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How Cardano is different from Ethereum (2.0)?

TL;DR: Research-led design (102 academic papers to-date) eUTXO transaction model (vs. Ethereum's account-based models) Formal verification (related to 1.) Functional-language-based (Haskell-based) ...
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Is Cardano the only platform with 100% decentralized block production?

This all depends on how you view it. For instance, consider Bitcoin. Bitcoin has 100% decentralized block production, since no central authority owns Bitcoin and can regulate its block production. One ...
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What are the technical difficulties with implementing voting on hardware wallets?

One of the main problems with adding new features to hardware wallets is the long update cycle. Developers can't just upload a new version. A hardware wallet like Ledger Nano series can only get an ...
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How Cardano is different from Ethereum (2.0)?

I think ETH, no matter how and what it builds will be inferior to Cardano in many ways! Some of the core underlying reasons for that are: ETH is an Account model vs Cardano's Extended UTXO model ETH ...
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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?

It won't once all parts of the Cardano road map are complete. Voltaire isn't complete yet, but once it is. The Board of Directors at Cardano foundation do not have the power to control or change the ...
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Risks of having a figurehead

Wild as your examples are, lets indulge them. Charles himself has explicitly stated multiple times that Cardano is way beyond him at this point. If something terrible were to happen to him, it may ...
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A summary on the goal of Cardano

The phrase I like to use often is that Cardano is "An operating system for the decentralized web".
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Price regulation of the ADA token

Leaving aside the fact that ADA is exactly as hard as bitcoin, that is, it's hard capped, just happens to be a lot more of them. In a single word: utility. As all business enterprises adoption creates ...
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Preferred Library For Working With Zero Knowledge Proofs

To my knowledge this does not exist in the Cardano suite of things. This is probably why Cardano is giving up to $2 million in prizes with a focus on ZKPs. https://emurgo.io/hackathon-101-an-...
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What's the difference between sidechains and hardforks?

A sidechain is simply an alternate/secondary chain that shares a two-way link/peg with another chain that is the primary chain (frankly primary/secondary are philosophical roles that are ...
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What's the difference between sidechains and hardforks?

Sidechains and hardforks are definitely not the same thing. As outlined in the original Why Cardano essay, the whole point of Layer 1 Cardano is to serve as a settlement layer for domain-specific ...
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Is there an open source plutus voting dapp?

At the current time I have found no implementation of a voting dapp for DAO's. But of course you could make one yourself. As Waalge suggested you could use some multisig functionality to to vote with ...
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Is there an open source plutus voting dapp?

IOG provide examples of various common things. https://github.com/input-output-hk/plutus-apps/tree/main/plutus-use-cases This includes multisig type functionality which can be used akin to voting ...
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Where can I find community governance info for Cardano?

Project Catalyst is Cardano's first major Governance product. You can submit proposals for new tools, features or improvements during the submission period of a fund cycle. This is a community-built ...
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Where can I find community governance info for Cardano?

The best way to learn about the CIP process is to review the CIP1: CIP process. Discussion is mostly happening on the CIP github using the pull requests but also on bi-weekly CIP meetings.
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How Cardano is different from Ethereum (2.0)?

The staking experience for the end user is completely different as well. Staking on Cardano is a well thought out and planned activity, rather than an after thought of patched together services. So ...
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