Scaling Ethereum with Raul Jordan and Preston Van Loon – Software Engineering Daily

Cryptocurrency infrastructure is a new form of software. Thousands of developers are submitting transactions to Bitcoin and Ethereum, and this transaction volume tests the scalability of current blockchain implementations. The...

Should Smart Contracts Be Legally-Enforceable? – Blockchain at Berkeley

Photo by Giammarco Boscaro on UnsplashSmart contracts (or, the term I prefer, PETs) are pretty cool: they can reduce transaction costs by cutting out monitoring and enforcement. More philosophically, they allow...

Bitcoin isn’t Digital Gold —  What is? – Blockchain at Berkeley

It’s common nowadays to hear people describe Bitcoin as “digital gold.” The term “mining” itself suggests — quite intentionally — the image of old-time prospectors, clawing through mounds of rock in the hopes of...

The Need for an Incentive Scheme in Algorand – Blockchain at Berkeley

Coauthored by Zubin KotichaAlexis Gauba and Zubin Koticha are working on Cryptoeconomics Research at Blockchain at Berkeley. The team has written a working paper on 33% Attack Vectors in Proof...