Self-proclaimed 'Father' of E-Sports, Ted Owen, is apparently planning to relaunch Clanbase in 2021 with Version Two of his new Blockchain-fueled gaming platform called PlayAPI.  "PlayAPI is the culmination of a life spent in the epicenter of the video game revolution. It is a dream to organize a gamer's life in one central location, regardles...
Take in all of a subject's experience, from phone numbers dialled and e-mail messages viewed to every breath taken, step made and place gone A quote from the LifeLog wiki.Talk about coincidences. On the same day that Facebook was founded, the Pentagon killed off the LifeLog project. But was it just shifted sideways and resurrected as Facebook? The ...
​Whilst BTC represents 63% of the market cap of all cryptocurrencies (or approximately $175 bn), there are still over 5,000 other coins out there. We, at decentralize.today, aren't going to wade into the maximilist minefield but we do feel strongly that there are a lot of people and projects around that are worthy of additional coverage.The flip si...
What is the Halving?Bitcoin, the internet's very own public payment network and store of value, is known for being decentralized and having no governance. This means that everything is pre-programmed into the protocol, and it uses these "rules" as its monetary policy. In any and all monetary policies, one of the most important factors to consi...
'Third times a charm' for this particular article with its hat-trick airing on Decentralize.Today as our 10th and final contribution to the Year end Replay Roundup for 2019. On this occasion, Miguel Cuneta's article hasn't been updated but remains as a powerful and raw reminder of the early volatility of the nascent Bitcoin and ...
 Around this time last year, 2019 was declared as the year of security tokens. It was going to be the next big thing after Bitcoin, utility tokens, and blockchain technology in general. And yet, many with an interest in fintech or cryptocurrency still don't fully understand what security tokens are and how they actually work.So, without furthe...
The Philippines has a large and vibrant community of crypto & fintech enthusiasts. It's population of tech savvy, internationally minded and inquisitive young people combined with limited access to traditional banking and a reliance on remittance based cash management services has made it a regional leader in moves towards greater financial inc...
The year 2019 saw more cryptocurrency hacks than any other year says Chainanysis in their annual blog report on security. The 11 attacks that blasted the community last year, did not total to losses anything near the 2018 $534 million Coincheck hack, or the $473 million Mt. Gox hack in 2014. Therefore, the total amount stolen from exchanges dropped...
Parallel Garden uses hydroponic crop cultivation to deal with the environmental impact of cryptocurrency mining, and provides a prototype alternative to destructive mainstream agriculture practices. In the Bistro Cafe in the Letna district in Prague, visitors may be struck by a laddering row of pipes, with sprouting crops popping out of them. This ...
Transparency must be treated as a fundamental pillar of our justice system. ​Police bodycams are an essential piece of equipment for modern law enforcement. The evidence contained on these cameras can be the difference between someone spending the rest of their life in jail or walking out of the courtroom a free man. The authenticity of bodyca...
Ninth but not least or last in our Top Ten round up for 2019 is an article first published in November that struck a chord with us, not only did it come from one of DT's band of regular contributors, Dadon, but it also sought to look into the future as many do at this point in the temporal cycle.....enjoy!Was I shocked when I sa...
As we head into the end of 2019 (for those of us who observe or use the Gregorian calendar), the team at Decentralize.Today thought it would be a worthwhile exercise (as well as a bit of fun) to rerun some of our most popular articles as well as some personal favourites. So starting today and every other day, but in no particular order, f...
​2/10.......Today''s daily (re) dose of decentralization is an article from August of this year by a new contributor to DT, O.S. Layman, and whilst the piece shows why you should be careful what you wish for and the difficulty of predictions in the crypto-new age, it illustrates the point that the revolution won't happen ov...
As part of our on-going Tweetstorm Series, we showcase excellent Twitter threads on the most interesting topics in the industry and publish them here on Decentralize.Today. Today we feature Lucas Nuzzi, a Bitcoiner since 2012 and Director of Technology Research at Digital Asset Research , a trusted source of independen...
​It has long been a "Hot" debate on what the actual use case of "Digital currency" is.I have seen for myself the arguments and opinions on the true value and or use case of blockchain evolve over the years, from claims it's only use was to facilitate criminal activity to the realizations of the powerful positives and negatives that distributed syst...
Welcome to Part Three of this three-part series on privacy coins. Here, I will make the concluding remarks of this series, proclaim my loyalties based on the analysis of Part Two, and plant my flag. This section gives some of my clear opinions on privacy coins, and analyzes my favorite privacy coin, Particl. Overall AnalysisIn my opinion, the most ...
Welcome to Part Two of this three-part series on privacy coins. Part One gave us the background for why privacy coins exist and how they work to introduce fungibility to the payment network through various privacy protocols. Part Two deals with how to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a privacy coin, relative to others and according to your ...
Democracy has been a pillar of Western civilization since Ancient Greece, and it serves as a central features in the smallest communities and up to global politics today. While advocating for freedom of expression, equal representation and giving voice to the will of the people, some elements of democracy remain more efficient on paper than in prac...
If you're looking for a quick and easy way to assess what the best privacy coin in the current space is, which has the best features, or which is most likely to give high returns, then this is not that guide. My goal is to give you the power to make your own decisions, to clearly state my biases, and educate. I really wanted to understand this nich...
Last Friday night, the usual party vibe and free flow of booze was also filled with talks on Bitcoin and how Paxful, a leader in peer-to-peer bitcoin trading marketplaces in the world, is able to streamline the process of buying and selling bitcoin. Headlining the event was Aleksei Petrov, Customer Support Specialist for Paxful Inc."Bitcoin an...