Questions tagged [decentralization]

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k parameter change date

Is there any news on when k=1000 will happen?
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Decentralizing an entire website with Cardano?

Is it currently possible to decentralize an entire application using Cardano (with the help of other decentralized services)? Coming from the viewpoint of a traditional Web 2.0 background, what are ...
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How do I get my Native Token listed on an exchange?

What does it require to be able to list my Native Token in exchanges, so that users of my ecosystem can buy it?
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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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How are the key parameters that control Cardano governed?

I am looking to understand the 7 special keys that control all the parameters for cardano. How it's controlled, who gets to control it, and what each parameter means.
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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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Could the Daedalus wallet use less space on laptops?

I use my laptop to store some of my ADA. Unfortunately, running low on disk space, I cannot afford to store the whole ADA blockchain locally. What are the options for people like me that need to run ...
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What makes Cardano different from other cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Dogecoin?

From Wikipedia, cryptocurrency is: A cryptocurrency, crypto-currency, or crypto is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange wherein individual coin ownership records are stored in a ...
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Could the d-factor still be changed, to revert to more centralized block production by IOG?

Nothing is mentioned anywhere if, and according to which policy, IOG can move the d-“slider” in the other direction, to again start producing more centralized blocks whenever they deem this necessary. ...
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Is Cardano the only platform with 100% decentralized block production?

Inspired by this comment saying that decentralization of block production is overused in the way people market Cardano online, I was curious to see if any other platforms have achieved this. I know ...
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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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Are there any negative effects of having too many stake pools run by central exchanges?

I was browsing through the adapools.org groups section to see how decentralized the stake pools were and I noticed that a lot of the central exchanges have a ton of ADA staked and lot of stake pools. ...