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how to make own coin with soft fork?

What I am looking to do is soft fork on litecoin and create my own coin! I know that I need to make a node but I can't find any process that shows me how to create my own coin.

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Is there actually such a thing as “blockchains” being used right now for actual things?

In the last few years, I've heard "blockchain" and "blockchain 2.0" and many other such buzzwords repeated so many times that I'm beginning to wonder if I've missed out on something major. I have had Bitcoin Core installed basically since it became a thing. My Bitcoin blockchain is over 300 GB by now. I use Bitcoin whenever I'm allowed to (extremely few services even accept it still) and feel like I can part from some, which is rare to say the least. A lot of people seem to be pretending as if there is a whole "world" of cryptocurrencies being…

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Can you have a cryptocurrency with a single source of truth?

Can you have a cryptocurrency that's based on TRUST? (how dare I use this dirty word haha) Everyone who participates in the system agrees to trust this 1 party only, because they find them trustworthy. And only they are allowed to add blocks to the blockchain. Or they can just process transaction on a 1st come 1st serve basis and eliminate the need for blocks, just timestamp each transaction :) It would make things way easier but it will make the cryptocurrency centralised? Is that even legal to do? Can someone create their own centralised cryptocurrency and let people buy/use…

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Are tokens a catch-all solution to any financial technology problem?

In short: Other than asset or money transfers, are there problems in the world of financial technology that cannot be modeled as token transfers? If the chief economist of the world bank came to you one day and asked to make all financial procedures in the world operate on the blockchain of your choice, with smart contracts, which problems could not have been solved by tokens, and would require a custom smart contract or a new transaction primitive? Longer version: As we know, tokens are a very fundamental primitive in the blockchain world. There are all kinds of tokens, both…

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Chat online using Bitcoin addresses?

I was surfing on the web and trying to find a chat app that uses Bitcoin address instead of phone numbers or any other identificator. I finally found: https://bluegramm.com which seems to be a startup working on this field. Although I ended with what I want (a project that offers that) I don't know if I missing something. Do you know about ay other project on this field? and also I have another question, what are your thougths on this technology? Would you find it useful?

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