EOS.IO

EOSEOS.io blockchain
EOS.IO is a blockchain protocol powered by the native cryptocurrency EOS.wikipedia
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Decentralized autonomous organization

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EOSIO operates as a smart contract platform and decentralized operating system intended for the deployment of industrial-scale decentralized applications through a decentralized autonomous corporation model. Daniel Larimer is currently the Chief Technology Officer of block.one, notable for his role in building Bitshares, a decentralized exchange, building Steemit, a decentralized social media platform, developing delegated proof-of-stake and proposing the idea of a decentralized autonomous corporation.
Daniel Larimer first proposed the concept of a "Decentralized Organized Company" in an article published on September 7, 2013 and implemented in Bitshares in 2014, EOS in 2018.

Daniel Larimer

Daniel Larimer is currently the Chief Technology Officer of block.one, notable for his role in building Bitshares, a decentralized exchange, building Steemit, a decentralized social media platform, developing delegated proof-of-stake and proposing the idea of a decentralized autonomous corporation.
Larimer created the cryptocurrency platform BitShares (2014), was co-founder of the blockchain social platform Steemit (2016), and is CTO Block.one, a private company that was the original developer of EOS (2017).

ERC-20

EIP-20 (ERC-20 Token Standard)
In order to ensure widespread distribution of the native cryptocurrency at the launch of the blockchain, one billion tokens were distributed as ERC-20 tokens by block.one.
Among the most successful ERC20 token sales are EOS, Bancor, Qash, and Bankex, raising over $70 million each.

Everipedia

On December 6, 2017, Everipedia, a for-profit, wiki-based online encyclopedia, announced plans using EOS blockchain technology and work on an airdrop of a cryptocurrency called IQ to encourage generating information.
The company uses EOS blockchain technology and a cryptocurrency token called IQ to encourage content generation and to stop certain countries from blocking its content.

Brendan Blumer

The CEO of block.one, Brendan Blumer, announced that block.one would support the EOSIO blockchain with over one billion USD in funding from the token sale and ultimately block.one raised over four billion USD to support the blockchain during the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) period.
He is the CEO of Block.one, the tech company producing the EOS.IO distributed ledger software.

Blockchain

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EOS.IO is a blockchain protocol powered by the native cryptocurrency EOS.

Cryptocurrency

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EOS.IO is a blockchain protocol powered by the native cryptocurrency EOS.

Central processing unit

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The protocol emulates most of the attributes of a real computer including hardware (CPU(s) & GPU(s) for processing, local/RAM memory, hard-disk storage) with the computing resources distributed equally among EOS cryptocurrency holders.

Graphics processing unit

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The protocol emulates most of the attributes of a real computer including hardware (CPU(s) & GPU(s) for processing, local/RAM memory, hard-disk storage) with the computing resources distributed equally among EOS cryptocurrency holders.

Random-access memory

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The protocol emulates most of the attributes of a real computer including hardware (CPU(s) & GPU(s) for processing, local/RAM memory, hard-disk storage) with the computing resources distributed equally among EOS cryptocurrency holders.

Smart contract

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EOSIO operates as a smart contract platform and decentralized operating system intended for the deployment of industrial-scale decentralized applications through a decentralized autonomous corporation model.

White paper

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Based on a white paper published in 2017, the EOSIO platform was developed by the private company block.one and released as open-source software on June 1, 2018.

Initial coin offering

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The CEO of block.one, Brendan Blumer, announced that block.one would support the EOSIO blockchain with over one billion USD in funding from the token sale and ultimately block.one raised over four billion USD to support the blockchain during the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) period.

Test method

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The original test net, Dawn 1.0, was released on September 3, 2017, with test net versions Dawn 2.0 released on December 4, 2017, Dawn 3.0 on January 25, 2018 and Dawn 4.0 on May 7, 2018.

Bitcoin

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The aim of the platform is to provide decentralized application hosting, smart contract capability and decentralized storage of enterprise solutions that solve the scalability issues of blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well as eliminating all fees for users.

Ethereum

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The aim of the platform is to provide decentralized application hosting, smart contract capability and decentralized storage of enterprise solutions that solve the scalability issues of blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well as eliminating all fees for users.

Proof-of-stake

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Daniel Larimer is currently the Chief Technology Officer of block.one, notable for his role in building Bitshares, a decentralized exchange, building Steemit, a decentralized social media platform, developing delegated proof-of-stake and proposing the idea of a decentralized autonomous corporation. EOSIO accomplishes this by being both multi-threaded (able to run on multiple computer cores) as well as using delegated proof-of-stake for its consensus protocol.

Operating system

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It aims to be the first decentralized operating system (EOSIO) that provides a development environment for decentralized applications like Steemit, a social network with monetary incentives and BitShares, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX).

Steemit

Smart Media Tokens
Daniel Larimer is currently the Chief Technology Officer of block.one, notable for his role in building Bitshares, a decentralized exchange, building Steemit, a decentralized social media platform, developing delegated proof-of-stake and proposing the idea of a decentralized autonomous corporation. It aims to be the first decentralized operating system (EOSIO) that provides a development environment for decentralized applications like Steemit, a social network with monetary incentives and BitShares, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX).

WebAssembly

WebAssembly (WASM)
General purpose and smart contract language to build upon the EOS platform will be WebAssembly (Rust, C, C++), a portable stack machine that is developed at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Rust (programming language)

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General purpose and smart contract language to build upon the EOS platform will be WebAssembly (Rust, C, C++), a portable stack machine that is developed at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

C (programming language)

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General purpose and smart contract language to build upon the EOS platform will be WebAssembly (Rust, C, C++), a portable stack machine that is developed at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

C++

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General purpose and smart contract language to build upon the EOS platform will be WebAssembly (Rust, C, C++), a portable stack machine that is developed at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Software portability

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General purpose and smart contract language to build upon the EOS platform will be WebAssembly (Rust, C, C++), a portable stack machine that is developed at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Stack machine

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General purpose and smart contract language to build upon the EOS platform will be WebAssembly (Rust, C, C++), a portable stack machine that is developed at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).