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The Seasteading Institute Opening humanity’s next frontier

The technology to foster the fluid mechanics of voluntary societies is at hand. The Seasteading Institute is a nonprofit think-tank working to provide a machinery of freedom to choose new societies on the blue frontier. The most successful floating cities can then inspire change around the world.

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The Seasteading Institute Opening humanity’s next frontier

Floating Island Project The Seasteading Institute

Phase III: French Polynesia

On January 13, 2017, we entered Phase 3 of the Floating City Project, now called the Floating Island Project.

On that day, delegates from the government of French Polynesia travelled to San Francisco to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with us agreeing to cooperate on developing legislation for The Floating Island Project by the end of 2017. The MOU obligates The Seasteading Institute to conduct an economic analysis to demonstrate the economic benefits for French Polynesia, as well as an environmental assessment to assure the health of the ocean and seabed. When these studies are complete, French Polynesia will collaborate with The Seasteading Institute to develop a special governing framework for a land base and sea zone.

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Seasteading: Come for the Algae Bacon, Stay for the …

Joe Quirk is the president of the Seasteading Institute, which hopes to see the worlds oceans settled with hundreds of environmentally restorative floating cities. The first steps in that process are currently underway.

Were going to start very small with sustainable floating islands in the protected lagoon of Tahiti, for about 250 people, Quirk says in Episode 289 of the Geeks Guide to the Galaxy podcast. We hope to have this available by 2020.

Floating cities of the future would feature vast underwater algae farms that would provide a healthy food source for residents. Quirk says that algae can be much more appetizing than most people realize.

Somebody discovered that if you smoke dulse, it tastes like bacon, he says. One of the guys that was featured on Iron Chef serves it in his restaurants.

Eventually the Seasteading Institute hopes to develop floating platforms for individual families, which would make it easy to leave one seastead and join another. Hopefully that sort of freedom would force seasteads to compete over who can treat their residents the best. The idea is to vote with your house, Quirk says.

Seasteading has often been a topic of conversation in Silicon Valley, but that talk has waned in recent years. But Quirk believes that the momentum behind seasteading is unstoppable, with more and more of the necessary technologies finally coming online, and that the main obstacle at this point is just overcoming sensationalized claims about seasteaders themselves.

I feel the greatest threat to seasteading is political backlash, he says. Theres such a misperception that its about Dr. Evil billionaires going out there to experiment on children and creating evil islands of selfishness, and were constantly battling against that perception.

Listen to our complete interview with Joe Quirk in Episode 289 of Geeks Guide to the Galaxy (above). And check out some highlights from the discussion below.

Joe Quirk on OTEC:

Once youre on the high seas you can push forward one of my favorite technologies, which is Ocean Thermal Energy Conversionor OTECwhich is a proven green technology that basically uses the ocean as a solar panel. So at the surface of the tropical oceans where seasteading is starting, the water is very warm. The sun really warms it, especially near the equator, but a hundred meters down its very cold, and if you have a thousand-meter pipe going down, you have a huge temperature difference, and this can run a gigantic turbine that can produce a tremendous amount of electricity. The technology was proven to work during the Carter administration, and several island nations around the world are already pushing forward OTEC plants. The Bahamas last I heard is working on two.

Joe Quirk on the media:

Not all media is like [Geeks Guide to the Galaxy], where you just have a conversation and then Im criticized for what I actually say. With most mainstream mediaor lamestream media, as I call itsomeone would go through this long conversation we have, where Im speaking from my heart, as transparently as possible, and you would take out the section that makes me sound bad, or makes it sound like there has to be conflict, and you would feature that up front in your piece, and then that would come to be the statement I would answer to. And this has just happened over and over with seasteaders. You think that the journalist is on your side, but we get misrepresented often. So our only choice was to write this book and tell a bigger, better, more exciting story.

Joe Quirk on Ephemerisle:

A reality TV show got in touch with the Seasteading Institute and got very interested in showing the conflicts that occur between people trying to build a new society that floats. They scouted out Ephemerisle and became discouraged, because everybody was getting alongbecause you can take your house and float somewhere else. So they decided not to do Ephemerisle, and they basically imitated Ephemerisle, and went back to the UK, and tried to set up a TV show on several fortsold, abandoned military forts on the waterthat are sort of set on land, where people are forced to live together. So basically they removed the dynamics of seasteading, which is if you dont get along with people, you can simply take your house and go float elsewhere.

Joe Quirk on floating hospitals:

There are companies in the US that are already willing to pay their employees to fly to the Cayman Islandsand take a month-long vacation, with a butler, with concierge serviceand theyll pay them an extra few thousand dollars for their troubles, because all that put together is cheaper than just getting them a knee replacement operation in the United States. One of the most interesting aquapreneuers is a guy who uses Devi Shetty as an example of islands just off the coast of various countries where you can set up a unique jurisdiction and provide better, cheaper, faster health care. And some time after I became enthralled with this idea and decided to feature Devi Shetty in the book. So Im saying this famous humanitarian heart surgeon is already a seasteader, and I wish he would get in touch with us.

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Seasteading: Come for the Algae Bacon, Stay for the …

Seasteading: Come for the Algae Bacon, Stay for the …

Joe Quirk is the president of the Seasteading Institute, which hopes to see the worlds oceans settled with hundreds of environmentally restorative floating cities. The first steps in that process are currently underway.

Were going to start very small with sustainable floating islands in the protected lagoon of Tahiti, for about 250 people, Quirk says in Episode 289 of the Geeks Guide to the Galaxy podcast. We hope to have this available by 2020.

Floating cities of the future would feature vast underwater algae farms that would provide a healthy food source for residents. Quirk says that algae can be much more appetizing than most people realize.

Somebody discovered that if you smoke dulse, it tastes like bacon, he says. One of the guys that was featured on Iron Chef serves it in his restaurants.

Eventually the Seasteading Institute hopes to develop floating platforms for individual families, which would make it easy to leave one seastead and join another. Hopefully that sort of freedom would force seasteads to compete over who can treat their residents the best. The idea is to vote with your house, Quirk says.

Seasteading has often been a topic of conversation in Silicon Valley, but that talk has waned in recent years. But Quirk believes that the momentum behind seasteading is unstoppable, with more and more of the necessary technologies finally coming online, and that the main obstacle at this point is just overcoming sensationalized claims about seasteaders themselves.

I feel the greatest threat to seasteading is political backlash, he says. Theres such a misperception that its about Dr. Evil billionaires going out there to experiment on children and creating evil islands of selfishness, and were constantly battling against that perception.

Listen to our complete interview with Joe Quirk in Episode 289 of Geeks Guide to the Galaxy (above). And check out some highlights from the discussion below.

Joe Quirk on OTEC:

Once youre on the high seas you can push forward one of my favorite technologies, which is Ocean Thermal Energy Conversionor OTECwhich is a proven green technology that basically uses the ocean as a solar panel. So at the surface of the tropical oceans where seasteading is starting, the water is very warm. The sun really warms it, especially near the equator, but a hundred meters down its very cold, and if you have a thousand-meter pipe going down, you have a huge temperature difference, and this can run a gigantic turbine that can produce a tremendous amount of electricity. The technology was proven to work during the Carter administration, and several island nations around the world are already pushing forward OTEC plants. The Bahamas last I heard is working on two.

Joe Quirk on the media:

Not all media is like [Geeks Guide to the Galaxy], where you just have a conversation and then Im criticized for what I actually say. With most mainstream mediaor lamestream media, as I call itsomeone would go through this long conversation we have, where Im speaking from my heart, as transparently as possible, and you would take out the section that makes me sound bad, or makes it sound like there has to be conflict, and you would feature that up front in your piece, and then that would come to be the statement I would answer to. And this has just happened over and over with seasteaders. You think that the journalist is on your side, but we get misrepresented often. So our only choice was to write this book and tell a bigger, better, more exciting story.

Joe Quirk on Ephemerisle:

A reality TV show got in touch with the Seasteading Institute and got very interested in showing the conflicts that occur between people trying to build a new society that floats. They scouted out Ephemerisle and became discouraged, because everybody was getting alongbecause you can take your house and float somewhere else. So they decided not to do Ephemerisle, and they basically imitated Ephemerisle, and went back to the UK, and tried to set up a TV show on several fortsold, abandoned military forts on the waterthat are sort of set on land, where people are forced to live together. So basically they removed the dynamics of seasteading, which is if you dont get along with people, you can simply take your house and go float elsewhere.

Joe Quirk on floating hospitals:

There are companies in the US that are already willing to pay their employees to fly to the Cayman Islandsand take a month-long vacation, with a butler, with concierge serviceand theyll pay them an extra few thousand dollars for their troubles, because all that put together is cheaper than just getting them a knee replacement operation in the United States. One of the most interesting aquapreneuers is a guy who uses Devi Shetty as an example of islands just off the coast of various countries where you can set up a unique jurisdiction and provide better, cheaper, faster health care. And some time after I became enthralled with this idea and decided to feature Devi Shetty in the book. So Im saying this famous humanitarian heart surgeon is already a seasteader, and I wish he would get in touch with us.

Read more here:

Seasteading: Come for the Algae Bacon, Stay for the …

Seasteading: Come for the Algae Bacon, Stay for the …

Joe Quirk is the president of the Seasteading Institute, which hopes to see the worlds oceans settled with hundreds of environmentally restorative floating cities. The first steps in that process are currently underway.

Were going to start very small with sustainable floating islands in the protected lagoon of Tahiti, for about 250 people, Quirk says in Episode 289 of the Geeks Guide to the Galaxy podcast. We hope to have this available by 2020.

Floating cities of the future would feature vast underwater algae farms that would provide a healthy food source for residents. Quirk says that algae can be much more appetizing than most people realize.

Somebody discovered that if you smoke dulse, it tastes like bacon, he says. One of the guys that was featured on Iron Chef serves it in his restaurants.

Eventually the Seasteading Institute hopes to develop floating platforms for individual families, which would make it easy to leave one seastead and join another. Hopefully that sort of freedom would force seasteads to compete over who can treat their residents the best. The idea is to vote with your house, Quirk says.

Seasteading has often been a topic of conversation in Silicon Valley, but that talk has waned in recent years. But Quirk believes that the momentum behind seasteading is unstoppable, with more and more of the necessary technologies finally coming online, and that the main obstacle at this point is just overcoming sensationalized claims about seasteaders themselves.

I feel the greatest threat to seasteading is political backlash, he says. Theres such a misperception that its about Dr. Evil billionaires going out there to experiment on children and creating evil islands of selfishness, and were constantly battling against that perception.

Listen to our complete interview with Joe Quirk in Episode 289 of Geeks Guide to the Galaxy (above). And check out some highlights from the discussion below.

Joe Quirk on OTEC:

Once youre on the high seas you can push forward one of my favorite technologies, which is Ocean Thermal Energy Conversionor OTECwhich is a proven green technology that basically uses the ocean as a solar panel. So at the surface of the tropical oceans where seasteading is starting, the water is very warm. The sun really warms it, especially near the equator, but a hundred meters down its very cold, and if you have a thousand-meter pipe going down, you have a huge temperature difference, and this can run a gigantic turbine that can produce a tremendous amount of electricity. The technology was proven to work during the Carter administration, and several island nations around the world are already pushing forward OTEC plants. The Bahamas last I heard is working on two.

Joe Quirk on the media:

Not all media is like [Geeks Guide to the Galaxy], where you just have a conversation and then Im criticized for what I actually say. With most mainstream mediaor lamestream media, as I call itsomeone would go through this long conversation we have, where Im speaking from my heart, as transparently as possible, and you would take out the section that makes me sound bad, or makes it sound like there has to be conflict, and you would feature that up front in your piece, and then that would come to be the statement I would answer to. And this has just happened over and over with seasteaders. You think that the journalist is on your side, but we get misrepresented often. So our only choice was to write this book and tell a bigger, better, more exciting story.

Joe Quirk on Ephemerisle:

A reality TV show got in touch with the Seasteading Institute and got very interested in showing the conflicts that occur between people trying to build a new society that floats. They scouted out Ephemerisle and became discouraged, because everybody was getting alongbecause you can take your house and float somewhere else. So they decided not to do Ephemerisle, and they basically imitated Ephemerisle, and went back to the UK, and tried to set up a TV show on several fortsold, abandoned military forts on the waterthat are sort of set on land, where people are forced to live together. So basically they removed the dynamics of seasteading, which is if you dont get along with people, you can simply take your house and go float elsewhere.

Joe Quirk on floating hospitals:

There are companies in the US that are already willing to pay their employees to fly to the Cayman Islandsand take a month-long vacation, with a butler, with concierge serviceand theyll pay them an extra few thousand dollars for their troubles, because all that put together is cheaper than just getting them a knee replacement operation in the United States. One of the most interesting aquapreneuers is a guy who uses Devi Shetty as an example of islands just off the coast of various countries where you can set up a unique jurisdiction and provide better, cheaper, faster health care. And some time after I became enthralled with this idea and decided to feature Devi Shetty in the book. So Im saying this famous humanitarian heart surgeon is already a seasteader, and I wish he would get in touch with us.

View post:

Seasteading: Come for the Algae Bacon, Stay for the …

Seasteading: Come for the Algae Bacon, Stay for the …

Joe Quirk is the president of the Seasteading Institute, which hopes to see the worlds oceans settled with hundreds of environmentally restorative floating cities. The first steps in that process are currently underway.

Were going to start very small with sustainable floating islands in the protected lagoon of Tahiti, for about 250 people, Quirk says in Episode 289 of the Geeks Guide to the Galaxy podcast. We hope to have this available by 2020.

Floating cities of the future would feature vast underwater algae farms that would provide a healthy food source for residents. Quirk says that algae can be much more appetizing than most people realize.

Somebody discovered that if you smoke dulse, it tastes like bacon, he says. One of the guys that was featured on Iron Chef serves it in his restaurants.

Eventually the Seasteading Institute hopes to develop floating platforms for individual families, which would make it easy to leave one seastead and join another. Hopefully that sort of freedom would force seasteads to compete over who can treat their residents the best. The idea is to vote with your house, Quirk says.

Seasteading has often been a topic of conversation in Silicon Valley, but that talk has waned in recent years. But Quirk believes that the momentum behind seasteading is unstoppable, with more and more of the necessary technologies finally coming online, and that the main obstacle at this point is just overcoming sensationalized claims about seasteaders themselves.

I feel the greatest threat to seasteading is political backlash, he says. Theres such a misperception that its about Dr. Evil billionaires going out there to experiment on children and creating evil islands of selfishness, and were constantly battling against that perception.

Listen to our complete interview with Joe Quirk in Episode 289 of Geeks Guide to the Galaxy (above). And check out some highlights from the discussion below.

Joe Quirk on OTEC:

Once youre on the high seas you can push forward one of my favorite technologies, which is Ocean Thermal Energy Conversionor OTECwhich is a proven green technology that basically uses the ocean as a solar panel. So at the surface of the tropical oceans where seasteading is starting, the water is very warm. The sun really warms it, especially near the equator, but a hundred meters down its very cold, and if you have a thousand-meter pipe going down, you have a huge temperature difference, and this can run a gigantic turbine that can produce a tremendous amount of electricity. The technology was proven to work during the Carter administration, and several island nations around the world are already pushing forward OTEC plants. The Bahamas last I heard is working on two.

Joe Quirk on the media:

Not all media is like [Geeks Guide to the Galaxy], where you just have a conversation and then Im criticized for what I actually say. With most mainstream mediaor lamestream media, as I call itsomeone would go through this long conversation we have, where Im speaking from my heart, as transparently as possible, and you would take out the section that makes me sound bad, or makes it sound like there has to be conflict, and you would feature that up front in your piece, and then that would come to be the statement I would answer to. And this has just happened over and over with seasteaders. You think that the journalist is on your side, but we get misrepresented often. So our only choice was to write this book and tell a bigger, better, more exciting story.

Joe Quirk on Ephemerisle:

A reality TV show got in touch with the Seasteading Institute and got very interested in showing the conflicts that occur between people trying to build a new society that floats. They scouted out Ephemerisle and became discouraged, because everybody was getting alongbecause you can take your house and float somewhere else. So they decided not to do Ephemerisle, and they basically imitated Ephemerisle, and went back to the UK, and tried to set up a TV show on several fortsold, abandoned military forts on the waterthat are sort of set on land, where people are forced to live together. So basically they removed the dynamics of seasteading, which is if you dont get along with people, you can simply take your house and go float elsewhere.

Joe Quirk on floating hospitals:

There are companies in the US that are already willing to pay their employees to fly to the Cayman Islandsand take a month-long vacation, with a butler, with concierge serviceand theyll pay them an extra few thousand dollars for their troubles, because all that put together is cheaper than just getting them a knee replacement operation in the United States. One of the most interesting aquapreneuers is a guy who uses Devi Shetty as an example of islands just off the coast of various countries where you can set up a unique jurisdiction and provide better, cheaper, faster health care. And some time after I became enthralled with this idea and decided to feature Devi Shetty in the book. So Im saying this famous humanitarian heart surgeon is already a seasteader, and I wish he would get in touch with us.

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This unique Swedish invention could transform how millions …

As global warming intensifies, the world is turning to large-scale environmental technologies like electric cars and solar power at breakneck pace.

But so far, innovations that transform resource use inside people’s homes have been few and far between.

Swedish upstart Scandinavian Water Technologies, or Swatab, wants to change that: the company’s patented filter system helps clean clothes with nothing but cold water.

The idea was born three years ago on a small-town farmyardin southern Sweden, where entrepreneur Per Hansson and his wife Katarina Klfverskjld ran their painting firm.

We had bought a system for cleaning building facades in an environmentally friendly way. Seeing how efficient it was in removing algae and dirt, I realized that the same method could be applied to washing machines, says Hansson.

With a burning passion for molecules and chemistry, Hansson ran with his idea; and only two years after the founding of Swatab, he and his wife had received a Europe-wide patent for their water filtration system.

Water in itself is highly soluble. For example, if you get a blood stain on your clothes, you can remove it with cold water,” Hansson explains.

“Our filter makes tap water super clean, and by de-ionising it, we can do away with the last remains of salts and contaminants. This super clean water is not in a balanced chemical state, and to become so again, the water will attach itself to stains and dirt and absorb them.

Swatab’s filter system removes the need for laundry detergents and warm water.

Swatabs filter system, Diro, is a closet-sized module that sits between the water pipes and the washing machine. Dirohas cleared extensive testing done by Swedish research institute Swerea IVF as well as the Eropean Union’s research center in Sevilla, Spain.

These [tests] show that we can meet the requirements. We have achieved an acceptable cleansing effect according to EU-standards that normally apply on tests involving laundry detergents.

Swatab is now working to prove that its solution can save money and emissions for businesses and consumers alike.

It looks very promising. For every 5 kilograms of laundry, our technology saves one kilogram of carbon emissions, says Hansson, referring to tests done over the past year with MKB, a housing association in Malm that makes six million laundry washes per year.

Swatabs first foreign expansion takes place in the U.K., where the company has garnered interest from several major companies.

However, Hanssons long-term dream is to get Diro into millions of homes. To this end, he and his wife are developing a solution aimed for the consumer markets, due for launch next year.

Recognized as a WWF Climate Solver.

At the annual Cleantech Forum Europe in May in Helsinki, organized by San Francisco-based Cleantech Group, Swatab was among six Nordic companies recognized as a WWF Climate Solver – an annual award “forenterprises that can lead the way to a sustainable economy with zero emissions and energy access to all.”

Put together, the winning companies’ solutions could reduce global carbon emissions by more than 300 million tons by 2027, according to WWF. That is more than the entire Nordic regions CO2-emissions each year.

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This unique Swedish invention could transform how millions …

This unique Swedish invention could transform how millions …

As global warming intensifies, the world is turning to large-scale environmental technologies like electric cars and solar power at breakneck pace.

But so far, innovations that transform resource use inside people’s homes have been few and far between.

Swedish upstart Scandinavian Water Technologies, or Swatab, wants to change that: the company’s patented filter system helps clean clothes with nothing but cold water.

The idea was born three years ago on a small-town farmyardin southern Sweden, where entrepreneur Per Hansson and his wife Katarina Klfverskjld ran their painting firm.

We had bought a system for cleaning building facades in an environmentally friendly way. Seeing how efficient it was in removing algae and dirt, I realized that the same method could be applied to washing machines, says Hansson.

With a burning passion for molecules and chemistry, Hansson ran with his idea; and only two years after the founding of Swatab, he and his wife had received a Europe-wide patent for their water filtration system.

Water in itself is highly soluble. For example, if you get a blood stain on your clothes, you can remove it with cold water,” Hansson explains.

“Our filter makes tap water super clean, and by de-ionising it, we can do away with the last remains of salts and contaminants. This super clean water is not in a balanced chemical state, and to become so again, the water will attach itself to stains and dirt and absorb them.

Swatab’s filter system removes the need for laundry detergents and warm water.

Swatabs filter system, Diro, is a closet-sized module that sits between the water pipes and the washing machine. Dirohas cleared extensive testing done by Swedish research institute Swerea IVF as well as the Eropean Union’s research center in Sevilla, Spain.

These [tests] show that we can meet the requirements. We have achieved an acceptable cleansing effect according to EU-standards that normally apply on tests involving laundry detergents.

Swatab is now working to prove that its solution can save money and emissions for businesses and consumers alike.

It looks very promising. For every 5 kilograms of laundry, our technology saves one kilogram of carbon emissions, says Hansson, referring to tests done over the past year with MKB, a housing association in Malm that makes six million laundry washes per year.

Swatabs first foreign expansion takes place in the U.K., where the company has garnered interest from several major companies.

However, Hanssons long-term dream is to get Diro into millions of homes. To this end, he and his wife are developing a solution aimed for the consumer markets, due for launch next year.

Recognized as a WWF Climate Solver.

At the annual Cleantech Forum Europe in May in Helsinki, organized by San Francisco-based Cleantech Group, Swatab was among six Nordic companies recognized as a WWF Climate Solver – an annual award “forenterprises that can lead the way to a sustainable economy with zero emissions and energy access to all.”

Put together, the winning companies’ solutions could reduce global carbon emissions by more than 300 million tons by 2027, according to WWF. That is more than the entire Nordic regions CO2-emissions each year.

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Ethereum Price Forecast: ETH Surges 20% After Bitcoin Futures Settle

Ethereum News Update
All this week, a dark cloud hung over cryptocurrency markets. It was caused by the first batch of Bitcoin futures contracts coming due…and investors having no idea what to expect from the fallout.

But then the contract was settled. The world continued spinning on its axis, and the sun still rose in the east. Nothing much had changed. (Source: “Milestone: Cboe’s First Bitcoin Futures Contract Expired Today,” CoinDesk, January 17,.

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Ethereum Price Forecast: DApps Might Send ETH Price Soaring in 2018

Ethereum Price Forecast
Given the recent rollercoaster in Ethereum prices, it’s time to consider what makes ETH more valuable than the 1,400 other cryptocurrencies on the market. I call this theory “trickle-down cryptonomics”—others call it “fat protocol theory.”

What am I talking about?

To put it simply, Ethereum’s greatest strength is that it serves as a launching pad for other cryptos. Namely, cryptos that operate as part of decentralized applications (DApps).

DApps are identical to regular apps, except for one small difference—they.

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Ethereum Crash 2018: Why ETH Can Easily Survive the Crypto Carnage

Making Sense of the Cryptocurrency Crash 2018
How eerie is it that exactly 10 days ago, I was sitting in the exact same spot around the exact same time and writing about the possibility of an Ethereum crash? 10 days later, it has occurred and here I am, reiterating my stance. There’s little that has changed in my Ethereum price forecast for 2018 and I can tell you why.

As of now, a cryptocurrency carnage of epic proportions is underway. There’s blood splattered everywhere. Red digits are flashing on computer screens, hearts are sinking,.

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Stellar Lumens Applications: Businesses That Accept XLM Currency

What is Stellar Lumens
Stellar is an open source network with the same blockchain technology used by bitcoin. But unlike bitcoin, Stellar’s transactions settle in 2 to 5 seconds allowing users to quickly exchange government-backed currencies. Stellar’s native coins are officially called lumens, or xlm. The best way to answer ‘what is Stellar lumens’ is to compare it with Ripple. Stellar lumens (xlm) is to the layman what Ripple (xrp) is to banks and financial institutions.

The year 2017 saw big names like IBM and Deloitte becoming.

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Will Cryptocurrencies Recover? Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin

The crypto carnage has come to a halt for the time being, and everyone is busy assessing the damage done. The top digital currencies—Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin—are showing an uptick after suffering severe damage over the last few days. Although it has brought some relief to see green on the screen, the question now is: Will cryptocurrencies recover to their previous highs? Will Bitcoin go back up together with the other top digital coins?

To answer these questions, let us first recap the main events that led to this bloodbath.

Last week, it was reported that South Korea planned to ban its domestic crypto exchanges in the wake of rising investor interest from all.

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Kraken Exchange Review: Facts to Know Before Buying Any Cryptocurrency

Kraken Exchange Review
Kraken is one of the most popular exchanges where users can buy and sell cryptocurrencies. It is arguably the largest Bitcoin exchange, based on liquidity. Kraken was also the first Bitcoin exchange to have its trading price and volume displayed in the “Bloomberg Terminal”.

Having established its reputation in the cryptocurrency world, Kraken is the first choice of many international cryptocurrency traders.

The following table is a Kraken exchange review with all the basic info you need.
Kraken.

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Crypto Crash 2018: Ripple and Ethereum Still Have Huge Potential

Crypto Crash 2018: A Correction or Something More Ominous?
The sky is falling in the cryptocurrency world, as the prices of cryptocurrencies are in the grips of a painful sell-off. Given the parabolic nature of the rise, investors continue to grapple with bubble theory. In a matter of days, the entire basket of cryptocurrencies has shed half of their market capitalization. The carnage has been widespread and none of the major cryptocurrencies have been spared.

Bearish articles are making the rounds and cryptocurrencies such as XRP and ETH are making headlines with titles like “Ripple Crash” and “Ethereum Crash Now,” which is putting investors on edge. To put things into.

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Ripple Price Prediction: Big Business Ensures Higher XRP Prices in 2018

Ripple News Update
Cryptocurrencies passed through all stages of Dante’s Inferno this week, but that doesn’t mean investors are confined to hell in perpetuity. There is a way out, and its name is Big Business.

Or to put it in crypto terms, “enterprise use-cases of blockchain technology may expedite token adoption” by “leveraging the power of existing institutions.” (My god, this industry needs better language.)

What am I talking about?

Let me explain…

When the market crashes, investors believe that cryptocurrencies are failing. This is true in some cases and horribly untrue in others.
Ripple (XRP) Price Chart.

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Litecoin Price Forecast: The “Chikun” Rises from the Dead as Koreans Come to the Rescue

Daily Litecoin News Update
The Koreans are rejoicing and so is the rest of the crypto-world. The air of uncertainty around the ban is finally dissipating. Investors are feeling reinvigorated and cryptocurrencies are once again out of the red zone.

This may have been one of the shortest crashes in the history of all crashes. Just a week ago, the sentiment was extremely dim. Cryptocurrency prices kept tumbling for three consecutive days as sellers continued to dominate the space.

For reference, cryptocurrency prices crashed after the South Korean Minister.

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Litecoin Price Prediction: Upcoming Litecoin Upgrade To Make it Even Cheaper Than Bitcoin

Daily Litecoin News Update
It’s a quiet day in the cryptocurrency world. The storm has settled and the sun is out. Investors are finally out of choppy waters and trading with more peace of mind. Top cryptos, including Litecoin are trading in the green. At this point another piece of good news may serve as the icing on the cake that Litecoin investors may have been longing to taste.

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee updates from the headquarters that Litecoin’s next upgrade is on its way. As promised, the developers will be cutting down transaction fees to further make LTC transactions cheaper for users.

Later, he also updates that Litecoin, like Bitcoin, would be integrating.

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Will Cryptocurrencies Recover? Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin

The crypto carnage has come to a halt for the time being, and everyone is busy assessing the damage done. The top digital currencies—Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin—are showing an uptick after suffering severe damage over the last few days. Although it has brought some relief to see green on the screen, the question now is: Will cryptocurrencies recover to their previous highs? Will Bitcoin go back up together with the other top digital coins?

To answer these questions, let us first recap the main events that led to this bloodbath.

Last week, it was reported that South Korea planned to ban its domestic crypto exchanges in the wake of rising investor interest from all.

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Crypto Crash 2018: Ripple and Ethereum Still Have Huge Potential

Crypto Crash 2018: A Correction or Something More Ominous?
The sky is falling in the cryptocurrency world, as the prices of cryptocurrencies are in the grips of a painful sell-off. Given the parabolic nature of the rise, investors continue to grapple with bubble theory. In a matter of days, the entire basket of cryptocurrencies has shed half of their market capitalization. The carnage has been widespread and none of the major cryptocurrencies have been spared.

Bearish articles are making the rounds and cryptocurrencies such as XRP and ETH are making headlines with titles like “Ripple Crash” and “Ethereum Crash Now,” which is putting investors on edge. To put things into.

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