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DeFi on Polkadot: An Ecosystem Overview

December12 09, 2020 in

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DeFi on Polkadot: An Ecosystem Overview

Decentralized finance (DeFi) has emerged as one of the most popular use cases in the crypto ecosystem over the past few years. In brief, DeFi can be described as financial software built with blockchain technology, and…

Substrate 2.0 is here

September9 22, 2020 in

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Substrate 2.0 is here

Substrate has reached the major milestone of version 2.0. The blockchain framework now comes with off-chain workers, over 70 composable modules, and represents a stable foundation for building optimized, Polkadot…

Built on Substrate: KILT Protocol

February2 12, 2020 in

4 min read

Built on Substrate: KILT Protocol

In recent years, several high-profile data scandals have helped spread awareness of privacy and data rights issues among the general public. From Facebook to Equifax, an ever-growing number of companies have demonstrated…

People of Parity: Shawn Tabrizi

September9 01, 2019 in

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People of Parity: Shawn Tabrizi

When Shawn Tabrizi ( GitHub , Twitter ) was at Microsoft, he would wait every day to go home and hack on Ethereum smart contracts. After reading Mastering Ethereum by Gavin Wood and Andreas Antonopoulos, Shawn…

Built on Substrate: Polkascan

July7 14, 2019 in

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Built on Substrate: Polkascan

Substrate for Substrate chains. How Polkascan is building a multi-chain block explorer using Substrate. As Substrate’s 1.0 release nears, many projects have already begun building on the blockchain framework. One such…

People of Parity: Jaco Greeff

May5 15, 2019 in

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People of Parity: Jaco Greeff

“It was a string of numbers they gave me. It will never work,” Jaco Greeff ( GitHub , Twitter ) recalls about his first impressions of Bitcoin. An electrical engineer by training, Jaco wrote embedded systems, C++, C…

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