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Ethereum and Cardano Node Clients

Some basic definition

A core part of the technology stack in a blockchain network is the nodes and the client that helps humans…

Blockchain 101: What's a DEX?

Consider this: There will always be multiple blockchain networks. There won’t be one big winner someday. Different networks have different utilities, different applications, different…

Wallets on Cardano and Ethereum

Whether the first Blockchain you interacted with was Ethereum, Cardano, or some other chain, it’s likely that one of the first things you did…

What is Blockchain? - one newcomer’s journey

As a newcomer in the blockchain space, understanding all the terms and how it all fits together can be a challenge. There is a…

Project Catalyst Funds - 5-9

CARDANO FUNDS PART II

In part one we looked at the beginning of Project Catalyst, starting with the trial fund, through to Fund…

The Nervous Man’s Guide to Becoming a P.A.

Hi, I’m Benjamin. Sometimes I get anxious and over-educate myself for tasks I’m currently capable of executing well. For instance, I came very close…

Introduction to Ethereum and Cardano

An anonymous group of developers debuted the Bitcoin network in 2009. They used cryptography, proof of work, and decentralized computer networks. The principles that…

Project Catalyst: Quality assurance of proposals

In each round of funding the Cardano community always comes up with a challenge that people have to come up with the solutions/ proposals…

Project Catalyst Funds - Inception thru Fund 4

Cardano is a proof-of-stake blockchain platform: the first to be founded on peer-reviewed research and developed through evidence-based methods. Project Catalyst is a series…

Project Catalyst: Make your proposal a winning proposal

Project Catalyst is an experiment in community innovation where ideas are brought to the table and turned into impactful projects that are meant to…

Lido Nation - Getting in the middle of it

So what is blockchain? First and foremost, blockchain is about decentralization. Instead of a world-wide-web that is mostly controlled by a few huge service…

Smart Contracts - Speed & Convenience

Cardano has been known to achieve 250 Transactions Per Second (TPS) with plans to grow this number much higher. The 250 TPS simply means…

Project Catalyst Funded Proposals Part II - Mad Scientists on Parade

The nature of the work of a funded proposer varies widely, depending on the nature of the work. Some projects amount to a few…

Project Catalyst Funded Proposals - Mad Scientists on the Launchpad

If you know about Project Catalyst, you likely know mostly about the public-facing front end: The Campaigns, the proposals, the votes. In the 8…

Project Catalyst - An Invention with 1000 Steps

For curious minds bent on discovery and innovation, few things beat an old fashioned experiment… except, perhaps, 1000 experiments!

Thomas Edison is famous for…

Dapps on Cardano - A Unique Approach

In previous articles, we learned that DApps are just “Apps” that allow people to use blockchain Smart Contracts through a friendly user interface. We…

DApps in the Real World: Present and Future

It’s not always clear what it means to “build on the blockchain” or which parts of a product or service will live on on…

Technical Overview: Plutus Architecture

Since you’re here, you’ve probably heard of Cardano. If you’ve been here for a while, you might know what a “smart contract” is. Here…

Introduction to Decentralized Applications

Blockchain networks are a new technology with the potential to change the way we organize work, manage trust and risk, and guard value. Smart…

Become a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part III: Market your idea and help get out the vote!

Technically, this step is optional, and we certainly don’t know of a one-size-fits-all strategy. However, putting some effort into spreading the word about your…

Become a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part II: Anatomy of a Proposal

First, it’s helpful to understand that you have two audiences for your proposal. The biggest audience, as you know, is the voters. The…

Becoming a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part I: The Right Challenge for You

One of the most common questions we hear from you is: How can I submit a proposal to Project Catalyst? In this 3-part series,…

Blockchain: More than Just Cryptocurrency

Awareness of blockchain technology is spreading beyond the walls of software companies, dorm rooms, and other enclaves of seemingly irrelevant nerdery. Almost without exception,…

Cardano's Catalyst Circle, An Experiment In Blockchain Governance

One of the most exciting things about Blockchain is the idea that it can be used to share responsibility and decision making in a…

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