What today I call “Dash Latam” started just a little over a year as “Dash Medellín” with just a faint notion of advancing cryptocurrency mass adoption through Dash, the lone coin that both honors the original digital cash vision and has innovated in consistently useful ways.
As promised, now that I have received multiple voting keys post-DIP3, I am sharing my voting decisions for the April 2019 DAO voting cycle. If you want to follow my voting choices and/or use them as a template, but not delegate your voting keys to me, you can download a text file of my recommendations […]
Dash Latam is the organization that I have been fortunate enough to grow over the last 11 months in order to serve DAO priorities in Latin America, the region where crypto mass adoption is likely to happen first due to existing telecom infrastructure, language, the size of the informal economy and the number of weak […]
We are always looking for new use cases. Until we get volatility under control and until people in large numbers start to “get” the need for liberty and decentralization, the use case for Dash remains limited. This because no matter the technological marvel, the brilliant governance and the bottom-line fact that we have $700,000 to […]
In the Dash community, the hopium addicion runs deeper than we previously thought. The People’s Republic of Dash which runs the discords and Dash News is more focused on shilling the latest shiny thing than on actually producing real Dash usage.
Dash Retail is a DAO treasury proposal to build software that enables Dash merchants to buy, sell and accept Dash in one integrated system, and to instantly hedge against volatility. The team is Ash Francis, Alex Cox (both of eWallet fame) and myself. Here is our roadmap.
Things don’t work quite right and Core team may be satisfied they fixed it but the rest of us do not always get the message. This is a communication issue, relatively easy to solve. For example, there is a bug in the previous version of the Android wallet where the payment does not exit the […]
Dash is pure genius, it is a hybrid evolution of proof of work, it is investment, it is governance, it is InstantSend and ChainLocks for 51%-attack-proofness, it is username-based payments done right on the blockchain, it is pioneering ground teams with real merchants, it is business development and more.
Somebody asked me on Reddit the other day how you recognize a real adoption project. Here are some initial ideas to start a conversation.
The most basic and original idea behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is that we can use these cryptographically-protected account balances protected by hash-making machines as digital cash. That is, as cash that you can’t touch. But otherwise, you can use it just like cash. This implies: