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September 26, 2017, 06:07:40 AM
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How is this different from IOTA? How is development funded? What's the roadmap?

If this is "the next generation", what's to prevent a "newer generation" from coming up behind you and replacing you, as you hope to replace Bitcoin?

My problem with ETH is that it's supposedly 400X slower than cloud computing, so I don't see it becoming a "super computer" or replacing the Internet. What's your proposed solution to this issue?
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September 28, 2017, 12:54:25 AM
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Might I suggest that one of the FAQ marketing staff glean thru these 165+ pages and pick out the skycoin posts that answer relevant questions to compile a FAQ web-page with.  Of the 30+ pages I read almost all of them had at least one very informative post that help clarify the various sub-projects, and overall scope of the skycoin master project.  I have downloaded the WP on the consensus methodology.

Good luck in your efforts to built a mesh internet environment and  crypto-coin.

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September 29, 2017, 02:48:48 AM
Last edit: September 29, 2017, 03:00:23 AM by LiskEnterprise
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The new roadmap looks great.

But i think you should have the year indicator before the events not after.

EG.. 2017 indicator then going up list the events. then arrive at 2018..

becasue the events are going up the page the year should be lower than the event completions.

My thoughts.

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There is no mention of a re-working of the whitepapers.

Should this not be a priority so that your marketing that has started has reference material.

This is a technical coin and so the documentation needs to be up to date.
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Why is it only one decimal point change in the coin?
All other coins have 6 to 8 decimal points.
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Can you clearly label the team members on the website.

Even if they are anonymous - Give them all a title and github name or twitter name.

List the team on the website, give a job title, brief technical background and what they are responsible for.
Give them an individual twitter feed so they can post their github updates.

eg,

SkyCoin-TeamLeader

SkyCoin-WebDeveloper

SkyCoin-MeshNet

etc

Even have a likeness or avatar for each of them.

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In my opinions alot of the alts and also BTC and its family maybe will go through another boom market.

And the whole crypto is still in speculation mode. It is clear on the roadmap that launch is after 2018.

But marketing and growth and price can increase between now and then while this boom is occurring.

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Also the telegram was set up wrong. Some people can access the news slack but are locked out of the BB and the main slack.

Why not promote the close of the telegram and the slack channel.

Move completely to discord.

https://discord.gg/9TY3MEj

This is the skycoin discord chat link

Focus on one area or if it is too spread around none of them get productive.

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Lastly on the login or wallet.

IOTA has very easy access.

Heat has very easy access.

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Can you copy heat or Ard or Nxt.

Easy access to login..

Super long seed needed.

81 characters etc...

Full node earn.

Lite wallet downloads...

and web wallets accessing sky full nodes.

Even seeds with pin protection like heat.





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September 30, 2017, 11:45:03 PM
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For anyone doubting the development thats going on always check github because there is multiple coders working 24/7 on it.

https://github.com/skycoin/

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October 01, 2017, 02:06:04 AM
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Why is it only one decimal point change in the coin?
All other coins have 6 to 8 decimal points.

Skycoin supports up to 6 decimal points.  We artificially restrict the decimal places at the network layer to limit dust.

Can you clearly label the team members on the website.

Even if they are anonymous - Give them all a title and github name or twitter name.

https://blog.skycoin.net/statement/skycoin-team/

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October 01, 2017, 05:33:52 AM
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https://medium.com/@cryptorand/interview-with-the-skycoin-team-sky-4687fa78e56

Interview with Skycoin team.

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October 04, 2017, 01:09:24 AM
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In the Skycoin blog, it says- 
 
Quote from: skycoin
"We give every coin their own blockchain and the platform runs on top of the Skywire infrastructure, and we get a fee from that".
 
My questions -
1. in SkyLedger, who pays the fee to whom, and how is the fee calculated?
 
 2. Can an empty wallet, sign a message/transaction of " 0" and ignite the running of a CX script of a skyledger? In a way, achieving zero barriers to conmunicating with the script (what ethereum is trying to achieve with self-paying contracts).

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October 04, 2017, 05:41:54 AM
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Update:

The Skycoin mobile wallet is done.

https://play.google.com/apps/testing/net.skycoin.mobile

We are reamping the content pages for the Skycoin website

We have a new logo now.

Bounty program has been up for a month. If anyone wants to make Skycoin videos, check the bounty program in telegram.

Skywire:

Skywire is working but is getting a rewrite, to use the skycoin/net networking library.

The dashboard for cluster management (node manager) and global network dashboard is currently under development.

Then network will be fully usable for the public for VPN, Socks5 proxy and we will start moving applications on to the new network namespace.

New Wallet:

Version 20 of the wallet is being released. This is a new wallet from scratch and has been in the github development branch of Skycoin for a month now.

Version 20 is several dozen times faster than the old wallet.

Exchange Listings:

The scheduled listing on US exchanges was affected by the SEC letter. The US exchanges still have not resumed listing new coins.

We think all the US exchanges will be dead or irrelevant within two years.

Any US jurisdiction can be seized and the customers coins stolen by the government at any time (similar to what happened to eGold when the US government seized the customers collateral and kept it or MtGox when it went into receivership). There is an extremely long history of governments (especially the US government) just seizing assets and collateral belonging to customers and just stealing the money and assets.

Current regulatory actions in the United States, Japan, Korean and China are accelerating the schedule for adaption of DEX (decentralized exchange) technology.

We should have accelerated and prioritized the time table for exchange listings last year. This set our time table back six months, but is not major problem.

Most of the large coin holdings have been moved off exchange are essentially illiquid because of the risk of theft from government seize, risk of exchange being hacked and/or holders being unwilling to submit themselves to the invasive tracking and surveillance that use of the current exchange entails.

Since most of the Bitcoin are off-market and not on the order books (non-exchange traded), for the above reasons, the market for crypto assets is being set largely by a small number of high speed arbitrage firms with massive volume, whose positions in the order book are extremely thin compared to the total volume of coins in circulation. Meaning that if people attempted liquidation of even 1% of the outstanding volume of issued coins, there would be a severe decrease in coin price and inability to find buyers at the current market price without taking a 30% to 70% discount (depending on the magnitude of the capital outflows which are occurring at the same time).

The crypto volumes are are very large, but deceptive because the volume is from high frequency bots and does not reflect the order-book depth. Even 1% of coins being dumped can completely destroy the order book.

DEX will allow a larger number of coins to be active on the market and order book and increase stability by increasing the orderbook depth (because large holders do no longer need to worry about counter party risk and having their coins stolen, seized or hacked by keeping them on exchange). The increased order book depth should decrease volatility and make it more more difficult for a small number of players to cause large price movements and market manipulations.

So we are expecting most of the market to move to DEX and most of the coin volume to move to coins that have lower transaction times (away from bitcoin) to the coins whose transaction times are closer to the rate of exchanges (currently impossible for all coins based upon PoS/PoW and which has only now become possible with new consensus algorithms, such as Skycoin Obelisk).

I think exchange centralization is a fad or a phase (like MtGox).

We will see more of the altcoin markets internalized because of the regulation and then eventually moved to DEX (decentralized exchange).

We are still working with the existing exchange, but are starting development of the Skycoin OTC market and our exchange federation protocol for enabling DEX.

What is happening is the exchanges are forming "self-regulatory" committees to block the creation of new exchanges (the business is very profitable and they are making 0.1% on each side of every trade on very high volumes). Unless they can regulate out new competitors, the exchanges are unable to maintain their high transaction and trading fees. Then they are creating "white lists" by country and only allowing the listing of crypto assets that the investors/owner groups of the exchanges have invested in or own a large percentage of.

The crypto-markets are forming into a new cabal, that is almost identical in structure and function to the wall-street cabal Bitcoin was developed to rebel against.
- the mining pool cabal (the three mining pools that control the network. Now being challenged by state backed mining pools, such as the Russian government backed entity)
- the exchange cabal (the exchanges approved to convert between fiat and crypto, who price fix the trading fees and exchange fees and use regulation or connections with legacy banking system to exclude competition)
- the coin white-list cabal (Apple white list, Korean whitelist, Japanese White List, etc)

It is very upsetting to watch what is happening in the Bitcoin exchange market. I think this is another phase of crypto. There seems to be a cycle of consolidation and then re-decentralization in response to the abuses once an oligarchy has formed and begins to abuse their power.

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October 04, 2017, 05:43:55 AM
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Might I suggest that one of the FAQ marketing staff glean thru these 165+ pages and pick out the skycoin posts that answer relevant questions to compile a FAQ web-page with.  Of the 30+ pages I read almost all of them had at least one very informative post that help clarify the various sub-projects, and overall scope of the skycoin master project.  I have downloaded the WP on the consensus methodology.

Good luck in your efforts to built a mesh internet environment and  crypto-coin.

okie

We tried to move that to the blog

https://blog.skycoin.net/

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October 04, 2017, 06:03:32 AM
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This forum is dead and the price is dead...

There maybe a correlation.

Becasue you moved to telegram there is no productive conversations here.

BTC talk is the first place new crypto people go to study a new platform and they see nothing happening here.

The price is not dead.

When we sell coins on the market, the price goes up.

It is impossible for people to buy at the price they want and no one wants to sell the coin. There is no reason you would sell a coin if it can go from $0.05 to $600 in three months like Byteballs and other coins did. This is a well known dynamic for people who have been watching for the last eight years how the coin market operates. It is especially obvious to people who under the psychology of financial assets and how bubbles occur.

All the coins like IOTA, Litecoin, Byteballs, Bitcoin had very long latency periods.

That is because exponential growth from a small user community, even at 1% per day growth rate takes years to growth to the point that it reaches public conscience.

The user community, technology growth at a continuous, constant rate over years, but the asset appreciation occurs suddenly and violently (once the coin/asset/market breaks a critical threshold of awareness). Then suddenly what you only heard two or three times before over a few months, suddenly begins to appear everywhere. User growth is constant and linear, while public perception, awareness and attention is a threshold function.

If user community is 100 people and growth rate is 1% per day, that is only 1 new user per day. Our telegram doubled three times in users, over last two months and we have not even started on advertising or marketing yet and have almost zero videos and zero marketing towards public and have not done listing on any large exchanges yet for visibility.

The price does not matter either. There are projects that are a piece of shit and barely work, have no value and have massive operating costs (negative cash flow, losses) and who are trading at 120x the market cap of Skycoin. There are very very few blockchain projects that actually have developers, real user communities or actual technology that is useful or can retain a userbase.

The active userbase metrics for Skycoin have increased 8x, but the price has been stable. The price is not the best metric for evaluation, because it is a lagging indicator and lags behind technology, development, marketing and user community by months or years.

Internally, we do not use the price a metric but look at fundamentals such as
- technology development and readiness status
- user community growth
- activity and application adaption
- usability improvements
- improvements in marketing effort and Skycoin structure/organization (how many people are active in the bountry program)

As we have improved the coin and marketing the Skycoin volume has deceased because people have been less willing to sell. When we release major news, the Skycoin price does not increase, but the volume decreases because there are fewer people selling at the market clearing price. When we have done coin drops for testing, the skycoin price goes up, as we sell coins onto the market.

Normally, the coefficient is negative. As you sell X coins onto the market, the market price should decline by Y. However, the market price goes up. The linear coefficient for the market's impulse response function has the wrong sign. "The more coins we sell the more the Skycoin price goes up".

When people sell Skycoin the psychology is "Someone is dumping" and people try to lure them into dumping more by increasing the price. The buyers of Skycoin are trying to acquire long term positions (maximizing the absolute number of coins). So they are buying over time, without increasing the price. However, the sellers are not willing to sell at the current price.

This is consistent with what we are seeing on the OTC markets. There are some people who have 30% or 40% of their total cryptos holdings shifted into Skcoin and they are buying and holding and not participating actively on the markets (but instead waiting for future appreciation).

So the market psychology of the Skycoin market is different than Monero or Dogecoin, where people are just sitting there day trading around the price and creating a high volume. Once we are on a larger exchange, we will see more day trading and high volume, but the buy and hold for early stage or emerging coins, does not generate a lot of volume.

We tried for a few times to do "market making" and put 10 BTC on both the bid and ask side, but the coins were all bought up and exhausted very quickly and we do not know how to set the spread or the price because there were only orders on the buy side and none of th sell, so the bot just runs out of coins, so we could not even run a market making bot successfully. This indicates there is high demand, but that people want to buy at a low price.

We are just going to let the markets do whatever they want, because that is just the way it is. The yoyo bot guy stopped and the market looks a lot better now and there are multiple people actively trading and price has been very stable. So the Skycoin market and order book is maturing.

The people trading Skycoin are also extremely intelligence and sophisticated. They have an extremely high level of technical competency and education compared to the users of other coins. Many of the Skycoin user base also has a very good understanding of human psychology and market behavior.

The Skycoin Community has the highest percentage of Software Developers and Engineers of all the coins. The Skycoin Community is very organized and many of them are planning their coin portfolio allocations out for months and years. They are looking at the new projects, before they are listed on exchanges and they are evaluating the projects based upon technical fundamentals and ability to appreciate in the future. So we do not have the emotional driven market of the other coins and the price has been very stable.

- Skycoin has developers (most of the projects raising tens or hundreds of million of dollars do not have developers)
- Skycoin has its own blockchain (the ERC20 tokens and many of the projects raising tens or hundreds of millions of dollars in "ICOs" do not have a blockchain)
- Skycoin has application, that can be run and work (almost all of the ICOs raising tens or hundreds of millions of dollars do not have applications or are just raising the money to hire developers/or build the applications which do not exist except as vaporware)
- Skycoin has a continuous development history of over almost eight years (while many/most coins have no developers, no blockchain, no development history and no working or demo applications)
- Skycoin has technology. We know what we have to do to solve the problems we are working on. (Instead of raising 100 million dollars to solve a problem that people have been trying to solve and failing for the last four decades with no progress).
- Skycoin has a user community of people. (Not just bots and people flooding channels with bots to claim bounty program rewards and competing for who can get the most bots in their channel.)
- etc

So based upon fundamentals we are doing very well. However, for most of the market it is impossible for someone on the outside to look at a coin and figure out "Does anyone actual use this?", "Does this coin actually have a user community?", "Is that 100 million dollars a day in trading volume real or is it one bot trading with itself to create the appearance of volume?". "Is coin really worth 200 million, or did some guy create 200 million coins and start trading them with himself for $1 a coin?". "Does this coin really have anyone following them on twitter or did they buy 50,000 bots to follow them".

Most of the coins on the market today are completely fake. 100% fake. No developers. No blockchain. No product. Fake liquidity. No user community except for people paid to do activity and make it look like there is a user community. "Lets flood reddit with bots and pay fifteen people $40 a day to make it look like we have a community". ETC "We have a community. Look at our community manager shit posting under 14 different reddit accounts!"

You cannot compare Skycoin to these fake coins. If we wanted to do it the same way, we could do the same thing and make the market cap go to $500 million tomorrow. I can run a bot right now and send the volume to $5 million dollars a day. It does not mean anything.

Skycoin has to be built upon a foundation of reality and not mere appearance. That is why all the attention is focused on the technology and the fundamental metrics, instead of running a penny stock pump and dump. In this market, to do this honestly is a huge handicap.

We anticipate that during these bubbles, people will make a lot of money speculating on dubious assets and projects, however as the bubble deflates the smart money will rebalanced away from the speculative assets into projects which have a foundation in reality and not merely speculative (flight to safety). The current alt-coin market has a penny stock pump and dump, horse betting mentality and is not favorable for real projects. The current market for crypto-asset is still purely speculator driven.

The current crypto-assets market
- Instead of being driven by reason, it is driven by emotion
- Instead of being driven by reality, it is driven by perception.
- Instead of being driven by value, it is driven by speculation

We wanted to differentiate Skycoin by moving away from this and preparing for the phase when the money shift away from the speculative coins into a fundamental or value driven market. However, majority of the market for the immediate future is going to be valueless asset tokens, with no revenue or income and no economic purpose and no economic activity, which have hundred million dollar or billion dollar valuations. The sole value of the token, being that there are people are wiling to buy the tokens for harder, spendable currencies like Bitcoin or fiat (pump and dump).

I believe the next stage of crypto-currencies we are entering will be coins based upon user communities, real economic activity, crypto based applications and commodity backed coins (power grid tokens, bandwidth/telecom coins). Where as the current generation is based upon marketing slogans "We are IoT" (with no IoT devices) and "We have Smart Contracts" (that no one uses).

Then Skycoin also have a large segment of the community is also very patient and is testing out new software (with bugs) or that is difficult to use and install (like the BBS app, mobile wallet and Skymesssanger). So they have some experience with what we are building that the public has not seen and which has not been marketing etc. Many people are closely and personally tracking the Skycoin project progress now and testing the applications.

The price has also been tracking the Yuan and USD. However, in the long term we expect Skycoin will resume tracking BCT. Especially after the OTC market is integrated.

Price is a lagging metric, so is not useful.  Price appreciations can be extremely violent and rapid and often reflect userbase growth or adaption that has been occurring continuously over years. It can also reflect what happens when a coin breaks the level of conscienceness, due to onset of sudden, high intensity, focused marketing and exchange listings (which takes months or years to prepare and lay the foundation for).

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October 04, 2017, 01:33:55 PM
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In the Skycoin blog, it says- 
 
Quote from: skycoin
"We give every coin their own blockchain and the platform runs on top of the Skywire infrastructure, and we get a fee from that".
 
My questions -
1. in SkyLedger, who pays the fee to whom, and how is the fee calculated?
 
 2. Can an empty wallet, sign a message/transaction of " 0" and ignite the running of a CX script of a skyledger? In a way, achieving zero barriers to conmunicating with the script (what ethereum is trying to achieve with self-paying contracts).

FYI - Skycoin's reply on reddit was -

Quote from: skycoin
Skyledger gives each coin their own blockchain.

CX is not enabled on Sky-ledger coins yet

Skyledger coins use the Skycoin Skywire networking components (for blockchain cache and sever connections and accelerating peer-to-peer data replication). So people can earn Skycoin for caching and distributing data for blockchains on the skyledger and also for other skywire applications.

The fees are paid by the person who initiates the connection. A company may pay or subsidize caching servers (pay a third party to host servers on Skywire and provide these services for free to their userbase).

This solves the inventive problem of no one being paid to run Bitcoin nodes. Nodes require dedicated CPU, bandwidth, storage and take up to 100 GB of hard disc space and use massive bandwidth, so few people run nodes. On Skywire people can earn Skycoins for hosting/caching immutable objects (like Blockchain data for coins on the Sky-ledger platform).

We will have cross chain atomic transactions and a common wallet and digital asset standards on sky-ledger to increase interoperability but are still implementing these standards, as more tokens and digital assets are launched on Sky-ledger and we see what the common use cases are.

This is still very new.

The roadmap is - get skywire working (done for testnet) - get people receiving coins for forwarding data - get CXO working over Skywire (done) - move the sky-ledger blockchain data onto CXO - move skyledger nodes onto Skywire network as option or default when available - enable CX language support on Skyledger test network (we are starting this soon)

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October 05, 2017, 08:15:36 PM
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how is the project going now?
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October 07, 2017, 08:48:02 PM
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Guy if I want buy sky miner:

https://twitter.com/Skycoinproject/status/912315610696007680

so there you wrote that you sell it for 1 BTC (600$ miner - rest in sky coins)
what will be price of sky coin ? will you use free market value ?
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October 07, 2017, 11:30:24 PM
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I just installed the latest windows wallet but after syncing my balance is gone!

Wallet says I have 0 Confirmed Balance. Is it a wallet flow??

This is my address with a balance of 3150 SKY https://explorer.skycoin.net/app/address/Vq7DUM8vGL81QS8S4SXBNTBvLHpkLf9Eaj

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October 08, 2017, 03:26:17 AM
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Guy if I want buy sky miner:

https://twitter.com/Skycoinproject/status/912315610696007680

so there you wrote that you sell it for 1 BTC (600$ miner - rest in sky coins)
what will be price of sky coin ? will you use free market value ?

Yes, the skycoin price will be based on the market value at the time the miner is sold.

I just installed the latest windows wallet but after syncing my balance is gone!

Wallet says I have 0 Confirmed Balance. Is it a wallet flow??

This is my address with a balance of 3150 SKY https://explorer.skycoin.net/app/address/Vq7DUM8vGL81QS8S4SXBNTBvLHpkLf9Eaj


Yes, wallet frontend bug.  New wallet is coming this week and won't have these issues. 

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October 10, 2017, 12:22:27 PM
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I have 100 to 300 Skycoin bounty for technical writer and infographics.

We need
- news writers
- technical writers
- people who can write info-graphics

We need technical articles like "What is blockchain" and explaining datastructures etc

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Yes, the skycoin price will be based on the market value at the time the miner is sold.
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that is ok. Probaly you will need make some promo time when your hardware will be ready and operational.
then promo (like signatures should help you distribute remaining 20% tokens)
I think some people want see results before going deeper into project.
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October 13, 2017, 05:31:10 AM
Last edit: October 13, 2017, 05:58:18 AM by skycoin
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Skycoin Wallet v0.20.2 is released, highly recommended upgrade.

https://www.skycoin.net/downloads/

If you discover any problems, please report them to the github repo https://github.com/skycoin/skycoin or tell us here/telegram/twitter

Changelog: https://github.com/skycoin/skycoin/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md#0200---2017-10-10

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October 13, 2017, 10:09:35 AM
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Update:

Version 20.0 is released

All nodes have been upgraded.


New Wallet:

Completely new wallet from scratch. The new wallet is dozens of times faster.

Blockchain syncing is hundreds of times faster and is almost instant now. The old wallet took 1 second per block to sync. The new wallet syncs a few thousand blocks in a few seconds.

In future upgrade, all blocks will be treated as immutable data objects in CXO, so that the blockchain can be downloaded in parallel across all blocks and all connected peers, using all available bandwidth in parallel with no constraints on the block ordering.

This will be even faster than Bitcoin's "header first downloads" or the rust ethereum approach.

CoinHours:

The new wallet (version 20) now shows the "CoinHours", which users earn for holding Skycoin.

We are working on an exchange for converting and establishing an exchange rate between CoinHours and Skycoin. Coin Hours are similar to the "Gas" in Ethereum or coin aging in Bitcoin, but are exchange tradable and are a separate parallel currency in Skycoin.

Coin Hours are used for transaction fees in Skycoin and will also be used for network resources on Skywire.

Coin Hours may eventually also be used for allocation of distributed computation resources, storage or bandwidth on SkyLedger and any Skycoin side changes with embedded CX scripting language.

The future wallet versions will add API and GUI for being able to specify or split the CoinHour balances in transactions.

If Skycoins are held on an exchange, the coin hours earned will go to the exchange.

Skycoin CoinHours are also a very important part of the Skycoin CoinJoin infrastructure for increasing transaction privacy. CoinHours will be posted as collateral for mixing to prevent participants from backing out of or slowing down CoinJoin transactions. Skycoin CoinJoin transactions improve give mathematical grantee of Skycoin transaction privacy by spending outputs from multiple wallets in the same transaction. This prevents the most common deanonimizing attacks in Bitcoin. When fully implemented, this will give Skycoin ZeroCoin level mathematical guarantee of transaction privacy, with orders of magnitude less complexity and computation overhead than the ZeroCoin implementation, by eliminating the requirement of the highly complicated zero-knowledge proof system.

Skycoin (DEX) Distributed Exchange Support:

We are currently designing a hard coded, 2 factor multi-signature with relative time lock transaction type for Skycoin. This new transaction type will enable DEX and atomic swap support across Skycoin and all Sky-Ledger coins.

We are also evaluating proposals for introducing a third transaction type for atomic swaps between blockchains. However, we believe that atomic swaps between blockchains are not mature yet and that the 2-signature multi-sig with relative time lock is the simpliest/easiest way to implement this.

CX OpenGL Support:

Skycoin does not have a "Smart Contracting Language". Our blockchain language is a full programming language suitable for both desktop, server, networked applications but with all the features required for blockchain embedding.

CX is an extremely strict, statically typed, affordance based (based upon Alan Kay's COLA architecture),  mathematically deterministic language. CX is designed to support the whole range of applications from being embedded on blockchain, to programming for GPU, FPGAs and achieving power saving and performance on next generation CPU architectures (RISC-V) which have explicit cache load/store instructions.

We are currently prototyping OpenGL support for CX.

CX also has a new website and programming sandbox.

https://cx.skycoin.net

I want to see people writing video games or a poker app or something on CX soon. I enjoyed "GameCoin" and we need more experiments in embedding video games on blockchain like GameCoin.

The Skycoin bounty program will expand to including incentive for video games and applications written in CX on the Skycoin platform.

Skycoin Roadmap Finished:

The roadmap is on the website now

https://www.skycoin.net/roadmap/

First Distributed Social Media Platform on Skycoin Platform Launches:

The beta test of the first distributed social media application on the Skycoin platform is ready.

https://www.skycoin.net/downloads/
- go down to BBS

BBS is a peer-to-peer replicated social media application, built upon immutable data structures (CXO) on top of the Skycoin platform.

All database in the Skycoin distributed BBS application is replicated peer-to-peer using the Skycoin CXO library (previously called Aether). Post submissions are submitted over a prototype of Sky-messanger, which is Skycoin's TOX like standard for machine-to-machine communication between public keys ( github.com/skycoin/net ).

Sky-messenger is specifically designed for peer-to-peer machine-to-machine communication, but also has a human usable, Wechat like interface.

Skycoin OTC Market:

Now that the prototype for Sky-messanger is working, we can include an integrated Skycoin OTC market in the next wallet release.

The new wallet will also eventually include "Send to Bitcoin address" function, which should increase Skycoin liquidity.

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Hello Dev

Good luck for your project .

Closely watching the progress !!! Cheers
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