"Augur" TAG

Augur V2 and Decentralized Prediction Markets
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Five years after its initial launch, Augur has released a second instantiation of its prediction market protocol. Long anticipated, Augur v2 contains several updates largely aimed at enhancing efficiency and usability. In light of these events, the following dispatch explores the obstacles that have long hindered Augur and the potential for recent updates to alleviate...
Reconsidering Oracle Decentralization
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Last October, the Smith + Crown research team published a report on blockchain oracles and the merit of pseudonymizing decentralized oracle networks. Building on recent commentary from OracleSwap’s Eric Falkenstein, this dispatch revisits issues of oracle obfuscation and decentralization with a new emphasis on efficiency and necessity thereof. Decentralization drives both the sentiment and technical architecture...
Augur
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Augur is a decentralized oracle and prediction market platform that acts as a framework for the creation, trading, reporting, and settlement of individual, user-generated prediction markets. Overview Augur is a decentralized oracle and prediction market platform that acts as a framework for the creation, trading, reporting, and settlement of individual, user-generated prediction markets. Notably, Augur...
Introduction to Augur
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Augur is an open-source, decentralized platform where users can both create prediction markets and vote on other market’s expected outcomes. Introduction Augur is a prediction market platform built on Ethereum. In a prediction market, users can express their opinions on the outcomes of different issues by buying shares in a given outcome. By allowing participants...