Wikipedia rival Everipedia shakes off Ethereum to migrate to EOS blockchain

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August 10, 2018 by
Wikipedia rival Everipedia shakes off Ethereum to migrate to EOS blockchain

A decentralized rival of Wikipedia, Everipedia (IQ) has changed to EOS blockhain. The wiki-based online encyclopedia was originally established on the Ethereum blockchain. Yet referring to problems related to scalability, Everipedia has switched over to the EOS blockchain.

The largest peer-to-peer encyclopedia and its IQ tokens
Everipedia last year, revealed that the company was functioning to introduce their first encyclopedia based on blockchain. Implementing the EOS blockchain, the first decentralized encyclopedia that runs on the blockchain, started working on its cryptocurrency token called INTELLIGENCE. IQ tokens are currently listed on Coin MArket Cap and also in June, it had its airdrop to start its adoption.

Unlike Wikipedia, Everipedia is not free. Everepedia individuals could gather coins for payments they make through brand-new write-ups or editing and enhancing existing ones on the system. IQ Tokens can be used to handle the network or cast votes when needed.

The utility of Everepedia
” Not the entire lot works or is prepared on the EOS system, nonetheless that’s the similar for Ethereum,” the Everipedia staff educated Arduous Fork in an electronic mail. “Scaling alternatives are nonetheless being struggled on, storage, RAM, and also data transfer prices fluctuate instead a whole lot. Plainly, problems need to be enhanced and business economics struggled out.”

Wikipedia co-founder Dr Larry Sanger, that has actually signed up with the firm as the Chief Information Officer (CIO), opined that given that Everepedia is a decentralized network, it will certainly bring details from multiple encyclopedias. The firm will eventually consist of a rating system that will help categorizing the articles based on ‘people, teams as well as experts’.

In an interview with BNN Bloomberg, Everipedia founder and also Head of state, Sam Kazemian said: “The whole method is constructed on-chain, indicating that short articles are modified, elected on, and posted to the EOS decentralized network and also [InterPlanetary File System] network. None of the method calls for rely on a solitary party. This makes Everipedia a most likely reasonable and clear system, where every person could see precisely where and just how the web content was added to each post. Blockchains enable distributed governance as well as self-sustainability, which is needed in a data base that the general public can rely on sufficient to reference.”

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