decentralization

Exploring the Impossibility of Full Decentralization

Exploring the Impossibility of Full Decentralization By Vlad Andrei This article first appeared on albaronventures.com In our quest to escape from existing corrupt centralized systems, we may believe that it’s possible to achieve complete decentralization. However, recent academic research shows that this is unfeasible — at least sustainably. For example, Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) mechanism relies on many different […]

The region of Latin America has shown strong interest and propensity for decentralized, digital currencies

The region of Latin America has shown strong interest and propensity for decentralized, digital currencies like bitcoin while the traditional world of financial systems is failing it. In addition to the record levels of adoption and trade volumes in Venezuela, for example, other nations like Argentina have also seen growing levels of attention. Transaction volumes in bitcoin traded over […]

Twitter and Facebook Want to Shift Power to Users. Or Do They?

A decentralized internet was hailed as a way to dethrone Twitter and Facebook. But to the tech giants, the idea could unload some of their burdens. Not so long ago, the technology behind Bitcoin was seen in Silicon Valley as the best hope for challenging the enormous, centralized power of companies like Twitter and Facebook. […]

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