Wikipedia rival Everipedia shakes off Ethereum to migrate to EOS blockchain

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August 10, 2018 by
Wikipedia rival Everipedia shakes off Ethereum to migrate to EOS blockchain

A decentralized rival of Wikipedia, Everipedia (INTELLIGENCE) has actually moved to EOS blockhain. The wiki-based online encyclopedia was originally developed on the Ethereum blockchain. However concerning problems related to scalability, Everipedia has switched to the EOS blockchain.

The biggest peer-to-peer encyclopedia and its INTELLIGENCE symbols
Everipedia in 2014, announced that the company was functioning to introduce their first encyclopedia based on blockchain. Executing the EOS blockchain, the initial decentralized encyclopedia that works on the blockchain, started working on its cryptocurrency token called IQ. INTELLIGENCE symbols are now noted on Coin MArket Cap as well as in June, it had its airdrop to launch its adoption.

Unlike Wikipedia, Everipedia is not complimentary. Everepedia users can collect coins for contributions they make through brand-new write-ups or editing and enhancing existing ones on the platform. IQ Tokens can be utilized to handle the network or cast votes when required.

The utility of Everepedia
” Not the entire great deal functions or is prepared on the EOS platform, nevertheless that’s the identical for Ethereum,” the Everipedia team notified Arduous Fork in an e-mail. “Scaling options are nonetheless being struggled on, storage space, RAM, and also data transfer rates change instead a lot. Plainly, issues need to be enhanced and business economics struggled out.”

Wikipedia founder Dr Larry Sanger, who has joined the business as the Chief Details Officer (CIO), opined that because Everepedia is a decentralized network, it will bring information from multiple encyclopedias. The firm will ultimately include a ranking system that will aid classifying the write-ups based on ‘individuals, teams as well as professionals’.

In a meeting with BNN Bloomberg, Everipedia founder and Head of state, Sam Kazemian said: “The entire method is built on-chain, indicating that write-ups are edited, elected on, and published to the EOS decentralized network and [InterPlanetary Documents System] network. None of the procedure needs trust in a solitary celebration. This makes Everipedia a most likely fair and also transparent system, where every person could see specifically where and how the web content was included in each article. Blockchains enable dispersed governance as well as self-sustainability, which is needed in a knowledge base that the public can rely on enough to referral.”

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A mechanical engineer turned journalist, Shekar takes a keen interest in the study and analysis of cryptocurrencies and blockchain strategy. With the cryptocurrency world blooming in the recent days, he finds great interest in monitoring their growth and gathering every possible piece of information about them. He works as a crypto-journalist for the website Penguincoinforum.

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