A message to blockchainers from the Nobel committee

It seems appropriate that in the current hysterical blockchain climate — a climate epitomized by the notion that everyone from bankers and lawyers will soon be dis-intermediated because of smart-contracts on blockchains — the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded its latest prize to Oliver Hart from Harvard University and Bengt Holmström from MIT for their work on contracting.

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It seems appropriate that in the current hysterical blockchain climate -- a climate epitomized by the notion that everyone from bankers and lawyers will soon be dis-intermediated because of smart-contracts on blockchains -- the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded its latest prize to Oliver Hart from Harvard University and Bengt Holmström from MIT for their work on contracting.

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Ethereum bailout complete. Long live Ethereum!

In our inbox just now from Stephan Tual, Founder & COO, of Slock.it, somehow related to the DAO and Ethereum by way of an unquantifiable number of revolving doors between respective blockchain projects/cabals:

Ethereum fork successful, all DAO token holders to be made whole

The title says it all – end of the hack that never was.
On Ethereum, Code is Law. It’s the network’s participants that determine its evolving rules, voting by way of updating their software. Today, they’ve done just that to nullify an exploit found in the DAO, proving their capability to self-govern effectively.
https://blog.slock.it/what-an-accomplishment-3e7ddea8b91d#.kznb3sjbx
Happy to chat at anytime on stephan.tual over skype.
Cheers!

Continue reading: Ethereum bailout complete. Long live Ethereum!

In our inbox just now from Stephan Tual, Founder & COO, of Slock.it, somehow related to the DAO and Ethereum by way of an unquantifiable number of revolving doors between respective blockchain projects/cabals:

Ethereum fork successful, all DAO token holders to be made whole

The title says it all – end of the hack that never was.
On Ethereum, Code is Law. It’s the network’s participants that determine its evolving rules, voting by way of updating their software. Today, they’ve done just that to nullify an exploit found in the DAO, proving their capability to self-govern effectively.
https://blog.slock.it/what-an-accomplishment-3e7ddea8b91d#.kznb3sjbx
Happy to chat at anytime on stephan.tual over skype.
Cheers!

Continue reading: Ethereum bailout complete. Long live Ethereum!