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Media-Nxt: dApps

Research: Crystal Houston

August 6, 2018

Artificial Intelligence + Blockchain + Utility

As the decentralized blockchain ecosystem emerges from the infrastructure phase, decentralized apps—dApps—will help connect media companies and audiences in a new phase of utility.

When using the internet, most people rely on applications (apps) to get things done. A decentralized version of apps could be more secure and utilitarian, and a way for audiences to access the benefits of the blockchain without intimidating roadblocks such as secure wallets and cryptocurrency. dApps enable an accessible interface with the blockchain...

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