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Gamasutra: Ryan s Blog -Ico: A Balance Inbetween Minimal

Ico: A Balance Inbetween Minimalism and Practicality The thoughts and opinions voiced are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. “The simplest things are often the truest.” -Richard Bach I like Ico. I truly like Ico. It was the very first time I ever experienced minimalism in a way that was meaningful for me. Read More »

Fiat Currency Vs Digital Currency

Fiat Currency Vs Digital Currency A lot of people still fight with the concept of how traditional fiat currency is “centralized”, and digital currencies like Bitcoin are “decentralized”. Without decently understanding what these terms mean, there is no way for everyday consumers to see the benefits of either option. Read More »

Directive Block – Official Minecraft Wiki

Instruction Block A instruction block is a block that can execute instructions. Because it cannot be obtained in Survival mode without cheats, it is primarily used on multiplayer servers and in custom-built maps. Directive blocks can be obtained by using the pick block control or with various directions, such as /give @p minecraft:command_block . Read More »

Colored Coins – Bitcoin Wiki

Colored Coins The term “Colored Coins” loosely describes a class of methods for signifying and managing real world assets on top of the Bitcoin Blockchain. While originally designed to be a currency, Bitcoin’s scripting language permits to store puny amounts of metadata on the blockchain, which can be used to represent asset manipulation instructions. Read More »

Blockchain won’t kill banks: Brock Pierce

Blockchain won’t kill banks: Brock Pierce Blockchain – the technology that underpins the cryptocurrency bitcoin – is unlikely to kill banks despite warnings from top industry executives, the chair of a bitcoin non-profit organization told CNBC on Monday. Last week, Andrey Sharov, a vice president at Russia’s Sberbank, said banks would vanish by two thousand twenty six due to the ... Read More »

Blockchain: Separating Hype from Substance Part Two

Paxos Engineering Blog Part one of this two-part series took an in-depth look at the Bitcoin blockchain and the properties that add value in a multiplicity of digital transactions. In part two, we look at the key properties of a blockchain, how they apply to public and private blockchains and the value of private blockchains for trading assets beyond bitcoins. Read More »

Blockchain – P2P Foundation

Blockchain = “a distributed cryptographic ledger collective amongst all knots participating in the network, over which every successfully performed transaction is recorded”. [1] Contents Contextual Citation “Why trust Bitcoin, or more specifically, why trust the technology that makes Bitcoin possible? In brief, because it assumes everybody’s a crook, yet it still gets them to go after the rules.” Read More »

Bitcoin: Should you invest in the crypto-currency?

Bitcoin: Should you invest in the crypto-currency? Bitcoin took a petite step towards mainstream financial acceptance last week, with Fidelity’s announcement that employees can now spend the crypto-currency in its in-house canteen. Clients of the US fund giant will now also be able to add any bitcoins into the valuation of their portfolios. Read More »