Ethereum Names Service

The Ethereum Name Service (ENS) is a utility that allows names to be associated with Ethereum Addresses. An Ethereum address is a 40 character hex number (0x1d8a08c8c3ce0a852cb4da902754991759f7f625). It is far too long to type or dictate practically without errors. ENS allows you to shorten this to a simple name (such as rexhygate.eth). I would recommend …

Prism

This post is about a Use Case that actually exists.  I would like to give a big shout-out to Reine Revere who gave an excellent talk at the Decentralized Web Montreal meetup on July 28 I hope this post will summarize all she said but any errors or oversimplifications are my alone.  The program is called …

Oracles

Introduction An Oracle is an Ethereum program that can put market prices on the Ethereum blockchain for other programs to reference.  It takes prices (generally publicly available for other websites) and sends them onto the Ethereum blockchain in a publicly available manner.  The prices are usually for a tradeable asset, like ETH, Bitcoin, another altcoin …

Goal of this website

Index Ethereum is all about its use cases.  They are what defines its utility.  Sure its a great crypto currency and you can make money mining Eth, but the real advantage is in the many different applications it has.  As it evolves, it is positioned to make some real changes in the way people interact …

Rideshare Program Use Case

Introduction This document describes in some detail how an Ethereum based ridesharing distributed business could work. It will provide a workable, reasonably detailed description for the general public and define specific areas of concern and discussion on governance and law with a distributed business. For this document, I assume the Ethereum network has evolved such …