How to advance in blockchain as a Java developer
Posted on September 11, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Come 2009, and mysteriously out of the blocks emerged a cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, coded using a technique described in 1991 as blockchain. Bitcoin attracted sustained attention, and blockchain, which until then was largely unnoticed, basked in the dawn of a new era of promise. By Girish.
The crypto price-innovation cycle
Posted on May 27, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
People who've been in crypto for a long time view the space as evolving in cycles, alternating between periods of high activity and "crypto winters." There have been three cycles so far. The first peaked in 2011, the second in 2013, and the third in 2017. By Chris Dixon and Eddy Lazzarin on Andreessen Horowitz.
WEF will now read you your (blockchain) rights
Posted on May 24, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
The World Economic Forum finalized a "blockchain bill of rights." ConsenSys, Andreessen Horowitz, and Colombia have already signed on. By Jeff Benson.
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How to setup a free Beam node with Google Cloud Computing
Posted on September 24, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Wilke Trei wrote a piece about running an own node of the Beam MW network. An always-online own node allows you to connect to your wallets on all your devices to this trusted node.
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Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster
Posted on August 8, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Sean Bennett wrote this article for IBM about how they applied blockchain technology to traditional fiat currencies.
Blockchain No-Brainer: Ownership in the digital era
Posted on June 7, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Dominic Perini article about his view on digital asset ownership, provenance and handling. In order to understand how the notion of ownership is currently perceived in society, author proposes to briefly analyse the journey that has brought us to the present stage and the factors which have contributed to the evolution of our perceptions.
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How we use Apache Kafka and the Confluent Platform
Posted on June 4, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Jendrik Poloczek from confluent.io published this article about their experience building the core infrastructure to integrate, clean, and analyze blockchain data.
An overview of privacy in cryptocurrencies
Posted on August 16, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length long
Blog post by Richard Chen about privacy consideration when dealing with cryptocurrencies. It's no secret that privacy is an important topic in cryptocurrencies these days. Neither companies nor individuals want to publish all of their information onto a public blockchain that can be arbitrarily read without any restrictions.
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AI & blockchain, an introduction
Posted on August 15, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length long
Matt Turck produced this post about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and exploring the intersection of artificial intelligence and blockchain. His goal was to provide a broad introduction to the topic and feed the discussion why the topic matters in the first place, and highlight the work of some interesting companies in the space.
Enterprise integration for Ethereum
Posted on July 27, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Bilgin Ibryam article about Ethereum usage in enterprise. Ethereum is distributed and decentralized, but it is mostly a closed system with the embedded ledger, the currency, and the executing nodes. The most popular open source Java integration library -- Apache Camel supports Ethereum's JSON-RPC API now.
Posted on July 17, 2017, Level beginner Resource Length short
Zach Church interviewed Christian Catalini - an MIT expert - on why distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies have the potential to affect every industry.
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