Decentralization and Nano

Editors Note: This article was kindly contributed by Twitter user https://twitter.com/MrCryptoNano Over the last few days BTC mining centralization has been in the news due to Bitmain allegedly achieving over 50% of the entire BTC network hash rate, entering a position that allows it to censor specific accounts and rollback blocks among other things. Now, none of those are expected to happen since it would not be in Bitmain’s best interest, but nevertheless the issue of decentralization and censorship resistance has once...

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Trusted Representative Node

NanoThings – Trusted Representative Node After some research and harassing of proper developers on Discord I have managed to create NanoThings’ very own  representative node, in order to help community members select a representative they can trust. If you wish to help to decentralise the Nano network you can select it as your account representative(don’t worry this does not put your account at any risk) ; nano_1thingspmippfngcrtk1ofd3uwftffnu4qu9xkauo9zkiuep6iknzci3jxa6 Representative nodes are basically the networks way of resolving inconsistencies and keeping everything ticking over nicely,...

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An Introduction to Nano

An Introduction to Nano Edit: Nano($NANO) is the re-branded name of RaiBlocks($XRB).  The re-branding took place in January of 2018, and this article was updated to accommodate this change.  Nothing else has changed regarding the coin’s fundamentals. Nano hopes to become what Bitcoin, at times, struggles to be: an efficient, viable alternative to fiat currencies. In Nano’s white paper, the cryptocurrency’s development team raises concerns over the practicality of Bitcoin as a common currency.  The concerns are as follows: Scalability issues have users facing high...

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Top 5 reasons why Nano is the perfect choice for you

Top 5 reasons why Nano is the perfect choice for you   Nano (previously Raiblocks) was a project that started in  2014, by lead developer and the most active github contributor Colin LeMahieu. He is the creator of the block lattice, the feature that makes this cryptocurrency the most exciting prospective technology for the near future. It turns the current blockchain on its head by having each individual account on its own blockchain and transactions are carried out between those individual chains. It...

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Why the Nano Roadmap is More than Just a Roadmap

I’d like to post this here, so people can get a more defined sense of the roadmap and what the teams vision is. I think some people were wondering why there weren’t dates and such. The focus is on making Nano a global currency. To make this happen, the team needs all of our help as this is a large endeavour. Following +B on discord, I know that many of these projects are under works. Some are even close to...

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