The incentive to run a full node for IOTA and to perform PoW without monetary compensation

The incentive to run a full node for IOTA and to perform PoW without monetary compensation

Lately, a lot of voices came up that expressed skepticism. “IOTA will not work because there is no incentive to run a full node nor an incentive to provide hash power for a secured distributed ledger. That leads to a low overall hash power and lots of opportunities to attack the Tangle.” -some people say. Is …

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The Tangle is safe. A Commentary

The Tangle is safe. A Commentary

Preamble This is my personal opinion, my personal blog and my personal intention to stop misinformation. Cryptoland has the habit of using every piece of information in their best interest. If you read opinions about some technological flaws and a sudden conclusion, be aware that it has been written for a reason and a purpose. The …

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AMA – Answers for newcomers!

AMA – Answers for newcomers!

Hello, newcomers! As dozens of people are flying into our great big family every hour, I think it makes sense to provide you with a little bit of help. This guide won’t be fancy with pictures, this guide will be “first aid”.   You want to understand IOTA? Read this Reddit post and follow the links! …

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IOTA Exchange listing on 13th June – Preparations

IOTA Exchange listing on 13th June – Preparations

Thousands of investors, companies and the majority of the IOTA community are looking forward to it and now we have a date. Beginning with the 13th June, in nine days, exchanges are going to list IOTA as a tradeable asset. The official blog post of David explains the circumstances very well and incentivizes other exchanges to …

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May Report #1

May Report #1

Since we’re on a long dry spell for a few weeks now, it’s good to hear that there is still movement if we take a closer look. The problems of the network, that has suffered quite a bit, are caused by the reduced amount of spammers in the main network. As mentioned again and again: the …

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The IOTA Ecosystem Fund: 2000000 $ for Development and Adoption

The IOTA Ecosystem Fund: 2000000 $ for Development and Adoption

Once again, the IOTA grassroots movement made a difference in showing the world that this is no ephemeral cryptocurrency but a serious endeavor that leads to a technology, that possibly changes everything. The generous sponsors of the ecosystem-fund are part of the “Ecosystem-club”, initiated by Luey Forje, one of the early investors and a well-known community member. …

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IOTA: A Summary of Success

IOTA: A Summary of Success

Just reading the basic features of IOTA, makes it look like a wishful solution to almost every problem in the cryptocurrency-sphere. IOTA managed to grow to the most promising cryptocurrency-project on the planet. But what are the reasons for that? As you know: Tangleblog.com is a blog for news, announcement and background info around IOTA, an …

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A rough summary of transaction fees for the IoT with current systems.

A rough summary of transaction fees for the IoT with current systems.

We often talk about IOTA as the new distributed ledger that promises a financial and infrastructural solution in a world where fees for transactions act as a barrier to progress, especially in the IoT. But how big are the present existing fees for a system like the IoT? Do we really have a problem? I tried …

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April Report #3

April Report #3

The second half of April in the IOTA-zone offered access to interesting background development and additionally one moment for the history books. We saw interesting articles, a few interviews and what’s about to come. Stresstest First of all some partial results of the first and second stress test. The dev-team around Dominik Schiener set up …

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