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As announced a few weeks ago, the RSK network will be undergoing a planned network upgrade at block number 1,591,000. This is expected to happen on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019. What is a network upgrade? A network upgrade is a change or group of changes to the protocol consensus rules, which are activated at a defined […]
By Sergio Demian Lerner, RSK Chief Scientist Introduction to Bitcoin Mining Bitcoin Mining is the process used by Bitcoin to achieve Sybil-attack resistance and forms the basis for Nakamoto Consensus. The process involves solving computationally difficult puzzles while selecting a valid set of transactions to be applied to the ledger. Nowadays most Bitcoin mining is […]
On this post, RSK´s CTO Adrian Eidelman, answers the questions from June´s AMA.
A few days ago we announced we would be doing a fresh restart of RSK Testnet as part of RSK Wasabi rollout plan. Having successfully completed the process of updating our nodes, we’ve made a Wasabi 1.0.0 Preview release available. Please note this release is only mandatory for users running RSK nodes on Testnet. IMPORTANT: if you are updating […]
We are pleased to announce the release of the RSK platform development roadmap. Sharing it will enable us to have meaningful conversations with developers, researchers, partners and the RSK/RIF community on how our vision and technology can empower our society. The roadmap is an open statement, a guide stating how we are prioritizing our efforts. […]
In preparation for our upcoming network upgrade (Wasabi), RSK Testnet will be reset and network servers updated with a new and enhanced version of the RSK client node. What does a Testnet reset mean? A reset is a fresh start of the blockchain. All servers provided by RSK will be restarted and upgraded to a […]
Blockchain technology has the potential to transform the lives of billions of people by generating social impact. Just to mention a few examples, it can bank the unbanked, increase traceability on many products and services that we consume on a daily basis, create digital identities, reward scientific and medical research, etc. According to an interesting […]
When thinking about blockchain technology, people many times tend to think solely about cryptocurrencies, tokens and crowdfunding through digital assets. However, these are just expressions of a technology that has the potential to transform multiple industries and organizations. Just like the Internet, blockchain technology has the capacity to transform the lives of billions of people […]
Blockchain as a technology has a lot of different use-cases. Just to mention a few, we can use it as a way to store value (Bitcoin), as a way to deploy the code that controls organization (DAOs), as a crowdfunding method through crypto-assets (ICOs, STOs & Private Sales) or as a programmable framework to execute […]
On this post, we analyze with RSK´s Chief Scientist, Sergio Lerner, the cutting edge of sidechains with Liquid and RSK.