The essential Cardano list - a new resource for the community
Introducing a new central source for all things Cardano-related
30 April 2021 4 mins read
Today sees the publication of the Essential Cardano list – a new GitHub repository which will help you to find out everything you need to know about Cardano. Whether you want to understand what Cardano is and who our partners are, learn about our mission and roadmap, or get stuck in and build on Cardano, this is the place to start.
Inspired by GitHub's well known Awesome lists…
Identity is the key to our vision for Africa
Decentralization and using blockchain to address real-world issues will help deliver a new future for the continent
28 April 2021 7 mins read
Yesterday, in the #CardanoAfrica show, we laid out our bold vision for the continent – and how we’re delivering on it. Here’s how we introduced this very special event
I started Input Output in February of 2015 with a dream – to deliver economic identity to the billions of people around the world who do not have any control over their own lives.
The reality is that people live…
Blockchain finally comes of age with the world’s biggest blockchain deployment
Technology rollout to 5 million Ethiopian students and their teachers brings a new unique solution to improve educational outcomes and futures
27 April 2021 3 mins read
Today we have announced an exciting new partnership with the Ethiopian Government to implement a national, blockchain-based student and teacher ID and attainment recording system to digitally verify grades, remotely monitor school performance, and boost education and employment nationwide.
We’ll deliver this using our identity solution – Atala PRISM, built on Cardano, which will…
Plutus: what you need to know
Developers are now preparing for the arrival of Cardano smart contracts, enabled by Plutus and the Alonzo protocol upgrade
13 April 2021 9 mins read
In our previous blog post, we discussed Alonzo ‒ our name given to the protocol upgrade that will introduce smart contract support on Cardano. Alonzo will establish the infrastructure and add tools for functional smart contract development using Plutus.
The Plutus platform provides a native smart contract language for the Cardano blockchain. To understand and become proficient…
Smart contracts – here we come
Alonzo will build on Cardano’s token upgrades to give developers the tools for crafting business applications
8 April 2021 6 mins read
At the start of March, we implemented Mary ‒ a multi-asset protocol upgrade that allows users to create unique tokens for transactions on Cardano. With the introduction of transaction metadata, then token-locking with Allegra in December, and native token creation, we are laying the foundation to establish Cardano as the leading smart contract platform.
Alonzo, our next…