Microsoft recently became the latest big name to officially associate with Bitcoin, the decentralized virtual currency. However, the Redmond company did not go all out, and will only support bitcoin payments on certain content platforms, making up a tiny fraction of its business.
Blockchain video made by Cambridge Blockchain. The approach described in the video has evolved since the launch, but nevertheless gives a good insight in the challenges.
This article is the first in a series of blog posts that investigate and describe a unified blockchain protocol. Such a protocol should be reusable for all different kinds of blockchains. The underlying assumption is that such a shared protocol exists and that a “standardization” simplifies the creation of new, domain-specific, blockchains, without the need … Continue reading Blockchain Protocol Series — Introduction
If your background is in computer science, engineering or you have deep understanding of IT, Distributed Hosting does not sound too amazing and disruptive. For some of you it even sounds boring. Let me clarify some things for you. BlackGate, that is the name of this Distributed Hosting project, solves some of the challenges in … Continue reading Distributed Hosting Hacks
Imagine for a moment that all computed scientific results and data are globally accessible by everybody and not only by well financed research institute. Imagine further that you can verify and reuse parts, or all, of this results, without the need to have access to a supercomputer. All you need is your laptop and an … Continue reading Blockchain Backed Computations