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Introducing the 50M USD Aleph Zero Ecosystem Funding Program to Fuel Web3 Scalability and Privacy
Aleph Zero Foundation and its partner network are pleased to present an initiative to support developers in bringing adoption to Web3 through the Aleph Zero ecosystem. Let’s dive into the details. Ever since a public conversation and following regulations put emphasis on our right to remain private digitally, the Web3 community has been actively pursuing
Aleph Zero’s Proof-of-Concept Released on GitHub
It’s been over a year since we started working on Aleph Zero. Our goal is to create a secure, scalable, decentralized Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) where free value transfers are achievable. We had a theory, and we had the mathematical proofs, but we also desired to confirm it in practice. We built a Python prototype that is: —Scalable:
Do Blockchain White Papers Really Mean Nothing?
On 18th July 2018, Wired published a story by Sophia Chen titled “Why You Can’t Trust More Cryptocurrency White Papers”. It describes the world of blockchain white papers, where — to put it mildly — many of them are not up to the general standards for published research. Chen begins with the story of blockchain’s origins. The mysterious
Aleph Zero’s Peer-Reviewed Paper is Now Online
Just a couple of days ago we shared the news about our new protocol technical paper being peer-reviewed. Today, our awesome research team — Adam Gagol, Damian Lesniak, Damian Straszak, and Michal Swietek—published it on arXiv. Go ahead, check it out here! Here’s the abstract: The spectacular success of Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology in recent years
Blockchain and Automotive Industry. Where Are They Heading?
An Overview of Blockchain Projects Within the Automotive Industry The automotive industry is already exploring the blockchain space.According to Deloitte’s 2018 global blockchain survey, 73% of respondents think that DLT will disrupt the automotive industry. This statement makes this particular industry the most open to this new technology. The hope is to bring back more clarity
Aleph Protocol Got Peer-Reviewed
UPDATE: THE WHITEPAPER IS ONLINE HERE. Aleph protocol has been peer-reviewed and selected for publication in the proceedings of the Advances in Financial Technologies (AFT). It’s one of the top academic conferences in the distributed ledger space. Long story short — we’ve always recognized that our tech is awesome and now other people think so as well! Out
Aleph Zero Foundation Joins the Swiss-Polish Blockchain Association
Aleph Zero Foundation joins the Swiss-Polish Blockchain Association(SPBA) to help strengthen the collaboration between Switzerland and Poland in the Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) space. We are honored to join the group of organizations such as Orion Vault, LEXcellence, Sionik Communications, Heller.ch Consulting, Polish Blockchain and New Technology Chamber of Commerce, and Polish Bitcoin Association. Spreading awareness about
The Problem of Bribery in Voting. Can We Solve It?
Whenever voting is involved, one question is ubiquitous: how can we tell if the results have not been skewed due to bribing the voters? Democracy is a system where people vote for solving issues or to make governance decisions. In the simplest cases the majority wins, which has its own problems as we will describe
It Happened: Mercedes-Benz Will Use Blockchain
The technology advancements are constantly reshaping our surroundings. Turns out, blockchain might become the driving force of the near-future transportation. The Background — How is a Car Made? If you think that car manufacturers, like Audi or Mercedes-Benz, are responsible for the entire production process, you have a lot to catch up on. In pursuit
Pascal Schmid Joins the Aleph Zero Foundation Board
We are happy to announce Pascal Schmid agreed to join Aleph Zero Foundation Board, effective immediately. Pascal is a Swiss national with 10+ years spent working with firms such as Credit Suisse, LeasePlan, Steiner AG, and Calltrade among others. He is an experienced C-level executive with finance and economics expertise, fintech and DLT included. Since