In the last months, we have built the MVP of the Rohingya Archive, a digital heritage archive for the stateless Rohingya people. The R-Archive uses Arweave’s Blockweave technology to store documents immutable and permanently at very low costs. During our pilot phase, our partner, the Rohingya Project collected and uploaded various documents to preserve the […]

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Since 1982 an extensive destruction of public records, documenting the Rohingya legacy, has taken place. The remaining documents are at high risk of getting lost and are spread among the widely distributed Rohingya population. Preserving these documents is of tremendous value since they stake historical claims to be citizens of Myanmar as well as to […]

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Supporting charity projects is a great thing to do. Donors deserve to know for what their contributions were used. We are happy to announce the launch of a new, central feature, our SmartAid Token Management System (TMS). Projects on SmartAid can now use the dashboard of the TMS to allocate received donation tokens to their […]

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It is no secret, Ethereum, the by market cap and adoption most successful smart contract blockchain, is at its limit. Various DeFi apps, like Uniswap, Aave, games, like Axie Infinity, NFT marketplaces and issuing protocols, like OpenSea and Rarible and countless transactions and other smart contract interactions are clocking up the network. Sidechains and Layer […]

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Money is not Power – Control Over it Is. Uniswap, a Decentralized Exchange (DEX), generates every 24h around $3.5m in fees for liquidity providers of the protocol. A recent proposal suggests, taking 0.005% of the 0.03% fee to distribute it to the Uniswap DAO, to fund further development of the protocol. If implemented, holders of […]

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Today, we trust Instagram, to keep track of our followers, likes, and chat histories. We trust banks, to document our balances and depots. We rely on Amazon, to maintain the lists of our past purchases. However, by trusting them we give up control and privacy. Slowly we are seeing adoption in Blockchain Technology as a […]

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The term “Token” is frequently used in the blockchain space. Shermin Voshmgir, the director of the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics at the Vienna University of Economics, calls them even “the killer application of Blockchains“. This blog post aims to give you a better understanding of what a Token/Token Contract is. A Token Contract is a […]

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Not even COVID-19 can stop our meetups. However, since we did not want to risk the health of our audience, we decided to hold our 22nd Blockchain Munich Meetup online. No pizza, no beer, but insightful presentations of the application of blockchain technology in the aid industry.  First up was Kyriacos Koupparis, head of Frontier […]

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Why do we sign a contract or a bill? In our everyday life, signatures are often used as a handwritten mark to make proof of identity and intent. In public blockchain networks, participants cannot necessarily trust each other. Everyone can potentially claim to be the owner of a blockchain address and initiate a token transfer. […]

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