Colony launches $25K Global Hackathon to celebrate release of colonyJS JavaScript Library

Online hackathon draws 16 top judges from blockchain industry, in collaboration with Blockgeeks, Maker, and Gitcoin   Colony, the Ethereum blockchain based project building a platform for the future of work, has launched a global hackathon to coincide with the release of the colonyJS JavaScript library. Supported by the Colony team, participants will gain first use of the new tools, with submissions judged between 25th–28th June by a panel of 16 expert judges including Alex Van de Sande of the Ethereum Foundation, Ryan Selkis of Messari, and Taylor Monahan of…

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Bitcoin News Review – 2 May 2018

Digital economy news highlights from today:-   CryptoUK Trade Association Calls On MPs To Regulate Cryptocurrency Sector In UK   Dubai Government Unveils Blockchain Business Registry   Ethereum Foundation ‘Extremely Comfortable’ ETH Is Not A Security, Co-Founder Lubin Says   OTOY Introduces RNDR, Blockchain-Based Rendering Platform Built on the Ethereum Blockchain     Barclays’ CEO Refutes Rumors The Bank Is Opening Crypto Trading Desk Historic Korean Peace Declaration Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain According to a report from CoinDesk Korea, Ryu Gi-hyeok, a 27-year-old game developer from South Korea, has coded…

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The Cryptolife of Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin, born 31 January 1994, is a Russian–Canadian programmer and writer primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.     Gifted Buterin was placed into a class for gifted children and was drawn to math, programming, and economics. For the last four years of schooling, he attended the Abelard School, a private high school in Toronto which only enrols up to 50 students annually to be educated by seven full-time faculty members, and three part-time faculty members.   “I noticed my attitude…

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