What is IPFS?The Inter Planetary File System (IPFS), IPFS improves the way data is stored, shared and accessed. IPFS has enhanced hypermedia data sharing by learning from many technologies that came before, such as distributed hash tables (DHT), BitTorrent, and SFS. IPFS is becoming the storage platform of choice for blockchain based applications (dApps). Using... Continue Reading →

Smart Contracts and Ricardian Contracts

This article hopes to serve as an introduction to Smart and Ricardian Contracts, two blockchain related technologies that are gaining a lot of deserved attention. Smart contracts were first proposed in 1994 by Nick Szabo. They were envisioned to be computerised transaction protocols executing contract terms, or, self-executing contracts with the terms of the agreement... Continue Reading →

China’s Blockchain Service Network (BSN)

The Blockchain-based Service Network of China (BSN), is a platform allowing individuals, enterprises and organisations to interact over a shared blockchain platform. It also hopes, and could possibly be, the infrastructure used to connect emerging smart cities around the globe. The BSN provides tools for developers to create distributed applications (dapp), that are then run... Continue Reading →

What is Metamask?

Dapp reviews - #1 - Metamask Metamask has been chosen as the first dapplication to be reviewed due to this service being one of the first extensions to allow users to navigate the Ethereum network from the comfort of their browser. Rather than being a dapp, Metamask is something that will allow you to use... Continue Reading →

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