Taulant Ramabaja

Taulant Ramabaja is the CEO of Bitsapphire. He is active in the Bitcoin, Crypto & Fintech ecosystem. He believes in building a better world with decentralization and distributed state machines. Taulant is interested in: DACs, Bitcoin, Finance, Systems Theory, the EU, the Balkans. JFDI.

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The Ethereum DAPP “Cross-Pollination” Fallacy

While it’s cool to have so many apps running on some sort of “World Computer”, that’s kind of besides the point. I started writing this post after Simon de la Rouviere, a developer for ConsenSys, and overall cool guy, posted this on Twitter: — A sidechain per dapp is a dumb idea. You don’t get the synergy of cross-dapp pollination…

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14. Mar. 2016

How Bitsapphire approaches Blockchains and Shared Ledgers

This post is intended for blockchain entrepreneurs, investors, and developers. Don’t believe Blockchain / “Shared Ledger” hype. “Shared ledgers” are only edge use cases. Independently verifiable data is where the money is at. At Bitsapphire, we probably talk to two to five founders in the Blockchain space every week. Since most of them are pre-seed or seed stage companies, we…

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24. Feb. 2016

On centralized vs decentralized ledgers

I can’t count how many times I have heard that the Internet/Bitcoin, etc will “decentralize everything”, that there won’t be any central powers left controlling networks or the means of production. Rarely do people think about decentralization’s effects such as exponentially growing cost of upkeep, and diminishing marginal utility. “Decentralization is not a goal in and of itself, it is…

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12. Feb. 2015

The best way to predict the future is to create it

Hello, I am a cofounder and CEO of Bitsapphire, a crypto startup development lab/shop. I intend this blog to be a place to share my thoughts as I am moving into a more heavy R&D position at our team. I expect 2015 to be a fascinating year for everybody at our team. We are passing from our forming stage to…

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09. Jan. 2015