As deployed today, cryptocurrencies do not scale. To tackle this scaling problem, we introduce Pisa, which complements existing work on so-called "layer 2" solutions.
There are many online services that will help collect signatures for you, as well as services that will collect and forward legally binding letters. All of them are broken.
Suppose that N players share cryptocurrency using an M-of-N multisig scheme. If N-M+1 players disappear, the remaining ones have a problem: They've permanently lost their funds. In this blog, we propose a solution to this critical problem using the power of the trusted hardware.
Guest blogger Prof. Karen Levy describes how contracts often include terms that are unenforceable, purposefully vague, or never meant to be enforced, how this helps set expectations, and what this means for smart contracts.
We have been examining the state of the Bitcoin and Ethereum networks over time. In a recent study, we examine the level of decentralization in these two networks, with some interesting takeaways for the future.
Devising a lottery based off of a blockchain is a lot harder than it seems. Also, this is a parable for the Bitcoin blockchain debate.
This post argues that the recently proposed EIPs to rescue the frozen ethers are dangerous.
We discuss a novel scheme for preventing (miner) frontrunning in Ethereum.
Between miners, businesses and developers, people think that the developers have their best interests at heart. I discuss why this is a fallacy.