Category: Learning

🗼 If 5G cannot solve climate change, what can? 🌎

October 20, 2021

Fifth-generation wireless networks are becoming increasingly popular. Consequently, there is an ongoing debate about their environmental impact. But if they cannot deliver on the promise of a greener environment, what can? Context Wireless carriers globally embrace fifth-generation wireless networks (5G), claiming faster speeds and reduced latency as some of the main benefits. However, the environmental […]

💥 Facebook’s crash and the dark side of centralisation 🕸️

October 6, 2021

The recent Facebook crash was an inconvenience for some, a disaster for others, and a wake-up call for a minority. It exposed the dark side of the current technological landscape with its centralised structure and exposed its significant social, emotional, and financial ramifications.   Context On Monday, 4 October 2021, Facebook threw the world into chaos […]

🚫 Google bans eight fake crypto-mining apps: here’s how to find the best instead ⚒️

September 13, 2021

Introduction The delisted apps that fraudulently sold mining services include, BitFunds, Bitcoin Miner, Daily Bitcoin Rewards, Crypto Holic, MineBit Pro, Bitcoin 2021, Ethereum — Pool Mining Cloud, and a crypto wallet service named Bitcoin — Pool Mining Cloud Wallet. The report further claims to have found over 120 fake crypto-based apps in Google Play Store with over 100,000 downloads. […]

How to create a Keplr wallet — a complete step-by-step guide 👛

August 25, 2021

What is Keplr? Keplr is an open-source browser extension wallet that supports the Cosmos interchain ecosystem. It provides functionalities for account and wallet management for all Cosmos-SDK based blockchains. The Keplr extension is supported only on Chrome. You can also use it on Brave, but some features may be unavailable. You can’t, however, use the Keplr extension from […]

🥩 Staking’s colossal growth — is proof of work actually becoming extinct? 🦕

August 24, 2021

Proof-of-Stake (PoS) PoS has been around since 2012. It emerged as an alternative to Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism. Compared with PoW, PoS requires less computational power and therefore less energy. So, it is gentler on the environment. Both of these are ‘consensus mechanisms’, a required way of confirming transactions on the blockchain. Learn more: Why […]

☁️ Cloud computing market to grow 5x by 2030 🚀

August 18, 2021

The cloud services market could grow 5 times by 2030. Technological developments and direct investments are fuelling this growth, while COVID-19 and the associated lockdowns and work from home policies also contribute. Ultimately, the market must be competitive, efficient and decentralised for all stakeholders to benefit. According to a recent report, the global cloud services market […]

🌍 Cudos helps the world reduce wasted computing energy 🔋

August 17, 2021

Summary The ubiquitous but inefficient use of computing resources strains our environment. Cloud and blockchain are promising but have limitations that prevent them from solving the problem. Cudos’ robust decentralised cloud solution could solve this and benefit all stakeholders. The challenge we face The computational needs of a tech-driven world put an enormous ecological strain […]

🥊 Cudos facilitates a more decentralised and competitive cloud market ☁️

August 11, 2021

Almost ⅔ of all cloud infrastructure comes from Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, or Google. This high concentration could mean that competition within the marketplace is decreasing. Decreasing competition can be problematic for many reasons. Cudos’ decentralised cloud network can help overcome these issues. Cloud infrastructure spending grew 36% in Q2–2021 to $47.0 billion according […]

French government pushes for one agency to regulate crypto across the EU

July 20, 2021

The French government has pushed for an agency to regulate cryptocurrencies across the entire European Union. The proposal would result in uniform regulations for digital currency across the EU. The French government has proposed that the European Securities and Market Authority (SEMA) should regulate all digital currencies and their activity. This, in turn, would establish […]

Cudos Staking: Changes to APR

July 16, 2021

Understandably there is a lot of talk about the changes to the APR on our staking platform, so here are some points that will help to clear things up. Staking for new projects can often start very high in the initial months, but quickly scales down on a sloping curve, eventually to around 3–7% Cudos […]