Hi, my name is Raul Jordan - I am a Go developer working on the Ethereum blockchain protocol. I write regulary about cryptocurrencies, privacy technologies, life, gaming, and the latest ideas floating around the cypherpunk sphere.
Read more about me and my works - contact me raul@prysmaticlabs.com

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How to Scale Ethereum: Sharding Explained
The scalability debate is at the front and center of the crypto community. With major occurrences such as the Cryptokitties debacle clogging up the entire Ethereum network over the span of a few days, it is well-known that the biggest, public blockchains in their current state do not scale...
Paths
I had a bit of a moment of nostalgia earlier this month as I was walking down the city, thinking about how different this environment feels compared to the different settings I grew up in. It felt like it was so easy to lose track of key memories and lessons I had learned when I was younger...
How My Team Won the Facebook GraphQL Hackathon
A few months ago, my teammate Trey Granderson who worked with me at Kynplex, suggested we go to Facebook’s official GraphQL hackathon at their Cambridge headquarters, where we put together a simple project to showcase the power of the language itself...
How I Accurately Predicted Loan Payments on the LendingClub Dataset
I had a blast at a hackathon where all sorts of beginners and experts got together for a 6 hour sprint to solve a Machine Learning problem. Personally, I had no idea what we would be doing…would we be coming up with our own data sets...?
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