• Smart contracts on Ethereum, Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash - comparisons
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 3 hours ago
    This article looks at the difference between eth, btc and bch smart contracts; many people don't even know that BTC has "smart contracts" so if you didn't know its a great read. https://kalis.me/smart-contracts-eth-btc-bch/ There have been some interesting developments with new opcodes on the bitcoin cash chain. submitted by…
  • You can now trustlessly mint BTC on Ethereum.
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 day ago
    Roundabout | An experimental, permission-less, non-custodial way to transfer Bitcoin in and out of Ethereum using RenVM. dApp: https://roundabout.capital/ Tweet: https://twitter.com/amcassetti/status/1202731973522817026?s=20 Blog: https://medium.com/@andrewcassetti/roundabout-bitcoin-on-ethereum-with-renvm-94c462b651d7 submitted by /u/RENProtocol [link] [comments]
  • ZK Rollup: enabling high tps on the eth blockchain to VISA levels
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 day ago
    1. Security: Rooted in ZK Rollup ZK Sync is built on the concept of ZK Rollup. In a nutshell, ZK Rollup is an L2 scaling solution in which all funds are held by a smart contract on the mainchain, while computation and storage are performed off-chain. For every Rollup block,…
  • Using blockchain as a "carrier signal"
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 3 days ago
    First, I am not a programmer, coder, or have any technical background. I am only asking a question(s). While it's known and used constantly to utilize a radio signal as a carrier wave for a second transmission. In telecommunications, a carrier wave, carrier signal is a waveform that is modulated…
  • DAI the stablecoin can now be transferred GAS free (article explaining how it works via new MCD DAI contract). This holds alot of promise for the so called "Web3"
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 6 days ago
    I found this article in the /r/MakerDAO sub https://medium.com/mosendo/gasless-by-mosendo-3030f5e99099 How it works In Sai (Dai v1), the only way for a user to grant a contract allowance over his funds was by manually calling the ERC20 approve() function on the Dai token contract, and not via meta-transactions. This function call…
  • The Decade in Blockchain — 2010 to 2020 in Review
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 week ago
    2010 February — The first ever cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin Market, is established. The first trade takes place a month later. April — The first public bitcoin trade takes place: 1000BTC traded for $30 at an exchange rate of 0.03USD/1BTC May — The first real-world bitcoin transaction is undertaken by Laszlo…
  • Discuss - What 5 attributes MUST a DEx have?
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 week ago
    With so-called DEx 'cryptobridge' closing its doors, I'd like to discuss what features a DEx must have in order to be classified as a decentralised exchange, as there is increasing concern that exchanges are using the term DEx as more of a marketing gimmick than anything else. So what 5…
  • Interoperability solved via sMPC
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 week ago
    RenVM was just released a few weeks ago and as an initial first step, it has brought BTC, BCH, and ZEC to Ethereum (i.e. DeFi). It’s live right now (albeit unaudited) and you can trade DAI to BTC, BCH, and ZEC on ChaosDEX (a decentralized exchange demo that shows off…
  • Hard Problems in Cryptocurrency: Five Years Later ~Vitalik
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 week ago
    this post i found on the eth sub last week. it's quite good The paper breaks down the problems into categories and discusses each of them The problems are broken down into three categories: (i) cryptographic, and hence expected to be solvable with purely mathematical techniques if they are to…
  • New public, permissionless smart contract platform
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 week ago
    Elastos smart contract sidechain, compatible with Ethereum VM, is now open to the public https://news.elastos.org/elastos-ethereum-sidechain-live-for-public-use/ With the next step on sight, which will be launching sidechains on demand. You can write smart contracts using any of languages that EVM understands, as well as port already existing contracts. Your dApp will…
  • I am Conducting a Survey on Cryptocurrency
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 2 weeks ago
    Hi /r/cryptotechnology, I’m a researcher in the department of anthropology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. I am conducting an ethnographic study of cryptocurrency, which involves surveying cryptocurrency users. All survey results will be published as well as a paper documenting the results. There is an opt-in short interview and…
  • 90-min Blockchain+IoT dev workshop, AIoT Dev Summit in Silicon Valley, December 2-3
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 2 weeks ago
    Join the informal Birds-of-a-feather (BoF) sessions to discuss a variety of technical topics, network and share your thoughts and ideas on AIoT. Are you wondering how BoF sessions are different from technical sessions and workshops? BoFs are simply an informal gathering of like-minded individuals who wish to discuss a certain…
  • How Blockchain could be a Game Changer in Healthcare Management: A Dynamic Duo
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 2 weeks ago
    The market for blockchain technology in healthcare could exceed $500 million by 2022, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. This includes an estimated compound annual growth rate of 61.4%. Read more – https://medium.com/quillhash/how-blockchain-could-be-a-game-changer-in-healthcare-management-a-dynamic-duo-acc8cc49a014 submitted by /u/bigrkg [link] [comments]
  • Is there a service that incentivize participants to maintain known information source on the Blockchain for example US presidents list
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 2 weeks ago
    Let's say I want to play Trivia on the Blockchain and I want to check the answer to the following condition: X in US_presidents. Is there a service the fulfill that need? Giving a mainteners an incentive to put right data for a given list like us_presidents. If not, thoughts…
  • A New Distributed Consensus and Distributed Ledger Algorithm
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 2 weeks ago
    ​ ​ I'm introducing a new technical methodology for a fully distributed consensus and ledger, not just looking for investors or introducing a new coin. ​ " This has been studied to improve the Bitcoin's PoW algorithm. This solves the performance, scalability and localization problems, and guarantees the immediacy of…
  • Formalizing people on the blockchain
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 2 weeks ago
    Bitcoin brought censorship-resistant digital currency. Ethereum brought leaderless governance. Even so, as these blockchains grew, they began to evince antidemocratic tendencies with the emergence of strata and power centers. Glen Weyl, founder of Radical Markets, noticed: "Any system that formalizes ownership and property but does not formalize people will inherently…
  • "Hard fork" of U.S. Dollar, using new Proof-of-Balance tech, attracts $100M pre-launch
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 3 weeks ago
    Hi r/CryptoTechnology, Your community hosted a great discussion of Proof-of-Balance technology in my prior thread here, where there were lots of nuanced questions about arguments about both forked-fiat and weighted-fiat money. As a follow up, I have some exciting news: People have registered more than $100 million in bank deposits…
  • Breaking Mimblewimble’s Privacy Model - Dragonfly Research
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 3 weeks ago
    Original article: https://medium.com/dragonfly-research/breaking-mimblewimble-privacy-model-84bcd67bfe52 MimbleWimble (used by Grin and Beam) is often shared as a strong privacy and scaling solution. While its privacy protections are much better than what Bitcoin currently provides, they are far weaker than the privacy afforded by Monero and Zcash fully-shielded. While Grin and Beam have some…
  • LN & Multi-Owner Tickets - DCR Staking will allow one ticket can be shared by thousands
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 month ago
    Lightning Network is the current leading contestant for a permissionless second layer solution for UTXO-based cryptocurrencies such as Decred and Bitcoin and the natural choice to enable large numbers of people to contribute into a single ticket. Decred ticket-splitting is gearing up to ride the Lightning Network and lower the…
  • How is verification of transformation of raw values done on the blockchain
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 month ago
    Is there a solution to verifying a transformation of raw values on the blockchain available? ​ Example: You have a (private, permissioned) blockchain solution to verify how many apples you have in your storage. New apples arrive randomly every 1 to 5 minutes. Same is for outgoing apples. ​ After…
  • White papers that are just wrong?
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 month ago
    So I interviewed with a blockchain company and part of that process was reviewing a white paper for a different company. Without going into details, I got the impression that the interviewing company thought it was fine (and it should have been since the project got $17mil in funding), but…
  • Coinbase clears up misconceptions about ASICs, ASIC-resistance and how Proof of work works in new blogpost
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 month ago
    Edit this post and my other cross-posts here are being heavily downvote brigaded by the very aggressive and forceful monero community. In the last couple days alone I have lost more than 100 comment karma, from over 1100 to 948, to these aggressive individuals seeking to manipulate the narrative, and…
  • Software development cost recuperation using blockchains
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 month ago
    The problem with software development is that the developer needs to determine how much he can charge for each software licence and how many licences he needs to sell before he can break even. He’ll either overcharges and won’t get enough customers or he’ll undercharge and won’t recoup his expenses.…
  • Proof-of-Commitment (PoCom) concept
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 month ago
    ​ How can you measure the total commitment which token holders have for a token? How can you prove your token has more committed holders than other tokens? I was asking myself these questions when I was creating SovCube, and these questions sparked a concept I called Proof-of-Commitment. Proof-of-Commitment (PoCom)…
  • Why white papers in crypto world are so unprofessional?
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 month ago
    First of all, I come from the academia and so I spend a significant part of my day reading peer reviewed research papers. One of the first things I learned in crypto is that each project seem to have a so called 'white paper' where the team behind the project…
  • /r/CryptoTechnology now only allows text submissions - no images, videos or links.
    CryptoCurrency Technology Focused Discussions - 1 year ago
    Hi folks! Based on feedback (thank you, by the way!) and based on our own internal discussions, we've decided to only allow text submissions to our subreddit. This will inevitably reduce the amount of posts we receive, but it will provide higher quality technology focused discussions that belong here. We've…