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Everything you always wanted to know about Impermanent Loss and were afraid to ask
Morgan

Everything you always wanted to know about Impermanent Loss and were afraid to ask

Disclaimer: Nothing in this article is intended to be professional advice, including without limitation, financial, investment, legal or tax advice. Input Output Global is not responsible for your use of or reliance on any information in this article.   Original author: Fernando Sanchez - Technical Writer Originally published on IOHK.io: May 27th, 2022 A...
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The Role of Stablecoins in Cardano’s DeFi Ecosystem
EMURGO

The Role of Stablecoins in Cardano’s DeFi Ecosystem

Background Stablecoins have become an essential element of cryptocurrencies. Unlike traditional cryptocurrencies, stablecoins are designed to maintain a stable value against another specific asset or basket of assets, such as the US dollar or a commodity like gold. This stability makes them an ideal tool for use in decentralized finance (DeFi) applications....
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CIP-1694 Community Workshops
Jack Briggs

CIP-1694 Community Workshops

日本語版はスクロールダウンしてください Where you are – throughout May, June, and July 2023 Plus: \- Tokyo, Japan – June, 2023 \- Edinburgh, Scotland – July, 2023 CIP-1694 marks the first iteration of Cardano’s on-chain governance. Given its importance, achieving broad consensus is vital as Cardano looks to the future. To make that happen, it’s equally important the commun...
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Cardano native tokens: a simple explanation
Ivan Irakoze

Cardano native tokens: a simple explanation

日本語版はスクロールダウンしてください Cardano native tokens allow anyone to create and transact digital assets with ease, directly on the blockchain, leading to a growing ecosystem of unique projects. But how do Cardano's native assets differ from ones on other blockchains, and how can you mint your own? Read on to learn about: what Cardano native tokens are, their benefi...
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CIP-1694 Community Workshops - The Line Up

Jack Briggs
CIP-1694 Community Workshops - The Lineup CIP-1694 marks the first iteration of Cardano’s on-chain governance. Given this CIP’s importance, achieving broad consensus is vital as Cardano looks to the future. To make that happen, it’s incumbent that the community conducts its own governance discussions and events. Earlier this year, a governance workshops let...
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EMURGO Ventures Announces Cardano EMURGO BUILD 2023 Hackathon
EMURGO

EMURGO Ventures Announces Cardano EMURGO BUILD 2023 Hackathon

The Cardano EMURGO BUILD 2023 Hackathon is the largest ever Cardano blockchain-focused hackathon organized by a Cardano founding entity. SINGAPORE APRIL 27 2023 / EMURGO VENTURES (“EMV”) – EMURGO Ventures, the investment arm of Cardano blockchain founding entity EMURGO, today officially announced the Cardano EMURGO BUILD 2023 Hackathon event in partnership ...
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Why does Cardano stake not lock ADA?
Vcoincheck.io

Why does Cardano stake not lock ADA?

One of the basic questions about Cardano that every new user asks is “Does Cardano stake pool lock ADA?”  The answer is, No! Absolutely not The ADA staking mechanism on Cardano's network does not lock assets at all. Users have full rights to use the assets in their wallets whenever and wherever they want. This is very contrary to real-life common sense wh...
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SingularityDAO - Standard for a Dapp project decentralized governance ?
Vcoincheck.io

SingularityDAO - Standard for a Dapp project decentralized governance ?

Foreword We all know that the DAO is a decentralized autonomous organization and a collection of decentralized agreements recorded on the blockchain through smart contracts. DAOs have been around since 2016 and currently, most of the protocol projects running on the blockchain are DAOs. a Defi Dapp is a simple DAO, people participate in decentralized finan...
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Insecurity of secret key re-usage
Iñigo Querejeta Azurmendi

Insecurity of secret key re-usage

This blog post explains how to extract the key of an ed25519 key pair if its secret is also used to generate a verifiable random function (VRF) proof. The post provides a script that performs such an extraction over libsodium. In the pre-blockchain era, the typical advice from cryptographers was ‘Don't roll your own crypto!’. This advice aimed to avoid secu...
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Voltaire: A Ledger of Tourists, Residents, and Citizens
Emmanuel Batse

Voltaire: A Ledger of Tourists, Residents, and Citizens

Voltaire is the name given to the next era of the Cardano core development roadmap (Bootstrap Period) that focuses on delivering Decentralised Governance functionality to the Cardano protocol and introducing a new framework of participants, roles, and actions, to the Cardano Ledger. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author an...
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April — ADEX Closed Beta Test Month
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April — ADEX Closed Beta Test Month

Congratulations to all of us! We are proudly announcing that we have finished almost all of the initial technical development of our DEX (ADEX v1). Therefore, we will start our ADEX closed beta tests on the 11th of April with three rounds of testing over nearly a month! The Structure of Closed Beta Test Month: All participants will need a ticket to join th...
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Cardano native Astarter DEX V1.0 Closed Beta Test Guide
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Cardano native Astarter DEX V1.0 Closed Beta Test Guide

ADEX Closed Beta Test Step-by-Step Guide Intro We’re pleased to announce that ADEX closed beta would be launched on 11th April, we decided to hold the ADEX Closed Beta Test Month Campaign as a return for our community! Here is the Tutorial for participants to explain how to complete the test. For further details please join our Official TG/DC Community, ...
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Chain comparisons
Fernando Sanchez

Chain comparisons

How does Cardano differ from Bitcoin? Cardano and Bitcoin bear some fundamental differences in terms of design, purpose, and usability. Cardano uses a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism, while Bitcoin relies on proof of work to mine new coins and add blocks to the chain. Functionally, Bitcoin is designed to transfer digital currency in a decentralized, pee...
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Why Secure Crypto Key Management is Crucial for Cardano Project Integrations
EMURGO

Why Secure Crypto Key Management is Crucial for Cardano Project Integrations

Intro In the world of blockchain, private keys are used to authorize various types of transactions, like withdrawing assets or accessing wallets and accounts.  What are they?  Private keys are essentially secret code that is linked to a specific digital asset address or set of addresses and used to sign transactions on the blockchain network.  The owner of ...
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UPDATE: Cardano Cross-Chain Bridges and Other Interoperability Solutions
temujin@wanchain.org

UPDATE: Cardano Cross-Chain Bridges and Other Interoperability Solutions

TL;DR Decentralised, non-custodial, bi-directional cross-chain bridges are officially up and running on Cardano Pre-Production! This means that ADA, other native Cardano tokens, and all erc20 tokens can seamlessly move between Cardano and any EVM-based network! Next step? Mainnet!  Last July, the team at Wanchain shared details about their ongoing work with...
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Maintaining Stability: How Cardano’s Fiat-Backed USDA Stablecoin Handles Depegging
EMURGO

Maintaining Stability: How Cardano’s Fiat-Backed USDA Stablecoin Handles Depegging

Depegging: The stablecoin kryptonite Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies designed to maintain price stability and are pegged to an external asset. These assets are viewed as one of the backbones of cryptocurrency and DeFi but can face the risk of depegging if not properly managed. Depegging refers to the phenomenon of a stablecoin deviating from its intended p...
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Oracles on Cardano

Vcoincheck.io
Foreword Blockchain Oracles is a very important piece of blockchain and we have learned through a series of articles about oracles by the authors team. And Cardano isnt an exception, Oracles will be the gateway connecting Cardano to the world outside it. However, to build an oracles project on a special ecosystem like Cardano is not easy. Here we will learn...
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An analysis of the research underpinning Cardano's scalability
Olga Hryniuk

An analysis of the research underpinning Cardano's scalability

Taking a closer look at IOG research, part 4. How layer 1 and layer 2 solutions create a faster and more resilient blockchain Before you start, read: Part 1: Cardano's foundational research overview Part 2: Overview of the research enabling smart contract support on Cardano Part 3: Research overview: tokens, stablecoins, and fees Previous blog posts del...
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The EUTXO Handbook
Fernando Sanchez

The EUTXO Handbook

The EUTXO Handbook There currently are two major accounting ledgers in the blockchain space: UTXO-based blockchains (Bitcoin, for instance), and Account/Balance chains (Ethereum and others). Cardano combines Bitcoin’s unspent transaction output (UTXO) model with the ability to handle smart contracts into an Extended Unspent Transaction Output (EUTXO) accou...
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