Bonding Surfaces & Balancer Protocol

After well over a year of work, Balancer Labs has released the Balancer Protocol Whitepaper. We have restricted it on purpose to the core mathematical framework and main proofs for conciseness and readability. Balancer is a non-custodial portfolio manager, liquidity provider, and price sensor. We see Balancer Protocol as a potentially powerful primitive in the Ethereum … Read more

Without an API Product Owner, Your APIs Have a Limited Lifespan

Apigee Sep 17, 2019 · 7 min read By Chris Hood Product teams often serve as the nexus between all organizational units within a company, ensuring that a specific line of business follows a clear roadmap and that cross-functional alignment drives success. At their most empowered, product owners are like miniature CEOs for each offering … Read more

The New API — “Application People Interfaces”

Apigee Sep 8, 2019 · 8 min read By Chris Hood In my experience as a digital consultant for Google Cloud’s Apigee team, I’ve found that when a technology gets classified as “middleware,” it’s often encumbered with a scarlet letter of sorts. Business leaders find it unexciting — so much so that they often resign … Read more

A quick primer on Flexacoin staking

Questions and answers about how Flexa enables instant, fraud-free cryptocurrency payments using Flexacoin as collateral Now that Flexa is available in two of the largest cryptocurrency markets in the world, we’d like to share more information about the token mechanics that make the Flexa network secure, fraud-resistant, instant, and efficient—and specifically, how Flexacoin-based collateral is … Read more

Designing Smart Contracts for Multi-Protocol Integration

StablePay Mar 25, 2019·4 min read This is the second introductory post for StablePay, you can find the first one here if you missed it. StablePay is a platform built on top of ethereum comprised of a set of contracts that aggregate existing value transfer protocols on the network through an open design architecture. The … Read more