Blockchain Relay Networks

Financial Decentralization and Nodes The publication of the Bitcoin white paper brought to light a tangible manner in which authentic storage and exchange of value could securely take place without the need for third-party intermediaries, namely government-backed central banks. Bitcoin’s proof-of-work consensus protocol has successfully solved the problem of double spend while ensuring network liveness […]

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Banano Quest: Architecture and Implications

    In a previous post, we introduced Banano Quest as a proof of concept designed to alleviate the struggles involved with fastening mobile applications to a blockchain. We also discussed the benefits of onboarding new developers and gamers into decentralized applications using non-fungible token rewards. Now, let’s take a look under the hood and get […]

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Banano Quest: Demystifying DApp UX

Tokenized economies shape human behavior, and decentralized applications have the potential to bring about positive social impact. On a secure blockchain, we can reimagine incentive systems by using tokens to target behaviors deemed valuable to participants in the marketplace. A critical issue currently constraining the emergence of dApps is clunky, and confusing user experiences. This […]

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Introducing BANANO Quest

    ETH Buenos Aires: An Idea Was Born The Pocket team took to the drawing board for the hackathon at ETH Buenos Aires with the intention of building something fun and interactive to demonstrate the ease and quickness in which developers can build an iOS app using their iOS SDK and Relay Node infrastructure. What […]

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Buenos Aires release 0.3

    It’s been a busy Summer so far for the Pocket team, and we’ve got some exciting updates including new additions to the Pocket family, and a surprise augmented reality Decentralized Application called BANANO Quest that we can’t wait to share with everybody! BANANO Quest- ETH Buenos Aires We had the pleasure of participating in […]

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Blockchains: The era of economic experimentation

    Running economic experiments on steroids One of the key components of the cryptocurrency industry is the open source nature of it. When everything is open source and protocols can easily be copied, tweaked, and deployed in a permissionless manner, it allows for quick iteration and experimentation within the ecosystem. The graph above shows the […]

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Introducing Pocket Network

The first automobile ever to be invented is largely credited to Karl Benz in 1885. While the industrial revolution led to an explosion of automobiles and a boom in road construction in the 1920’s, the Federal Highway Act was not signed into law until 1956. This was the basis of the interstate system in the United States many of us know […]

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