Project to Build a Decentralized Internet Hub

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Tech

YBF Ventures Partners with the Decred Project to Build a Decentralized Internet Hub

In an exclusive to BTCManager, YBF Ventures (formerly York Butter Factory) is partnering with Decred, an autonomous digital currency that will help YBF Ventures build out the world’s first dedicated decentralized Web 3.0 hub. The Melbourne-based decentralized Web 3.0 hub, also known as YBF Mesh, will select a number of startups that can develop the core infrastructure and protocols of…

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