An Overview of MaidSafe’s SAFE Network – Secure Access For Everyone

  If you have additional points to add, be part of the conversation! Please comment below! Brief History MaidSafe is the only cryptocurrency project I know of that is older than Bitcoin. It started in 2006, raising 5 million dollars to fund a 14-person team working towards the goal of decentralizing the internet. [1] Since then, the project has had more face-lifts than an aging D-list celebrity. Last year they even completely rewrote the C++ code into a new programming language called Rust. [2] The Maidsafe team is finally about to release the first version of their long awaited minimum viable product to the general public. [3] I can’t wait to try it out! What is it? The SAFE Network

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Block Size Debate – Devs vs Miners

By: Griff Green Backround When Satoshi put the 1mb block size limit in place, it was done without explanation. The general understanding was that it was done as an anti-DoS mechanism and it would eventually be removed. [1] Now without Satoshi to lead this complex ecosystem, the exact course of action is seemingly impossible to agree upon. There are 7 developers that control the github [2], countless exchanges, mining pools, merchants, etc each with their own interests not to mention their own time zone and first language. [3] Expecting so many diverse organizations to reach consensus is ironically unreasonable, but that doesn’t mean people haven’t tried! There are several BIP Proposals [4] that are trying to address the block size

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