Blockchain

Blockchain-related articles on Data Driven Investor (DDI).

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Analyzing high interest rates on borrows in DeFi protocol

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Looking into blockchain data to know how a DeFi protocol can have more than 100% of interest for borrow assets We have recently seen that the interest rate to borrow a loan in BAT in...
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Could blockchain powered social media 2.0 dethrone Facebook?

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By 2021, the number of active social media users is expected to reach a mind-boggling 3.02 billion, with over a third of the world’s population using social media platforms it's important to discuss the...
Ethical Blockchain

Who Really Uses Ethical Blockchain?

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“Ethics or moral philosophy involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. Ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality by defining concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong,...
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Blockchain: Answering a Charge of “Crappy Technology”

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A recent article on Medium denounced blockchain for its current flaws, not least of all its claims to trustlessness, summarily dismissing the technology as “crappy technology (and) a bad vision for the future” (in...
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EOS — New superstar of the Crypto Elite Club

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Ethereum has been instrumental in the growth of the Cryptoverse by not only having a coin which is the second most valuable after Bitcoin but also providing a decentralized platform on which other Alt....
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Infographic: The Dark Side of Crypto

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The crimes being committed using blockchain technology and cryptocurrency run the gamut. SilkRoad, the original dark-web hub which was shut down in 2013, was the place to buy and sell drugs online, with over...
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Why Engaging With Right Crypto Exchange Matters

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Cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoins, have shown tremendous growth so far when compared to gold and the U.S.Dollar. In June 2020, the price of bitcoin has increased by 27.8% year-on-year, while gold and the U.S.dollar have...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 20th-26th)

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It was a fairly static week for crypto markets on the whole. Although markets threatened to dip on Wednesday after the SEC’s new ETF rejections, a modest recovery soon set in, allowing total market...
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Decentralized Exchanges as the Future of Cryptocurrency Trading (PART I)

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Among cryptocurrency’s most prized attributes is the high level of security facilitated by the blockchain when conducting transactions. Through the use of cryptography, a decentralized network can ensure that the ledger upon which all...
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Blockchain based Voting – A Promising Usecase

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With the recently concluded General Elections back home similar hue & cry emerged by the losing parties of rigging. Although foreign observers gave a clean chit to the Election Commission on conducting a transparent...