A Good Example of Cross-Site Scripting Hack
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Learn how SQL Injection, Clickjacking, Session Fixation, Cross-site Scripting, and more work through real and interactive examples! Completely free! - X-Post from /r/hacking hacksplaining.com/exercis…
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Cross Site Scripting Fundamentals w/ Practical Examples hackthis.co.uk/articles/p…
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This is a comprehensive list of every single thing we know about BF2042 so far!

A personal notepad project that started with the reveal and ended yesterday with Portal, here is a list of every single thing we know about Battlefield 2042 so far!
Compiled info from all the official channels and the game changer/press videos and articles.

 


#RELEASE

15th October Early Access

22nd October Global Release

Available on STEAM/ORIGIN/EGS/PS5/XS(X/S)/XB1/PS4

10 hour trial on EA Play from October 15th
Full access on EA Play Pro from October 15th
 
Open Beta will launch in September
 


#OFFICIAL LINKS Reveal Trailer
Gameplay Trailer
Battlefield PORTAL trailer
The story of 2042
FAQ
Briefing 1 - June2021
Briefing 2 - July 2021
Briefing 3 - PORTAL edition
Purchase Link
 


#GAME INFO

  • Developed by: DICE | Ripple Effect | Criterion Games | EA Gothenburg

  • Settings: World War II | Modern | Near Future

  • Multiplayer only

  • 3 distinct experiences: All-Out Warfare - Hazard Zone - Battlefield PORTAL

  • 128 players

  • Old gen consoles (XB1/PS4 series) will be 64 players with smaller maps. All other features will be the same as the current gen version

  • Specialists have replaced traditional Class System in All-Out Warfare

  • Levolution is back albeit more dynamic than BF4. Tornadoes, Dust/Sand/Tropical Storms can appear on the maps.

#BATTLEFIELD PORTAL

  • Community driven experience that allows players to create, share unique experiences from multiple eras

  • Create and host custom experiences using builder tools

  • Website outside the game to create and share configs across all platforms

  • Portal being Web based allows devs to update it quickly without needing to patch the

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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 26, 2021

Hey Everyone!

Let's go...

Newly covered today:

  1. Reports are coming in that Amazon plans to integrate Bitcoin, Cardano, ETH, & BCH in the very near future. This has apparently been a work in progress for several years. https://www.cityam.com/amazon-definitely-lining-up-bitcoin-payments-and-token-confirms-insider/
  2. Adam Dean brings you open source code to accept ADA in your Woo Commerce store! https://twitter.com/adamKDean/status/1419495005983371264

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Vitalik is saying it’s highly unlikely we see ETH 2.0 before late 2022. I’m guessing that means mid 2023 which will be after two years of Cardano slaughtering the entire ETH user base. Things are looking so bad that Vitalik says he doesn’t even like using the ETH 2.0 label anymore since he knows the changes will be more incremental. This is what early capitulation sounds like guys. https://cointelegraph.com/news/even-vitalik-buterin-is-surprised-at-just-how-long-eth2-is-taking
  2. Cardano-Nervos cross-chain bridge to be built. This would be at least the second cross-chain bridge after the Cardano-AGI bridge. https://www.coindesk.com/cardano-nervos-force-bridge-network-first
  3. And….still! Kings of the github! https://twitter.com/CryptoDiffer/status/1400744567956180993
  4. Binance has 63 stakepools charging 6%. Please stop paying so much for the right to stake your ADA. You don’t have to pay that much. You have a huge number of better options. You are literally giving away your ADA rewards to a large corporation. It’s easy: just download the Yoroi Chrome extension, send your ADA there, and pick from the 2k+ available stakepools right inside Yoroi. https://twitter.com/BraveHeartStak3/status/1401204563189940231 https://adapools.org/groups/binance-20 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.emurgo&hl=en_US&gl=US
  5. Here’s a good Emurgo blog article on the use of Emurgo T
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How to Make Your Own Method & Figure Out What Works For You to Progress Further in Your Shifting Journey

For the guide, skip the first two sections all the way to where the dot-points begin.

Also, I had no idea what to title this, so if it's wordy and not in the slightest catchy, I'm sorry but I'm too tired to even try and be witty enough for a good title lmao.

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Right, so! I've seen a lot of posts about people who are asking what shifting method would be best for them to use, and here's the thing: it varies for person to person. Some random shifter may be able to shift with the Alice in Wonderland Method whereas another may only be able to shift using the Lucid Dream Method, whereas you may be able to shift using the Staircase method. Each person's experience varies, which is why there's no set 'easiest for a beginner' method.

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Personally; I never use the same method twice in a row. Anyone who knows me personally or has read my previous posts/comments in this subreddit know I'm a spontaneous kind of person who would rather do what feels right in the moment.

In the past, I said I used a mix of methods which is technically the truth. Here's the thing; I was shifting before I even knew about any of these 'raven method' or 'estelle method' methods. I was improvising as I went, seeing what worked and what didn't. Trying out this and that in order to do what felt right. I still use what I learnt then, to guide me now; but use the modern-shifting-community words for these. However, more than anything; what helps me is this stupid little method-guide my friends and I created while exploring shifting before we were .

My friends and I explored shifting together. By the time I figured out how to do it (what worked best for me, personally), they were gradually coming around to the idea of the fact that maybe this wasn't such an insane concept like they originally assumed it was. They read through the shifting journals, and we discussed experiences and how I did it, and from that spawned what we call method-madness which is what I think a lot of people in this community do. It's when shifters are so fixated on methods that they don't allow themselves to explore what works for them.

As a way to avoid method-madness, we came up with the concept of a journal that laid out all kinds of things we could experiment with to create a method that worked for each of us as individuals. This dumb journal ended up so beat up and gross after a few years of being passed between us, that we ended up transferring the work into a shared google doc which i

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Synopsis for 04-07-2021 what we need to know before the market opens DD

Good morning San Diago,

I am Rensole,

Everyone subscribed to Kenny G's onlyfans?

*insert flashy intro card*

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None of this is financial advice

Bloomberg terminals

First all thank you to u/ /u/ShortaSqueezzzGoBRRR for posting an amazing write up here

I think it's important enough that everyone should take a look at it.

Why? because the more knowledge one has the better prepared one is, and well we all use a version of the bloomberg terminal on a daily basis, the only difference is they have a shiny sleek 1982 version, and we use a bootstrapped version across several different websites.

for example:

https://gme.crazyawesomecompany.com/

https://iborrowdesk.com/report/GME

https://finviz.com/map.ashx?t=sec_all&st=ps

https://www.nasdaq.com/market-activity/stocks/gme/pre-market

https://swaggystocks.com/dashboard/options-max-pain/GME

Those sites (and more) give us the same sort of information but the difference is simple, we don't know how to read, so once you learn how to it's easy to discern how much volume has gone through, what those weird % thingies are and mean and so on, so I'd advise checking it out and try to make a wrinkle.

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Deep ITM calls

First all thank you to u/Dan_Bren for posting an amazing write up here

Since the beginning we have seen Citadel and other parties hide their FTD data in deep ITM calls, but yesterday that seemed to have changed as can be seen here

The thing is the DTCC passed a new rule yesterday to be effective immediately (Yes the SEC has 60 days to veto this but as it stands right now, the ru

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I completed Absolution on Purist SOSA with maximum level score! Perfect stealth, evidence, no KOs, all extra bodies hidden, fiber wire only. (Warning: 40,000 character post)

Picture showing maximum level scores, 100% collectibles***, 100% challenges, 100% playstyles, and 100% Xbox achievements: link

What an enormous challenge. Two months ago I set out to complete Absolution on Purist difficulty suit only, while never getting spotted. Then, because I'm a particular masochist, doing it with the maximum possible score, because that would basically be the hardest possible way to complete the game. This is definitely one of my biggest and hardest gaming achievements. I would consider Purist SOSA, Max Score to be comparable to Halo SLASO - dooming you to fail levels hundreds of times. Knowing every detail, every path, every shoulder swap, every distractible is just a miniscule part of the battle compared to executing the proper, precise, and ridiculously strict timings, movements, and opportunism.

If you aren't familiar with the particular hell that is Absolution's Purist difficulty, you should know that one of the rules is "maximized enemy presence with fastest reaction times". There are absolute swathes of enemies clustered in tight, small areas, with all kinds of intersecting sightlines and inconvenient timings. There are 55 unique levels of Absolution hell spread between 20 chapters.

This includes gathering all of the evidence in every level, which is usually in incredibly inconvenient places with multiple guards practically staring at it. To throw an extra wrench into the equation, hiding bodies gives more score. You can hide the bodies of NPCs you did not kill that are scripted to die as part of the level to gain additional score. In some levels, this adds a ridiculous level of difficulty. Finally, only the traditional Fiber Wire is used to gain the "Signature Kill" bonus (although two targets cannot be Fiber Wired and must be accident killed for their Signature Kill bonus).

Absolution was absolutely not designed to be played Suit Only. The premise of Hitman is "blending in plain sight" - using disguises from enemies to access restricted areas and kill your target without anyone else ever knowing - "the mark of the Silent Assassin". The distinct lack of navigable cover combined with clusters and swarms of guards with all kinds of intersecting sight lines makes Absolution a Splinter Cell clone that doesn't let you hide in shadows, considering how often you have to trespass. Furthermore, adding the maximum score rules, makes it even more impossible.

Purist difficulty: No checkpoints, no h

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So You Want To Found a Non-Profit, part 3: The Nuts & Bolts

So I know a lot of you apes are ready to think about starting a non-profit of your very own. So here we go! Let’s cover the steps you need to get a non-profit happening!

I am going into this assuming that you’ve already covered the basics of answering ‘why you, why here, why now,’ or in more detail you’ve:

  • Identified the community you’re trying to serve and their pain points and asked them about it in as thorough a way as possible, likely through meeting with local community leaders and asking them (see post one)
  • Talked to local orgs and determined what their gaps/pain points are, and that there is a need that no one’s already taking on and likely can’t take on, so a new group starting really is the best way for your goals to happen (post one)
  • Confirmed that this is a project that will take at least three years and really is best done by forming a new organization rather than donating funds to an existing org to do the same thing
  • Determined what your best role is in this plan both short and long term, and if it’s not the leader/Executive Director position hopefully you’ve started thinking about who you’d want to fill that role
  • Figured out why folks would care about what you’re creating (post one)
  • Evaluated your own biases on the problem you’re trying to fix so you’re fairly sure you’re speaking for or with the community, not over them (posts one and two)
  • Seriously, go read posts one and two in this series before even touching this post, at minimum part one

**And I’m going to say this again: DO NOT found a non-profit without making sure that founding really is the best way to fix the pain points you’ve confirmed are hurting your specific community, *and* that founding is better/more ef

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The Ultimate Reddit Privacy Guide [2021 Edition]

The Ultimate Reddit Privacy Guide [2021 Edition]

Here's an updated version of the Reddit privacy guide I first made last year.

This is a guide on how to maintain as much privacy on Reddit as possible, from creating an account to maintaining it. Some of the suggestions may not be for everyone - evaluate each one based on your own individual threat model. There is no right answer for everyone. If the benefits of a particular tip don't apply to you, move on to the next one; on the other hand, if something is a concern then take the tip into account.

There are two main groups of things to do to achieve Reddit account privacy that are covered in this guide:

  1. tweaking site settings

  2. tweaking your behaviors

Manage both to achieve optimum privacy, tailored for your specific threat model.

Creating an Account

If you want an account on Reddit that cannot be linked to you, the first thing to do is to create that account using the Tor Browser. This will prevent your IP address from being exposed to Reddit, as well as prevent tracking based on any Reddit or third-party cookies you may have in your primary browsers (if you're using an alternate approach to mask your IP instead of Tor Browser, be sure to use a different browser, or at least different browser profile, for Reddit- not your regular browser/profile). Download the Tor Browser and then go to the Reddit account sign up page.

If when signing up you get a message from Reddit that "Your computer or network may be sending automated queries. To protect our users, we can't process your request right now", click on the hamburger menu (the three horizontal lines) in Tor Browser and select 'New Tor Circuit for this Site' and try again. You may need to try a few times before you get a Tor address that's not blocked by Reddit. You may also get a message in Tor Browser saying Reddit wants to access your HTML5 canvas data - click on 'Don't Allow'.

Email

Reddit uses a dark pattern by making it seem as if an email address is required to create an account. It is not. On the initial sign up page you will be asked to sign up either using a Google account, an Apple account or by entering your email. You do not need to provide any of this information in order to create a Reddit account. **Leave the E

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Paradox of the Ethical Fan

By most standards, the Blaseball universe is obviously "unethical": players born and immediately forced to play, forever, until they are unceremoniously killed and replaced. They may never rest. This is not at all "fun" for the Players: their time in the game is spent batting and fielding, but also running from giant birds, rogue umpires, getting their blood sucked out by one another, eaten by sharks, etc.

Other characters have explicit messaging that cuts through very clearly in the story. We know the Coin, the Peanut, Lōotcrates, and so on, because they talk to us directly and are brilliantly scripted.

But one crucial character that goes consistently overlooked is the Blaseball Fans themselves. Blaseball is very clear on what role the Fans play - it's spelled out in the opening blurb when you log into the site. "Blaseball is baseball at your mercy." The Fans run the show. You earn money by betting or declaring an "idol" and you get rewarded when the player does well, or when something happens to the players. There's simply no other way to play.

By my reckoning, the "ethical" Blaseball Fan cannot exist. The only way to ethically interact with the splort is to not watch it at all.

This seems pretty harsh but remember I'm talking about the in-Universe Fans. The outside fanbase (us) are simply observers of a story - that's not us out there watching bloodsport and literally betting on players. But the Fanbase in-universe demands that the games go on, and also keeps the economy going.

Still I think a lot of people are uncomfortable with this role that their "simulated" Fan plays vs how they perceive themselves in real life. So they attempt to take actions to steer the game towards some sort of "harm reduction" or otherwise inhibit the progress of things. There's a lot of plots to do things people assume will gum up the works: getting nobodies onto the leaderboard, going on "strike", contributing peanuts to the Hall to spell messages, upshelling events to make the Twitter speak. These are attempts to wash off the inherent "guilt" of playing the game, and they fall flat because they require buy-in to the Universe in the first place.

In this light, arbitrary discussions about what's "good" or "bad" behavior in the Sim don't make sense. Sundaes are the obvious lightning-rod, but how are they different from pickles? One profits from a player death, the other from a player's endless ongoing performance. At least with Sundaes, the player

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React Best Practices To Follow In 2021

React is a well known open-source JavaScript library that is used to create unique and innovative applications. It was created by Facebook and allows integration with many exciting components, libraries and frameworks. Also, developers can make their own components. Developing an app with React is not as simple as it looks. Knowing the react best practices will help you to develop an effective app within less time. Still, if you are not aware of the react best practices, then this blog is for you. Let us see the React best practices.

Know the reasons to use React for app development at- Why you should build your app with react native?

React Best Practices To Follow In 2021-

1. Project Structure-

1.1 Folder layout-

Architecture mainly focuses on reusable components of react developer architecture so as to share the design pattern among multiple internal projects. So the component-centric file structure should be used that means all the files related to a different component (Javascript, assets, CSS etc.) should be kept under a single folder.

Components 	
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  --Login 		
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           --tests-- 		
           --Login.test.js 		
           --Login.jsx 		
           --Login.scss 		
           --LoginAPI.js

This one is another approach used in grouping the file types. In this, the same type of files is kept under one folder. Here, same type of files is kept under one folder. For instance,

APIs
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  --LoginAPI
  --ProfileAPI
  --UserAPI

Components
  |	 
  --Login.jsx
  --Login.test.js
  --Profile.jsx
  --Profile.test.js
  --User.jsx

Above structure is the basic example. The folders can be further nested based on requirements.

1.2 Css in JS-

In huge projects, theming and styling can be challenging tasks like maintaining nig scss files. Hence, the concept of CSS-in-JS solutions comes into focus. Following libraries are based on it-

EmotionJS
Styled Components
Glamorous
Among those libraries, you can use as per your requirement such as, for complicated themes, you can select styled-components or Glamorous.

2. Coding Style Best Practices-

2.1 Naming Conventions-

When you work with React, generally you are using JSX(Javascript extensions) files. A component that you create for React should be n
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Ways and How to hack a Website Database To Change Grades

Hello friends , welcome back to hacking class, today i will explain all the methods that are being used to hack a website or websites database. This is the first part of the class “How to hack a website or Websites database” and in this i will introduce all website hacking methods. Today I will give you the overview and in later classes we will discuss them one by one with practical examples. So guys get ready for first part of Hacking websites class…. Don’t worry i will also tell you how to protect your websites from these attacks and other methods like hardening of SQL and hardening of web servers and key knowledge about [email protected] rights that what thing should be give what rights…

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METHODS OF HACKING WEBSITE:

  1. SQL INJECTION 2. CROSS SITE SCRIPTING 3. REMOTE FILE INCLUSION 4. LOCAL FILE INCLUSION 5. DDOS ATTACK  6. EXPLOITING VULNERABILITY.
    1. SQL INJECTION  First of all what is SQL injection? SQL injection is a type of security exploit or loophole in which a attacker “injects” SQL code through a web form or manipulate the URL’s based on SQL parameters.  It exploits web applications that use client supplied SQL queries.
    The primary form of SQL injection consists of direct insertion of code into user-input variables that are concatenated with SQL commands and executed. A less direct attack injects malicious code into strings that are destined for storage in a table or as metadata. When the stored strings are subsequently concatenated into a dynamic SQL command, the malicious code is executed.

For more basic knowledge about SQL injection visit: 
The above tutorial consists of both types of SQL injection i.e. Manual and automatic through software's. I will explain SQL injection in more detail with practical example in Next class.

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2. CROSS SITE SCRIPTING

Cross site scripting (XSS) occurs when a user inputs malicious data into a website, which causes the application to do something it wasn’t intended to do.  XSS attacks are very popular and some of the biggest websites have been affected by them including the FBI, CNN, Ebay, Apple, Microsft, and AOL. 
Some website features commonly v

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Drakengard: a masterpiece you will not like to play. Complete Game Analysis.

I initally wanted to publish this article on some gaming site or online magazine and even found a suitable platform, but it seems that it will take several weeks for the administration to even notice it in submissions, let alone to be actually accepted. And even if it somehow happens, I doubt the article will get as much attention there as if I just drop it to Reddit. So here it is. Because Reddit does not support proper embedded images I will leave only plain text, so if you want to read a properly designed version with images I higly recommend to open it in Google Drive.

In recent years many people became familiar with Nier: Automata and crazy Japanese man Yoko Taro behind it. The attractive characters and unusual plot structure brought many new fans to the Nier series, and with the release of Nier: Replicant remaster their number still grows. And though many of them heard that the series is actually a spin-off from the first Yoko Taro’s project called Drakengard (or Drag-On Dragoon as it was originally named in Japan), most never looked into it, considering that game just as an ok-ish starting point of now widely known game designer. And that’s really a shame because even without Nier Drakengard is a masterpiece of its time, which weakest points can be seen as intentional design if you look deeper into the game.

Because of the game’s plot structure and Drakengard 2 and Drakengard 3 deviations from the original idea, for the sake of consistency, I will not consider any other titles and books in the series and will concentrate solely on the original Drakengard and some information from Drag On Dragoon Official Guide Book, which came out at the same time as the game and expands some part of the story. I also will consider only the original Japanese script and not a “toned down” English localization. Of course, the article is full of spoilers, so if you wanted to try Drakengard by yourself, do it before reading further.

Story

Though I always prefer to leave the story coverage for the last sections, here it is essential that I start from it, because it is the most optimal way to unravel the game’s idea and show, why it is a masterpiece. Also, if you already completed the game, you may skip this section entirely, because there won’t be any real analysis here.

The game takes place in a medieval fantasy world called Midgard, where two superpowers, Union and Empire

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Tools & Info for Sysadmins - Mega List of Tips, Tools, Podcasts, Tutorials & More (1/2)

This week brings a MEGA LIST of all the tech resources I've shared over the past 6 months. Enjoy!

To make sure I'm following the rules of r/sysadmin, rather than link directly to our website for sign up for the weekly email I'm experimenting with reddit ads so:

You can sign up to get this in your inbox each week (with extras) by following this link.

But without further ado, here is this week's list… I have no known association with any of these unless stated otherwise.

Free Tools

365 Threat Monitor is a brand-new mobile app that allows sysadmins to find out how many threats make it through on M365, so you can proactively prevent users from being tricked. Detects any threats that breach Microsoft 365’s security and sends a phone alert, so you can instantly delete it with a click and prevent damage. To celebrate the launch, Hornetsecurity is offering a forever-free version to the first 10,000 M365 IT admins who download it.

ScreenToGif is an open-source tool for recording your screen, webcam feed or sketchboard drawings. The integrated editor allows you to edit recordings to adjust individual frames in assorted ways and add overlays. Exports to gif, apng, video, project, images and psd.

Remote Utilities is a secure, configurable remote desktop tool for viewing screens, sending keystrokes, controlling the mouse, transferring files and more. A free license allows you to control up to 10 remote PCs. pturpie explains, "I've been using it a few weeks and it seems pretty good. There is a free license available, though the link [included here] is tricky to find."

DNSdumpster is a domain recon and research tool that can discover hosts related to any domain. Enables you to assess your security by locating which hosts are visible to attackers. Thanks for the suggestion go to MattF.

Disk2vhd is a utility to create a VHD version of physical disks for use in Virtual PC or Hyper-V VMs. Unlike other such tools, Disk2vhd can be used on

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[Table] By day, we're studio musicians who've played on Star Wars, MCU and DC universe releases, Pixar flicks, Tenet, etc. By night, we're concert violinists who direct Salastina, a non-profit concert series that holds FREE weekly events every Tuesday with world-class musicians. AMA! | pt 2/2 FINAL

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Envious of your talent. What does it feel like to do something you love and have mastered? Kevin here - Hi afro-xuanyaun, There was a period of time when I didn't really play the violin for about 9 years. I had an injury which basically didn't allow me to play for more than a few minutes at a time. I was devastated at first, gave up when rehab didn't work, went back to school, and did other things.
I came back to the violin almost by accident, and I just feel grateful. I think it changed a lot of things for me to approach it with gratitude rather than ambition. It's one of the reasons why I started Salastina with Maia!
Maia here: when I don’t feel like I have an Everest to climb, I feel incredibly fortunate. “Mastered” is a strong word, lol. That work is never done!
What I love most about it is sharing with other people. Honestly, that even includes doing this IAMA! As much as I miss playing with other humans, I’ve been totally surprised by how many meaningful connections it’s been possible to make virtually to geek out over shared interests :)
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Wow, that has got to be an interesting story. Honestly it was meant to be, after 9 years you found your way back. Thank you! I'm also the happiest while playing music with other people. Getting together with friends to play chamber music is a nice way to spend life :)
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Yes, couldn't agree anymore. Meaningful connections over shared interests are one of the most indisputable pleasant truths about modern society. Thank you for doing this, you guys are awesome! Our complete pleasure! Thank you for reading :)

why zoom? why not an existing live streaming service like twitch or youtube that is a) discoverable b) follow-able c) saves

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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 21, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Notable news for upcoming Cardano DeFi projects. The New Jersey AG’s office has delivered a cease and desist letter to BlockFi. The AG’s press release cited BlockFi’s interest bearing deposit accounts as unregistered securities and also mentioned the lack of FDIC or SPIC insurance for it’s depositors. This leaves some lingering questions for Cardano DeFi projects that might be planning to accept deposits or other transfers of value and offer a return of some type. You could argue that these projects are decentralized where BlockFi was not. But, the AG’s press release seems to cite decentralization as one of the risks of DeFi projects. Also, as a practical matter, there is a question whether decentralization will be a good shield from regulators since many of these projects have companies and real humans with faces and names behind them unlike a truly anonymous founder such as Satoshi Nakamoto. https://www.njoag.gov/new-jersey-bureau-of-securities-orders-cryptocurrency-company-blockfi-to-stop-offering-interest-bearing-accounts/ https://twitter.com/BlockFiZac/status/1417316834244796416
  2. The EU is planning to introduce legistlation to regulate anonymous crypto wallets. This is a big deal. But, Cardano is probably more prepared than any with its identity solutions that could be used for KYC/AML. https://twitter.com/Wiiinnie/status/1417575921565978628

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 19, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. The IOHK mid-month development update for July is out and available for viewing. https://youtu.be/U9K-8jILGcg
  2. Apparently “unsigned Phalices” are a thing in the Cardano ecosystem now. https://twitter.com/unsigned_algo/status/1416909454100992000
  3. Remember, Cardano 360 is this Thursday! Watch on Youtube.

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article from Cardanians.io on the work being done at the University of Wyoming on a physical chip for transfer of private keys in day-to-day cashlike transactions. https://cardanians.io/en/cardano-can-give-crypto-a-cash-like-experience-58
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias recently dropped a video explaining exactly how Mithril (apparently neckbeard dungeon master talk for elf armor) is going to allow for Perfect Cardano (ADA) wallets that combine the ease of use and convenience of light wallets with the trustlessness of full node wallets. We also learned exactly how Mithril is going to work. https://youtu.be/LhepJFCyWRk
  5. In proof-of-work, bootstrapping can be done with blockheaders. This won’t do in proof-of-stake since we need information about stakeholder distribution to confirm block validity.
  6. Mithril fixes this by being a cryptographic construction that enables a population of stakeholders to issue a signature consistent with certain constraints.
  7. For Mithril to work in proof-of-stake, it needs three crucial properties: 1) it needs to enforce a threshold ratio of stakeholders before the signature is issu
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 20, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. The El Faro article reporting meetings between Cardano, Whizgrid of Cyprus, and the brothers of President Bukele of El Salvador definitely contains some extremely interesting details related to a possible Salvadorean national stablecoin by the end of the year and a possible digitization and blockchain storage of a wide range of government related documents next year. This could be huge!!!!!! https://elfaro.net/en/202107/el_salvador/25611/Bukele-Plans-to-Launch-a-National-Cryptocurrency-This-Year.htm
  2. As predicted last week, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told regulators in the Presidents Working Group on Financial Markets that they must move quickly to regulate stablecoins. So, a Salvadorean market for stablecoins might be good for Cardano. https://www.reuters.com/technology/yellen-says-us-must-move-quickly-establish-stablecoin-rule-framework-2021-07-19/
  3. Sebastien of dcSpark was recently on Cardano Live to discuss Alonzo. https://youtu.be/lejoT_odbOY

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article from Cardanians.io on the work being done at the University of Wyoming on a physical chip for transfer of private keys in day-to-day cashlike transactions. https://cardanians.io/en/cardano-can-give-crypto-a-cash-like-experience-58
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias recently dropped a video explaining exactly how Mithri
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 16, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. The European Central Bank drops news of “a project to prepare for possibly issuing a digital euro.” A digital Euro is coming and regulation of private fiat-pegged stablecoins is coming with it. https://twitter.com/ecb/status/1415273625385644036
  2. IOHK releases a paper on a crypto-backed algorithmic stablecoin. https://twitter.com/IOHK_Charles/status/1415531260470972423
  3. A crypto media personality recently uncovered links between the Priviledge EU Project, Horizon Europe Grant Agreement 780477, and Cardano. https://twitter.com/BreakingADA/status/1415653936703295488

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article from Cardanians.io on the work being done at the University of Wyoming on a physical chip for transfer of private keys in day-to-day cashlike transactions. https://cardanians.io/en/cardano-can-give-crypto-a-cash-like-experience-58
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias recently dropped a video explaining exactly how Mithril (apparently neckbeard dungeon master talk for elf armor) is going to allow for Perfect Cardano (ADA) wallets that combine the ease of use and convenience of light wallets with the trustlessness of full node wallets. We also learned exactly how Mithril is going to work. https://youtu.be/LhepJFCyWRk
  5. In proof-of-work, bootstrapping can be done with blockheaders. This won’t do in proof-of-stake since we need information about stakeholder distributio
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 25, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Big lesson for future Cardano DeFi projects: Uniswap Labs just had to censor the Uniswap UI to ban synthetics of underlying securities. Bucket shops have been around for 150 years and illegal for 100 years. It turns out that you can’t do it in crypto either. https://twitter.com/Uniswap/status/1418697012095164420 https://twitter.com/haydenzadams/status/1418961999539712006
  2. Gerowallet has withdrawn their Project Catalyst proposal. https://twitter.com/GeroWallet/status/1419041835331117056
  3. Check out this new video of the World Mobile Team on the ground in Zanzibar. Doesn’t this feel like a better mission for our ecosystem than DeFi? https://twitter.com/WorldMobileTeam/status/1419051567878221828

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Reuters reports on an EU digital identity wallet project. https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/eu-step-up-digital-push-with-digital-identity-wallet-2021-06-01/
  2. Vitalik is saying it’s highly unlikely we see ETH 2.0 before late 2022. I’m guessing that means mid 2023 which will be after two years of Cardano slaughtering the entire ETH user base. Things are looking so bad that Vitalik says he doesn’t even like using the ETH 2.0 label anymore since he knows the changes will be more incremental. This is what early capitulation sounds like guys. https://cointelegraph.com/news/even-vitalik-buterin-is-surprised-at-just-how-long-eth2-is-taking
  3. Cardano-Nervos cross-chain bridge to be built. This would be at least the second cross-chain bridge after the Cardano-AGI bridge. https://www.coindesk.com/cardano-nervos-force-bridge-network-first
  4. And….still! Kings of the github! https://twitter.com/CryptoDiffer/status/1400744567956180993
  5. Binance has 63 stakepools ch
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 6, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. The Cardano Foundation has released a video on its short and long-term strategies to get to one billion users by 2026. https://twitter.com/CardanoStiftung/status/1412137365318127626
  2. Ben O’Hanlon sets the record straight on developer interest in Cardano. https://twitter.com/benohanlon/status/1412136150404370432

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Manuel Chakravarty gave a big update on Hydra (layer 2 scaling). Hydra will not require that the base layer be modified since it will be implemented via Plutus smart contracts. Hydra is actually a collection of protocols including Hydra Head and Hydra Tail. Hydra Head is a symmetric protocol where multiple participants will be online simultaneously for the whole period of the head exchanging messages. Hydra Tail is an asymmetric protocol involving a high performance server and many clients that may be mobile and could be offline for large portions of the tail’s existence. There will also be “inter head & tail networking” which will allow for a network of heads and tails. They have a published research paper on Hydra Head. They are currently writing the Hydra Tail paper.
  2. Hydra is distinguished from other layer 2 protocols by its isomorphic properties. This means you will be able to run any smart contract that works on the base layer in a Hydra Head! This is very special. We won’t need special purpose contracts built out just for layer 2. There are some big implications to this. Since a Hydra Head is essentially just a Plutus smart contract, this means you can run a Hydra Head inside another Hydra Head. It’s turtles all the way down, guys. It sounds like they can do this iteratively as much as they want.
  3. Aggelos also gave a good presentation on the importance of “skin in the game” in resource based consensus protocols (both proof-of-work and proof-of-stake) and its effect on promotion or discouragement of centralization. He explained how Ouroboros has built-in safeguards to prevent centralization including the K parameter (currently at 500) which caps total rewards per pool and the alpha parameter (currently at 0.3) which splits rewards into a 77% piece and a 23% piece. A pool can take its share of the 77% piece based on the pool’s total stake and its share of the 23% piece based on the pledge of the SPO. A higher a
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 24, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. It looks like Cardano will be included by Celsius soon. With these types of services, never forget the old adage “not your keys, not your crypto”. https://twitter.com/CardanoDean/status/1418632715012878343
  2. Here’s the IOHK Development Update for July 23! https://twitter.com/InputOutputHK/status/1418635822987943939
  3. Cardano received some coverage in the Motley Fool as an eco-friendly crypto! https://www.fool.com/the-ascent/cryptocurrency/articles/4-eco-friendly-cryptos-you-should-know-about/
  4. The Cardano Foundation is looking for a Content Writer! https://jobs.lever.co/cardanofoundation/da4104e2-178e-43b5-9016-48b612fdcd52

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Reuters reports on an EU digital identity wallet project. https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/eu-step-up-digital-push-with-digital-identity-wallet-2021-06-01/?taid=60b6e171efd84f0001b64ae1&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter
  2. Vitalik is saying it’s highly unlikely we see ETH 2.0 before late 2022. I’m guessing that means mid 2023 which will be after two years of Cardano slaughtering the entire ETH user base. Things are looking so bad that Vitalik says he doesn’t even like using the ETH 2.0 label anymore since he knows the changes will be more incremental. This is what early capitulation sounds like guys. https://cointelegraph.com/news/even-vitalik-buterin-is-surprised-at-just-how-long-eth2-is-taking
  3. Cardano-Nervos cross-chain bridge to be built. This would be at least the second cross-chain bridge after the Cardano-AGI bridge. https://www.coindesk.com/cardano-nervos-force-bridge-network-first
  4. And….still! Kings of the github! [https://twitter.com/CryptoDiffer/s
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 22, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Cardano didn’t come up in the Cathie Wood, Jack Dorsey, and Elon Musk panel discussion at “The B Word” event. But, given how Elon repeatedly shot down maximalist explanations for the shortcomings of proof-of-work chains in energy consumption and throughput, the whole thing ended up sounding like a long-form pitch for proof-of-stake and Cardano. Seriously, you should check it out. https://www.thebword.org/c/track-2-Bitcoin-As-A-Tool-For-Economic-Empowerment
  2. Emurgo is hiring for community management/product support! https://twitter.com/emurgo_io/status/1417870195952168964
  3. Gary Gensler, SEC Chair, indicates that crypto assets providing synthetic exposure to securities will be regulated as securities. This should be scary news for any Cardano projects that are aimed at exactly that! https://www.sec.gov/news/speech/gensler-remarks-aba-derivatives-futures-law-committee-virtual-mid-year-program-072121

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Reuters reports on an EU digital identity wallet project. https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/eu-step-up-digital-push-with-digital-identity-wallet-2021-06-01/?taid=60b6e171efd84f0001b64ae1&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter
  2. Vitalik is saying it’s highly unlikely we see ETH 2.0 before late 2022. I’m guessing that means mid 2023 which will be after two years of Cardano slaughtering the entire ETH user base. Things are looking so bad that Vitalik says he doesn’t even like using the ETH 2.0 label anymore since he knows the changes will be more incremental. This is what early capitulation sounds like guys. https://cointelegraph.com/news/even-vitalik-buterin-is-surprised-at-just-how-long-eth2-is-taking
  3. Cardano-Nervos cross-chain bridge to be built. This would be at least the second cross-chain bridge after
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 12, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. There is a new stakepool explorer available. https://www.cardanoworld.io/
  2. Very interesting timing with a) DCG Buying $50MM ETCG, b) Grayscale adding ADA, and c) Charles joining the ETC Cooperative board given that two of the members of the ETC Cooperative board seem to come from Grayscale and DCG. Maybe the world is starting to understand just what Charles and IOHK have been able to accomplish over the last few years. https://twitter.com/ETCCooperative/status/1410439775950082051 https://twitter.com/ETCCooperative/status/1413328106568421377 https://twitter.com/Grayscale/status/1410945118228692994

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article from Cardanians.io on the work being done at the University of Wyoming on a physical chip for transfer of private keys in day-to-day cashlike transactions. https://cardanians.io/en/cardano-can-give-crypto-a-cash-like-experience-58
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias recently dropped a video explaining exactly how Mithril (apparently neckbeard dungeon master talk for elf armor) is going to allow for Perfect Cardano (ADA) wallets that combine the ease of use and convenience of light wallets with the trustlessness of full node wallets. We also learned exactly how Mithril is going to work. https://youtu.be/LhepJFCyWRk
  5. In proof-of-work, bootstrapping can be done with blockheaders. This won’t do in
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 9, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Daedalus 4.2.0 now adds Ledger & Trezor Catalyst Registration. https://twitter.com/InputOutputHK/status/1413176419186774018
  2. Yoroi 4.5.7 extension release now adds Ledger Catalyst Registration. https://twitter.com/YoroiWallet/status/1413128256836997120
  3. Here’s the voter registration schedule for Catalyst Fund 5! Get yourself registered now even if you’re in cold storage on a hardware wallet! https://iohk.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/900006490763-Project-Catalyst-FAQ

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Manuel Chakravarty gave a big update on Hydra (layer 2 scaling). Hydra will not require that the base layer be modified since it will be implemented via Plutus smart contracts. Hydra is actually a collection of protocols including Hydra Head and Hydra Tail. Hydra Head is a symmetric protocol where multiple participants will be online simultaneously for the whole period of the head exchanging messages. Hydra Tail is an asymmetric protocol involving a high performance server and many clients that may be mobile and could be offline for large portions of the tail’s existence. There will also be “inter head & tail networking” which will allow for a network of heads and tails. They have a published research paper on Hydra Head. They are currently writing the Hydra Tail paper.
  2. Hydra is distinguished from other layer 2 protocols by its isomorphic properties. This means you will be able to run any smart contract that works on the base layer in a Hydra Head! This is very special. We won’t need special purpose contracts built out just for layer 2. There are some big implications to this. Since a Hydra Head is essentially just a Plutus smart contract, this means you can run a Hydra Head inside another Hydra Head. It’s turtles all the way down, guys. It sounds like they can do this iteratively as much as they want.
  3. Aggelos also gave a good presentation on the importance of “skin in the game” in resource based consensus protocols (both proof-of-work and proof-of-stake) and its effect on promotion or discouragement of centralization. He explained how Ouroboros has built-in safeguards to prevent centralization including the K parameter (currently at 500) which caps total rewards per pool
... keep reading on reddit ➡

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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 15, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. In news that could have significant repercussions for many stablecoin reliant Cardano DeFi projects, Fed Chair Jerome Powell gave some hard signals that they will regulate stablecoins in House Committee testimony. He revealed that the Fed will issue its long-awated paper on stablecoins, CBDCs, and other digital assets in September. Powell also went as far as to say "You wouldn't need stable coins you wouldn't need cryptocurrencies if you had a digital US currency, I think that's one of the stronger arguments in its favor." https://twitter.com/Nate_DiCamillo/status/1415349008034418691
  2. We experienced a successful fork to the Alonzo White testnet! https://twitter.com/InputOutputHK/status/1415399456841863177
  3. Very serious accusations are laid out against the Meld project. https://twitter.com/Bobme808/status/1415283648438358016

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article from Cardanians.io on the work being done at the University of Wyoming on a physical chip for transfer of private keys in day-to-day cashlike transactions. https://cardanians.io/en/cardano-can-give-crypto-a-cash-like-experience-58
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias recently dropped a video explaining exactly how Mithril (apparently neckbeard dungeon master talk for elf armor) is going to allow for Perfect Cardano (ADA) wallets that combine the ease of use and convenience of light wallets with the trustlessness of full node w
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 14, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Avanti Bank of Wyoming files comments with the Federal Reserve on their new guidelines that could massively impact how the traditional banking system interacts with cryptocurrencies like Cardano. Given what role ADA is likely to play in the future of crypto financial transactions, this is extremely relevant for ADA holders. https://avantibank.com/press/avanti-submits-comments-to-federal-reserve https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1414783323193364482
  2. Cardano is still destroying everyone in terms of value staked! https://twitter.com/StakingRewards/status/1414895205384327168
  3. The Cardano ecosystem maps keep getting bigger and more complicated. https://poolg.de/Eco/CardanoEcosystemMap.html

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article from Cardanians.io on the work being done at the University of Wyoming on a physical chip for transfer of private keys in day-to-day cashlike transactions. https://cardanians.io/en/cardano-can-give-crypto-a-cash-like-experience-58
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias recently dropped a video explaining exactly how Mithril (apparently neckbeard dungeon master talk for elf armor) is going to allow for Perfect Cardano (ADA) wallets that combine the ease of use and convenience of light wallets with the trustlessness of full node wallets. We also learned exactly how Mithril is going to work. [https://yo
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📅︎ Jul 14 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 4, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Lars has posted the first class for the second Plutus Pioneers cohort . https://twitter.com/LarsBrunjes/status/1410677447805308935
  2. Robert Kornacki of dcSpark releases an article on why every Cardano dApp will use NFTs. The article contains some very interesting discussion on smart contracts in the EUTXO context including language instructing that “UTXOs have smart contracts attached to them and not the other way around” and “[...]the simplest way to think about it is that when a UTXO is created it has the option to have a smart contract attached to it.” https://medium.com/dcspark/every-eutxo-dapp-will-use-nfts-and-heres-why-fd87e6a8c9a6

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Manuel Chakravarty gave a big update on Hydra (layer 2 scaling). Hydra will not require that the base layer be modified since it will be implemented via Plutus smart contracts. Hydra is actually a collection of protocols including Hydra Head and Hydra Tail. Hydra Head is a symmetric protocol where multiple participants will be online simultaneously for the whole period of the head exchanging messages. Hydra Tail is an asymmetric protocol involving a high performance server and many clients that may be mobile and could be offline for large portions of the tail’s existence. There will also be “inter head & tail networking” which will allow for a network of heads and tails. They have a published research paper on Hydra Head. They are currently writing the Hydra Tail paper.
  2. Hydra is distinguished from other layer 2 protocols by its isomorphic properties. This means you will be able to run any smart contract that works on the base layer in a Hydra Head! This is very special. We won’t need special purpose contracts built out just for layer 2. There are some big implications to this. Since a Hydra Head is essentially just a Plutus smart contract, this means you can run a Hydra Head inside another Hydra Head. It’s turtles all the way down, guys. It sounds like they can do this iteratively as much as they want.
  3. Aggelos also gave a good presentation on the importance of “skin in the game” in resource based consensus protocols (both proof-of-work and proof-of-stake) and its effect on promotion or discouragement of centralization. He explained how Ouroboros has built-in saf
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📅︎ Jul 04 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 8, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. IOG says they have started onboarding new SPOs and developers to Alonzo White this week. https://twitter.com/InputOutputHK/status/1412847798274478084
  2. Charles also confirms that Alonzo White may start Friday but probably Monday due to a natural (and warranted) desire to avoid executing a rollout at the start of a weekend. https://youtu.be/yd1eg4QopV8

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Manuel Chakravarty gave a big update on Hydra (layer 2 scaling). Hydra will not require that the base layer be modified since it will be implemented via Plutus smart contracts. Hydra is actually a collection of protocols including Hydra Head and Hydra Tail. Hydra Head is a symmetric protocol where multiple participants will be online simultaneously for the whole period of the head exchanging messages. Hydra Tail is an asymmetric protocol involving a high performance server and many clients that may be mobile and could be offline for large portions of the tail’s existence. There will also be “inter head & tail networking” which will allow for a network of heads and tails. They have a published research paper on Hydra Head. They are currently writing the Hydra Tail paper.
  2. Hydra is distinguished from other layer 2 protocols by its isomorphic properties. This means you will be able to run any smart contract that works on the base layer in a Hydra Head! This is very special. We won’t need special purpose contracts built out just for layer 2. There are some big implications to this. Since a Hydra Head is essentially just a Plutus smart contract, this means you can run a Hydra Head inside another Hydra Head. It’s turtles all the way down, guys. It sounds like they can do this iteratively as much as they want.
  3. Aggelos also gave a good presentation on the importance of “skin in the game” in resource based consensus protocols (both proof-of-work and proof-of-stake) and its effect on promotion or discouragement of centralization. He explained how Ouroboros has built-in safeguards to prevent centralization including the K parameter (currently at 500) which caps total rewards per pool and the alpha parameter (currently at 0.3) which splits rewards into a 77% piece and a 23% piece. A pool can take its share of the 77% piece based on the pool’s total stake and its share of the 23% piece based on the pledge of the SPO.
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📅︎ Jul 08 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 27, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Weiss Crypto has very good things to say about Cardano. https://twitter.com/WeissCrypto/status/1419685634566938634
  2. Check out this new bot that tweets every time it discovers a Cardano Giveaway Scam! The tweets show ISP and geolocation info for the scammers. Follow this bot and report the scammers! Brought to us by @nicknikiforakis. Thanks for building this, Nick! https://twitter.com/CardanoPhishing
  3. The regulatory purge of stablecoins is getting into full swing now with Bloomberg running a piece on a DOJ criminal probe of the Tether founders. Of particular note for the Cardano ecosystem is that the first attack surface for regulators is the relationship of the stablecoin with legacy banking institutions. This is something that Cardano ecosystem stablecoin, Djed, may already fix with its own crypto backed reserve system. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-26/tether-executives-said-to-face-criminal-probe-into-bank-fraud?srnd=economics-vp

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Prof. Aggelos Kiayias releases an article on a tri-coin system called Stablefees that could fix the problem of appreciating transaction fees in crypto. https://iohk.io/en/blog/posts/2021/06/10/stablefees-and-the-decentralized-reserve-system/
  2. Minswap gives us the dev perspective on why Cardano’s Plutus is such an improvement over Ethereum’s Solidity. https://twitter.com/MinswapDEX/status/1403411522110427137
  3. Here’s a great ETH vs. Cardano DeFi project comparison infographic. https://twitter.com/Coin98Analytics/status/1403397242707320835
  4. Zach Guzman and Mike Novogratz get an opportunity to prove once again how extremely threatened they are by the fact that they can’t frontrun Cardano at this point. https://twitter.com/IOHK_Charles/status/1404100510525841408
  5. John O’Connor appeared on the Disrupt Network Podcast. [bit.ly/3znqyB7](https://t.co/26advB
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📅︎ Jul 27 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown June 30, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Sebastien of dcSpark submits a Cardano Improvement Proposal to allow wallets to implement collateral. https://twitter.com/SebastienGllmt/status/1409910858117877763
  2. New Plutus Pioneers Class starting July 1! https://twitter.com/InputOutputHK/status/1409948543268409344

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles releases a 90 Day Countdown to Alonzo video. https://youtu.be/u6negi1yAQQ
  2. Institutional inflows into Cardano get some coverage by the crypto press. https://cointelegraph.com/news/cardano-sees-largest-weekly-inflows-from-institutional-managers-coinshares
  3. Charles and Kim Dotcom have a conversation about PoW miners possibly fleeing China with all of their hardware. https://twitter.com/KimDotcom/status/1396964996693708801
  4. Cardano gets a little coverage on NBC for it’s energy efficiency. https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/cryptocurrency-goes-green-proof-stake-offer-solution-energy-concerns-rcna1030
  5. Plutus Pioneers Lecture #7 is out. https://youtu.be/_EDJt55vOB0
  6. Yesterday was ADA Payday with the end of Epoch 267. I hope everyone made lots of sweet delicious staking rewards! https://adapools.org/epochs
  7. Paypal moving away from the “walled garden” model. This is decentralization teaching the legacy institutions a lesson. https://www.coindesk.com/paypal-will-let-customers-withdraw-crypto-exec-says
  8. Charles is interviewed on Yahoo Finance where he explained: 1) how the lack of an obvious decentralized governance system in ETH and BTC will cripple their efforts as they attempt to scale and the founders/core developers start losing prominence, 2) the ADA EUTXO system is vastly more scaleable with it’s local state being so much more amenable to sharding than ETH’s global state system, 3) Cardano has a high willingness to bring on users in hypergrowth areas like Africa where ETH seems to hav
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📅︎ Jun 30 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 11, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. The IOHK Development Update is out! https://twitter.com/InputOutputHK/status/1413448054892494850
  2. This infographic shows just how big the Cardano DeFi space is getting. https://twitter.com/BPE_Crypto/status/1413973912396963840
  3. This infographic shows just how much DeFi volume is out there for Cardano to absorb. https://twitter.com/Coin98Analytics/status/1413514041029394439/photo/1

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article from Cardanians.io on the work being done at the University of Wyoming on a physical chip for transfer of private keys in day-to-day cashlike transactions. https://cardanians.io/en/cardano-can-give-crypto-a-cash-like-experience-58
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias recently dropped a video explaining exactly how Mithril (apparently neckbeard dungeon master talk for elf armor) is going to allow for Perfect Cardano (ADA) wallets that combine the ease of use and convenience of light wallets with the trustlessness of full node wallets. We also learned exactly how Mithril is going to work. https://youtu.be/LhepJFCyWRk
  5. In proof-of-work, bootstrapping can be done with blockheaders. This won’t do in proof-of-stake since we need information about stakeholder distribution to confirm block validity.
  6. Mithril fixes this by being a cryptographic construction that enables a population of stakeholders to issue a signature consistent with
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📅︎ Jul 11 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 7, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. As always, Cardano is straight killing the competition in terms of assets staked. https://twitter.com/StakingRewards/status/1412389781003194395
  2. Once again, we are also the Github activity champions! https://twitter.com/CryptoDiffer/status/1412333951830605824
  3. Between Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 of the Plutus Pioneers program there have been 4,300 potential future Cardano developers involved. https://twitter.com/InputOutputHK/status/1412465643245424649
  4. Here’s an interesting chart purporting to show the dates on which various Cardano DeFi projects might have finished products. https://twitter.com/Cryptokev84/status/1412343821757730820/photo/2

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Manuel Chakravarty gave a big update on Hydra (layer 2 scaling). Hydra will not require that the base layer be modified since it will be implemented via Plutus smart contracts. Hydra is actually a collection of protocols including Hydra Head and Hydra Tail. Hydra Head is a symmetric protocol where multiple participants will be online simultaneously for the whole period of the head exchanging messages. Hydra Tail is an asymmetric protocol involving a high performance server and many clients that may be mobile and could be offline for large portions of the tail’s existence. There will also be “inter head & tail networking” which will allow for a network of heads and tails. They have a published research paper on Hydra Head. They are currently writing the Hydra Tail paper.
  2. Hydra is distinguished from other layer 2 protocols by its isomorphic properties. This means you will be able to run any smart contract that works on the base layer in a Hydra Head! This is very special. We won’t need special purpose contracts built out just for layer 2. There are some big implications to this. Since a Hydra Head is essentially just a Plutus smart contract, this means you can run a Hydra Head inside another Hydra Head. It’s turtles all the way down, guys. It sounds like they can do this iteratively as much as they want.
  3. Aggelos also gave a good presentation on the importance of “skin in the game” in resource based consensus protocols (both proof-of-work and proof-o
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📅︎ Jul 07 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 2, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Coti update from Shahaf Bar-Geffen. https://twitter.com/COTInetwork/status/1410644013863124992
  2. The Mithril paper (allows for trustless light wallets) is now available for your reading pleasure. https://iohk.io/en/research/library/papers/mithrilstake-based-threshold-multisignatures/
  3. The Ouroboros Chronos paper (allows for the blockchain to be its own timekeeper) is also now available. https://iohk.io/en/research/library/papers/ouroboros-chronospermissionless-clock-synchronization-via-proof-of-stake/

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Manuel Chakravarty gave a big update on Hydra (layer 2 scaling). Hydra will not require that the base layer be modified since it will be implemented via Plutus smart contracts. Hydra is actually a collection of protocols including Hydra Head and Hydra Tail. Hydra Head is a symmetric protocol where multiple participants will be online simultaneously for the whole period of the head exchanging messages. Hydra Tail is an asymmetric protocol involving a high performance server and many clients that may be mobile and could be offline for large portions of the tail’s existence. There will also be “inter head & tail networking” which will allow for a network of heads and tails. They have a published research paper on Hydra Head. They are currently writing the Hydra Tail paper.
  2. Hydra is distinguished from other layer 2 protocols by its isomorphic properties. This means you will be able to run any smart contract that works on the base layer in a Hydra Head! This is very special. We won’t need special purpose contracts built out just for layer 2. There are some big implications to this. Since a Hydra Head is essentially just a Plutus smart contract, this means you can run a Hydra Head inside another Hydra Head. It’s turtles all the way down, guys. It sounds like they can do this iteratively as much as they want.
  3. Aggelos also gave a good presentation on the importance of “skin in the game” in resource based consensus protocols (both proof-of-work and proof-of-stake) and its effect on promotion or discouragement of centralization. He explained how Ouroboros has built-in safeguards to prevent
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📅︎ Jul 02 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 23, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. The mainstream press is suddenly realizing the behavioral economics tools that a central bank with CBDCs could wield. There is definitely a universe where this becomes a very dystopian and jarring introduction to virtual currencies for the mainstream. https://twitter.com/NeerajKA/status/1418168477429424135
  2. Wolfram CEO, John Woodard, drops a guest article with IOHK on NFT liveminting. The article seems to have a good amount of focus on the community building potential of NFTs. I think that could be a big growth area for the future. https://iohk.io/en/blog/posts/2021/07/22/wolfram-and-cardano-build-communities-with-nfts-and-liveminting/
  3. IOHK has released its Conclave paper on collective stakepools. https://eprint.iacr.org/2021/742.pdf

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Reuters reports on an EU digital identity wallet project. https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/eu-step-up-digital-push-with-digital-identity-wallet-2021-06-01/?taid=60b6e171efd84f0001b64ae1&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter
  2. Vitalik is saying it’s highly unlikely we see ETH 2.0 before late 2022. I’m guessing that means mid 2023 which will be after two years of Cardano slaughtering the entire ETH user base. Things are looking so bad that Vitalik says he doesn’t even like using the ETH 2.0 label anymore since he knows the changes will be more incremental. This is what early capitulation sounds like guys. https://cointelegraph.com/news/even-vitalik-buterin-is-surprised-at-just-how-long-eth2-is-taking
  3. Cardano-Nervos cross-chain bridge to be built. This would be at least the second cross-chain bridge after the Cardano-AGI bridge. https://www.coindesk.com/cardano-nervos-force-bridge-network-first
  4. And….still! Kings of the github! [https://twitter.com/Cry
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📅︎ Jul 23 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown June 25, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. The June Cardano 360 was yesterday. It is currently available on Youtube. https://youtu.be/al5m14299ww
  2. We saw segments on various newer partner entities like Nervos, Orion Protocol, and Revuto. Nervos is a UTXO proof-of-work blockchain which is building a cross-chain bridge with Cardano so that you can use your ADA on Nervos dApps and vice versa. Interoperability is a big theme for Nervos and they plan to have a working testnet within a month. Orion Protocol is building a terminal that will allow for decentralized non-custodial trading across centralized and decentralized exchanges. They say this would not require you to KYC or even have an account with any of these exchanges. Revuto is an online subscription management service that recently completed a $10MM token sale on Cardano.
  3. It was also revealed that Wolfram Labs, COTI, and IOHK have a three-way partnership (a ménage à tech) to build an NFT auction site. The people from Wolfram were talking about very interesting things including live minting during streaming events and automated upload to IPFS. COTI will be building out auction and bidding mechanisms in ADAPay.
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias gave us an update on research including that Ouroboros Chronos and Hydra papers have both been accepted into conferences/journals. Chronos will provide Cardano with a global concept of time that doesn’t rely on any outside timekeeper. Prof. Kiayias also pointed out that Hydra is distinguishable from other layer two protocols in that the scripting language is identical to that of the base layer in Cardano such that any dApp that can run on Cardano will run on the Hydra L2. This is a huge plus and superior to many other layer two solutions in other ecosystems where the base layer dApps will not run on layer two. Finally, the Mithril paper has been submitted for peer review. It will provide Cardano light wallets with Succinct Non-interactive Arguments of Knowledge that will give us the best of both worlds: no delays for syncing as in full node wallets while still preserving trustlessness.
  5. Finally, the Goguen Summit will be in late September. Sign up now at summit.cardano.org.

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles releases a 90 Day Countdown to Alonzo video. https://youtu.be/u6negi1yAQQ
  2. Institutional inflows into Cardano get some coverage
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📅︎ Jun 25 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown June 29, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Sebastien explains some Alonzo HFC event changes. https://twitter.com/SebastienGllmt/status/1409485560012414978
  2. IOG Research update from Prof. Aggelos Kiayias. Really interesting bit right at the beginning on the history of cryptography as a field of study. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UAL_6f7PFw

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles releases a 90 Day Countdown to Alonzo video. https://youtu.be/u6negi1yAQQ
  2. Institutional inflows into Cardano get some coverage by the crypto press. https://cointelegraph.com/news/cardano-sees-largest-weekly-inflows-from-institutional-managers-coinshares
  3. Charles and Kim Dotcom have a conversation about PoW miners possibly fleeing China with all of their hardware. https://twitter.com/KimDotcom/status/1396964996693708801
  4. Cardano gets a little coverage on NBC for it’s energy efficiency. https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/cryptocurrency-goes-green-proof-stake-offer-solution-energy-concerns-rcna1030
  5. Plutus Pioneers Lecture #7 is out. https://youtu.be/_EDJt55vOB0
  6. Yesterday was ADA Payday with the end of Epoch 267. I hope everyone made lots of sweet delicious staking rewards! https://adapools.org/epochs
  7. Paypal moving away from the “walled garden” model. This is decentralization teaching the legacy institutions a lesson. https://www.coindesk.com/paypal-will-let-customers-withdraw-crypto-exec-says
  8. Charles is interviewed on Yahoo Finance where he explained: 1) how the lack of an obvious decentralized governance system in ETH and BTC will cripple their efforts as they attempt to scale and the founders/core developers start losing prominence, 2) the ADA EUTXO system is vastly more scaleable with it’s local state being so much more amenable to sharding than ETH’s global state system, 3) Cardano has a high willingness to bring on users in hypergrowth areas like Africa where
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📅︎ Jun 29 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 13, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. There is a new Cardano wallet being introduced by u/berry_ales from the Berry Pool. I have no idea if it will be good or bad at protecting your ADA. Just reporting that it exists. https://twitter.com/berry_ales/status/1414548062207361025
  2. There is currently a lawsuit challenging the notion that staking rewards should be taxed as income. The plaintiff argues that newly created property isn’t taxed as income and that this should also apply to staking rewards. Very relevant issue for Cardano delegators. https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-staking-rewards-and-their-unfair-taxation-in-the-us
  3. The Cardano Foundation’s Cardano Developer Portal is now up and running. https://twitter.com/CardanoStiftung/status/1414640913612255234
  4. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s party has won re-election in a landslide election. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-57791868

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles is helping to bring the cryptographer who broke SHA-1 to the University of Wyoming. The Cardano funded blockchain lab there could be on the road to be a powerhouse. https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_/status/1398290866419105802 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yiqun_Lisa_Yin
  2. We don’t often get to hear from the engineers behind Yoroi over at Emurgo. But, here’s a podcast with Vicente Almonacid from Emurgo. Check out 12:50 where he mentions the dApp Connector (Cardano’s Metamask Equivalent). https://twitter.com/vacuumlabs/status/1397847633696280576
  3. Check out this great article from Cardanians.io on the work being done at the University of Wyoming on a physical chip for transfer of private keys in day-to-day cashlike transactions. https://cardanians.io/en/cardano-can-give-crypto-a-cash-like-experience-58
  4. Professor Aggelos Kiayias recently dropped a video explaining exactly how Mithril (apparently neckbeard dungeon master talk for elf armor) is going to allow for Perfect Cardano (ADA)
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📅︎ Jul 13 2021
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Cardano Rumor Rundown June 27, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Here’s another great Cardano data site. This one is from the Cardano Fans stakepool. https://datastudio.google.com/u/0/reporting/3136c55b-635e-4f46-8e4b-b8ab54f2d460/page/r2LQC
  2. John O’Connor of IOHK points out that France still controls the monetary policy of 14 countries in Africa. There is definitely a built in market on the continent for a project that delivers monetary sovereignty to the people. https://twitter.com/jjtoconnor/status/1408978882129272832

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles releases a 90 Day Countdown to Alonzo video. https://youtu.be/u6negi1yAQQ
  2. Institutional inflows into Cardano get some coverage by the crypto press. https://cointelegraph.com/news/cardano-sees-largest-weekly-inflows-from-institutional-managers-coinshares
  3. Charles and Kim Dotcom have a conversation about PoW miners possibly fleeing China with all of their hardware. https://twitter.com/KimDotcom/status/1396964996693708801
  4. Cardano gets a little coverage on NBC for it’s energy efficiency. https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/cryptocurrency-goes-green-proof-stake-offer-solution-energy-concerns-rcna1030
  5. Plutus Pioneers Lecture #7 is out. https://youtu.be/_EDJt55vOB0
  6. Yesterday was ADA Payday with the end of Epoch 267. I hope everyone made lots of sweet delicious staking rewards! https://adapools.org/epochs
  7. Paypal moving away from the “walled garden” model. This is decentralization teaching the legacy institutions a lesson. https://www.coindesk.com/paypal-will-let-customers-withdraw-crypto-exec-says
  8. Charles is interviewed on Yahoo Finance where he explained: 1) how the lack of an obvious decentralized governance system in ETH and BTC will cripple their efforts as they attempt to scale and the founders/core developers start losing prominence, 2) the ADA EUTXO system is vast
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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 10, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Cardano Gainz Calculator now has a graph showing 10 year growth. https://twitter.com/lesquive1/status/1413249312465866757
  2. Emurgo has released a guide on how to register for Catalyst voting with your Ledger Hardware Wallet. https://github.com/Emurgo/yoroi-mobile/blob/develop/catalyst5-instruction.md
  3. Great new interview with World Mobile’s Mickey Watkins, Charles, and John O’Connor. https://youtu.be/WSSpI8Rtif0

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Manuel Chakravarty gave a big update on Hydra (layer 2 scaling). Hydra will not require that the base layer be modified since it will be implemented via Plutus smart contracts. Hydra is actually a collection of protocols including Hydra Head and Hydra Tail. Hydra Head is a symmetric protocol where multiple participants will be online simultaneously for the whole period of the head exchanging messages. Hydra Tail is an asymmetric protocol involving a high performance server and many clients that may be mobile and could be offline for large portions of the tail’s existence. There will also be “inter head & tail networking” which will allow for a network of heads and tails. They have a published research paper on Hydra Head. They are currently writing the Hydra Tail paper.
  2. Hydra is distinguished from other layer 2 protocols by its isomorphic properties. This means you will be able to run any smart contract that works on the base layer in a Hydra Head! This is very special. We won’t need special purpose contracts built out just for layer 2. There are some big implications to this. Since a Hydra Head is essentially just a Plutus smart contract, this means you can run a Hydra Head inside another Hydra Head. It’s turtles all the way down, guys. It sounds like they can do this iteratively as much as they want.
  3. Aggelos also gave a good presentation on the importance of “skin in the game” in resource based consensus protocols (both proof-of-work and proof-of-stake) and its effect on promotion or discouragement of centralization. He explained how Ouroboros has built-in safeguards to prevent centralization including the K parameter (currently at 500) which caps total rewards per pool and the alpha parameter (currently at 0.3) which splits rewards into a 77% piece and a 23% piece.
... keep reading on reddit ➡

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Cardano Rumor Rundown June 28, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. Here’s a great new interview with the CEO of World Mobile from Cardano Chats. https://youtu.be/w0Z2RP6a9HE
  2. New article from the Cardano Foundation on Governance. https://forum.cardano.org/t/blockchain-governance-what-it-is-and-why-it-matters/65493

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Charles releases a 90 Day Countdown to Alonzo video. https://youtu.be/u6negi1yAQQ
  2. Institutional inflows into Cardano get some coverage by the crypto press. https://cointelegraph.com/news/cardano-sees-largest-weekly-inflows-from-institutional-managers-coinshares
  3. Charles and Kim Dotcom have a conversation about PoW miners possibly fleeing China with all of their hardware. https://twitter.com/KimDotcom/status/1396964996693708801
  4. Cardano gets a little coverage on NBC for it’s energy efficiency. https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/cryptocurrency-goes-green-proof-stake-offer-solution-energy-concerns-rcna1030
  5. Plutus Pioneers Lecture #7 is out. https://youtu.be/_EDJt55vOB0
  6. Yesterday was ADA Payday with the end of Epoch 267. I hope everyone made lots of sweet delicious staking rewards! https://adapools.org/epochs
  7. Paypal moving away from the “walled garden” model. This is decentralization teaching the legacy institutions a lesson. https://www.coindesk.com/paypal-will-let-customers-withdraw-crypto-exec-says
  8. Charles is interviewed on Yahoo Finance where he explained: 1) how the lack of an obvious decentralized governance system in ETH and BTC will cripple their efforts as they attempt to scale and the founders/core developers start losing prominence, 2) the ADA EUTXO system is vastly more scaleable with it’s local state being so much more amenable to sharding than ETH’s global state system, 3) Cardano has a high willingness to bring on users in hypergrowth areas like Africa where ETH seems to have little interest, and 4) ETH
... keep reading on reddit ➡

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Cardano Rumor Rundown July 1, 2021

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Newly covered today:

  1. The Mithril paper is out and will be publicly available soon. Fast bootstrapping here we come! https://twitter.com/IOHK_Charles/status/1410277976730603526
  2. Charles says it looks like we will hit Alonzo white on Monday. https://twitter.com/IOHK_Charles/status/1410279529021648896

Previously Covered but still interesting:

  1. Alonzo “Blue” Era Testnet (through mid June; <50 user cohort) will include the basic functionality of the system for testing basic contracts . Initially the SPOs will be included, then some of the Plutus Pioneers will be allowed in, then a few of the outside development firms (Plutus Partners). The Plutus Partners will be working on specific areas including oracles, DEXs, stablecoins, NFTs, and DeFi. This will produce code and documentation that will be publicly available.
  2. Alonzo “White” Era Testnet (mid June to mid July; <500 user cohort) will add more Plutus Pioneers and more functionality. They will develop various dApps and there will be interaction on the user side of these dApps. They will do some benchmarking at this stage.
  3. The Alonzo Hard Fork Combinator Event requires a lot of different pieces come together at the same time. But, this is not their first rodeo and they have a lot of experience with this from the ITN, Shelley, and etc.
  4. Alonzo “Purple” Era Tesnet (mid July to mid August; fully public) will involve a full public network with all of the Plutus pioneers, the Rosetta Api to the exchanges, Daedalus, hardware wallets, graphQL, and full functionality. The purpose of this phase will be optimization.
  5. Alonzo “Red” Era Tesnet (August; a very short phase) will involve a new network where they can test scalability and stability.
  6. Alonzo “Black” Era Tesnet (August; a very short phase) will be the final public testnet where they will ensure they have their candidate mainnet releases ready to launch on the mainnet.
  7. They are committed to making sure there is a very large group of people who are familiar with using the Alonzo testnet by the time the mainnet launches.
  8. Alonzo Mainnet (August-September). It’s looking like Alonzo mainnet launch was positioned in very late August through September in the infographics. That makes me assume there is a chance of August, much better chance of September, and also some chance of October
... keep reading on reddit ➡

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