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The independent Swiss-based non-profit that oversees and supervises the advancement of Cardano. It seeks to promote Cardano to regulators in jurisdictions worldwide and standard-setting commercial organizations.

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Why was the platform/foundation named after Gerolamo Cardano?

Cardano was named after the 16th century Italian scientist Gerolamo Cardano; given the people designing the platform it makes sense to name it after a scientist, but is there any reason to ...
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To what extent does Cardano's "off-chain governance" in the form of a Board of Directors pose a threat to Cardano's mission of being decentralized?

On 31 March 2021, Cardano reached "100% decentralization" meaning that 100% of the blocks are produced by the stake pools. An excellent introduction about Cardano decentralization is given ...
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A summary on the goal of Cardano

On the website it's mentioned that: Cardano is a blockchain platform for changemakers, innovators, and visionaries, with the tools and technologies required to create possibility for the many, as ...
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Block Producer vs Relay Node setup

Can only Pool operators run Producer nodes? What is the difference between the producer and relay from a setup point and where to get the specifics for each on installing? Being new it's hard to know ...
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What improvements will Basho bring?

I assume it will be a precursor to Hydra, but I haven't heard it talked about very much.
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Cardano Development

I am a software developer. I wanted to learn Cardano development so for that where should I start and what technologies are required?
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What is the Cardano Stiftung?

I have seen this mentioned a few times and have no idea what it is. I get the impression that it is referring to the combination of the Cardano Foundation, IO Global and Emurgo.
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Is the Cardano Token Registry on Github abandoned/problematic?

Pretty much what the title says, take a look: There's pull requests 10s of days old, The CI system is failing checks everywhere on ...
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What are the differences between IOHK, Emurgo and the Cardano Foundation?

What are the similarities and differences between IOHK, Emurgo and the Cardano Foundation? How do they independently provide value to the ecosystem? What are their individual mandates? Do they oversee ...
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Could the CF (15 million) and IOG (3 million) funds be split between more small pools? [closed]

There are a lot of small pools out there that find it hard to get the minimum stake to ensure at least one block per epoch. As you may know, CF and IOG have rounds of funding every three months: CF ...
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When is Hydra going to be completed? [closed]

I’m impressed with all the work that you have done. I’ve been amazed by Hydra, and everything you continue to do with Cardano.
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ADA locked on Trust - 2 delegations*( only one should be active ) - Now cant claim & reflects 2 balances

Good afternoon all I recently unstaked or attempted to unstake ada & it looked as if it was going from 1 validator to another , my problem is everything is stuck now. I cannot claim , I cannot ...
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