Blog

Latest Ethereum Classic news articles and announcements

Page 1 of 2
2018/04/11 Christian Seberino

The Ethereum Classic Blockchain Is INCOMPLETE & Why That Is OK

The Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain does not contain all the necessary state information for the ETC system to operate. It does not even implicitly contain all that is needed…

2018/04/05 Christian Seberino

An Introduction To Tries

I will describe tries and explain why they are so important. Introduction Tries are used extensively in blockchain systems and elsewhere. They are tree structures that represent…

2018/03/19 Christian Seberino

Ethereum Classic Recursive Length Prefix Encoding

Ethereum Classic (ETC) uses Recursive Length Prefix (RLP) encoding to store and send data structures. I will describe RLP and how it is used in ETC. Introduction Serialization is…

2018/03/15 Christian Seberino

A Walk Through Ethereum Classic Digital Signature Code

Ethereum Classic (ETC) digital signatures secure transactions. These involve elliptic curve cryptography and the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA). I will…

2018/03/02 pyskell (Anthony)

Long Term Outlook for Ethereum Classic

Read this article on Medium (looks nicer) Lately there’s been a lot of speculation about ETC, the price is rising, the Callisto airdrop is happening, and Crypto Twitter is tweeting…

2018/02/14 Christian Seberino

Why Multisig Smart Contracts Will Likely Take Over Ethereum Classic & The World

Multisig smart contracts will likely be the dominant smart contract type in the future. The security and other benefits are that compelling. I will describe these smart contract…

2018/01/26 Christian Seberino

Implicit Ethereum Classic Blockchain Information

To the beginner, some necessary information may appear to be missing from the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain. This information is implicitly contained in the blockchain which…

2017/12/20 Christian Seberino

The Dexaran Interview

A talented developer referred to as Dexaran funded and formed the Ethereum Commonwealth, the third Ethereum Classic (ETC) development team. Dexaran has been accused of being the…

2017/12/13 Christian Seberino

Toll Equality

In a parallel universe near you… “IT’S JUST NOT FAIR!” shouted Gully Bull into his microphone so loud his voice thundered over the audience. Bull is the car delivery business owner…

2017/12/04 Christian Seberino

How Ethereum Classic Light Clients Can SECURELY Operate

Ethereum Classic (ETC) light clients are clients that do not maintain a copy of the entire ETC blockchain. I will explain how they can nevertheless securely operate. Honest Nodes…

2017/10/25 pyskell (Anthony)

All that's new in Classic - October Edition

Gather ‘round boys and girls, it’s time for an update on where Ethereum Classic is and where it’s heading. Development is expanding, marketing is ramping up, and we got spammed We…

2017/06/17 Christian Seberino

Should The Ethereum Classic Community Be Ashamed Of Promoting Privacy?

Privacy is the power to control the communication of personal information. Recent news may discourage some people involved with Ethereum Classic (ETC) from protecting privacy. Here…

2017/06/17 Christian Seberino

ICOs & Custom Cryptocurrencies On Ethereum Classic

Many initiatives are raising capital with initial coin offerings (ICOs). The Ethereum (ETH) project raised 18 million dollars and the DAO project raised 150 million dollars…

2017/05/01 Christian Seberino

Why You Should LOVE Proof Of Stake Systems — Hybrids!

Proof of work systems are widely used and have been thoroughly scrutinized. There is concern that funds will be at risk if proof of work systems are replaced with proof of stake…

2017/04/28 Christian Seberino

Ethereum Classic Blocks Explained: The Three Categories

The Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain organizes information into blocks . These help improve performance and minimize storage requirements. Blocks can be divided into headers…

2017/04/28 Christian Seberino

Ethereum Classic World Computer Transactions Explained

The Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain makes possible an unstoppable, reliable, auditable, trustless and secure world computer. It exists to serve people. For this reason, it will…

2017/04/18 Christian Seberino

Ethereum Classic Public And Private Keys: A Little Enlightenment

Introduction Interactions with the Ethereum Classic (ETC) system depend on special numbers referred to as public keys and private keys . Private keys are used to transfer funds…

2017/03/30 Christian Seberino

The Ethereum Classic World Computer Accounts & States Explained

The Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain makes possible an unstoppable, reliable, auditable, trustless and secure world computer. To understand this system, it is important to…

2017/03/24 Christian Seberino

How To Improve Ethereum Classic Immutability Discussions

Eyan Ron in A New Era of Blockchain Immutability - Towards a New Understanding brilliantly describes two types of blockchain system immutability: historical and procedural…

2017/03/13 Christian Seberino

Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Discusses The New Viper Smart Contract Programming Language

I recently discussed the new Viper smart contract programming language with Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin. Viper is similar to Python and provides more features and protections than…

2017/02/28 Christian Seberino

How To Create A Censorship Resistant Domain Name System On Ethereum Classic

Introduction The Domain Name System (DNS) maps domains to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Governments, corporations and other entities have attempted to censor this system for…

2017/02/10 Christian Seberino

Why Bloom Filters Are So Cool (+ Useful!) For Blockchains & Beyond: An Introduction

The Problem Millions of people search the Internet, government databases, private databases and blockchains everyday for medical advice, financial updates, weather reports, maps…

2017/02/10 Christian Seberino

Hashes: An Introduction & Why They Are Foundational To The Internet & Blockchains

"The phrase 'one-way hash function' might sound arcane and geeky, but hash functions are the workhorses of modern cryptography." — Bruce Schneier Hash Functions Hash functions are…

2017/02/10 Christian Seberino

Why Ethereum Classic Uses An Incorrect SHA3 Implementation

SHA3 Description The Secure Hash Algorithm 3 (SHA3) functions are referred to as SHA3-224, SHA3-256 and SHA3-512. The hash sizes are the same as SHA2. Therefore, SHA3 can easily…

2017/02/10 Christian Seberino

Proposal: Ethereum Classic Currency And Logo Conventions To Improve Communication And Avoid Expensive Mistakes

Proposal Here are some proposed Ethereum Classic (ETC) conventions to improve communication and avoid expensive mistakes: Refer to the currency as "ETC". Avoid the term "ether…

2017/02/10 Christian Seberino

Serpent: Introduction To The BEST Ethereum Classic Smart Contract Language

Serpent is a smart contract language based on Python. Python is arguably the best language for beginning programmers, and, the most productive language for serious developers…

2017/01/24 Prophet Daniel

Ethereum Classic Harmony

Ethereum Classic Harmony Launch - - Our friends from Ether.camp are proud to announce the release of Ethereum Harmony also available for ETC chain. Great job, cheers! Wine Art…

2016/12/06 Christian Seberino

Why Would I Choose To Run My Application On Ethereum / Classic Instead Of The World Wide Web?

Benefits Over The World Wide Web The World Wide Web is one of the most successful software systems in history. It is a mature and widely supported platform for nearly all…

2016/11/23 Christian Seberino

The Skinny On Smart Contracts: An Introduction & Why You Should Care

Introduction Smart contracts, as defined by Nick Szabo, are computer systems that manage assets. Assets include money, votes, passports and reputation. Examples of smart contracts…

2016/07/24 Arvicco

ETC exchange trading and other news

News update Ethereum Classic is starting to make some serious waves. With a surprise announcement of ETC trading on Poloniex , it immediately became trader's favorite. ETC/BTC is…

Page 1 of 2