Note: The Cosmos ecosystem is constantly growing and expanding. This article's content is now outdated. For the latest content, see https://cosmos.network/.
Introducing Stargate, the largest Cosmos upgrade yet. Stargate will enable higher transaction throughput, cross-chain transactions, accelerate UI development, and so much more.
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If you’re running a block explorer, wallet, exchange, validator, or any other service (eg. custody provider) that depends upon the Cosmos Hub or Cosmos ecosystem, you’ll want to pay attention, because this upgrade will involve substantial changes.
Drafting and submitting a community-spend governance proposal is a process that takes time, attention, and involves risk. However, proposals also have the potential to enact funding for important Cosmos Hub work. Version 1.0 of the ‘Community Spend Best Practices’ documentation is intended to make community-spend proposals easier to create and more likely to be fully assessed.
You can find January’s network analysis here.
I take a snapshot for these metrics on the 20th day of each month.
Participating in the new wave of finance does not exempt you from the rules of the traditional systems. We get that.
Jurisdictions such as the United States mandate that income reports are based upon the day that income is earned. However, many proof of stake blockchains don’t record every transfer in the public ledger. This puts staking participants in a difficult position: how can I accurately report my staking rewards income if it’s not recorded on the blockchain?
You can find December’s network analysis here, with links to each analysis of 2019.
I’ve revised the key metrics section. In future, I’ll take a snapshot for these…
The main drivers of the ATOM’s value could be more than transaction fees. ATOM-holders should be able to somehow extract value related to the “assets under management” that the Cosmos Hub secures (via products like DeFi). In a world of thousands of connected blockchains, credibility could be the scarcest resource, and the Hub aims to be the most credible. Owning staked ATOMs is ownership of the Cosmos Hub, entitling ATOM stakers to set/change the rules of the Hub.
Jan 31, 2020 update:
This article may not have been clear enough. What’s the value of ATOMs besides capturing the value of…
If you’re staking KAVA on the Kava network, and you’re delegating to Figment, you can access reports for the rewards that you’ve earned. Why is this important? Tax season is upon us, and taxes for cryptocurrency are notoriously difficult.
Here’s how to do it:
First head to the Figment’s Kava page: https://figment.network/networks/kava
Then look for ‘Already Delegating?’ and enter your public address. The easiest way is via copy/paste.
Click ‘Staking Rewards Report’ to generate your individual report.
Note: The Cosmos ecosystem is constantly growing and expanding. This article’s content is now outdated. For the latest content, see https://cosmos.network/.