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Interesting links

There’s a lot in the pipeline

A short and non exhaustive list of things we have to look forward to across the Cardano ecosystem in the coming months through 2023: A lot to look forward to… we’ll update this post in the coming days with some links, and comments on these and why they matter.

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Cardano Updates

New Cardano cryptographic primitives

Cardano will be getting some new cryptographic primitives soon. Thinking that sounds complex? And why does it matter? You are not alone we suspect. To make it easier for developers to build cross-chain applications, Input Output Global (IOG) is adding new built-in functions to Plutus to support ECDSA and Schnorr signatures. As Tim Harrison explains:…

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Cardano Community

IO Scotfest

At the tail end of last year IO hosted Scotfest in Edinburgh. The playlist is available on YouTube. The Cardano community is entering a new era, one where the community’s voice is becoming stronger than ever. To celebrate, IOG hosted a two-day virtual event to showcase all of the features of Cardano and the extensive…

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Musings

Another look at network effects

A recent article in The Economist covering the current health status of some of the tech ‘darlings’ caught our eye: Over the past year, the firms that epitomise these [new tech] business models — Uber and DoorDash; Netflix and Spotify; and Snap and Meta (which has tumbled spectacularly out of the trillion-dollar club) — have…

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Interesting links

CH interview with Messari

Ryan Selkis interviewed Charles at the Messari Mainnet conference recently. Kudos to CH for agreeing to do this (if you are aware of Ryan’s public statements over the years you will understand the reason for that comment). Well worth a watch, a very factual overview of the Cardano proposition and why we are just getting…