Bringing the community together for the Cardano Virtual Summit 2020: Shelley Edition
Celebrating the journey and making way for the future with IOHK
30 June 2020 4 mins read
Shelley has arrived and IOHK is gearing up to celebrate with the Cardano Virtual Summit 2020: Shelley Edition on July 2nd and 3rd. Every presentation, panel and guest speaker at this online event, has been chosen to represent the many faces of Cardano. From world-class foundational research to the latest advances in cryptographic development; from the passion and dedication of…
Iterating for growth with IOHK research
Building key values into the Cardano ecosystem
25 June 2020 11 mins read
Setting solid parameter values – while maintaining flexibility for the future – will be key to the growth and ongoing decentralization of Cardano. After consulting with the community, and working closely with my colleagues Kevin Hammond and Alex Appledoorn, we believe we’ve identified a good place to start.
The behavior of Cardano Shelley is controlled by around 20 parameters…
The Ouroboros path to decentralization
The protocol that powers Cardano and its design philosophy
23 June 2020 6 mins read
Designing and deploying a distributed ledger is a technically challenging task. What is expected of a ledger is the promise of a consistent view to all participants as well as a guarantee of responsiveness to the continuous flow of events that result from their actions. These two properties, sometimes referred to as persistence and liveness, are the hallmark of distributed…
Integrating and advancing with Adrestia
Taking the challenge out of fast-paced blockchain development
15 June 2020 4 mins read
For exchanges and developer partners, integrating with any blockchain can be challenging. The technology often moves so quickly that keeping up with the pace of change can be unrealistic. Cardano’s development and release process are now driving things forward apace. Managing parallel software development workstreams moving at different speeds can feel a bit like changing the…
Why we are joining Hyperledger
Collaboration is central to fostering industry development and enterprise blockchain adoption.
11 June 2020 3 mins read
A community's overall success largely depends on its ability to collaborate. How its members interact with each other, how they share knowledge to find new avenues of development, and how open they are to embrace innovation and novel technologies will determine the community's long-term viability.
One of IOHK’s founding principles is its belief in nurturing a collaborative ecosystem for blockchain development. Our commitment to knowledge-sharing and to our deeply-held principles of open-source serves as the rationale behind becoming a member of the Hyperledger community…