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Nxter News – May 2018 (II): Life Can Only Be Understood Backwards; But It Must Be Lived Forwards

May (II) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Progress is not always elegant or “picture-perfect.” Progress is often slow, painful, but ultimately greatly worth the momentary inconveniences of the growing pains. The computer did not change our lives in a day, it took decades for the technology to mature to benefit the average person. Then …

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Ardor Blockchain Bootcamp Reviewed or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Master Ardor

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What a great feeling it is to challenge yourself and accomplish something that you have been meaning to do so for a long time. As an editor of Nxter for the past year, I have written much about the advanced functionality of Ardor and yet my dark secret until last week was that I had …

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Nxter News – March 2018 (I): Kites Rise Highest Against the Wind, Not With It

March (I) Welcome again, dear Nxters and other followers! The big news from last week was Jelurida’s long and eventful journey progressing through the 4YFN Awards at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. We continue to provide updates on third-party exchanges as they enable ARDR / IGNIS trading, and we highlight community polls where …

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Nxter News – February 2018 (II): Why Is Patience So Important? Because It Makes Us Pay Attention

February (II) Welcome again, Nxters! Welcome back to another synopsis of the crypto news from last week. Again we have the latest news on which centralized exchanges have enabled ARDR and IGNIS trading, the Action Coin ICO is underway with an NXT Airdrop occurring last week – details below, updates on more and more Blockchain Meetups, …

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Nxter News – February 2018 (I): Predicting Rain Does Not Count. Building Arks Does.

February (I) Welcome again, dear Nxters! Welcome back to another synopsis of the crypto news from last week. Jelurida has just been selected as one of the ten finalists at the 4YFN Awards in Barcelona! Ardorgate is up and running and making buying crypto with your fiat money so much easier, a great new account alert …

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Nxt News – January 2018 (V): You Do Not Have To See The Whole Staircase, Just Take The First Step

January (V) Welcome again, dear Nxters! Every week we grow and welcome new readers from all over the world. Our community is comprised of fans, traders, developers, crypto-enthusiasts, and anyone in-between who is passionate about the emerging world of the blockchain. Last week the Ardorgate service launched enabling anyone with a Mistertango bank account to convert …

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Nxt News – January 2018 (IV): Do Not Let The Fear Of Losing Be Greater Than The Excitement Of Winning

January (IV) Welcome again, fellow Nxters! January has been eventful for Nxters – new Jelurida jobs were posted, a new Ardor Time episode was released, and new scam sites were identified and should promptly be avoided. As always, it was an eventful week. We address the community concerns about what exchanges are trading Ardor and …

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Nxt News – January 2018 (III): The Person Who Says It Cannot Be Done Should Not Interrupt The Person Who Is Doing It

January (III) Welcome again, fellow Nxters! Last week a new infographic was released by the ANG that highlighted the Nxt Roadmap for early 2018, NXT was added to a new exchange, Jelurida released a fee structure document for all possible transaction types on the Ardor blockchain, a new version of Ardor was released, the weekly …

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Nxter News – January 2018 (II): If There Is No Struggle, There Is No Progress

January (II) Welcome, fellow Nxters!  The last week has been frustrating for a lot of users with IGNIS and ARDR in third-party exchanges, we know the desperation many of you feel at having your assets be inaccessible or untradeable. Jelurida works with the exchanges to try and make everything run smoothly. Ardor is a completely new …

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Nxt News – January 2018 (I): Believe You Can And You Are Halfway There

January (I) Welcome again, fellow Nxters! Happy New Year and Happy Ardor Days! The new year is upon us and that means the long-anticipated launch of the Ardor mainnet. Learn about what happened with the Nxt Snapshot, the untimely demise of the Jelurida web wallet, how to access your IGNIS tokens, watch a new episode …

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Nxt News – December 2017 (IV): If Opportunity Doesn’t Knock, Build a Door

December (IV) Welcome again, fellow Nxters! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you all! Jelurida’s gift of free IGNIS tokens will occur on December 28th! While you enjoyed the holiday season with your friends and family and pets we have crafted another newsletter that contains all the important information that occurred regarding Nxt / Ardor …

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Nxt News – December 2017 (III): The Greatest Teacher, Failure Is

December (III) Welcome again, fellow Nxters! The holiday season is here and the stress of buying presents for your friends and family is upon us all. Luckily, there are some things in life that can distract you and put your mind at ease. First, go see the Star Wars: The Last Jedi – it is …

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Nxt News – December 2017 (II): Great Works Are Performed Not By Strength But By Perseverance

December (II) Welcome again, fellow Nxters! The Christmas season is in full swing, and that means giving and receiving presents. Like the comfort of an old friend, we present to you the important news from the last week in order to soothe your curious mind. The ANG has a new director, the NXT Snapshot is …

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Nxt News – December 2017 (I): Many Of Life’s Failures Are Experienced By People Who Did Not Realize How Close They Were To Success When They Gave Up

December (I) Welcome again, fellow Nxters! Christmas is in the air and that means presents are coming! Jelurida released more info about the IGNIS Airdrop and mentioned the Bitswift Airdrop, Riker had an excellent interview with Tai Zen about the future of Nxt, Internet of Coins will support Nxt among its first seven chains for …

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Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 8: Ethereum (Blockchain Bloat)

This post is part of a series that compares Ardor to other blockchain projects with similar features or goals. You can find the previous posts here: Ardor vs. Plasma Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 1: Lisk Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 2: NEM/Mijin/Catapult Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 3: IOTA Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. …

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Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 7: Ethereum (Smart Contracts)

This post is part of a series that compares Ardor to other blockchain projects with similar features or goals. You can find the previous posts here: Ardor vs. Plasma Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 1: Lisk Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 2: NEM/Mijin/Catapult Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 3: IOTA Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. …

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Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 5: Stratis

This post is part of a series that compares Ardor to other blockchain projects with similar features or goals. You can find the previous posts here: Ardor vs. Plasma Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 1: Lisk Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 2: NEM/Mijin/Catapult Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 3: IOTA Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. …

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Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 4: Waves

This post is part of a series that compares Ardor to other blockchain projects with similar features or goals. You can find the previous posts here: Ardor vs. Plasma Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 1: Lisk Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 2: NEM/Mijin/Catapult Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 3: IOTA Until now, one of my …

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Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 3: IOTA

This post is part of a series that compares Ardor to other blockchain projects with similar features or goals. You can find the previous posts here: Ardor vs. Plasma Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 1: Lisk Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 2: NEM/Mijin/Catapult This week I studied IOTA, a distributed ledger that doesn’t use a …

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Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 2: NEM/Mijin/Catapult

This post is part of a series that compares Ardor to other blockchain projects with similar features or goals. You can find the previous posts here: Ardor vs. Plasma Ardor vs. the Competition, Pt. 1: Lisk This week I studied NEM, a public blockchain similar to Nxt in many ways. As I’m primarily interested in …

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