Cardano (ADA) Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Guide

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What is Cardano (ADA)?

Cardano (or ADA) is a fully open source public blockchain and distributed computing platform, led by co-founder of BitShares cryptocurrency exchange and Ethereum, Charles Hoskinson. Governance voting and mining of ADA cryptocurrency tokens are done via Ouroboros Proof-of-Stake (POS) algorithm with consensus generated by the votes of ADA cryptocurrency coin-holders.


Overview


Full name: Cardano

Chinese Name: 卡尔达诺

Ticker Symbol: ADA

Coin Price: Latest ADA Price

Founder: Charles Hoskinson

Prominent Group: Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK)

Consensus Protocol: Ouroboros Proof-of-Stake (POS)

Max Coin Supply: 45,000,000,000 ADA

Block Explorer: cardanoexplorer.com


Charles Hoskinson picture


Development


Cardano blockchain was developed and released on 29 September 2017 by development firm Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK). It uses Haskell, a programming language and allows users to run decentralized applications, or dapps services on the Cardano blockchain. Its development team informed that the blockchain services will not be controlled by any single party upon completion. ADA cryptocurrency operates on Cardano Settlement Layer (CSL), a layer housed on the blockchain of Cardano as well.


The development team is at present developing a smart contract platform to compete with Ethereum along with the goal to run decentralized applications, multi-party computation, and metadata etc. Cardano reached cryptocurrency market cap of more than $1.2 billion USD and a total coin circulating supply of around 25.9 billion as of 9th September 2019.


Links


Official Website

Bulletin Board

Telegram Chat Room

Source Code

Whitepaper  


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Cardano Reviews

[Rating: 2.5 ]

Utwmzx (27/07/2019 8:51:44 AM):

Development takes forever to complete and the team keeps postponing the completion dates. Will it ever be developed?

 


Pheo (22/08/2019 10:34:26 PM):

I can’t do anything with Cardano except to trade it as a coin. No apps, no staking, no nothing.

 


Dean Dano (07/09/2019 9:12:41 PM):

Cardano will probably accomplish more if Charles Hoskinson spends more of his time on its development and ensuring his team is competent.

 

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