A technical pre-post for those interested in the Badlands concept.

Everyone, please note: this is a technical pre-post for those interested in the Badlands concept, rather than a formal post announcing details of the project. There are several competing demands on the teams developing the Internet Computer ecosystem at the…


The greatest possible force multiplier.

Background

The history of the Internet Computer is inextricably linked with the early years of the Ethereum project. Before talking more about how the networks will be integrated, and what this is going to unlock, I will provide some color and context to the background, as…


A review from the DFINITY Foundation shows that the network is operating well.

For those interested in the Internet Computer blockchain:

As I write this, we are only 11 days into a new era of blockchain, yet so much has happened already.

Naturally, with a network as complex as the Internet Computer, it was inevitable there would be some early glitches. Yet, with…


Let’s extend the Internet Computer to end-user devices, freeing the entire stack.

One of the things I have been playing with for some time, is the concept of a new operating system for phones, laptops, and other user devices. The project has the code name “Endorphin.”

This work very much…


The Internet Computer is the world’s first blockchain that runs at web speed and can increase its capacity without bound.

DFINITY Status Update, New Year 2021

I HAVE SOME EXCITING NEWS.

On December 18, 2020, a crucial initial stage of Internet Computer blockchain’s decentralization occurred. This means that the Internet Computer’s mainnet now exists, and is hosted by standardized “node machines”…


The Ethereum community played a key role in the genesis of the Internet Computer project, and will use the network to extend the capabilities of Ethereum dapps.

On September 30, 2020, the Internet Computer project will pass its Sodium milestone and enter a final stretch before the launch of the…


Editor’s Note: You are viewing outdated material from the DFINITY blog that is being preserved for archival purposes.

Back in January 2017, as we headed towards the Seed fundraiser that drew the first significant funding into the DFINITY Foundation, I described our positioning thus: “DFINITY aims to create a scalable ‘decentralized cloud’”. This cloud shall be somewhere software can run with the same security guarantees that smart contract…


Editor’s Note: You are viewing outdated material from the DFINITY blog that is being preserved for archival purposes.

The march of time is relentless, and since we’re nearing the end of 2018, now is a good time to share some updates on what’s happening at DFINITY and our work on the Internet Computer serverless cloud. We have been very busy, and seem to get busier every day.

Our Destination Is Unchanged

The…


Editor’s Note: You are viewing outdated material from the DFINITY blog that is being preserved for archival purposes.

This is my first post in a while due to commitments. I am writing with exciting updates regarding our expanding technical operations in Switzerland.

As a Swiss foundation, DFINITY has long had business and back-office operations in Switzerland, but until recently research and development work on the ground has mainly…


Editor’s Note: You are viewing outdated material from the DFINITY blog that is being preserved for archival purposes.

In the Spring we announced a final DFINITY “Presale” funding round, and today I am delighted to announce that it has been completed, raising a further 102M CHF (Swiss Francs) for the Foundation’s operations. Returning investors Polychain Capital and Andreessen Horowitz (deploying capital from their new a16z crypto fund) were…

Dominic Williams

President/Chief Scientist DFINITY

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