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A look at Layer 2 Protocols, Ethereums scalability issues, and the future of decentralized applications.

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A look at Layer 2 Protocols, Ethereums scalability issues, and the future of decentralized applications

Much like smartphone applications have shown us the true capabilities of today’s mainstream technologies, decentralized applications (DApps) have the opportunity to show us the true potential of blockchain technology. No one thought that smartphones would revolutionize short-term rentals, but Air BnB has done exactly that. The same can be said for transportation with applications such as Uber, or even navigation with companies like Waze.

While the technology itself is innovative, it’s the applications built on top of it that end up showing us the technologies real value and the long term benefits (or drawbacks) it can bring to society, culture, art, and more. …


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A look at Layer 2 Protocols, Ethereums scalability issues, and the future of decentralized applications

Much like smartphone applications have shown us the true capabilities of today’s mainstream technologies, decentralized applications (dapps) have the opportunity to show us the true potential of blockchain technology. No one thought that smartphones would revolutionize short-term rentals, but Air BnB has done exactly that. The same can be said for transportation with applications such as Uber, or even navigation with companies like Waze.

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Photo by Fernand De Canne on Unsplash

While the technology itself is innovative, it’s the applications built on top of it that end up showing us the technologies real value and the long term benefits (or drawbacks) it can bring to society, culture, art, and more. …


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Early-stage crypto games that I can’t stop playing

I see blockchain gaming as the future of video games. I also consider it the best possible vehicle for the road to blockchain mass adoption. What better way to teach people about blockchain than giving them hands-on experience that allows them to see and understand its benefits in real-time.

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I’m interested in Blockchain Games as both a consumer and an investor. Over the course of the past few weeks, I’ve created criteria that I use to analyze blockchain games. The goal of the criteria is determining commonalities between successful games, as well as identifying other factors that may positively contribute to a games’ success. …

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Reza Jafery

Bespoke Design Labs / Blockchain Lead @ Akoin / Obsessed with decentralized economies and blockchain as a whole: reza@bdl.media

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