ELI5 AVAX Coin
AVAX is the native cryptocurrency of the Avalanche platform. The project began at Cornell University, led by professor Emin Gün Sirer and others.
According to Dr. Emin Gun Sir...
Who are Ava Labs?
Ava Labs is a Brooklyn, New York-based research and development company currently developing the Avalanche platform and AVAX cryptocurrency.
Ava Labs is headed by Cornell profe...
Who is Emin Gün Sirer?
Dr. Emin Gün Sirer is a computer scientist based in Ithaca, New York. While a professor at Cornell University, he also currently leads the AVAX Avalanche cryptocurrency developme...
ELI5 AVAX IOU? Is it the real AVAX coin?
November 2020 Update As of November 18, AVAX price has remained remarkably stable – for cryptocurrency standards. Coincost shows the AVAX IOU slowly depreciating, although it’s unclear how much volume is being traded at these prices. September 22 Update AVAX mainnet has been launched and, as it turns out, IOU price was actually lower than […]
ELI5 What is the Avalanche Protocol? [AVAX]
Avalanche is a consensus mechanism which aims to combine the best features of previously existing protocols. If you’ve tried to understand the Avalanche consensus protocol paper, then you may have stalled when you ran into technical terms like metastability, Byzantine adversaries, leaderless Byzantine fault tolerance, among others. Here I’ll try to summarize, in very simple […]
avax-python – Python utils for AVAX Avalanche network exploration
avax-python is a Python library and utils for the exploration of the Avalanche AVAX network. Includes an implementation of basic AVAX API calls. Installation Clone the git repo and run scripts within the downloaded avax-python/ subdirectory. If you don’t have a git client available, you may download a ZIP archive instead. Examples Launch a subnet validator: First, generate user/password credentials for your […]
ELI5 AVAX Staking – How can I begin staking my AVAX?
The AVAX public sale, which closed on July 15 2020 after just a few hours, was an astounding success. Investors looking for high yields flocked to the sale, buying all U$ 42 million worth of AVAX coins in just 4.5 hours. At our latest update, AVAX price was approximately U$ 13 – a 2600% yield […]
Concepts In This Page
A set of technologies developed by Ava Labs, which forms the basis for the AVAX Avalanche ecosystem.
Avalanche is a consensus protocol introduced by Rocket Team in 2018.
It is an entirely new consensus protocol which builds upon classic consensus and Nakamoto consensus.
AVAX is the cryptocurrency released in 2020 by Ava Labs.
The AVAX cryptocurrency is used for all transactions in the Avalanche network.
Ava Labs is a financial technology startup led by Cornell professor Emin Gün Sirer
Emin Gün Sirer
Emin Gün Sirer is a Cornell professor who currently leads Ava Labs, the company behind Avalanche protocol.