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Jean Jennings Bartik was selected to become one of the first six programmers to work on the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, otherwise known as the ENIAC, in 1945.

The machine took 15 minutes to calculate a 60-second shell trajectory, while a human would take 40 hours to perform the…

UPDATE: the problem has now been fixed, although the developers aren’t sure if the problem will surface again.

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Polkadot is a Nominated Proof-of-Stake (NPoS) network that has been up and running since May 26th 2020. Users vote to determine which validators do a good job, and in return they get…

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Binance is the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, and the last 6 months have been the most profitable of its entire history.

The reason for this recent success is the launch of two blockchains. The first is Binance Chain, a closed source blockchain based on Tendermint that centres around trading BEP2…

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