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Thread: $XMR Fundamental Analysis

Most of you will know already what #Monero is about but for all other peeps around, here some fundamental infos about this project.

➢ Launched in 2014 as "Bit Monero"
➢ "Monero" = "Coin" in esperanto language
➢ Privacy coin, anon TX's
➢ Decentralized, no difference between single nodes
➢ Fungible, no public transaction histories like #Bitcoin has, there are no "dirty" $XMR's as there are "dirty Bitcoins" (darknet transactions etc.)
➢ Safe, P2P network, encrypted wallets/TX's
➢ Private, no proof of TX's
Block Intervalls, Difficulty, Emission & Inflation

➢ Intervall 2 min, changed in spring 2016, till then it was 1 minute
➢ Constantly changing difficulty
➢ Summer 2022 = Tail emission, 0,6 XMR/2-Min block
➢ 2040: More $XMR than $BTC (21M), 2130 35M, 2300 62M $XMR
➢ No cap
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0/ A massive 24 hours in the world of #crypto and #blockchain.

To help you stay on top of it all, I've put together this thread. Just doing my bit to make your day a bit easier!
1/ 👾 @TRONFoundation [ $TRX ] revealed it will be establishing a #blockchain game fund dubbed #TRONArcade. Up to $100M committed for use over the next 3 years!

Click through to learn more about #TRON's plans to build out the blockchain game ecosystem. medium.com/tron-foundatio…
2/ 🧸 U.K.-based @CryptoKaijuIO, a startup offering designer vinyl toys that are traceable on the #Ethereum #blockchain as an NFT, has officially launched.

The first kaiju, Genesis, is now selling for $55. Check it out! cryptokaiju.io/product/genesi…
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@claudiorlandi @rbkhmrcr @AarhusUni @uclisec Abstract:
* QuisQuis provides both a relatively small state footprint with comparison to ever growing chains Zcash & Monero (similar to Bitcoin UTXO set)
* QuisQuis provides plausible deniability - a user can deny he's part of a tx (in contrast to Zcash, similar to Monero)
@claudiorlandi @rbkhmrcr @AarhusUni @uclisec Proofs are reasonably computationally light (much lighter than Zcash's zk-SNARKs), and small in size (~13kb, still larger than Monero's post-bulletproofs which are 3.7kb).
@claudiorlandi @rbkhmrcr @AarhusUni @uclisec Me:
Scalability (smaller state footprint): better than #Zcash & #Monero, definitely not better than #MimbleWimble.
Privacy: same as Monero & MW, worse than Zcash in theory, better than Zcash in practice (small usage of shielded txs due to overhead).

CC: @grinMW @beamprivacy
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1\ In 6 hours, #Bulletproofs become mandatory on the #Monero mainnet.

I don't remember being this excited about a hard fork in a long time. The article below gives you the full picture as to why, but I will try to summarize it in this thread.

medium.com/digitalassetre…
2\ Disclaimer before I begin: A couple of weeks ago, I shared some of the findings of our report on #Zcash and many in the community (incl. @fluffypony) perceived it as an attack on @monero.

- It wasn't. In fact, we see vibrant experimentation and development in Monero.
3\ #Bulletproofs is one the most important technologies deployed on a mainnet this year. It can be applied to many proof systems to increase privacy and efficiency, as it reduces transaction sizes (& fees) by as much as 80%.

To fully appreciate this, let's clarify a few things:
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1/ @alexhevans recently dug into the numbers behind forks of #Bitcoin, #Ethereum, #Monero & #Zcash.

Main conclusion: Value can’t be forked away as easily as people like to think. placeholder.vc/blog/2018/9/17…
2/ Secondary conclusion: Despite parent #cryptonetworks retaining users, devs & value, the child forks trade at (puzzling) relative valuation premiums.
3/ To follow are graphs and conclusions from @alexhevans that are relevant to specific actors or ratios (if you're not a fan of long form writing 😉)
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J'ai lu "Essai sur la nature du commerce en général" de Cantillon (1755), voici un #thread sur des trucs que j'ai appris / que j'ai trouvés intéressants / des extraits choisis. 1/
2/ Bien qu'"Essai" ait été probablement rédigé vers 1730, il n'a été publié qu'en 1755 suite à une forte censure en #France, il a été diffusé sous la forme d'un manuscrit inédit entre son achèvement et sa publication. Il est considéré comme le 1er traité complet sur l'#économie
3/ Le type de monnaie utilisé n'est pas décrété mais provient de l'usage. L'or et l'argent sont de facto les meilleures solutions (en 1730. Et en 2018? quid des #cryptomonnaies ?)
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One of the most robust explorations I've read on the economic & game theoretic limits of #Bitcoin & #PoW more broadly: nber.org/papers/w24717
Sorry for the paywall, but the paper is well worth the $5. Makes me think of hybrid #PoW & #PoS as a potential solution (part of the thinking around our $DCR investment), as research for pure #PoS is ongoing.
Paper confirmed my concerns around what on-chain transaction fees may have to be when the coinbase reward goes to zero (to accomodate 0% rate of inflation). Depending on assumptions: $18,700 to $37,400 to $108,700 per txn.
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The Pirate Bay et Showtime ont semble-t-il fait exécuter à leurs visiteurs un script JS de minage de #criptocurrency theguardian.com/technology/201…
L'article ne précise pas de quelle #criptocurrency il s'agit, mais une chose est sure, ce n'est ni du minage de #Bitcoin ni de l'#Ether
Vu la difficulté de minage actuelle pour ces 2 #blockchain, il faut impérativement des ASIC pour avoir une véritable chance de miner un bloc
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