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Campus Blockchain Hackathon, Nigeria

Kaduna, Nigeria, is a city that is more than what meets the eye – it will take more than just a visit to truly comprehend what makes up the city. In the northern part of Nigeria, where a higher percentage of the inhabitants are not educated, one would expect the state of the location and …

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Oh boy. Merry IGNIS Xmas!

Nxter Puzzlers! UPDATE 22/12: 500 IGNIS can now be collected from the IGNIS account.  We wish you a Merry Christmas. But the essence is this: We’ve been flying around with Santa over 15 countries, collecting words in 15 languages. All words must be written in lower case and as 1 word (for example: “Merry Christmas”  …

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A Week With Mrv777

We are happy to announce this week’s NxterPuzzle prize keyholder: mrv777! Insightful, helpful. And with a squirrel as his trademark. Here’s a community man on a mission. You’ll find him in ardornxt.slack, #developers, #marketing, #general, #helpdesk, pushing ideas, asking for ideas, helping others, proposing optimizations, or announcing another new update of his Ardor Lite app for Android, …

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Nxter News – December II: Attitude is a Little Thing that Makes a Big Difference

Nxter News | December 2018 (II) Attitude is a Little Thing that Makes a Big Difference Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Attitude. If you haven’t been building, testing or playing around with all the Ignis functionality on testnet, you might have forgotten that Jelurida recently speeded up Ardor to generate new blocks every 10 seconds. …

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A Week With Triffic

Lost your way? Stranded? Broke and unhappy? We are happy to announce this week’s NxterPuzzle guest: James Malach! As the founder and CEO of the first company that will reward you with cryptocurrency for wandering clueless and lost around with a GPS app open, James should be able to run this week’s giveaway. It will be raining …

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Nxter News – December 2018 I: Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

Nxter News | December 2018 (I) Count your life by smiles, not tears Count your age by friends, not years   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! All them kids, crawling, kicking, running. Growing big. We’ve celebrated a birthday since the last Nxter News post, Nxt’s 5th. Soon we’ll witness a new birth, an independent clone …

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A Week With Sergei

ALMOST everything started on Bitcointalk, in 2013. “Well, I learned about Nxt for the first time back in 2014. I was amazed at the functionality and ease of the interface.  I even tried to launch the Fastnxt Currency Exchange, [but] I had to close due to low volumes”. We are happy to introduce this week’s awesome …

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PRESS RELEASE: Free class for beginners on Lightweight Contracts!

Lightweight contracts are now live on the Ardor TestNet! But what does this mean for the average Ardor user? There are many articles about Lightweight Contracts but the information is often abstract and hard to understand. Fortunately, a new class on Udemy has been released that makes lightweight contracts easy to understand! The class explains …

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Nxter News – November 2018 III: Only Those who Attempt the Absurd can Achieve the Impossible

Nxter News | November 2018 (III) Only Those who Attempt the Absurd can Achieve the Impossible Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! At the time I found my interest for blockchain, started following Nxt and began writing newsletters, Nxt’s potential almost seemed absurd to me. I fell in love with the idea of cheap crossborder transactions 24/7, …

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A Week With Elizabeth

It’s with great pleasure that we invite you on another journey. This week we invite you to follow a great veteran from our community. An always inclusive and hearty, inventive professional no-troll-accepting designer and businesswoman. One that understands the true power of giving, an important leg of the long gone Nxt Starfish, co-founder of the Nxt …

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Nxter News 2018 – November II: Wherever Smart People Work, Doors are unlocked

Nxter News | November (II) Wherever Smart People Work, Doors are unlocked Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! There are more good reasons than usual to join ardornxt.slack this week, if you aren’t a member already. One is the AMA with Jelurida, that will take place on November 14th, and be about Lightweight Contracts and the …

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Nxter News – November 2018 (I): It Always Seems Impossible Until It’s Done

Nxter News | November 2018 (I) It Always Seems Impossible Until It’s Done Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! What is truly impossible? Licking your own elbow? Yes. Teach goldfish to play clarinet? Positive. Code and launch a decentralized blockchain platform that smokes AWS, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Ethereum? Done. And bring it to the mainstream? We’ll …

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Algebradabra

Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass was born on 31 October 1815. A German mathematician often cited as the ‘father of modern analysis’. The lunar crater Weierstrass and the asteroid 14100 Weierstrass are named after him. Also, there is the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics in Berlin. About this week’s brain workout, Mr. Madfox writes: The task is to choose the right equations …

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Nxter News – October 2018 (IV): If the Wind Will not Serve, Take to the Oars

Nxter News | October 2018 (IV) If the Wind Will not Serve Take to the Oars Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! And a good Friday to you, sorry for the delay this week – here’s finally your newsletter! Or, it really isn’t a real “newsletter” is it? More like a massive attack of updates from …

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Nxter News – October 2018 (III): Pleasure in the Job Puts Perfection in the Work

Nxter News | October 2018 (III) Pleasure in the Job Puts Perfection in the Work Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Ardor PoS is walking the walk, with the new 2.1.2 release and Jelurida pushing Ardor into the next phase with stateless Lightweight Contracts on testnet, supplementing the already inbuilt advanced core functionality and parent-child chain …

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Nxter News – October 2018 (II): The Journey Of A Thousand Miles Begins With One Step

Nxter News | October 2018 (II) The Journey Of A Thousand Miles Begins With One Step Lao Tzu Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Journeys require planning, effort, time, and a million little things to go right. Neil Armstrong’s first step on the Moon was a small step for him that was the culmination of millions …

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