I’m hoping we’ll start to see a lot more innovative uses of the blockchain for games like this in the future, so I wanted to write a quick walkthrough of the code behind CryptoKitties to show how it was implemented beneath the surface. This article is written for developers, and while it’s not an absolute-beginner’s introduction to Solidity, I tried to include links to documentation to make it as accessible as possible to developers of all levels.
Democracy intends to serve as a system where the public decides how to govern itself through consensus.
The democratic ideals echoed throughout blockchain are an important aspect of understanding the technology’s future. As advocates want to keep blockchain decentralized while scaling, these ideals are especially pertinent.
Since we announced The 0cean, we’ve had dozens of people approach us, from individuals to large investment funds, who are very excited to participate in our ICO and pre-sale. We even had a large fund offer to run our ICO for us. It’s flattering and we’re delighted to get so much interest. There’s only one catch: we aren’t planning an ICO and we never have been. :)
Blockchain startup, Gladius.io, is empowering everyone else to fight back against black hat hackers in an innovating way.
Gladius is essentially a decentralized network for DDoS protection and content delivery.
Bitcoin’s capacity is limited. Meanwhile, smart contracts can be resource intensive. So even though Bitcoin has always supported basic smart contract functionality, the two have never been a natural match.