Ξtherboard – all the important stuff

Last updated: 20.10.2020 – HowTo’s and updated Links

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Policy-Maker Toolkit

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is an emerging and rapidly evolving area in the blockchain environment. Although examples of DeFi have existed for several years, there was a sudden upsurge of activity in 2020.

Moneychanging, Moneylending: Part I

Lending is the natural next step for any new nascent financial market. The house of Rothschild got its start by collecting and exchanging coins (moneychanging). Once they had enough value under their custody, the natural step was to put it to work (moneylending). Then they expanded by doing the same for rulers locally and then, doing the same across Europe.

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Policy-Maker Toolkit

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is an emerging and rapidly evolving area in the blockchain environment. Although examples of DeFi have existed for several years, there was a sudden upsurge of activity in 2020.

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Policy-Maker Toolkit

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is an emerging and rapidly evolving area in the blockchain environment. Although examples of DeFi have existed for several years, there was a sudden upsurge of activity in 2020.

FAQ

What is Ethereum?

Ethereum is a cutting edge blockchain-based distributed computing platform, featuring smart contract functionality. It provides a decentralized virtual machine, the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), that can execute peer-to-peer contracts using a crypto-fuel called Ether.

New User Guide

Sharding FAQ

PoS – Proof of Stake FAQ

Network Status

CHART – Ethereum Network Transactions

CHART – Ethereum Network Value to Transactions Ratio

Hash Rate

How to decipher a transaction on etherscan

Gas

What ist gas for my ether-transfer?

Transactions on the Ethereum network require fees in the form of gas. The amount of gas depends on the amount of computation required to complete the transaction. In short:

Gas Price = price per gallon of gas
Gas Limit = gallons of gas needed for roadtrip
TX Fee = total amount you pay for roadtrip

Calculate Gas for your transaction: ethgasstation.info

Gas-Tracker: etherscan.io – gastracker

News

Recent News about Ethereum – WeekInEthereum by Evan van Ness

CoinDesk

Trustnodes

CCN

Diskussionen

Reddit Ethereum Frontpage – all you need to know

ΞTHEREUM – Trends

Google

Google Trends ist für Crypto-Assets nach wie vor ein sehr wichtiger Indikator. Aktuell (Stand 06/2019 – Kurs BTC: 12.963,02 $) war das ATH von Bitcoin parallel zum Peak in den Google Suchen weltweit am 16. Dezember 2017 bei 19.665,39 $. Der momentane Anstieg ist also eher institutionell getrieben als von Retail Investoren:

Baidu

Anders sieht das in China aus. Hier eine Übersicht zu Baidu-Trends, also Zahlen der größten chinesischen Suchmaschine: