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Cardano-cli requires signing key to be a file, fails with a named pipe

Please see the discussion here. https://forum.cardano.org/t/cardano-cli-signing-a-transaction-without-directly-accessing-the-skey-file-in-plain-text/103742/11 cardano-cli should be able to read ...
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What's the best way to store encrypted data on-chain?

I need to store encrypted information in the metadata field of a transaction. Is there a best practice on this? Are there any projects already doing this? Which algorithms do they use for encryption?
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How Does the Blockchain Use Hashes?

Hash functions are often called one way functions however this means that you should not be able to undo them. So why and how are SHA256 and SHA512 used in blockchains if they should be irreversible. ...
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