Congratulates Professor Emin Gün Sirer Students from across disciplines forge Cornell Blockchain
Education Cornell Professor Emin Gün Sirer bangs a gong!!
Education is Winning, Science is Winning
Emin Gün Sirer, associate professor of computer science and co-founder of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts, a consortium of eight top computer science institutions around the world, from London to Zurich – and based at Cornell Tech.
Nov. 10 https://twitter.com/el33th4xor/status/1326274448031354893
Ask and you shall receive. #Bitcoin (testnet) being bridged as a wrapped Avalanche asset on the Avalanche testnet. You will soon be able to use #Bitcoin at the same speed as Visa. https://t.co/117ARr2FVc pic.twitter.com/6uc47v3IiZ
— Kevin Sekniqi (@kevinsekniqi) November 10, 2020
What makes this pretty revolutionary is because a) the bridge is trustless and b) the destination chain supports UTXOs. So #Bitcoin fans will feel very at home on the new chain. Also, don’t forget that we’re the most decentralized PoS network in the space in terms of # of nodes
Keynote: Emin Gün Sirer, Founder of Ava Labs
Emin Gün Sirer presents Beyond Blockchains and Proof of Work at Web3 Summit 2019
Emin Gun Sirer Talks About Ava Labs at Token Summit NYC 2019
Over the last few years, Avalanche has grown from an idea to a fully-featured platform. With the Avalanche consensus protocol serving as the platform’s engine, transactions are processed at 4,500 transactions per second, with sub-second transactional finality. Avalanche will alleviate bottlenecks that exist in current blockchain systems, as well as usher in a new generation of decentralized applications.
Today, we’re excited to share the launch of Avalanche’s mainnet.