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Blockchain’s Killer App? The Most Successful Distributed Computing Projects so Far

Blockchain technology has taken a lot of flak over its time. Mainly, since Bitcoin took off at the end of last year, and everyone suddenly wanted in on the action. Amidst a whirlwind of ICOs with the most tenuous of use cases, there’s been much discussion of whether blockchain is a “solution looking for a problem.” However, distributed computing itself is at the very heart of how blockchain operates, making distributed computing networks one of the blockchain’s indisputable killer apps. Continue reading Blockchain’s Killer App? The Most Successful Distributed Computing Projects so Far

Ethereum Mining Helping Drive Computing Boom

Google co-founder Sergey Brin credits ethereum mining with playing a central role in the recent “boom in computing” that is helping drive a “technology renaissance.” Brin made the statements in a glowing letter to investors, where he gushed, “We are truly in a technology renaissance, an exciting time where we can see applications across nearly every segment of modern society.” Continue reading Ethereum Mining Helping Drive Computing Boom