This is a small, backwards-compatible upgrade from 0.2.x series with a few additional perks. The node owners are not required to upgrade, but it is advised as several trust/weighting issues have been fixed apart of the following new features: Dynamic IPs support Dynamic IP support means that your node can run on a dedicated server at home or even your [...]
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Our limited alpha testing phase quickly turned into a soft launch as many members in the community were eager to try Nelson’s capabilities. Over a period of few days, the alpha testers have contributed a lot to make Nelson more stable and production ready. New nodes running Nelson were being added on a daily basis reaching at least over 230 [...]
Boy, it has been a long time since the last post about Nelson! Many sleepless nights and gallons of coffee down the road and with the Nelson’s alpha release in sight, here is a little less-technical explanation about the technology behind Nelson. Nelson creates a structured overlay network of nodes (a ”Nelson community”) and manages the neighbours of locally running [...]
This is a small update on Deviota project as requested by the community. An important issue we, the project and the IOTA in general is facing. One of the things we were working on for Deviota is a way to automatically discover IOTA neighbor nodes, but minimizing the associated risks of Eclipse or Uncooperative-Node attacks. Why? Let’s face it, the [...]
Blockchain is turning from something revolutionary to just another model of the same old, rotten system. If your thought that bitcoin would democratise the financial order and will cut out the middlemen, think again. It’s not about the technology you are using: blockchain, tangle, 2x blocks, smart contracts, segwits, lightning networks, Schnorr or whatever the nerds will come up with. [...]
Deviota's groundbreaking work to create an integrated financial manager for complete households is just an intermediary step in a much bigger vision. The current development is to create a basis for multi-user multi-seed “wallet” manager that allows us to explore far more complex application scenarios in the future. The rabbit hole is as deep as you want it to be [...]
A short fable about IOTAns and blockchainians Foreword There are two main benefits of IOTA over previous generations of cryptos: unlimited scalability and free transactions. The importance of scalability is obvious: if you want to achieve global adoption, you will need to address this issue. While the conventional blockchain can be bloated with layers of added complexity in order to [...]