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Are Smart Contracts The Future Of Blockchain?

Will blockchains that various financial institutions are investing in nowadays create “smart contracts” that perform financial services without the inefficiency or risk of intervention created

Frontier and the Evolution of Ethereum

Readers of CCN.com may be wondering what’s been going on with Ethereum, the much-hyped project of Vitalik Buterin which aims to take smart contracts, block

The Extropian Roots of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is booming, but not every enthusiast knows that the cryptocurrency has roots in a radical, futurist philosophy that started to bloom in the California