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Category: Cosmos (ATOM)

The World Computer Should Be Logically Centralized

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Multicoin Capital

Vitalik conceived Ethereum as the world computer: a single, composable, open, permissionless state machine that could run trust-minimized code. And while Ethereum was a breakthrough on many fronts—P2P layer, deterministic state machines, composable smart contracts and more—it was lacking in many others. These limitations—most notably, the lack of throughput, high latency, expensive transactions, and the use of […]

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5 Differences between Cosmos & Polkadot

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Julian Koh

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There has been a lot of discussion about the differences between Cosmos and Polkadot, two projects focused on blockchain interoperability. If you are unfamiliar with the two projects, this tweetstorm is a good high-level explanation of the two projects and resources to learn about them.     Although there are many posts explaining and highlighting […]

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On Value Capture at Layers 1 and 2

Among the crypto development and investor communities, the most popular term is “protocol,” and for good reason. Everyone is building a protocol (and presumably these protocols offer investors and employees some way to generate returns). A protocol is not a thing; it’s an abstract concept, a set of rules. It is by definition impossible to […]

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Questions from the Crypto Idea Maze

As 2018 comes to a close, we’ve been thinking about some of the big questions that crypto still needs to answer. Although there is some clarity on the mega theses for crypto —1) global, state-free money 2) decentralized/open/composable finance 3) web3—it’s still unclear how society is going to get there. Or in other words, the idea […]

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An Analysis of Interoperability Blockchain Companies

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Eden Block

Summary As blockchains and other decentralized ledger technologies gain popularity and continue to acquire users, the necessity for chain interoperability will only increase. In order to prevent projects from becoming segregated silos of information, chain interoperability will be required in order to enable communication between incompatible networks. Blockchain interoperability can improve speed and scalability and […]

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Cosmos Review

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Eden Block

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Ask the Eden Labs team questions on our Telegram and receive updates, analysis, and research insights. When analyzing a project, the Eden Labs team looks for projects that do something unique or do it much better than its competition. Quality projects should be able to explain complex ideas simplified to their audience. In addition, projects that rely […]

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The Web3 Stack

This article was originally published by Kyle Samani at Multicoin Capital. Multicoin Capital’s mission is to accelerate the transition from the centralized institutions of the Industrial Age to the decentralized institutions of the Internet Age.   I have yet to see an actual illustration of the Web3 stack. So this is an attempt. Given how […]

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COSMOS vs POLKADOT: The Battle of Multi-Chain Infrastructures

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Cellou Diallo

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Cellou Diallo  Digitalassetdb.com There are a number of startups that plan to provide inter-chain operability, scalability solutions, and improved efficiency on the blockchain. Here is a comparison of 2 projects that show significant promise in solving the foremost problems facing blockchain technology. NAME COSMOS POLKADOT Token ATOM DOT Industry Blockchain Services Blockchain Services ICO Hard Cap […]

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