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How to verify data signed with nami wallet in a node backend?

I am playing around with the nami cardano wallet. I am able to link the wallet in the frontend and now want to link it to the backend. First action the frontend sends an auth request with the cardano ...
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How big is the Cardano blockchain (now and in the future)?

This may sound a naively simple question, but... How big is the blockchian today? How big is it likely to become in future? I note that Daedalus' state directory on my machine is currently ~10.3G. ...
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What is the maximum number of contracts Cardano can store?

I see Ethereum (ETH) can store 2256 smart contracts, so is there any description about this for Cardano, i.e. how many contracts can Cardano store?
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What is the size limit of transaction's metadata?

Is there a size limit on transaction metadata? If there is a limit, is it varying or fixed size?
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How to check using CLI that a token is a NFT?

One can check with online tools (described here) if a token is an NFT. How the same thing can be done using CLI tools (in some sort of a script)?
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What are the long term micro-transaction plans for Cardano?

I've seen the broader implications of throughput that layer 2 solutions like Hydra will provide for the ecosystem. But I'm curious about how the Cardano ecosystem will provide cost effective solutions ...
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Are there plans to keep the blockchain/node size small enough to maintain decentralisation?

One issue bitcoiners like to mention is node size in relation to decentralisation. Currently we are at like 10gb, I saw that the max growth is apparently 100gb a year. Are there any plans for reducing ...
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