This report covers September 21, 2020 to October 19, 2020. Core Node Behind the scenes work goes on, both on stable and V2 branch. The Bismuth Foundation has an increased focus on software testing and continuous integration, and the infrastructure for this will strengthen in the coming months.
The Chameleon Mobile App will be removed from app stores On the 21st of September 2020 Chainzilla announced that they will be removing their mobile app ‘Chameleon Pay’ from the app stores.This multi mobile wallet app included a Bismuth wallet for more than a year and served many Bismuth users very well for the whole time period.
Bismuth launched in 2017 as the first Python blockchain. A utilitarian protocol that sought to harness the intellectual capital surrounding the largest & fastest growing programming language in the world. The past 3 years have been a strenuous journey, in which Bismuth has emerged a robust & infallible platform that has stood the test of time. Thomas Edison once said, “From humble beginnings come great things”. This couldn’t be more true.
This report covers August 18, 2020 to September 20, 2020. On the menu you’ll find the latest work on the core node code with exciting low profile updates, the Hypernodes profitability report as well as a new user contributed Android app, nice exchange news, some interesting DeFi feedback as well as Oracles and Digital Identity management…
This report covers July 21, 2020 to August 18, 2020. Core Node Ongoing work on the next node milestone.Convert tool is working, node can now run with a contextual config so can easily switch between old and new database.
The main difference between Bismuth and Ethereum up until this point was the level of contract decentralization. In Ethereum, contracts were independent and had their own rules. In Bismuth, contract execution was still in the hands of private key owners, requiring some level of trust between participating parties. While Bismuth drastically improved scaling with its client-oriented approach and selective execution, the reliance on the contract executor was a major drawback.
New features in cryptocurrency privacy. This article was originally released on September 20, 2019. What are shielded tokens? Shielded tokens are a set of secondary layer operations on the Bismuth blockchain that focus on privacy and are the pilot in the Epitax privacy research program of Bismuth. They are not like any other existing privacy cryptocurrency.
Solution to the codebase consensus conflict in context of the Bismuth Blockchain. This article was originally released on July 19 2018 The Problem In 2017, a new type of a 51% attack became prolific. It was not of technical, but of governance (political) nature. The resilience of cryptocurrencies is supposed to lie within decentralization of the network, but the code repository is a single point of failure which became the target for this new type of attack – forking and network hijacking, a type of consensus rule attack.
This report covers June 23, 2020 to July 21, 2020. Core Node Trust, but verify…No doubt the Bismuth developers are talented, but better make sure ground is covered.Unit and end to end tests are usual nowadays and every “serious” project has a test suite.Bismuth is no exception and recent work go in that direction.
This report covers May 17, 2020 to June 22, 2020.Read on below: Core Node No meaningful details to report here. Best place to keep up to date on the details is the Github hook channel on our discord. This is still a work-in-progress.