Charles Hoskinson of Ethereum: ‘I Didn’t Realize [Dash] Evolved This Much’

Charles Hoskinson of Ethereum: ‘I Didn’t Realize [Dash] Evolved This Much’

What is “cryptocurrency 3.0?” According to developer and cryptocurrency enthusiast Charles Hoskinson, it’s the stage reached after both “decentralized currency” and “smart contract” applications are achieved — the point at which governance and self-funding are addressed. But is that really the best order in which to achieve 3.0 status? Should governance and blockchain funding really come last? At a Coinscrum event, Hoskinson recently described that 3.0 crypto features the ability to identify stakeholders, thereby more closely eliminating those with conflicts-of-interest. Hoskinson dubs....


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