Background Silicon Valley has led the computer science revolution for decades by producing first hardware companies such as Xerox and Apple, and more recently the software that makes them so valuable. Less well known is the core of this machine which allows these products to get the resources they need – the Venture Capital andRead More
Background Andreessen Horowitz has been one of the leading funds in the crypto space and having come in early is now positioned well to continue growing with this new market. After their recent announcement of a 300M fund, they’re now one of the leading investors in the space. You can read the full blog postRead More
A bit of Background Coinbase is the largest public exchange in the cryptocurrency space with revenues reaching over $1B in 2017, and has quickly become a household name to many in the community. Despite their humble origins as a simple website to buy Bitcoin, they’ve recently begun investing heavily in technology development and mass-adoption orientedRead More
A bit of background In a recent article published to TechCrunch.com, author Jeremy Rubin proposed that the Ethereum network may outlast the token itself. Just for the sake of clarity, the Ethereum blockchain holds a wide range of tokens, which are collectively referred to as the Ethereum network. The stated principle of this network isRead More
Alex MorrisAlex is a full-stack developer and digital rights activist. He also works with the content platform Blockchain.wtf and The Blockchain Institute to develop software solutions and elevate the discussion of how this technology can be used to build better products both online and offline.
Why might adoption affect price? The general consensus on the path to stability in any cryptocurrency is supposedly widespread use. The problem is complex, since without distribution among a wide network of users, volatility in crypto markets may continue to restrict the use cases of open blockchains in a sort of chicken and egg scenario.Read More
Summary: Ethereum is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. It provides a decentralized Turing-complete virtual machine (Ethereum VM), the Etherium Virtual Machine (VM), which can execute scripts using an international network of public nodes. Ethereum also provides a cryptocurrency token called “ether”, which can be transferred between accounts andRead More