An Introduction to Atomic Swaps and AtomicDEX

Introduction Komodo’s decentralized exchange, AtomicDEX, allows people to trade cryptocurrency coins without a counterparty risk. The protocol is open source and trading is available for any coin that any developers choose to connect to AtomicDEX. Our service fully realizes decentralized order matching and trade clearing. The order-matching aspect relies on a peer-to-peer network to build… Continue reading An Introduction to Atomic Swaps and AtomicDEX

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What is a Consensus Mechanism?

The “Double Spend” Problem The creation of blockchain technology stems from the early mathematical studies of encryption using computer technology. One such example is related to the information-encoding device, “Enigma,” invented by the Germans at the end of World War I. Alan Turing, a British Intelligence agent, famously beat the Enigma device by inventing the… Continue reading What is a Consensus Mechanism?

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The Komodo Whitepaper

Author’s Note—April 2023 In late 2017, I was hired by the Komodo Platform, a startup company that uses Bitcoin-based technology for various consumer-oriented products. Within a few weeks of my hiring date, I received the task to map out the entire company project in written form. The goal was to create a master narrative, as… Continue reading The Komodo Whitepaper

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