Decentralization is the buzzword du jour. Everything – from our currencies to our databases – are supposed to exist, immutably, in this strange new world. And Bill Ottman wants to add our social media to the mix.
Ottman, an intense young man with a passion to fix the world, is the founder of Minds.com, a New York-based startup that has been receiving waves of new users as zealots and the the not-so-zealous have been leaving other networks. In fact, Zuckerberg’s bad news is music to Ottman’s ears.
Minds and Metamask need to make this whole thing a lot easier to understand…
I think it could be time to buy again. BTC, cryptocurrency and block chain are creeping into brains of the public. Remember the first time you heard about the “Internet” or “World Wide Web”. (This where the cliches are tossed out like, “Yes kids there was a time without an Internet..chuckle..chuckle). Minds.com has my attention right now because it appears to the first platform that could exploit block chain in a real way. More to come.
Blockstack is improving cryptocurrency: https://blockstack.org/
A plain-language explanation of the Lightning Network, a protocol for scaling and speeding up blockchains. While it was designed to solve some of the technical limitations of the Bitcoin blockchain, it can be implemented on top of any blockchain.