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A tale of two cryptocurrencies: Ethereum and Bitcoin's ongoing challenges • Tony Arcieri

It’s been one of the most interesting months in the history of cryptocurrency. The price of Bitcoin has soared up to nearly $800 (then dropped to $675 as $19 million in BTC hit the market) as the reward for mining a block is soon set to be halved.... | Tony Arcieri | Hi there. I work on the Platform Security Team at Square. These days I dabble in cryptography, but in the past made the Celluloid actor framework for Ruby and the Reia programming language
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Blockchain Company's Smart Contracts Were Dumb

Blockchain Company's Smart Contracts Were Dumb | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
What matters more: What the code said or what people thought it said?
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Deconstructing theDAO Attack: A Brief Code Tour

TheDAO was attacked today, and the attacker seems to have made off with 3.5mm ether (at time of writing in excess of $45mm). The vulnerability was the Race To Empty or Recursive Call attack. We'll probably be writing about this for some time, but I wanted to get out
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Faut-il prendre les promesses de la Blockchain au sérieux ? « InternetActu.net

Faut-il prendre les promesses de la Blockchain au sérieux ? « InternetActu.net | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
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Blockchain for Grown Ups: Cutting Through the Hype

Every week you get an invitation to a blockchain conference. Every magazine and newspaper has an article about blockchain, and every company you talk to has an “innovation lab” working on blockchain. You’ve spent more than a few idle moments imagining the possibility and promise blockchain could bring to, well, just about anything! But then you go back to work and nothing has changed, and things are getting even more complicated than before—from regulations to customer expectations. If this feels too close to reality, then this series of articles is for you.
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Calculus Learning Guide

Calculus Learning Guide | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
This is a (http://betterexplained.com/articles/honest-learning) for Calculus based on the (http://betterexplained.com/articles/adept-method): * Explore high
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buckie/juno

juno - Smart Contracts Running on a BFT Hardened Raft
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Codex: A Legal Scripting Language for Ethereum

Codex: A Legal Scripting Language for Ethereum | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
Pax is using Ethereum to build a peer to peer legal system. The best way to explain Ethereum is by contrasting it with B…
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A primer to the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) — Slock.it Blog

A primer to the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) — Slock.it Blog | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
A high level introduction to the DAO smart contracts, based on a series of posts by Christoph Jentzsch
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Blockchain : la nouvelle infrastructure des échanges ? « InternetActu.net

Blockchain : la nouvelle infrastructure des échanges ? « InternetActu.net | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
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A 101 Noob Intro to Programming Smart Contracts on Ethereum

A 101 Noob Intro to Programming Smart Contracts on Ethereum | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
For noobs to Ethereum development.
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Togelius: Why video games are essential for inventing artificial intelligence

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On the dangers of a blockchain monoculture • Tony Arcieri

On the dangers of a blockchain monoculture • Tony Arcieri | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
At first there was Bitcoin†: the world’s most successful cryptocurrency to-date. But lately there has been more and more talk about “the Bitcoin blockchain”, “the blockchain”, “blockchain”, or “blockchain technology”. Bloomberg reports that Nasdaq... | Tony Arcieri | Hi there. I work on the Platform Security Team at Square. These days I dabble in cryptography, but in the past made the Celluloid actor framework for Ruby and the Reia programming language
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Phil Does Security | Chasing the DAO Attacker’s Wake

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Thinking About Smart Contract Security - Ethereum Blog

Over the last day with the community’s help we have crowdsourced a list of all of the major bugs with smart contracts on Ethereum so far, including both the DAO as well as various smaller 100-10000 ETH thefts and losses in games and token contracts. This list (original source here) is as follows: The DAO (obviously) The …
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DAOs, Hacks and the Law

“The DAO” is in the midst of an epic hack due to an exploit on the originating smart contracts. Unfortunately it may seem that their own…
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Going dark: online privacy and anonymity for normal people

Last week we got news of the Rosebutt data breach. This is a very particular class of site and like many others we've recently seen compromised, it's highly likely that members would have preferred to keep their identities secret. It doesn't matter if you don't agree with the lifestyle choice
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Que nous veut la blockchain ? — Open EdTech

Que nous veut la blockchain ? - Open EdTech - Medium
Découvrir la blockchain au travers du regard d’une designer
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Stephan Tual - Blockchain beyond Bitcoin - Lift 2016

Stephan Tual presents "Blockchain beyond Bitcoin" at Lift 2016. Slock.it disrupts the billion dollar disruptors by enabling anyone to rent, sell or share the...
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Forty Big Banks Test Blockchain-Based Bond Trading System

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Bitcoin crash course | Crypto Capitalism Center

Bitcoin crash course | Crypto Capitalism Center | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it

“bitcoin is an implementation of Wei Dai’s b-money proposal on Cypherpunks in 1998 and Nick Szabo’s Bitgold proposal”

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Ethereum Stack Exchange

Ethereum Stack Exchange | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it

Ethereum Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Ethereum, the crypto value and blockchain-based consensus network. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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La Blockchain, une révolution de nature à changer le monde?

La Blockchain, une révolution de nature à changer le monde? | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
Co-écrit avec Clément Jeanneau (co-fondateur de Blockchain France)  Et si la technologie qui était derrière la crypto-monnaie BitCoin avait le pouvoir d’initier une troisième voie? Une révolution qui
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The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment

The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment | Various computer and geek stuff | Scoop.it
I’ve spent more than 5 years being a Bitcoin developer. The software I’ve written has been used by millions of users, hu…
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