Martin is a nerd of various stripes with an affinity for paradox and interests in systems design and trans-disciplinary intersections. Martin is a child of the world having lived in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Israel and currently Taiwan.
Decentralized Finance (#DeFi): A Quick Walkthrough of the Ethereum DeFi Stack
Here we present a comprehensive overview of the Ethereum DeFi ("decentralized finance") ecosystem of applications and protocols.
Upcoming Prediction Market dApps: Flux and Helena. Interest and Niche-specific PMs.
Advances in the domain of decentralized prediction markets and Ethereum-powered event derivatives as protocol overlays and composable services.
Wrapped Tokens, Crypto-Derivatives and Candidate Ethereum Standards (ERCs).
Introducing Ethereum wrapped tokens, managing DAO institutional/regulatory bodies, Ethereum standards and their specifications.
Vyper: Ethereum's Contract-Oriented Python-Like Scripting Language for the EVM
A general outline of Ethereum's upcoming contracts language, Vyper. Purpose, design philosophy, features, adoption, research and development.
IOHK: Virtual Machines and Contract Code Correctness
Taking a mission-critical approach to blockchain: bringing formal methods and functional programming to the decentralized world.
Smart Contracts and Means of Expressing Them: Ethereum's Vyper and Cardano's Plutus
A brief summary of smart contract languages and their code-executing virtual environments including EVM, Solidity, Vyper, and Plutus.
Exchanges Made Misleading Claim MyEtherWallet Attack Was ERC-20 Vulnerability
After the $150000 MyEtherWallet phishing attack, some exchanges declared misleadingly that there was a general ERC-20 vulnerability.
Ethereum Announces Strategy for Hybrid Casper FFG Mainnet Implementation
Ethereum has outlined a strategy for the first steps towards migrating Casper, its hybrid PoS (FFG) implementation, onto mainnet.