According to a recent report, the software company Blockstack is building a distributed ledger protocol called Stacks, which will use a consensus algorithm called "proof of burn." Stacks will leverage Bitcoin's hash power and, initially, build on top of Bitcoin. But to write the next block on Stacks and earn the block reward, participants must provably burn their own bitcoin as an economic cost.
The developers of Zombie Battleground, a forthcoming digital game from Loom Network, claim that they are using a blockchain to make trading-card games fun and fair once again. Here’s an overview of how Zombie Battleground works and how it brings innovation to the world of gaming.
In the early days of the internet, freedom of information and expression
were the original values of the web, which was built to be a place where people
could exchange ideas and information freely without worrying about third-party
It wasn’t intended to be a place dominated by powerful organizations and
centralized companies, nor was it meant to be tightly regulated or controlled.
At the heart of the technology were freedom, autonomy and anonymity.