Dr. Pavel Kravchenko

Author: Dr. Pavel Kravchenko
Dr. Pavel Kravchenko is a founder of Distributed Lab, technology entrepreneur, cryptographer, software architect, blogger, public speaker and relentless dreamer. Pavel received his PhD in Cryptography in 2012 from the Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, after publishing a groundbreaking thesis on securing public infrastructure. a

Knowing the difference between cryptocurrency and non-cryptocurrency may avoid you from booby traps

June 26, 2018
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The current situation on the digital currency (Cryptocurrency) market is both: extremely advanced and unbelievably comical. In short, incredible demand provokes the appearance of a great abundance of cheaters. In order to bring matters to a head, let’s contemplate on one very short example. In some time, w...

Why do we need consensus in blockchain? Introduction to the most popular mechanisms

June 26, 2018
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The properties and features of certain blockchain have solely hinged upon the problems they are to solve. This simple idea has an infinite load of underlying content related to popular delusions among people, reviews on blockchain classifications and so on. In order to avoid repetition in this article, we ...

Smart Contracts for the layman: Pros and cons of the new way of building relationships

June 20, 2018
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By this time, you may have heard a thing or two about smart contracts. This topic is broadly discussed across the board. Some put obsessive hopes on it, while others are pretty skeptical. From this perspective, the majority still haven’t formed their own opinion, but only collected the viewpoints of both s...

Blockchain is great, but let’s observe the other side of the medal: What are the limitations?

June 20, 2018
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People admire decentralized technologies. They are expected to change the world and so on. Centralization is considered wrong. But the problem is that it’s still hard to find any ultimate decentralized solution implemented in the real world. There’s no doubt that Blockchain allows for quite a lot of ...