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  1. Cryptocurrency exchange market research (survey) Hello everyone, I am a student who's currently working on the final project and as part of my project I'm doing a market research on crypto-currency exchanges. I would much appreciate if you could take 10 minutes of your time and fill out my crypto-exchange survey. Your participation is very important and greatly appreciated. Link to the survey can be found below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSebLG6kKOd0Takmu9wLty4jBYUJoa-Oh8VoFYfEt5INHzIWzA/viewform?usp=sf_link Many thanks in advance. If you have any question please don't hesitate to ask.
  2. Dash News Weekly Recap - Price Update, Transaction Fees, Blockchain Research & Much More! Dash News Weekly Recap - Price Update, Transaction Fees, Blockchain Research & Much More! https://youtu.be/eYxH_kWBD0E
  3. Blockchain U: Arizona State and Digital Currency Dash Launch Research Lab - Dash in Fortune http://fortune.com/2017/08/17/blockchain-asu/ Jeff John Roberts Aug 17, 2017 Students at Arizona State University will soon have a chance to get hands-on experience with blockchain, one of the world's hottest technologies that is used extensively for digital currencies such as bitcoin and Dash. On Thursday, Dash announced that it is partnering with ASU's engineering school, among the nation's largest, to create a "Blockchain Research Lab" to work on blockchain technology and teach about its possibilities. According to a press release: Blockchain technology, which is software that relies on multiple computers to create a tamper-proof ledger of transactions, is best known for powering bitcoin. But it's also attracting enormous interest from major industries like shipping and finance, which see its record-keeping system as a means of creating more secure and efficient supply chains. Get Data Sheet, Fortune’s technology newsletter. Like other crypto-currencies, Dash is both a digital money and a specific type of blockchain. In an interview with Fortune, Dash CEO Ryan Taylor says he believes Dash is superior to bitcoin because its design allows for faster transactions, and because it is built around voting incentives that encourage good governance. Dash, which began in 2014 as a privacy-focused crypto-currency known as Darkcoin, is considerably less used than bitcoin, and has a value of around $1.5 billion versus more than $50 billion for bitcoin. Dragan Boscovic, the technical director of the CASCADE research lab at ASU, where the blockchain unit will be housed, said the lab is working with Dash in part because it has many practical uses. “Dash is the blockchain for the masses, and it's impressive for several reasons. The instant transactions (InstantSend) is a very important feature that meets the most demanding need of practical business applications," said Boscovic in a statement. Other universities, including MIT and Princeton, have undertaken blockchain research but, according to Dash, the new lab will be the first official research entity devoted to actively researching applications for the technology.
  4. GridCoin.co Pool (beta) This pool is under active development and may have issues/bugs from time to time. However things have been pretty stable and everything, including payments, are working normally. Please leave any issues/bugs you run into here or leave me some feedback! ♥ The front page of the site should have all the info you need to be able to connect to the pool and start researching right away. If anything is unclear or you think something should be added, please let me know! I want to make this as easy as possible! This pool works a little differently then the previous pool. So I will give a brief summary on how it works. Instead of relying on BAM!, I have created my own account manager which will handle attaching the pool's projects to your BOINC client. It will also upload your host information to my database, allowing you to link your host to the pool automatically, you do not have to do anything. I have a script that runs every two hours to pull host RACs from the pool's account on each project. This is then updated in my database and displayed on your profile page. For now payments will be done semi manually, in that, once we stake a block, or once a day, or whenever I feel it should be necessary, I will run a payment script that reads everyone's RAC, compares it to everyone else in the pool and assigns you percents. "Project Percent", which is the percent of your host in that project compared to all other pool members in that project. "Total Percent", which is the percent of your host compared to the entire pool, all projects. Your total percent is now the final percent used against the pool's staking balance. For now, the script crafts a sendmany command that I can use in the wallet's console. (This will be made all automatic once I am happy everything works correctly and is stable) A word about my account manager, this does mean you wont be able to use other managers while using mine, however once you have confirmed your host and projects are showing up on your profile, it would be perfectly fine to stop using the account manager, your RAC is updated independently of the account manager. Just make sure to connect once again if you want to add new projects or change settings. Also, it is possible to research projects on this pool as well as research your own projects. Solo and Pool researching can be done together so long as your wallet is setup to your solo CPID BEFORE you start using the pool. Thank you to everyone on IRC who has helped me test the pool, I wouldn't have been able to get this far without you all. ♥ Pool's CPID: 204d178f9b6d4de25297c99fed0ed860 Projects not currently supported: bitcoin utopia - http://www.bitcoinutopia.net/bitcoinutopia/ Pointless without being able to set apps leiden classical - http://boinc.gorlaeus.net/ Doesn't support weak auth keys rosetta@home - http://boinc.bakerlab.org/ Doesn't support weak auth keys world community grid - http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/boinc/ May add in the future yafu - http://yafu.myfirewall.org/yafu/ Not accepting new accounts yoyo@home - http://www.rechenkraft.net/yoyo/ Doesn't support weak auth keys To-Do: (Updated: Jan 10th, 2016) - Add more info to profile (Last payment date/amount) - Leaderboards and overall pool stats. Updates: (Updated: Jan 10th, 2016) Jan 10th, 2016 - Payments will be sent out more frequently. - New profile/project settings have been added. - Work begins on leaderboards and overall pool stats. Dec 23th, 2015 - First test payment! http://www.gridresearchcorp.com/gridcoin/?transaction_detail&txid=d0c8e8cbd4acd55dc4fbad181051e1654061b6c978c4e77a327f3ade874fa5d9 http://explorer.gridcoin.asia/tx/d0c8e8cbd4acd55dc4fbad181051e1654061b6c978c4e77a327f3ade874fa5d9
  5. Research Coin Excuse me if this is in the wrong section, but I have a couple of questions. Some where I read that any research you do that is whitelisted you receive your gridcoin? Usually what is it and how much roughly? If you accumulated 65,770 credits should you not see some type of coin for it? And if not how long would you have to wait?
  6. No ICO or Outside Investors, Just Community Altruism: How a Ph.D. Mathematician was Onboarded to 'Future Proof' Monero It seems that everyone is in crypto because they have dollar signs in their eyes. ICOs are making a lot of noise in the cybersphere; many projects have no working prototype and want to change the world with just a white paper. Away from the buzz and hype, in the background is Monero showing some real progress; the strong and silent type of the crypto-world. With no ICO, no investor funds, and no appeals to outsiders for money, the cryptocurrency project has quietly hired a Ph.D. Mathematician to help ‘future proof’ Monero, entirely funded by the goodwill of users and community members... Read more Here: https://btcmanager.com/no-ico-just-altruism-how-phd-mathematician-future-proof-monero/ Follow BTCMANAGER for the Latest on FinTech, Blockchain, Ethereum, and Bitcoin!
  7. Hong Kong | Dash Research and Planning by Evan Duffield https://medium.com/@eduffield222/hong-kong-research-and-planning-4206e065aa9c Hello Dash Community! Over the past year Andy Freer and his team have been preparing a comprehensive plan for the launch of Dash Evolution. Because of the vast amount of foundational work and the high stakes involved, we have been careful about releasing too much information at the beginning of the project. We don’t want to give our competition an edge, nor do we want to make “promises” without knowing whether they are feasible. We began the Evolution design process with a series of prototypes that were quick and dirty. These prototypes showed the main concepts of the wallet and how it would operate. More recently, we’ve moved to using DIPS, Dash Improvement Proposals, for a highly detailed internal process of imagining, planning and creating Dash Evolution. All conceptual components were finished a few weeks ago and I’ve been serving as an advisor to Andy and his team. Toward the end of this process, I was excited to jump on a plane and come out to Hong Kong, visiting Andy and other community members located here. Once I arrived, I began the process of walking through their plan and helping to create the most comprehensive, all-inclusive plan to date. This plan literally covers every last detail of Evolution’s architecture, its economics, how it all works, and how it will be implemented. I’m happy to announce that after several days of planning, meeting, and documenting, we have finished the final version of Dash Evolution’s roadmap and implementation plan. This is a game-changing plan which turns our network from a small, minor player in the space into the first ever network capable of competing with major payment networks directly. We will be able to compete with credit cards on their own level, matching their transactional volume but charging lower fees and easier to use solutions, and we will do this while maintaining complete decentralization. There are a few new concepts I’d like to outline: Masterblocks : Moving from soft consensus to hard consensus of masternode list Masternode shares : Allowing depositors to earn returns and vote from partial masternodes Scaling to ultra large blocks : All-inclusive plan for building hardware and software to move from 2MB blocks through 400MB blocks State transitions : Tracking changes to DashDrive Network maintenance functions : Using quorum technology to build administrative functions, akin to a decentralized crontab which updates DashDrive. Governance objects : All objects required for initial launch are determined and working theoretically to store user information securely and efficiently Credit system : A credit/debit system for incremental value charges related to the storage of data and user processing power. New fee structure : Lower fees become economically viable The model works economically, will be fully incentivized at every level, and will be implemented using a continuous improvements to the network. Our plan is heavily reliant on masternode concepts, such as collateralization, quorum-based actions and our two-tier optimized network. We are building Evolution in such a way that Dash will maintain market advantage as it grows. Over time, we will perfect and implement each individual component, scaling efficiently and creating an insurmountable competitive advantage. We are far ahead of every other project in the space, having been aided greatly by our decentralized governance and budgeting system. Using the budget system, we have been (and will continue to be) able to pay for top talent to design and implement each component without falling into centralized profit-seeking methodologies that result in bottlenecks and potential points of failure. We are using a strategy of incremental development which will allow us to roll out Evolution in multiple stages. Each new phase of development will target 10x user growth, while incorporating new features such as trustless masternode shares, blind mixing and ultra-large blocks with quick propagation times. We are building a system capable of handling massive amounts of user traffic and supporting vast number of transactions-per-second. We anticipate that such scale will require masternodes to run on specialized, custom-built hardware created specifically for the Dash network. We are designing that hardware now, and are doing so in a transparent, decentralized fashion. By designing and creating this hardware ourselves, we will be able to ensure it meets the needs of the network while maintaining the highest level of security. What follows is the plan that will bring Dash Evolution to life, allowing it to support millions of users in the space of just a few years. Evolution will allow Dash to become the first digital currency to reach mass-market adoption. We will achieve this while maintaining complete decentralization. We will also add important security features that until now have remained undisclosed. Collateralization, Quorums and DashDrive Each part of the Dash Evolution architecture will be hardened, allowing only specific approved actions to happen on the network. For example, we will utilize the first decentralized database with full schema, readable and writable data structure, stored across the network in a sharded database. We secure this via a concept called collateralization and quorums. Each write to the database requires a pseudo-random set of masternodes, called a quorum, to agree and sign a message. If the majority of this quorum agrees, the write object will be wrapped in these masternode signatures and relayed internally to DashDrive. By using masternode quorums, we ensure that our network is sybil-proof. Any attempt to attack the network would require the attacker to control an enormous number of masternodes, which would be prohibitively expensive. Quorums themselves are hardened by proof-of-work hashes which form the seed for the randomizing quorum function. In order to attack this system, one would either need a huge amount of Dash (to attack the quorums directly) or a vast amount of mining power (to alter the randomization seed). We anticipate that either attack would be obscenely expensive and uneconomical. Because of the importance of these random seeds, both our thriving ASIC market and a forthcoming collateralized mining requirement become important foundational elements in the success and security of our product. I have always been opposed to any switch to a proof-of-stake consensus method due to potential security issues. While doing research for Evolution, it has become clear that the only way to securely implement quorum-style technology is to utilize our hybrid proof-of-work (mining) and proof-of-service (masternodes) model. Competitors who have switched to proof-of-stake should consider switching back to proof-of-work to harden their hashes if they wish to use quorum technology. Without proof-of-work providing an additional layer of security, such systems are vulnerable to several different forms of attack. Democratic Voting Process All actions on the network are done using a democratic voting process, where the collateralized masternodes are the only members allowed to vote on network topics. Additionally, end-users will also gain the ability to vote on network issues by moving money into trustless masternode shares. This will give the depositors a say in the direction of the network, maintaining equal distribution of power/influence over the network itself. By allowing masternode shares via savings accounts we lower the threshold required to participate in governance and decrease the power of large masternode owners. This will cause our network to become even more decentralized. Not-for-Profit / Team Structure We are committed to maintaining a not-for-profit mindset, where individuals are paid for the work they do, but a corporate organization doesn’t take a “cut” of the profit. We will organize ourselves into multiple small groups, each with it’s own management structure, administration protocols, strategies, assignments, goals and projects. These teams will be paid directly from our blockchain. This removes the need for profit-seeking behavior, since funding is guaranteed by the network as long as the appropriate milestones are met.This structure is anti-fragile and anyone, from any team, at any time, can be fired by the network itself. This will surgically remove infections from the project and prevent fragmentation of the community long term while still allowing exponential growth of our global workforce. Dash Network — Software Applications CORE DAEMON : This is the main daemon that that does much of the work of the network. It relays blocks, validates blocks and transactions and ultimately is responsible for maintaining the blockchain ledger. DAPI : This is the third-tier interface, allowing our edge users to maintain a connection to the network and access services from a distance without having to download and validate large amounts of data themselves DASHDRIVE : This is where we store user object information in a decentralized and secure way on the network. Only those with proper permissions can update various pieces of data. ADAPI : We utilize onion-type routing to securely and anonymously access services of DAPI, allowing users to maintain privacy if needed. This is automatically used for our new implementation of ”Privacy,” a cutting edge, improved version of PrivateSend. Teams & Offices I myself will be heading up the new office in Hong Kong, called “Dash Labs.” We will immediately begin building proof-of-concepts of custom masternode hardware. Our existing offices in Arizona will be used for academic research. This research will be aimed at proving our ideas work and proactively searching for any problems before they crop up. Dash Ethos and Philosophy We are building a world-wide financial network capable of putting every individual’s money under his/her direct control without intermediaries. We are building Dash Evolution because we believe it’s needed and offers value to society. We are not building it to get rich. Since we do not have short-term profit motives, we shouldn’t rush an unfinished product to market. We are building a quality assurance team that will thoroughly evaluate the software and ensure that it meets a standard of 99.999% uptime. Ultimately we are targeting customers used to legacy banking and payment solutions. They will not necessarily care about decentralization; instead, they will want software that “just works,” and that works all the time. It is ultimately this group of customers we must keep in mind while designing and implementing Dash Evolution.
  8. Gridcoin Research .exe Assertion Failed Hello, I run Windows 7, since I upgraded to the latest Wallet Version, it kept crashing after a few minutes... Since yesterday, it wont start at all, always a Error Message - Assertion Failed. I attach a screenshot of the Error. Every Help is very appreciated! Thx Martin
  9. South Korean Researchers Predict Bitcoin Price Using Forum Data An open access, peer-reviewed research paper published on May 12, 2017, by researchers from Korea University and Kangnam University in South Korea has explained a method for predicting the fluctuation in the bitcoin price and transactions based on user opinions posted on online forums... Read more Here: https://btcmanager.com/south-korean-researchers-predict-bitcoin-price-using-forum-data/ Follow BTCMANAGER for the Latest on FinTech, Blockchain, Ethereum, and Bitcoin!
  10. MIT: Bitcoin to Prevent Identity Theft and Encryption Attacks At the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy held over May 22-24, MIT researchers presented a paper on a new encryption method which utilizes the underlying technologies of Bitcoin to prevent identity theft and encryption attacks... Read more Here: https://btcmanager.com/mit-study-bitcoin-prevent-identity-theft-encryption-attacks/ Follow BTCMANAGER for the Latest on FinTech, Blockchain, Ethereum, and Bitcoin!
  11. How do you research a particular cryptocurrency? Do you even dig in deeper before buying??? Here a couple of handy sites and sources I use when looking into a particular cryptocurrency. Yes, the technical analysis and charts are very important but knowing the story and fundamentals behind the project are just as critical. Especially if you're committing capital for the long term. Having a strong belief and conviction in the project will help you hold through the ups and downs.
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  13. Identifying Applications for Blockchain to Transform Businesses and Competitiveness. _________________________________________________________________________ Are you the owner of this business? Would you like to manage the entry? Contact Support: https://cryptocurrencytalk.com/support/
  14. The Institute for Blockchain Studies is an independent non-profit research institute examining the theoretical, philosophical, and societal implications of blockchain technology (the technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies). _________________________________________________________________________ Are you the owner of this business? Would you like to manage the entry? Contact Support: https://cryptocurrencytalk.com/support/
  15. To Open up Science and knowledge creation by means of the blockchain (r)evolution. To bring science towards reproducible results, autonomous and free data handling and incentivisation of true innovation. To guide the social, technical, cultural, political, economical and legal impacts of the blockchain (r)evolution to science. To support scientific communication and education. To free science from any kind of censorship, central point of failure or other potential deadends. Allow technical innovation without centralisation. To provide insights to current stakeholders, science workers, research funders and institutions, and to constructively involve them in the transition process so as to prevent unnecessary friction costs among stakeholders (agnostic of the deep societal entanglement of science and research). To provide alternative systems that may amend instead of forcefully replace existing systems. To evolve sciences artificial competitions and markets so as to incentivise outliers and not the mean. To provide novel, less overhead (and empty ‘conduct’ creating) concepts. To make them unpredictable for system gamers. To evolve business models, analyse their impact on the scientific culture and provide roadmaps to autonomous and continuous scientific endeavors and their applicability. To replace our marketing heavy economy with innovation heavy economy. To solve the innovator’s dilemma. To make the most efficient and sustainable use of our unique resources on earth, to accommodate an increasing number of humans and finally to make humanity multi-planetary, to prevent extinction of our species and to extend the ultimate frontier to become independent of our earth. All this with a minimal and potentially self-sustaining structure. _________________________________________________________________________ Are you the owner of this business? Would you like to manage the entry? Contact Support: https://cryptocurrencytalk.com/support/
  16. Researchers, I wanted to create an official thread for supporting grcpool.com. Feel free to also use the below methods to contact me for support... 1) facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gridcoinpool/ (and good to follow for updates and pool information) 2) pool's email: admin@grcpool.com 3) sometimes the IRC as 'bgb': https://kiwiirc.com/client/irc.freenode.net:6667/#gridcoin Also just a couple quick bullet points about me: I started crunching on Seti@Home about 17 years ago before BOINC existed and haven't missed much crunching since then. I have been involved in cryptocurrency related projects for 5 years. I work full-time as a programmer (19 years) in the telecommunications industry.
  17. I spoke in December about a Literature Review I had to perform as an university assignment, I chose a BOINC related topic & have obtained permission to upload this here. Bear in mind that the formatting (margins) are so that you can write in the margins, so each page doesn't contain a lot of information. The 'lit review' also comes off more as a paper review than a true lit review of the subject I chose (derp), so it's not an amazing paper (still worth a read though). If you (the reader) are one of the individuals behind one of the papers I've reviewed please don't be triggered, I would be interested in further discussing the topics in a future hangout though. Collusion detection and prevention mechanisms within Volunteer Desktop Grids Best regards, CM. ----- Would anyone be interested in a BiBTeX file containing BOINC research papers? Would anyone be interested in performing their own literature reviews, or original research regarding BOINC?
  18. *Please note, that these top 5 best cryptocurrencies investment are always being updated when necessary for top quality and accuracy. These picks are currently out of date. For up to date results please visit the leading cryptocurrency research authority group's website: Cryptonaire. The results are generated from a highly sophisticated analysis and ARP (Academic Research Papers) that are submitted by the researchers for thorough screening. The screening will be reviewed by the panel that consists of professionals that are highly skilled in cryptography and investments; and follow a strict code of conduct that avoids any bias or/and inaccurate results. All successful submissions that have successfully passed the process, receive publication on Cryptonaire. (The picks below might be expired. Please read the statement above for up to date results.) Top 5 Best Cryptocurrencies & Alt-coins Investment: Ripple (XRP) Bitcoin (BTC) Monero (XMR) Litecoin (LTC) Ethereum (ETH) These results are constantly updated from the official Crypto-Trading calendar. For more information and real-time updates, please visit Cryptonaire (number #1 cryptocurrency research and investment firm). Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Invest in: Don’t you wish you can go back to February 14, 2011 and buy a thousand Bitcoins for the price of $1,000? Then wait around until November 25th, 2013 to sell all of them and make a million dollars! Yes we all do. Unfortunately we can’t go back, but what you can do; is make a new smart investment. Always remember something; every currency in the world has a country connected to it (even though cryptocurrencies aren’t officially currencies yet). The population of each country and the economical state matters and go hand in hand. Although, a cryptocurrency doesn’t have a country. It has the internet. Adding all the currencies in the world into one. Expect to see over 3 billion people use cryptocurrencies, because over 3 billion people use the internet every day. Here are the top 5 cryptocurrencies that are predicted to skyrocket: 1. Ripple (XRP) Ripple is based on shared, public database or ledger, which uses a consensus process that allows for payments, exchanges and remittance in a distributed process. Ripple tries its best to keep it free of charge for any sort of exchange or trade. They will have a hard time with third-parties, but why go to third parties when the officials themselves are offering to trade or exchange with no fee. Ripple has been successful adapting big banks to their system. Professionalism and high quality development is being put into this cryptocurrency. Currently Ripple has teamed up with biggest banks such as RBC, CIBC and more. These banks are currently using Ripple as a Interbank blockchain, but later on it is expected that these banks will be transfering funds more often through Ripples gateway. Ripple is considered to be the best cryptocurrency for long-term investment. 2. Bitcoin (BTC) Yes, we all know Bitcoin and its nothing new. Although, people started to see that its flattening out anywhere in the $500’s. Sorry to tell you, but it’s not stopping there. This cryptocurrency has the most merchants that accepts bitcoin. With large volumes through companies such as Tesla; we could see bitcoin double in value. Bitcoin is the mother of all cryptocurrencies and many of the upcoming and startup cryptocurrencies are revolving around Bitcoin itself. Think about it like this. If you are gardening, and would like to plant tomatoes from scratch you’d need to put the seeds (new cryptocurrencies) into the soil (Bitcoin). The more the seeds grow into a tomato plant the more space it takes up. You’ll need more soil for the other plants just to grow just as healthy. Which means more soil (bitcoin). Even though many of you are hesitant to invest into bitcoins due to the high price, it is still worth investing into because it won’t stop there. 3. Ethereum (ETH) Ethereum is a public blockchain platform with programmable transaction functionality, and a cryptocurrency itself. It provides a decentralized virtual machine that can execute peer-to-peer contracts using a cryptocurrency called Ether. Many other cryptocurrencies are using Ethereum’s system to run there cryptocurrency. Ethereum has been doing great at representing a professional image to the cryptocurrency and a strong foundation. Many of the major banks have been looking into ways to adopt the blockchain effect. Ethereum is at the top of the list. With many Chinese, Russian and Canadian private investors backing up the cryptocurrency; we will see a bright future in our daily lives involving Ethereum. The cryptocurrency Ethereum is attracting the eyes of the investors, banks, politicians, and consumers. You might be looking at the future mainstream cryptocurrency. 4. Monero (XMR) Monero has been known for continuous successful effort to make the most anonymous cryptocurrency. Monero has been known to be used on the Dark nets largests marketplace where millions of sales transactions are processed every month. Businesses and Organizations have been using Monero due to its healthy value and anonymity for its trace. The Monero development team has been working on Paybee. A payment processing gateway for users and merchants to accept a variety of payment methods and get settled and converts instantly to Monero, Bitcoin or Fiat. This will ease the process for more merchants to use Monero and become much more comfortable with the cryptocurrency. Slowly but surely this will be a cryptocurrency that will start branching off to investment firms that do large sums of transfers to dodge public awareness and Darknet Marketplaces and will sky rocket the value. The biggest factors also include the supply and demand. Currently there is approximately 13,00,000 coins available for supply (which is not a lot). Which means there is not enough coins for the demand, so grab your coins while you can. It’s bound for the price to go up, to create difficulty in creating a positive demand or the little supply. The supply is bound to decrease every year. 5. Litecoin (LTC) Litecoin has been around for a very long time and has shown success at keeping a healthy value to its cryptocurrencies. Also the largest Bitcoin wallet provider Coinbase has added the cryptocurrency to GDAX for trading. The longstanding trusted cryptocurrency has been a safe long term investment for quite a while now. Picture Litecoin to be the 5 dollar bill compared to the 100 dollar bill (bitcoin). To have a successful cryptocurrency it needs three things: professionalism, quantitative flow, and trust. Litecoin has it all.
  19. Hello, we just launched a new decision support platform to help people organize their cryptocurrency portfolio in one place. http://www.raistone.io Feedback/suggestions welcome. Beta version online and free to access. Key benefits: Easily peruse our database to compare cryptocurrencies. Construct a portfolio of any number of cryptocurrencies and track key metrics on one screen. Create customized notifications delivered straight to your inbox that keep you informed of major cryptocurrency events. Follow aggregated news feeds tailored to your cryptocurrency portfolio.
  20. The leading Japanese think tank and systems integrator, Nomura Research Institute (NRI), recently announced an upcoming research project on the feasibility of implementing new technologies, including blockchain, into the securities industry. NRI was created as a merged entity of Nomura Research Institute, Japan’s first private think tank, and Nomura Computer Systems, a pioneer in systems. “Our aim is to double operating profit to ¥100 billion by creating value,” states the 2015 NRI Integrated Report. More
  21. Hey! On our Coin Cafe blog, I'm working on an interview series about companies that accept Bitcoin. I posted on the Goods board too, but a fair amount of the companies are accepting Bitcoin for services, so I thought I'd post here as well. It's been really fascinating to hear the viewpoints of all of these different people that accept Bitcoin! I hope you enjoy the interviews, and there will definitely be more to come! Here are the companies I've interviewed so far that accept Bitcoin for services (click the name to read the full interview)... The Techno Tourist (boutique/festival travel agency): "Transaction fees have increased significantly, and there’s a lot more red tape around sending money, so it’s become extremely difficult to accept money from people. So I think that once we start to give customers the option to pay lower fees [with Bitcoin], the choice is going to be pretty easy for them." Autism Speaks (research/charity): "We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to fundraise, and I think that online fundraising is an area that everybody talks about. Everybody feels strongly that it is the future of how the younger generation, the millennials, will be donating to organizations. But there’s not really many easy ways to make these donations." Wallis Creative (website design): "At this point, I decided that an agency who can’t see the incredible potential of new technology like Bitcoin isn’t the agency I wanted to be part of. That’s when I decided to leave and set up my own online marketing agency." Many more to come soon! Thanks everyone! - Emily
  22. We are a growing startup working on the problems of data accessibility and visualization in Bitcoin and across the larger cryptocurrency space. Through the course of our work, we read and index much of the academic and industry research that is published online. Recently, we realized that the internal resource we have created might be of value as a reference compendium for researchers everywhere. As entrepreneurs and engineers ourselves, we understand that access to research and to data lays the foundation for much of the innovation and development we see in the news each day. Accordingly, we are pleased to announce the public release of the Smith and Crown research index. We look forward to your feedback, comments, and submissions. We hope that you find this resource as useful as we do. SmithandCrown.com
  23. Hey everyone, I'm doing my research project for school about cryptocurrencies. I was wondering if i could have some detailed answers to this question. I need other peoples thoughts on the topic. Can some cryptocurrencies be viable and ethical for the future? Please answer this specifically and in detail. Thank you for your time. Zac.
  24. At Helix Miners we have been meticulously researching and working hard to bring you all the necessary information regarding the development companies that have popped up and are now taking your money and promising hashing power, ROI and whatever else they can think of. Here are the ones we will be talking about (in no particular order): 1. Gridseed (of course) - http://helixminers.com/reevaluating-gridseed/ 2. KnC Miners - http://helixminers.com/research-kncminer/ 3. Mining Asics Technology - http://helixminers.com/look-mining-asics-technologies/ 4. Flower Technology 5. Hashra - http://helixminers.com/hashra-amazing-deal-good-true/ 6. Zeus Miners 7. Fibonacci - http://helixminers.com/fibonacci-enigmatic-name-enigmatic-company/ 8. Alpha-Tech - http://helixminers.com/alpha-technology-open-ethical/ We've picked these companies for a variety of reasons. With ETA's for their miners quickly approaching, we are all eager to see which ones will deliver and which ones will come up with some great excuse to prolong the inevitable. We have started a DAILY blog post on these companies (started yesterday), and will be posting on each one, not only giving our own opinion of each, but also sourcing all of the data online, and compiling them into nice chewable chunks! You can ask questions here or email us directly if you have any questions! info@helixminers.com We also have an AWESOME update to make at the end of this 8 day "blogging" that will change everything. A little mix of CHAIN and something else Sign up for our Newsletter to keep up with all of our updates! http://helixminers.com/blog/ -HELIX TEAM
  25. NORBITS NRB Community managed and developed. Centralized management has caused the downfall of too many coins. Website www.noirbits.com Block Explorer http://nrb.webboise.com/chain/Noirbits SPECIFICATIONS Scrypt Algo 2 minute block time 20 coins per block 50 million total coins Expected run time ~ 9 years 30 confirms Hourly retarget DOWNLOADS version 2.2.3 Source Code https://github.com/ftcminer/Noirbits Windows http://www.noirbits.com/downloads/Noirbits-win32-2.2.3.0.rar https://github.com/ftcminer/Noirbits/archive/master.zip MAC http://dls.21stcenturymoneytalk.org/dls/noirbits/Noirbits-qt-mac.zip Sample norbits.conf server=1 rpcuser=minername rpcpassword=minerpass rpcallowip=127.0.0.1 rpcport=14014 daemon=1 testnet=false addnode=212.92.177.74 POOLS LP http://nrb.miners-united.com Now with stratum support PPLNS http://nrb.coinmine.pl LP: 8097 Stratum: 9097 0% fee EXCHANGES None Available. SERVICE / OTHER Escrow http://www.koolioescrow.com Faucet http://nrb.miners-united.com/faucet/ NoirDice http://www.noirdice.com/ Cryptsy Exchange https://www.cryptsy.com/markets/view/54