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Design Innovations With Double Coin Systems

Double-Coin Blockchain Systems

A double-coin system splits the investing function and utility function into different coins. In many examples one coin is for investors and miners and the other is for utility and commerce.

This lets the network use the best features of both a fixed-supply coin (price to the moon!) and an uncapped coin (make new coins whenever you want.)

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Foundational Benefits and Challenges of Single-Coin Blockchain Systems

Understanding pros and cons of blockchain economic systems is important when a business is deciding which blockchain platform to use to launch an ICO or utility token.
This article discusses the tokenomic structure of blockchain systems. In other words, it compares ways of designing high level economic models of blockchains. In contrast, this article is not about creating a coin for a specific business use. We are focusing on where the rail systems can take us, not what kind of trains to run.

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The IBM-backed Stellar Stablecoin and the Importance of Trusts

This week IBM announced that it was working with a company called Stronghold to release a new stablecoin – a cryptocurrency designed to have stable value – on the Stellar public blockchain network. A high-profile announcement like this is clearly good news for Stellar, but it could also indicate the start of a meaningful maturation of blockchain that may not be immediately obvious.

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What is Tokenomics?

The fields of cryptoeconomics and tokenomics are so new that there’s not much consensus on the definitions of terms, or best practices for designing tokens. As a a full-time cryptocurrency economist, I’ll help define these terms and outline token design in line with my work at He3Labs, where we bring the benefits of blockchain to real-world businesses through concepts like tokenomics.

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