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Cardano Forest

A new initiative to plant a Cardano Forest has been launched by the Cardano Foundation in conjunction with the Climate Neutral Cardano Group (we are part of the founding cohort of stake pools), which has a goal to plant a million trees. It’s only been launched for a day and as of writing has already…

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Climate Neutral Cardano

ADAvault have recently joined the Climate Neutral Cardano Group. We’ve been using renewable energy since the pool was founded at the start of Shelley in Epoch 208. But recently we increased that commitment to 100% Carbon Neutral. This commitment means our power provider also offsets the carbon costs to manufacture and maintain the renewable generation…

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Cardano Node Security Monitoring

Modern security practices require a balanced focus between prevention, detection and response capabilities. Implementing Cardano Node on Linux gives a secure base to start, with some basic things that should be in place to lock down access for relays and block producing nodes: Set a strong password for user accounts. Only allow SSH authentication by…

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A round up

We’ve been a little busy on some pool improvements behind the scenes here, and not posting so much on the blog. There have been a few great IOG blog posts of late which we wanted to link…. 2021: the year robots, and graffiti came to a decentralized, smarter Cardano…Beeple used to illustrate IOG blog posts,…

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World Mobile deployment plans

A lot of positive World Mobile news lately, including this article by CNN. You may recall that World Mobile (connect the unconnected) are tightly linked with Cardano (bank the unbanked) and will use the blockchain to faciliate operations, identity, payments and services with a similar model to the Stake Pool model used by Cardano. The…

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Samsung and Veritree

Excellent news just in that Samsung will be using Veritree for a new initiative to plant 2 million trees. Excellent because there are an extra 2 million trees being planted, and excellent because Veritree uses the Cardano Blockchain. Samsung is partnering with @veritree_ to help combat #climate change. The platform will use #blockchain technology to…

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dApps and more…

Sometimes CH absolutely nails it. Like this time. A timely reminder on why Cardano is built the way it is, what to expect during 2022 and beyond. Closing 5 mins are a great summary of the philosophy and principles that makes this ecosystem different. It’s why we are here, and likely why you are too.

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Ethereum 2.0 analysis

A recent blog post by BitMEX research on Ethereum 2.0 caught our eye recently and we though it was worth sharing. A while ago we noted that Cardano had a window of opportunity before Ethereum moved to Proof of Stake. It looks like that window may be longer than we initially anticipated. The blog post…