Democratising the web: DAOs, governance tokens, and collective ownership

Democratising the web: DAOs, governance tokens, and collective ownership

April 29, 2022

Making predictions about the crypto space is notoriously risky. There is consensus over what to expect in 2022 – the rise of decentralised autonomous organisations. As Messari’s Crypto Theses for 2022 put it: “If 2020 was all about DeFi, and 2021 was about NFTs, 2022 will be the year of the DAO.”  And just four […]

Cudos Labs: development update! (28/04/2022)

Cudos Labs: development update! (28/04/2022)

April 28, 2022

Here’s what we’ve been working on: Last week: Cudos Network We’ve worked on preparations for the Dress Rehearsal (DR) network hard fork, and upgraded the DR network.  We investigated and identified an issue with incorrectly minted tokens on the DR network.  The issue was identified during the hard fork of the DR network. We’ve resolved […]

Cudos partners with nuco.cloud to reduce wasted computing

Cudos partners with nuco.cloud to reduce wasted computing

April 28, 2022

With a shared vision of sustainability, we strengthen our partnership with cloud services and solution provider nuco.cloud to develop nuco.cloud pro – a platform to harness the spare computing power from professional data centres.  nuco.cloud pro is a white label build of Cudo Compute, providing highly scalable computing resources across our global network of hardware […]

What are dApps? Why are they essential for decentralisation?

What are dApps? Why are they essential for decentralisation?

April 26, 2022

In our daily lives, we use multiple applications to hail a taxi, order food, or shop online by paying the company facilitating this transaction. What if we could cut out the middleman and use an app that directly connects us with the taxi driver or restaurant and saves us the commission or levies a cost-efficient […]

Rethinking crowdfunding in Web3

Rethinking crowdfunding in Web3

April 22, 2022

In early March, the fantasy author Brandon Sanderson launched a Kickstarter campaign to self-publish four novels he’d written during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from his enviable productivity, the campaign soon gave us something else to marvel at – Sanderson hit his $1million goal in thirty-five minutes. After three days, he’d raised $20.8m, making it the […]

Cudos and KyotoProtocol.io enter carbon offsetting partnership

Cudos and KyotoProtocol.io enter carbon offsetting partnership

April 22, 2022

On Earth Day, we are delighted to join hands with the world’s first fully optimised carbon credit protocol, KyotoProtocol.io, to offset our carbon footprint.   Cudos is a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) network, and we are committed to 100% carbon neutrality. With Cudo Compute, we use technology to offer sustainable cloud computing solutions. Partnering with KyotoProtocol.io underlines our […]

How Cudos is powering the metaverse

How Cudos is powering the metaverse

April 21, 2022

The metaverse dominates boardroom discussions as the new playground for brands to create bespoke virtual experiences for consumers. A report by Bloomberg forecasts that the metaverse will be an $800 billion market by 2024. But are we equipped to meet the thousand-fold greater computing needs, as estimated by Intel, the future metaverse will demand?  Let’s […]

Cudos Labs: development update! (21/04/2022)

Cudos Labs: development update! (21/04/2022)

April 21, 2022

Here’s what we’ve been working on: Last week: Cudos Network We have updated the Tendermint version to 0.34.19, including the Network Halting patch.  We’ve worked on refactoring the Network Upgrade scripts and embedding them into the Cudos-builders repository. The goal is to use these scripts for future network updates. We’ve completed tests on the refactored […]

The implications of emerging crypto regulation

The implications of emerging crypto regulation

April 14, 2022

In early March, the Biden administration published its long-awaited Executive Order (EO) on cryptocurrencies and digital assets. As we’ll see below, the order itself wasn’t exactly brimming with detail. Nevertheless, its implications were wide-ranging. It offered some important indications about the Biden administration’s approach to crypto, but just as telling was the simple fact that it was […]

Cudos Labs: development update! (14/04/2022)

Cudos Labs: development update! (14/04/2022)

April 14, 2022

Here’s what we’ve been working on: Last week: Cudos Network We’re updating our Tendermint implementation to the official Tendermint release — 0.34.19 — following extensive assessments to resolve a known issue with chain halting We’ve also upgraded Cosmos SDK version to address the change in the “unsafe-reset-all” command. We have examined and reviewed a number […]