what we’ve done in this release is design a fully automated a bridge, the user merely has to deposit ETH and the router takes care of the rest. The money will be exchanged for DAI, then transferred across the cross-blockchain bridge to become Xdai.
A minute later when the gateway tried to validate that same payment again it chose the same failed node at random. It wouldn't get a third chance.
Up to now, we've been running our networks on the Ethereum blockchain. The reality is that Ethereum simply isn't suitable for our use case. Ethereum's great for manual, medium or high value, sophisticated transactions...
As I slapped this solution together I got a bad feeling. What if the full node lied to us? I really couldn’t think of a situation in which it would but I just couldn’t shake it.
Put on your night time sunglasses because I have a tale from our cyberpunk future, or present as it may be. How a poorly coded smart contract disrupted an ISP in rural Oregon.
Before the Red Medellin team brought in Althea's innovative technology, options for internet access were limited in Comuna 13, one of the sprawling urban communities on the hills surrounding Medellin Colombia. A few
We were so busy building and growing I think we missed an update in February! We now have 23 users in Clatskanie, and several relays (a relay is a node that has a
we released payments and then immediately set about doubling the size of our test network. In doing so we had raised the bar for the quality of our features and interfaces.
Right now Beta 1 rc2 is churning it’s way through the build system Once this release passes QA in a couple of days we will have out first Althea build with feature
In this post I’m going to explain Althea’s billing system and how it provides more transparency, choice, and control than the traditional…
Globetrotting and training
Check out our new website Althea.org
I’m very happy to say that since our last update we’ve had about 8 devices be put into real world use without any of the failures/crashes…
What’s new in Alpha 8
Here’s our Alpha 5 release
Althea is a system that lets routers pay each other directly for bandwidth, similar to how ISPs peer with one another on the internet…
For the first time we have something ready to put on our releases page.
I’m proud to announce the alpha 2 milestone for Althea. In Alpha 1 firmware setup was too tightly integrated into the build process to…
It’s been an eventful couple of weeks for us.