@adlrocha Weekly Newsletter

Alfonso de la Rocha
A weekly newsletter about #tech... #block... #quant... #crypt... #innov... and #anything of value I feel myself capable of sharing. Goonies never say die!
Created 19 Jul 2019
  • @adlrocha - NFT Bridges
    17 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    The word on the street is that NFT fever is not over, and a single search in your search engine of choice will definitely confirm it. News about the release of an interactive NFT Platform, the first-e...
  • @adlrocha - Sharding
    03 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Sharding has emerged as one of the most promising layer-1 solutions to the scalability problems of blockchain networks. A sharded system divides the blockchain infrastructure into groups called shards...
  • @adlrocha - DAOs: The operating system of communities
    05 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    Everyone is excited about NFTs and the market cap of cryptocurrencies these days, but you know something I think people will be increasingly excited about (again) in the next few years? Decentralized ...
  • @adlrocha - Blockchain Middleware
    08 Aug 2021 • 9 min read
    Blockchain technology and decentralized finance (DeFi) have been all over the media in the past year. DeFi is completely changing the way we do finance, and there are more and more companies, big and ...
  • @adlrocha - The State of DEXes
    18 Jul 2021 • 9 min read
    Decentralized Exchanges (DEX) are a key foundation for the DeFi ecosystem. They give you the ability to trade and swap one cryptocurrency for another peer-to-peer, without the need for third parties s...
  • @adlrocha - The siege of open source software?
    04 Jul 2021 • 9 min read
    Github Copilot’s beta is out! And with it, a heated debate on the use of open source software by big tech companies. For those of you who haven’t read about it yet, Github Copilot is an AI tool in the...
  • @adlrocha - 2.0
    27 Jun 2021 • 5 min read
    Until now, this newsletter has been completely free. There was no incentive to pay a subscription. In spite of this, a dozen people chose to pay a subscription as a way of rewarding and promoting all ...
  • @adlrocha - Polygon: L2 or not L2?
    20 Jun 2021 • 12 min read
    It’s time for another L2 comparison! The other day I came across a project I wasn’t aware of: Polygon. Polygon is advertised on its official site as the “Ethereum’s Internet of Blockchains”. What does...
  • @adlrocha - The outcomes of remote work
    06 Jun 2021 • 1 min read
    The publication I was working on for this week needs a bit more of work. Instead of publishing it "half baked" today, I am going to delay it to next week. I didn’t have any backup article lined up for...
  • @adlrocha - IPFS for storage, the blockchain for verified immutability
    30 May 2021 • 8 min read
    It’s never a good idea to store big chunks of data in a blockchain. For starters this is straight impossible, as the amount of data that may be included in a transaction is limited. But even if you co...
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