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The currency associated with Cardano.

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What is the expected ROA (Return of ADA) after all coins are minted?

After all coins are minted as far as I know the rewards will come from the transactions fees. At the moment we have 4.5 to 6.0% annual return of staked ADAs. When and how this will change after we ...
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What are the practical motivations for owning ADA crypto currency? [closed]

As a person who are deciding to buy some ADA currency, what I am getting in return? So far using ADA I can have: Voting rights (governance) Ability to run a pool Grow your voting power through ...
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eUTXO transaction model Vs Account Based Transaction Model

What are the benefits of Cardano eUTXO transaction model compared to etherium account-based transaction model? Are any significant advantages or both are same?
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The Concurrency Issue

Are there any solutions to the concurrency issue so far without sacrificing decentralization? MinSwap testnet was experiencing this last night and just looking for some clarification, haven't seen ...
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How to make your own coin on the ADA Cardano Network?

Is there way to start your own coin in ADA Cardano Network? Research Effort : I just googled idea but no suggestions about Cardano? Any Advice?
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How is a stakepool rewarded?

Let's assume I run a stake pool, where I have pledged X ADA, have received delegations of Y ADA and have set a 1% fee. When my pool creates a block, how much ADA is awarded to my pool and how is this ...
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How is new ADA created?

In a Proof-of-Work protocol, a certain amount of the blockchain's native coin is issued with the minting of a new block as a way to reward miners for their efforts and involvement in the network. As ...
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Is there a maximum amount of ADA I can send in one transaction?

This question is related to one of my previous questions: Is there a minimum amount of ADA I can send in a transaction? I wonder, if there is a minimum amount of ADA I can send in one transaction, is ...
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Is there a minimum amount of ADA I can send in a transaction?

Can I send 1 lovelace (0.000001 ADA) to another address or is there a minimum amount I need to send? Of course there will also be the transaction fee of (currently) ~0.16 ADA, so such a transaction ...
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Why is the growth in value of ADA being described as "parabolic" rather than "exponential" or something else?

Here I list multiple articles since March 2021 that have described ADA's value as undergoing a "parabolic" trajectory: 26 March 2021: Cardano Technical Analysis: ADA Has Flipped The ...
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Is it possible to generate your own Cardano ADA private keys and public addresses externally and import it later for use into a wallet?

For ETH and BTH you can generate a private/public keys (secp256k1 Elliptical curve) and SHA-3 (Keccak) hashed public wallet address via code (Python, Java or what ever language) via an pure math ...
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15- or 24-word recovery seeds for ADA wallets

In security terms, what is the difference between 15- and 24-word seed? Therefore, which option is recommended (from a security point of view)?
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Will I receive rewards for all epochs when I switch my stake pool?

I am currently delegating my ADA to stake pool A. I want to switch to stake pool B. What exactly happens with my rewards when I do this? Will there be an interruption in the reward payout or will I ...
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What companies and institutions accept ADA as payment? [closed]

It would be good to have a central database of all known merchants that accept ADA for transactions. I've seen a few small businesses posted on r/Cardano that I went 'good for them', and made me ...
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The feasibility of stable coins given the min-Ada-value requirement

Cardano requires that every transaction output contains at least a value of 1 Ada. As the documentation points out, this means that it is not possible to send only native tokens in a transaction. I ...
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When will all 45 billion coins be in circulation?

I cannot find any accurate information with what speed and based on what formula the coins which are not in circulation will be in circulation and when (approximately) all coins will be in circulation....
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Can I use a custom word list for my wallet recovery phrase?

Is it possible to use a custom list of words to generate my Cardano wallet recovery phrase? The reason I think this would be useful is, that one could use words from other languages. As far as I know ...
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Will I be able to stake ada from coinbase? [closed]

Will I be able to stake ada from coinbase or will I need to transfer it to another wallet.
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Why is there a 45 Billion coin cap for ADA?

Really... nobody in more than a year was able to explain to me this in a rational way. Please... I beg you, why 45B and not 45M or 21M or 45.8B? What's the reasoning behind that? PS: Engineer, nerd, ...
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Can Babel fees be extended to be a protocol level DEX?

With Babel fees one can pay for transactions in native tokens. Could this be extended to where someone could pay for the ADA part of the transaction fee and also provide a swap with a different native ...
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Should I transfer my ADA to the latest wallet when a new era become available?

I haven't been part of a new Era change but when a new era become avaiable, should I transfer my ADA to the latest wallet? i.e. from a Shelley to a Goguen wallet. What is the process that I should ...
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Where can I learn to make Cardano NFTs that have varying rarity levels when they are purchased for the first time?

I have seen some really cool projects like cryptoknitties and crypties with rarity levels and they usually come in like 5-10k. I have some great ideas but I can't find anywhere to learn how to do this ...
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HELP NEEDED Block producer blocked by DigitalOcean - recover ADA?

can someone please help me? I had just started setting up my stake pool, using DigitalOcean droplets to host the block producer & relay nodes. All was going really well. Then, for some crazy ...
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Nami wallet showing getBalance returning a NaN

Hi i just recently started working with Nami Wallet to be implementes in a web app, but when im trying to get my wallet balance: window.cardano.getBalance().then(res => console.log(res)) its ...
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Is Cardano pushing developers into an Ethereum-type account model?

Cardano is build on the eUTxO model which it prides to be more robust and easy to think about than the Ethereum account model. When Cardano introduced native tokens it also was proud to announce their ...
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Will ADA always be deflationary?

Considering ADA has a max circulating supply, and productivity of goods and services always tends to grow, does that mean ADA will always be deflationary in the long run? Couldn't that lead to ...
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Pay out your salary from employer to employee in ADA (crypto) [closed]

How can I arrange for my company that I can pay my employee's in crypto ADA coins or crypto on the Cardano network? I would like to facilitate my employee's that they have the option to pay a part of ...
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How can I withdraw ADA from delegation to a pool?

I am shown the following screen when I go to withdraw my ADA from a delegation. It reads as if I deregister I will stop receiving rewards. Does that apply to the last few epochs where rewards have ...
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Will cardano halving happen to increase the demand of it? [closed]

Compared to ETH and BTC, Cardano's total supply is higher. Given this, how will ADA ever reach $1000. Will a Cardano halving happen and lead to increased demand of ADA?
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I am completely new to Cardano eco system. To learn it from the absolute basic, where do I start?

This is a broad question but I am sure many might have this in their mind. I am an upcoming blockchain engineer and my exposure to Cardano eco system is limited to buying the ADA cryptocurrency and ...
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Can the value of the NFTs be added to the stake size of the pool?

Many small stake pools struggle with increasing their stake. The stake could be increased by adding the value of all the NFTS held in wallets by both delegators and operators. How do we determine ...
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Are transaction fee's paid similarly to Bitcoin?

I understand the current staking rewards are a stepping stone to decentralization i.e. by incentivizing users to stake and pools to be set up to secure the Cardano blockchain with the left over Ada ...
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what is the ADA (Cardano crypto-currency) SDK?

I'am very new to the blockchain community and I have a new project that i'am starting to work on using the Cardano Blockchain and its crypto ADA. I stumbeled upon the name "ADA SDK" and I ...
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Does ADA have any credit features built into it?

Are there any feature of Cardano ADA or its ecosystem that make borrowing against ADA held easier or better than other cryptocurrencies? Will all credit require that an application be developed to ...
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How is ADA valued?

Or any other cryptocurrency for that matter. Does the Cardano blockchain have inherent knowledge of the current value of ADA, or is it oblivious to price? Who/what determines how many USD (or another ...
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adaOf encodes Lovelace/Ada ratio in phantom type

adaOf encodes Lovelace/Ada ratio in phantom type Micro adaOf :: Micro -> Ada type Micro = Fixed E6 newtype Fixed (a :: k) = MkFixed Integer Question: Being that the ratio is already encoded in the ...
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How can I send ADA to a Yoroi wallet?

I have created a new Yoroi wallet and I want to send ADA to the newly created Yoroi wallet, but I don't know how.
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Is ada an asset, token, both, neither?

According to the docs, ADA is an asset and a token, but they also indicate that tokens are on-chain versions of some off-chain asset. They also compare ADA and tokens in ways to imply that they are ...
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Did I just convert my ada to a wrapped/pegged token?

I purchased ada on binance us and for some dumb reason, I used the BEP2 network vs the Cardano network to send my ada on binance us to Daedalus/ledger. It all shows up in Daedalus as ADA but after ...
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Is there or will there be a way to request payment?

Is there any development going on with this? Or do I lack the understanding of how this works. I'm thinking something similar to Zelle or Venmo. Sorry if this has already been asked or is not possible,...
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What ensures that the supply of ADA is finite, so ADA can definitely be regarded as a store of value?

45 billion is the total eventual supply of ADA (up from from 32 billion or so in circulation now, of which over 71% is staked). What elements of the code of the Cardano protocols and the structure of ...
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How would I create a regular expression to match all of Cardano's public wallet address formats?

Can anyone help me in creating a regular expression to preg_match (php) all of Cardano's public wallet address formats?
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May I lose my coins when staking in Exodus wallet?

Is there any potential risk of losing all my ADA coins when staking with Exodus partner Everstake?
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Does ADA have a policyId and a assetName?

If all assets have a policyId and an assetName, what is the policyId and assetName of ADA? I'm assuming the assetName is ADA, but seeing as how ADA is the principal asset of Cardano, what is the ...
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How to transfer ADA from Daedalus wallet to Yoroi wallet?

I have created a new Yoroi wallet but I want to transfer ADA from Daedalus wallet, but I don't know how. For example: I have 20 ADA that I want to send to a Yoroi wallet and I want to send them from a ...
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Will the variables of the gas calculation formula be able to be dynamically adjusted by the protocol on Cardano?

My curiosity prompts me to ask you a question... We have seen with many L1 Blockchains a recurring problem: the transaction fees fatally get more and more expensive with the valuation of the native ...
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What tools are currently available or in development, to watch an address, and expose a bad actor that without authorization took ADA from a wallet?

Despite that the legitimate owner of a given amount of ADA in a wallet went loose on keeping hxs account secure, and the saying "No your keys no your ADA", when a bad actor takes ADA not ...
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Can I use my ADA at any time while they are staked into a pool or are they frozen?

Can I send my ADA to another wallet instantly or use them instantly for whatever reason I like while they are delegated(staked) into a pool in Yoroi Wallet or does it take time to undelegate them ...
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Is it possible to recover ADA sent to wrong address?

I have sent the ADA token to FTX using BNB network. But FTX doesn't support the ADA token. Is is possible to recover/retrieve the ADA token? Thanks.
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Future adjustment of minimum ADA to be sent?

I am wondering about the minimum amount of ADA to be sent with a transaction (and/or has to be held by a wallet alongside a CNFT): Right now its 1,379something, but there surely has to be a plan how ...