2018

Docker Image for Polkadot

chevdor/polkadot is a Docker image allowing user to run a Polkadot node without having to build it themselves or build Polkadot without any Rust environment installed locally on their machine. You can read the full article here.

Polkadot - A Syncing node under 30s

This artcile is about using the new Polkadot Docker image to get started with PoC-2. Note Read this article in German on Base58.de. Exciting times The Polkadot PoC testnet has been up and running for a while, but for newcomers who want to jump in the level of technical detail may seem a little daunting. Don’t let that stop you!

theCyber — The new GateKeeperTwo

Introduction In the first article of this series about theCyber, we discovered about this new exclusive on-chain club. The second article of the series focused on analysing how to enter theCyber. Shortly after the information being published, a flaw in theCyberGateKeeper has been raised on reddit, window=_blank. As a result, a new version of the GateKeeper smart contract has been written and deployed by 0age. Figure 1. Smart Contracts cannot be modified once deployed In this article, we take a look at the new smart contract: GateKeeperTwo.

theCyber — Facing the closed door of theCyberGatekeeper contract

Introduction In a previous article, we discovered this recent Ethereum puzzle/club called theCyber. So far, we did not discuss any solution yet and I have no plan on providing any kind of the solution in this new article. That does not mean we cannot have a look and think together. In the previous article, the only tool that we used was an internet browser. If you seriously want to make your way in, you will likely need a bit more than this.

theCyber — A secret society on the Ethereum blockchain?

The Mysterious Invitation Around march 23rd, some active members of the Ethereum community started receiving mysterious PGP encrypted email containing invitations to a “decentralized club on the Ethereum Blockchain”. Are we seeing the birth of the first (not so) secret on-chain society? Figure 1. The Skull and Bones (1947) Warning NON SPOILER ALERT: In this article, no information will be published that is not public yet.