A blockchain is a ledger – an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions involving anything of value in a verifiable, incorruptible way. Our team has worked on Crypto and Blockchain projects for several years.
Micropayments: Where They At?
It may seem strange to people both inside and outside the cryptocurrency space that micropayments have not taken off as a major use case….
BTC++, Consensus, and the Elusive Web3
On a recent Saturday evening in Austin, Texas, I left a talk between a human rights activist and an Afghan entrepreneur revolving around using…
The Bitcoin Extended Public Key: Explaining the Mystery
Scanning, paths, hardened keys, derived addresses…these are just a smattering of the ‘fun’ nomenclature that awaits you if you dip your toe in the…
History of Cryptocurrency, Part 2
BC = Before Crypto For many decades prior to the emergence of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, computer scientists sought a way to make digital…
Web3 x Liveview: Crystal Adkins Presents at the Big Elixir 2022
You don’t have to forsake Elixir and Phoenix to work with Web3 and Blockchain. Liveview gives us the perfect intermediary. Background The Conference: The…
Rigging RANDAO: Defeating The Crypto World’s Favorite “Trustless” Random Number Generator
If you’ve been paying a lot of attention to the blockchain ecosystem, the algorithm may look familiar. In crypto circles, it is called RANDAO, and it has been hyped off-and-on for a few years now.
TIL: Attaching IPFS folder to a Stellar Account
Attaching the hash to the folder in IPFS makes it so you can add items to it without having to update the value in the data entry every time something is added to it.
Stellar for Practical Blockchain Applications
The Blockchain. I ignored it for so long. Too much hype. Too many stories of fraud. Those things are enough, but I absolutely hated…
NodeJS, an Elixir Library for Calling Node.js Functions
“Put It on the Blockchain”: How Bitcoin Technology Is Revolutionizing Everything
You’re not alone. Jason has a lot of smart friends who are into cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. And he wanted to know what it is to get excited about, because blockchain technology is about to change everything.