The Pendulum of History: Daniel Jeffries Predicts the Future

History is a pendulum. It swings back and forth between simple and complex, closed and open, centralized and decentralized. Author, futurist and engineer Daniel Jeffries sees all of history as the oscillation between these extremes. “Everything in life exists in a state of radical transformation, whether that’s subatomic particles locked in a dance of...

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Radiks in action: Try Banter, a Blockstack app with real-time updates, social notifications, and more

To further demonstrate some of the capabilities of Radiks, a decentralized data indexer for Blockstack apps, we’re introducing Banter, a lightweight social network. Banter works like most social networks—real-time updates, daily digests, and frictionless ways to invite friends. Features like these were pretty challenging to offer in Blockstack applications until...

Pindar Wong on Being Naked on the Internet

In January, Blockstack wrapped its “Decentralizing the World” tour with one final stop in Hong Kong (see the full event recap here). Top tech experts from around the globe gathered to discuss topics ranging from digital rights to venture capital in crypto, models of governance, the Stacks Blockchain, and more....

How ‘Tokenomics’ Changes Venture Capital

During a panel in Hong Kong as part of the Decentralizing the World tour, top cryptocurrency venture capitalists laid out the new opportunities—and some challenges—created by investing in decentralized networks or the companies building them. The VC panel featured: Nick Grossman - GM for Special Projects, Union Square Ventures Bonnie...

New Dapps: February 13th, 2019

This post originally appeared on blog.app.co. Twitter is buzzing about BitPatron, a decentralized censorship-free alternative to Patreon. Check it out along with Kelsen for decentralized governance and some EOS and Ethereum based games. If you missed last week's edition, subscribe below or check out the post here. Fresh Dapps...

Virtual Workshop: Zero-to-Dapp

Update 2.12.2019 at 6:41 EST: The Linux session is nearly full Join Blockstack PBC Engineers Mary Anthony, Ken Liao, and Hank Stoever for this virtual workshop. Learn to build your first dapp, get help in real-time, and meet other developers building with Blockstack. Two sessions will be held, one for Linux/macOS...

Introducing Radiks

This post was originally published on lettermesh.com. Radiks is a framework for building complex and collaborative decentralized applications, using Blockstack infrastructure under the hood. It's built to solve a few of the main problems I've found while building dapps on both Ethereum and Blockstack. It tries to solve the three main...

New Dapps: February 6th, 2019

This post originally appeared on blog.app.co. Meet the latest additions to app.co below and be sure to take a close look at the latest to make the top 10 in January's App Mining run. New dapps added this week are headlined by not one, not two, but three decentralized blogging...