Altcoins

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Tokenization Of RWAs: Beyond The Hype
Advanced

Tokenization Of RWAs: Beyond The Hype

This article elaborates on tokenization and its impact on the digitization and financialization of Real World Assets (RWA).
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Why is Amazon launching a Bezos stablecoin?
Beginner

Why is Amazon launching a Bezos stablecoin?

This article outlines the case for a private digital currency and explains why it may soon gain prominence in the United States.
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What is Drc-20 and How Can You Mint a Doginal?
Intermediate

What is Drc-20 and How Can You Mint a Doginal?

Click to learn about Dogechain’s new token standard, DRC-20 and how to mint one of your own.
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What is NYM? All You Need to Know About NYM
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What is NYM? All You Need to Know About NYM

NYM is a privacy-focused blockchain project that aims to prevent traffic analysis and enhance data confidentiality across various networks.
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Tokenization of music rights
Beginner

Tokenization of music rights

This article introduces the positive impact of NFTs and tokenization on artists.
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What is Mint Cash?
Intermediate

What is Mint Cash?

Mint Cash proposes a decentralized payment and savings system backed by Bitcoin, by redesigning the infamous Terra Protocol with novel monetary stability models based on trusted economic systems.
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What are Privacy Coins?
Beginner

What are Privacy Coins?

Privacy coins are cryptocurrencies designed to provide enhanced anonymity and privacy for users and their transactions.
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All You Need to Know About Raft(RAFT)
Intermediate

All You Need to Know About Raft(RAFT)

Raft is a stablecoin protocol deployed on Ethereum that utilizes over-collateralization. Borrowers collateralize LSD assets to mint stablecoin R, and maintain a lower collateral ratio through mechanisms such as liquidation and reallocation. Leveraging the popularity of LSD, the project experienced rapid growth after its launch and faced fierce competition in this field. Established DeFi protocols have an advantage in terms of security. Recently, the protocol suffered from a contract vulnerability issue and was attacked by hackers. The team is currently working on a recovery plan.
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Tokenization and Unified Ledger - Architecting the Blueprint for the Future Monetary System
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Tokenization and Unified Ledger - Architecting the Blueprint for the Future Monetary System

This article outlines a blueprint for a future monetary system that harnesses the transformative potential of tokenization to improve existing structures and open up new possibilities.
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cmDeFi #005 A Comprehensive Study of the Frax Stablecoin Ecosystem
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cmDeFi #005 A Comprehensive Study of the Frax Stablecoin Ecosystem

This article explains how the Frax protocol builds a DeFi full-stack protocol centered around stablecoins.
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Surging Yields: A Review of U.S. Treasury "Tokenized" Fixed-Income Products, Operational Models, and Concerns
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Surging Yields: A Review of U.S. Treasury "Tokenized" Fixed-Income Products, Operational Models, and Concerns

This article explains various stablecoins based on U.S. Treasuries, including the advantages of fixed-income tokens and specific implementation methods of well-known projects such as DAI, USDM, stEUR, FRAX. It also highlights risks related to maturity mismatch, yield decline, and liquidity.
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LK Venture Research Report | Overview of Flatcoins: Why Vitalik Sees Them Among Top 3 Crypto Trends for 2023?
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LK Venture Research Report | Overview of Flatcoins: Why Vitalik Sees Them Among Top 3 Crypto Trends for 2023?

This article analyzes the significance, challenges and representative projects of flatcoins.
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Monero: All About the Top Privacy Coin
Intermediate

Monero: All About the Top Privacy Coin

The article elucidates the history of Monero (XMR), its privacy technology, usage and issuance volumes, mining pool ratios, regulatory challenges, and future prospects.
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Decentralized Reserve Stablecoins: A Historical Development and Model Analysis
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Decentralized Reserve Stablecoins: A Historical Development and Model Analysis

This article explores in detail the stablecoin protocols that strive to realize the impossible trinity. It dissects how future decentralized stablecoins can aim to maximize capital efficiency while still managing to hedge risks.
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Flatcoins: Inflation-Adjusted Stablecoins
Intermediate

Flatcoins: Inflation-Adjusted Stablecoins

This article provides a detailed explanation of the Flatcoin proposed by Coinbase, and analyzes the current technical challenges and application cases. This piece is an exploration of ‘flatcoins’, which are posed by Coinbase as algorithmic semi-stablecoins that adjust for the rate of inflation. This specific use case poses an interesting control-theoretic design challenge that BlockScience has addressed in several past projects, which we’ll explore further in this article.
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