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Are Censorship Free Platforms Doomed to Become Den of Trolls? Gab’s Case Are Censorship Free Platforms Doomed to Become Den of Trolls? Gab’s Case

Free speech and censorship are household topics for every crypto nerd worth his or her salt. It is time that we touched upon this topic in earnest and dived into the inevitable controversy that stems from these conversations.

Is First Decentralized Social Network Still Relevant: Steemit Retrospective Review Is First Decentralized Social Network Still Relevant: Steemit Retrospective Review 

The Web is all about generating and consuming content. While during the web 1.0 era site owners had to hire content creators, the arrival of web 2.0 streamlined the process. Users started generating and consuming their own content and you only needed to give content creators a platform to profit off their activity. For decades […]

Winning Crypto and Blockchain Grants: Expert Advice How Crypto Grant Foundations Work: Expert Insights

Applying for research and development grants may seem not an easy process, especially in such a young and controversial industry as blockchain and cryptocurrency assets, where projects often face a skeptical treatment.

The Watchful Eye of Chainalysis: How Bitcoins Get Dirty and How It May Affect You The Watchful Eye of Chainalysis: How Bitcoins Get Dirty and How It May Affect You

If anything is perceived as valuable, there is always someone who seeks to illegally obtain it, be it money, art, or luxury items. In recent years, this list embraced cryptocurrencies as well: to some, they have become a coveted prize that opens a fast track to wealth. And there are lots of ways to seize […]

Bank of France to Test CBDC Contributing to Wider Effort Bank of France to Test CBDC Contributing to Wider Effort

The Bank of France announced a CBDC experiment and is open to applications. The test is a part of the larger move towards introducing central bank digital money in the EU and is aimed to explore solutions for interbank settlement.

China’s Digitization Endeavors Continue: National Blockchain Platform to Go Live in April China’s Digitization Endeavors Continue: National Blockchain Platform to Go Live in April

While our society is being taught a hard lesson about the benefits of digitization, governments and businesses scramble to put together all sorts of online solutions. Although, China may have had a head start in going digital with a national blockchain infrastructure expected to go live next month.

Will Global Crisis Kill Off DeFi? Stakeholders’ Perspective Will Global Crisis Kill Off DeFi? Stakeholders’ Perspective

The Black Thursday shook the entire DeFi sector along with the wider crypto-industry. This time, DeFi wasn’t the much-needed salvation, despite its relative successes over the past couple years. Yet, the crisis brought up the significant potential of decentralized finance, when compared to its traditional counterpart.

Adam Back: The Question Was Whether Bitcoin Would Bootstrap Adam Back: The Question Was Whether Bitcoin Would Bootstrap

While waiting for the world to get back to normal, it may be useful to take a moment and turn away from all the turmoil and uncertainty. In this particular case, we offer you to look back at certain fundamental values and properties of Bitcoin.

Alex Mashinsky on DeFi: Just Circulating Everything Inside the System Is not Going to Make Bitcoin Go to 100,000 Alex Mashinsky on DeFi: Just Circulating Everything Inside the System Is not Going to Make Bitcoin Go to 100,000

How much more do banks earn from investments than their clients? Do they screw poor people over? Is DeFi a viable alternative system for banking? How can we entice more users to join DeFi systems? What business models allow private funds working with DeFi to become a bridge to the world of cryptocurrencies for the […]

Steemit Community Will Launch Hive Hard Fork to Get Rid of Justin Sun Steemit Community Will Launch Hive Hard Fork to Get Rid of Justin Sun

Steemit community has been restless ever since the announced acquisition of the platform by Justin Sun. Now, they finally decided to break up with Steem. On March 20 a Steemit hard fork named Hive will launch.

#ForkGoogle: Blockchain-Powered Alternatives to YouTube #ForkGoogle: Blockchain-Powered Alternatives to YouTube

Supporting the #ForkGoogle initiative, we take a look at YouTube competitors among blockchain-based video hosting and streaming services.

Can Blockchain Actually Disrupt? Can Blockchain Actually Disrupt?

These days, new streaming services pop up like forest mushrooms after a warm summer rain. The contagious example of Netflix prompted others to run their own media empires. There are now streaming services by Amazon, Disney, Apple, NFL, and CBS. In music, there are Spotify, Apple Music, and Google Music. It seems everyone is trying […]

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