Learn BlockChain principles with CryptoKitties

cryptokittyCryptoKitties has done a great job of demonstrating what blockchains can be used for beyond just simple financial transactions.

It’s basically a game for buying, selling, and breeding digital cats. Each cat has a unique appearance that is defined by its genes, and when you breed 2 cats together, their genes combine in a unique way to produce an offspring, which you can then breed or sell.

Source code: https://ethfiddle.com/09YbyJRfiI

https://medium.com/loom-network/how-to-code-your-own-cryptokitties-style-game-on-ethereum-7c8ac86a4eb3

Understanding BlockChain Fundamentals

Understanding BlockChain Fundamentals
(Series of articles by Georgios Konstantopoulos)

Part 1: Byzantine Fault Tolerance
https://medium.com/loom-network/understanding-blockchain-fundamentals-part-1-byzantine-fault-tolerance-245f46fe8419

Part 2: Proof of Work & Proof of Stake
https://medium.com/loom-network/understanding-blockchain-fundamentals-part-2-proof-of-work-proof-of-stake-b6ae907c7edb

Part 3: Delegated Proof of Stake
https://medium.com/loom-network/understanding-blockchain-fundamentals-part-3-delegated-proof-of-stake-b385a6b92ef

#blockchain

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That little square on the finger in the image, is actually a total of 64 micro motherboards, each containing two of…

That little square on the finger in the image, is actually a total of 64 micro motherboards, each containing two of these microchips.

Each chip is as powerful as a 1990s x86 CPU and powered by a photovoltaic cell.

Also – check out the most likely usage context for the chip in this IBM video: “Crypto-anchors and blockchain technology will ensure a product’s authenticity — from its point of origin to the hands of the customer.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUFWk55w5o0

#micro #cpu #miniaturization #blockchain #cryptoanchor

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/3/19/17140116/ibm-worlds-smallest-computer-grain-of-salt-solar-powered

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/3/19/17140116/ibm-worlds-smallest-computer-grain-of-salt-solar-powered