GDPR vs Blockchains vs Oversight
- Alexander Zammit Jun 16, 2021
As if achieving GDPR compliance wasn’t hard enough, blockchains have to contend with oversight demands expecting privacy protection to be selectively lifted. Today we conclude this series with a look at other challenges that privacy solutions have to navigate.
GDPR vs Blockchains - Convergence
- Alexander Zammit Jun 01, 2021
Just because the original privacy preserving features proposed in Bitcoin turned out to be insufficient, the pursuit to fulfill its privacy vision never stopped. Today we focus on how blockchains are strengthening their privacy safeguards.
GDPR vs Blockchains - The Conflict
- Alexander Zammit May 19, 2021
Are blockchain applications and GDPR compliance irreconcilable? In this article series I look at the technical issues putting the two at odds. We also discuss elements of convergence highlighting how the technology is reacting to this challenge.
Video - De/centralisation and Humanity
- Joshua Ellul Apr 27, 2021
In this video Dr Joshua Ellul delves into how blockchain and decentralisation can facilitate a future that is more transparent and can support moving towards a direct democracy.
Blockchain is Dead! Long Live Blockchain!
- Joshua Ellul Mar 25, 2021
Many have stated over the years that Blockchain is dead. Is it?
How to Stake on Ethereum 2.0 Mainnet
- Alexander Zammit Nov 17, 2020
This November Ethereum 2.0 hit another milestone, the release of the mainnet staking deposit contract. After multiple test launches, we are getting ready for the Phase 0 main highlight, the mainnet Beacon Chain.
Reentrancy Bugs Part 2
- Joshua Ellul Oct 27, 2020
In the second part of this series on reentrancy bugs, we demonstrate what they are and how to avoid them.
An Introduction to Ethereum 2.0
- Alexander Zammit Oct 08, 2020
The much-anticipated Ethereum 2.0 multi-phase deployment has started! In the last few weeks, I have posted screenshots of my Ethereum Beacon Chain and Validator nodes to the BlockchainThings Twitter and Facebook pages. I hope this has teased your curiosity, because now is the time to start learning about it!
Reentrancy Bugs (Getting Started with Solidity Programming for Ethereum Part 6)
- Joshua Ellul Sep 26, 2020
In this article we'll explain what a reentrancy bug is and how to avoid them.
This is article forms as part 6 of the Getting Started with Solidity Programming for Ethereum series: There are ample resources out there to get started with smart contract development. Many go into detail in regards to how Blockchains work, and the ins and outs of Ethereum. This article is intended for those who are less patient and want to create a first smart contract now.
An Introduction to Bitcoin Scripts
- Alexander Zammit Sep 17, 2020
Lying at the heart of the Bitcoin transaction settlement system is a scripting language. Today we look at the Bitcoin Genesis and use this to learn about Bitcoin Scripts.