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Towards a mass adoption of Ethereum with Status

Towards a mass adoption of Ethereum with Status

I have sat down with the COO of Status, Nabil Naghdy, to talk about mass adoption of Ethereum, Status contribution to it, and its use cases. What needs to be done to drive mass adoption of Ethereum? First of all, it should be said that there is already quite a…
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Crypto-UBI models: how Blockchain will decrease inequality

Crypto-UBI models: how Blockchain will decrease inequality

Basic Income, as explained in our previous UBI article, has significant potential to decrease inequality. However, there are several issues: it is expensive, and it is difficult to do a pilot project due to bureaucracy, which only exacerbates the problem of lack of definitive results. Thankfully, several projects across the…
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Easy explanation of Constantinople and the contentious Create2

Easy explanation of Constantinople and the contentious Create2

In this article we will shortly describe the upcoming Constantinople update, with the focus on Create2 – a contentious protocol that may have as many advantages as vulnerabilities. What is Constantinople? Constantinople is a hard fork, that is “a permanent divergence from the previous version of the blockchain”. As the…
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Basic Income and Blockchain part I: What is Universal Basic Income?

Basic Income and Blockchain part I: What is Universal Basic Income?

Increasing automation and the changing labour market are shifting the way working will function in the future. Full-time positions are decreasing, as more and more people choose (or are forced) to freelance jobs, while the developments in robotics and AI will mean more and more jobs will be done by…
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GDPR and Blockchain: contradictory or complementary?

GDPR and Blockchain: contradictory or complementary?

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Blockchain seem to be contradictory terms, with major requirements of the regulation flying in the face of Blockchain features. But is this really the case? In this article we will explain what GDPR is and present its main points. We will also dive into…
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The videoplatform that can kill YouTube

The videoplatform that can kill YouTube

Giants such as Netflix, YouTube, or Twitch may soon lose some of their power to the emerging players of the entertainment industry. In this article, we will focus on one of the most interesting contenders – BitMovio. BitMovio provides a video entertainment platform powered by Blockchain. It is a reaction…
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Democracy.earth: improving democracy with Blockchain

Democracy.earth: improving democracy with Blockchain

Voting is essential for a well-functioning democracy. And due to corruption or imperfect voting methods, the results may not always be trusted. Depending where you live, you may even take this fundamental right for granted. And as with many other areas, Blockchain technology can improve voting as well. Blockchain removes…
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Blockchain has been hacked several times. And it’s getting more frequent

Blockchain has been hacked several times. And it’s getting more frequent

You may have heard that “Blockchain has never been hacked, it’s the intermediaries (exchanges etc.) that are vulnerable”. This may have been true until a few years ago, but no longer. 2018 has seen not only a truly brutal market, but also several (!) successful 51% attacks of Blockchain. Let’s…
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Popular trading indicators: Support and resistance levels

Popular trading indicators: Support and resistance levels

Support and resistance levels are among the very basic concepts of trading, both long-term and short-term trading. Both levels are places on the graph where the price tends to stop and, in some cases, turn. Therefore, many people use them as potential points to buy or sell, especially if there…
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Popular trading indicators: Relative Strength Index (RSI)

Popular trading indicators: Relative Strength Index (RSI)

Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum indicator that compares the size of the latest gains with the biggest loss in a given period. RSI is usually used to assess whether a market is overbought or oversold. Calculating RSI on a day graph is based on the following formula: RSI…
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Popular trading indicators: Parabolic SAR

Popular trading indicators: Parabolic SAR

Parabolic SAR (Parabolic Stop and Reverse; also called PSAR) is an indicator, which can provide some very strong signals in a trending market, and the indicator is relatively easy to understand. At the same time, this indicator is ideal for use with other known indicators, such as moving average (EMA).…
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Popular trading indicators: Moving average

Popular trading indicators: Moving average

Moving average is one of the fundamental and essential tools in technical analysis. Among other things, you can use moving averages to determine which trend is in a market, whether it’s upward, downward or moving sideways. Looking at a moving average over the last 50 periods, you have a long…
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Trading tips from eToro’s Elite Popular Investor

Trading tips from eToro’s Elite Popular Investor

The 29-year-old English trader Jay Edward Smith – also called Jay Nemesis – is quite impressive. In 2015 and 2016, he yielded a 40% and 75% profit respectively, without excessive drawdowns. In 2017, Jay Edward Smith has achieved a return of over 330%. These results have, among other things, given…
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Want to start crypto trading? Read these tips from a successful trader before you begin

Want to start crypto trading? Read these tips from a successful trader before you begin

How hard is it to start trading cryptocurrencies? Is it even possible to do it without any relevant background? How do I start? What should I know before I begin? You’ll find answers to these and more questions below. Beginnings of trading are always hard, especially if you’re completely new…
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Interview with Poseidon

Interview with Poseidon

Flashy Gordy interviews the CEO of Poseidon – Laszlo Giricz. By leveraging blockchain technology Poseidon (non-profit foundation) aims to decrease the carbon footprint of companies and governments.