Ethereum

22/Jan 2015 1 min. read
https://www.ethereum.org/
Type:
software
Wikipedia
Projects:
Creo Animam

Ethereum is a platform and a programming language that makes it possible to build and publish next-generation distributed applications using crytocurrency tech like decentralized blockchains.

From Wikipedia: Ethereum is a decentralized Web 3.0 publishing platform featuring stateful user-created digital contracts and a Turing-complete contract programming language. Ethereum uses its underlying network unit, ether, as payment to execute Ethereum contracts as a workaround to the Halting Problem. In this respect, Ethereum is unlike most cryptocurrencies, as it is not solely a network for transacting monetary value, rather, it is a network for powering Ethereum-based contracts.

Notes

  • self-executing contracts so that trusted thrd parties and centralization are unnecessary
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