Latest News for: Blockchain coders


Why Purpose-Built, Niche Blockchains Are Set To Win in the Long Run

BitRSS 13 Apr 2021
When blockchains were first devised by the ...

Creating permanent uncensorable messages on the Bitcoin blockchain

Trezor 07 Apr 2021
The first message ever recorded on the Bitcoin blockchain was hidden in its genesis block ... Notably, coders Dan Kaminsky and Travis Goodspeed encoded a permanent tribute to the late cryptographer Len Sassaman on the Bitcoin blockchain back in 2011 ... Yet, it isn’t just miners and coders that are leaving messages on the Bitcoin blockchain.

Stabilization through digitalization and normalization in Asia

The Jerusalem Post 28 Mar 2021
But the opportunity is there for so much more beyond the borders of just these two countries ... The two countries have a say in the region ... Uzbekistan has developed advanced legislation in the field of blockchain technologies and has a state program “The One Million Uzbek Coders.” Kazakhstan has invested heavily in Astana Hub ... .

Virtual land and spaceships: NFTs and the new crypto frontier

Al Jazeera 26 Mar 2021
NFTs are digital files underpinned by blockchain technology- the same technology on which popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum rest ... Parcels are brought and sold on blockchain-based websites like and, where gamers, coders and everyone else can trade digital assets in crypto bazaars.

Blockchain reaction: A new book examines how technology is upending the Chinese countryside

RNZ 23 Mar 2021
He uses Blockchain ... It is one of the central stories in Blockchain Chicken Farm and Other Stories of Tech in China’s Countryside by Wang, a coder, artist, and technology thinker currently studying society and tech at Berkeley ... It centres on Blockchain ... But Blockchain is a distributed internet system meaning there is no single canonical record.

I started with nothing, says man who shook art world

Straits Times 20 Mar 2021
The image file is linked to a non-fungible token (NFT), its certificate of authenticity recorded using blockchain technology ... Last Thursday, after days of intense media coverage and speculation over his real identity, Metakovan unmasked himself as Mr Vignesh, a self-described "entrepreneur, coder and angel investor" in blockchain technology ... ....

Mystery Singapore buyer of $93m digital work at Christie's auction revealed

Straits Times 19 Mar 2021
On Thursday (March 18), after days of intense media coverage and speculation over his real identity, he announced himself to be Mr Vignesh Sundaresan, an "entrepreneur, coder and angel investor" in blockchain technologies ... assets, that is authenticated using blockchain technology.

Metakovan, mystery buyer of Beeple's $69.3 million NFT art, reveals identity

The Economic Times 18 Mar 2021
Vignesh Sundaresan aka ‘Metakovan’ is a Singapore-based blockchain entrepreneur, coder and angel investor. He has announced a $500,000 fellowship for ‘crypto storytellers' funded by his crypto investment firm, Metapurse ... .

Mysterious crypto investor reportedly bought $69M Beeple artwork

New York Post 12 Mar 2021
Metakovan is a patron for NFTs, unique digital assets whose ownership is recorded using blockchain technology, ... Metakovan’s true identity is unknown, but the Metapurse website describes him as an “entrepreneur, coder, and angel investor in blockchain technology.”.

Buyer of $69 million crypto art revealed as mysterious founder of NFT fund, who says ...

Business Insider 12 Mar 2021
Metakovan said the piece is worth $1 billion ... The First 5000 Days." ... According to the Metapurse website, Metakovan is an "entrepreneur, coder, and angel investor in blockchain technology since 2013." ... The artwork was created as an NFT - essentially a digital certificate of ownership and authenticity that lives on a secure system called a blockchain.

Polkadot’s Gavin Wood to Give Lecture Series as Part of UC Berkeley Blockchain Curriculum

Bitcoin 05 Mar 2021
Blockchain innovation moves fast, and as we advance this industry beyond legacy networks into next-generation, production-grade blockchains like Polkadot, it is critical that the next generation of coders, engineers, and entrepreneurs are up to speed on what it takes to make it in this competitive space.

Parity To Educate Berkeley Students on Developing Blockchain Projects on Polkadot

CryptoPotato 04 Mar 2021
Wood commented that blockchain innovation is expanding at a rapid pace and has advanced “beyond legacy networks into next-generation, production-grade blockchains like Polkadot.” This makes it “critical” for the newer coders, engineers, and entrepreneurs to be able to take on the growing competition and develop ground-breaking projects.

Bitcoin isn’t the ultimate face of cryptocurrency

Business Day Online 27 Feb 2021
Every transaction related to this virtual currency is managed over the popular blockchain technology ... With the help of the blockchain, international transactions can be easily made with no restrictions ... Like all other cryptocurrencies, bitcoin is also a decentralized currency whose balance is managed through a peer-to-peer network on the blockchain.

January’s Spotlight: Meet Cartesi (CTSI)

CryptoPotato 17 Jan 2021
Allowing for an easier transition between code from Ethereum to a layer-two scaling protocol is a major competitive advantage that Cartesi has been able to achieve, and also serves as a fantastic starting point for non-blockchain-based coders and developers ... It works as the fuel that powers the blockchain, covering staking and network fees.

3 Ethereum Alternatives That Banks Should Be Monitoring

Bitcoinist 07 Jan 2021
Reinforced by a next-generation consensus mechanism called Cerberus and powered by the developer-friendly Radix Engine, the layer-1 protocol is the brainchild of autodidact Dan Hughes, a British blockchain evangelist and genius coder who first experimented with Bitcoin in 2011.