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What Came Along with the Stargate Release: Cosmos SDK v0.40+
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What Came Along with the Stargate Release: Cosmos SDK v0.40+

The Stargate v0.40 release of the Cosmos SDK resulted from many teams working in collaboration for almost 10 months. This is a good time to share more about the technical side of the new release, including the design principles underpinning the release, the paradigm of evolutionary Schema-based development, and the performance increases that the refactoring...

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Understanding Ethermint

Ethermint seeks to provide the capabilities of the EVM to Cosmos using the Cosmos SDK. The Cosmos SDK is an open-source framework that allows developers to build blockchains by composing & customizing Cosmos SDK modules. Tendermint Core, the consensus engine, is there to make sure every transaction is chronicled correctly. With all these elements combined,...

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10 Skills That Can Land You A Job in Crypto

With every bull run, the number of Crypto companies and innovation only keep going up. Most crypto jobs are non-technical, as there is a high demand for marketing, content creators, and community management. Apart from that, Solidity Development is one of the most in-demand skills technical from crypto companies as it is the programming language...

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What Is Hashing in Blockchain: A Beginner-Friendly Guide

The Bitcoin hash algorithm is SHA-256 or Secure Hashing Algorithm 256 bits. This algorithm is a one-way cryptographic function as the original data can be retrieved via decryption. The implementation of a cryptographic hash function is beneficial to prevent fraudulent transactions, [double spends](https://hackernoon.com/51percent-explaining-the-network-disruption) in Bitcoin. Each subsequent hash is tied to the previous hash, thus...

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This Data Set Shows How Our Emotions Affect the Weather

When school started it would be one or more of the following: cloudy, foggy, drizzling/raining/raining. This has been changing over the last 15 years through a variety of poorly thought out government policies, but that’s another story. I used the site Weather Underground to look up the weather for each date and I pasted the data...

Demystifying DeFi, DEXs, and AMMs with AllianceBlock Team
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Demystifying DeFi, DEXs, and AMMs with AllianceBlock Team

Joining Utsav from HackerNoon on this episode, from AllianceBlock are Rachid Ajaja (CEO), Houman Falakshahi (CRO), and Matthieu Mariapragassam (Head of Quantitative Analytics). 🧑‍💻 On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast: – What are the finer points of DeFi mechanics? 🔧 – How do decentralized exchanges manage liquidity via smart contracts? 🧠 – Why are...

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DeFi on Bitcoin: How Sovryn is Answering The Final Criticism Against Bitcoin

This article, composed of several literal modules, explores the natural evolution of DeFi as we know it. Advancing from Ethereum and other pockets of DeFi to a more robust Bitcoin-based solution could allow millions to participate in the most egalitarian redistribution of wealth in history. The story starts by describing a challenge Bitcoin and DeFi...

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The One True Metaverse Shall Be Decentralized

The “metaverse,” the catch-all name for the imagined immersive digital world beyond the real world, has recently gotten much attention. Mark Zuckerberg and Meta aim to all but own the metaverse, including [quietly acquiring](https://www.vox.com/recode/22776461/facebook-meta-metaverse-monopoly) Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement was flashy and the intro video equally so, but it has undoubtedly set off a spirited debate. None...

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We’re the Multi-Chain P2P Trading Platform You’ve Been Waiting For

Gamestar is a peer-to-peer exchange built on Polkadot, giving us true interoperability – and the ability to handle any kind of crypto asset on any blockchain. The number of decentralized exchanges (DEXs) has doubled between the beginning of 2019 and today. The platform uses a unique dispute resolution system, which guarantees fair and even dispute...