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Ethereum Cofounder Claims IBM Blockchain “Misses the Point”

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, Development, Ethereum, News

Ethereum Cofounder Claims IBM Blockchain “Misses the Point”

Hosted in Prague, Czech Republic, Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin kicked off Ethereum’s recent Devcon 4 conference by talking about the community’s fourth development phase, Serenity. Dubbed “Ethereum 2.0,” he claimrf that it is a “combination of a bunch of different features that we have been talking about for the past several years. We have been actively researching, building, and now,…

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Vitalik Buterin Thinks Ethereum Cannot Succeed Unless He Steps Back

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, Interviews, News, Platform, Tech

Vitalik Buterin Thinks Ethereum Cannot Succeed Unless He Steps Back

During Ethereum’s annual developer conference, Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, said that the technology could only succeed and become truly decentralized if it stopped depending on him, the Technology Review reported on November 1, 2018. No True Decentralization While there’s no doubt that Vitalik Buterin is still the guiding light for the community that has sprung up around Ethereum…

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2008 Financial Crisis Predictor Roubini: “Blockchain Is Nothing More than a Glorified Spreadsheet”

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Mining, News

2008 Financial Crisis Predictor Roubini: “Blockchain Is Nothing More than a Glorified Spreadsheet”

In what can only be called a flavored op-ed by “Dr. Doom” Nouriel Roubini, the acclaimed economist showed no mercy while criticizing not only the premier cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) but also the underlying technology that virtually powers all the cryptocurrencies on the planet, blockchain technology. The op-ed published by Project Syndicate on October 15, 2018, calls the 2017 crypto bull…

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Vitalik’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: The Future Is DAO

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, Tech

Vitalik’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: The Future Is DAO

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From governance, as in this week’s installment, to mining and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat group called…

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The Days of Exponential Cryptocurrency Price Growth Are over Says Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin

Category: Commentary, Ethereum, Finance, News

The Days of Exponential Cryptocurrency Price Growth Are over Says Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin

According to reports on September 8, 2018, the co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin has declared that opportunities for exponential growth in the price of bitcoin and other cryptoassets are no longer present, as the focus is gradually moving away from crypto price speculations to real-life applications of blockchain-powered cryptoassets. No More Crypto Price Explosion? Per Bloomberg, Vitalik Buterin has said…

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Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Part 5. “Pow Is Burning Billions of Dollars per Year, Even More Than All Scams and Thefts Combined”

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Ethereum, News, Regulation

Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Part 5. “Pow Is Burning Billions of Dollars per Year, Even More Than All Scams and Thefts Combined”

It’s hard to believe that in a remote town in rural Texas is transforming itself from the dirty coal mines of the 19th and 20th century to the clean digital mines of the 21st century. Bitmain is investing heavily into the town of Rockdale, Texas creating more than 300 jobs to manage the cryptocurrency mining operations. This more than offsets…

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Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Mitigating 5 to 10 Second Blockchain Latency

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Development, Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Deadly Crypto Sins: Mitigating 5 to 10 Second Blockchain Latency

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From latency, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat…

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Demand for Blockchain Skills Exceeding Supply, Big Companies Hiring Big Time

Category: Blockchain, Business, Development, News

Demand for Blockchain Skills Exceeding Supply, Big Companies Hiring Big Time

Blockchain developers are now the most sought-after commodity in the job marketplace, with the number of job openings requiring the skill doubling since the beginning of the year. As the demand for experts in the field exceeds the supply, big companies are looking to implement the new transaction technology offer salaries well above $100k per year. Blockchain Developers Most Sought-After…

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What Is Sharding?

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, Tech

What Is Sharding?

Sharding is a concept in database design, and as implied by its name, sharding involves creating smaller parts from a larger one. In the context of databases, sharding results in the creation of smaller partitions in the ledger. These partitions are thus referred to as shards. It is important to note that in sharding, the partitioning is done horizontally as…

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Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crime, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From security, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat…

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