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 competitor of Wikipedia, Everipedia (INTELLIGENCE) has moved to EOS blockhain. The wiki-based online encyclopedia was at first developed on the Ethereum blockchain. However referring to problems connected to scalability, Everipedia has switched over to the EOS blockchain.

The biggest peer-to-peer encyclopedia and its IQ tokens
Everipedia in 2014, introduced that the business was functioning to introduce their initial encyclopedia based upon blockchain. Executing the EOS blockchain, the first decentralized encyclopedia that operates on the blockchain, started dealing with its cryptocurrency token called INTELLIGENCE. INTELLIGENCE tokens are currently provided on Coin MArket Cap as well as in June, it had its airdrop to initiate its fostering.

Unlike Wikipedia, Everipedia is not totally free. Everepedia customers could collect coins for payments they make through new articles or editing and enhancing existing ones on the platform. IQ Tokens can be made use of to manage the network or cast votes when required.

The utility of Everepedia
” Not the whole great deal works or is prepared on the EOS system, nevertheless that’s the similar for Ethereum,” the Everipedia team informed Arduous Fork in an electronic mail. “Scaling choices are nevertheless being labored on, storage space, RAM, and also data transfer rates vary rather a great deal. Clearly, concerns have to be enhanced and also economics struggled out.”

Wikipedia co-founder Dr Larry Sanger, that has actually joined the company as the Principal Details Police Officer (CIO), believed that because Everepedia is a decentralized network, it will certainly fetch info from multiple encyclopedias. The business will at some point include a score system that will certainly aid categorizing the write-ups based upon ‘individuals, groups and also specialists’.

In a meeting with BNN Bloomberg, Everipedia founder and President, Sam Kazemian claimed: “The whole method is built on-chain, meaning that write-ups are modified, elected on, and uploaded to the EOS decentralized network as well as [InterPlanetary File System] network. No part of the procedure calls for trust in a solitary party. This makes Everipedia a possibly reasonable as well as clear system, where every person can see precisely where as well as exactly how the content was added to each short article. Blockchains allow for distributed governance as well as self-sustainability, which is needed in a data base that the public could rely on enough to referral.”


A mechanical engineer turned journalist, Shekar takes a keen interest in the study and analysis of cryptocurrencies and blockchain strategy. With the cryptocurrency world blooming in the recent days, he finds great interest in monitoring their growth and gathering every possible piece of information about them. He works as a crypto-journalist for the website 1Bigbitcointeam.

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