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For questions concerning terminology, jargon, abbreviations, acronyms and phrases commonly used on the Cardano platform.

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terminology validation and verification

Is there a strictly defined term for validation and verification or are they interchangeable? Are validations strictly used for transactions e.g. validate a transaction? Is verification strictly used ...
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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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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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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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