rToken – The Allocation Strategy and upgradeability

We decided to design rDAI in a very simple and straightforward way. We allow users to deposit their DAI, get back an equal amount of rDAI, and choose who gets the interest. The core things we tried to optimize for were: rDAI must be easily transferable, and completely fungible The interest must be easily programmable Read more about rToken – The Allocation Strategy and upgradeability[…]

Health Records are a gold mine

Hoarding Data is profitable Data has become the most powerful economic driver of the last decade, with companies like Google and Facebook achieving market dominance through data collection and analysis. However, this has brought with it significant debate around the issues of personal data and privacy. The current model of data-driven businesses is based on Read more about Health Records are a gold mine[…]

Non-Fungible-Tokens. What’s next?

Crypto Tokens The ERC-20 standard, first proposed in 2015, created the opportunity for anyone to easily create new currency/tokens on the Ethereum blockchain. The technology isn’t new. You could create tokens on Bitcoin using so called coloured coins. However, with ERC20 a standard was broadly agreed on and formalized, guaranteeing interoperability of tokens between applications Read more about Non-Fungible-Tokens. What’s next?[…]

Decentralized Autonomous Future

The concept of DAOs (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations) was first introduced by Dan Larimer in 2013. Essentially a DAO is an organization whose workings are solely defined by code. This code establishes rules that define all the internal mechanisms that manage the allocation of the organization’s funds. In a blockchain, these rules (called smart contracts) are automatically enforced Read more about Decentralized Autonomous Future[…]