Tag Archives: Existing

CryptoKitties

CryptoKitties  is an Ethereum blockchain collectable game that had a big impact on the blockchain when it came out in November 2017.  Their goals, as stated in their whitepaper were to; Gamify the unique features of the blockchain. Make an application that was approachable, easy for the non-technical, and fun. Make a self-sustaining financial model …

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 …