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Augur Development Update – May 17th

Augur Development Update – May 17th

Most of the past weeks progress has been around reviewing the contracts. New features are not being added right now, tests are being written and unnecessary / complex features are being removed. A write up will be coming with the completion of this review. The trading contracts will be the first contracts ready to be audited. Testing for the Augur client is complete and the security sensitive parts are next on the list to have audited. SmartContractSolutions has a team of engineers that…

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Not Everything is a Token!

Not Everything is a Token!

Let’s be practical. Absolute decentralization is an ideal… Decentralizing software is a worthy ideal but very difficult to accomplish. Decentralization (or the extent thereof) will become a critical differentiator between old and new protocols, especially when censorship resistance, immutability, and trust issues are integral to what a protocol serves. Bob: “OK, I’ve got the lightswitch completely abstracted and almost fully decentralized!” Alice: “awesome, I’ll start getting the ICO ready!” Even as decentralization abstracts functionality previously embedded into centralized models, there…

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New Team Members & Upcoming Events

New Team Members & Upcoming Events

Wanted to share some new things happening in the Augur Camp!   New Team Members Stephen Sprinkle – Senior UI Developer Stephen brings a level of familiarity and comfort to the start-up and scaling phases of product design and development having either founded or co-founded a series of ventures previously. His former projects include Cryptoping and address watching service, Certle which provides technical certification tracking and Giving.io a mobile donations platform for faith institutions. Being a relatively early adopter of…

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