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Blockchain nodes powering decentralization

GM Surgers, Surge's Web3 Course is tailored towards people of all levels. Whether you're already working in crypto and want a free, technical overview or you're just getting into the weeds of Web3. Surge Web3 Course Hub We're releasing chapters to subscribers for free on YouTube and this week, we’re looking into nodes. What are nodes and how do they work? Nodes - What allows blockchains to exist? In Web3, a node is a device linked to a cryptocurrency network that may produce, receive, store...

6 months ago • 1 min read

GM Surgers, Learning about the mechanics of what goes underneath the hood of Web3 can be highly technical and complex. It's why we've open sourced a Web3 Course to help you navigate how everything ties together. Subscribe to our Web3 Course here! We're releasing a chapter a week to subscribers for free on YouTube, starting with deep dives from our first chapter. Here’s a TLDR on what you’ll learn in Chapter 1 👇🏼 What is a blockchain and how does it work? A blockchain is a distributed,...

6 months ago • 1 min read

GM Surgers! Let's get right into it. 👇🏼 Special Announcement… 🎉 We're publishing the Surge Web3 Stack course on YouTube! 🎉 It's been nearly one year since we launched our first course "Web3 Stack - Crypto Infrastructure Behind the Scenes". After hearing how much so many of you have benefitted from it, we've decided to open-source the course to honor the nature of our community. We'll be releasing all chapters to subscribers for free on YouTube starting with our first chapter -- subscribe here...

6 months ago • 1 min read

GM Surgers! Summer is starting, so we feel it's a great time to speak about poooools - and other important things happening in the crypto world. And if you're up for some fun summer camp vibes, make sure to check out the world's first network city below! This week in crypto… Everything you need to know to stay on top in Web3 🏡 Cabin Launches the First Network City Cabin is a DAO with the gigantic mission of creating the world's first network city - and last week they did it! Their...

12 months ago • 1 min read

GM Surgers! This week in crypto… Everything you need to know to stay on top in Web3 👯 California proposes bill supporting DAOs California proposed DAO bill aims to clarify legalities for decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). It recognizes DAOs as new legal entities with a solid legal framework and updating securities laws to include cryptocurrency and digital assets. ☁️ Google is interested in kicking off Web3 projects Google Cloud has launched a new program aimed at helping Web3...

about 1 year ago • 1 min read

GM Surgers! It's Jackie B here this week to give you the news - It's a big week! - Ethereum and Bitcoin hit 2023 highs 🪩👇🏼 This week in crypto… Everything you need to know to stay on top in Web3 📊 AI is Changing the Crypto-Trading Game Crypto isn't immune to the artificial intelligence buzz. Not only does mass adoption of generative AI stir up important questions related to ownership and blockchain (in a world where tools like ChatGPT and Midjourney create using open-source inputs, who owns...

about 1 year ago • 2 min read

GM Surgers! Big week as two important Ethereum upgrades go live. Let’s dive in. 👇🏽 This week in crypto… Everything you need to know to stay on top in Web3 🎉 Shapella goes live Ethereum’s Shanghai and Capella upgrades are going live today, enabling staking withdrawals for the first time since the Merge. You can follow the upgrade live here. The Merge fully transitioned Ethereum into a proof-of-stake network, but people were able to stake ETH even before the Merge went live. Now, some eight...

about 1 year ago • 2 min read

GM Surgers! Excited to see so many of you learning and growing your skills through the Surge Web3 Stack course. 🚀 If you haven’t already, take the course here. This week in crypto… Everything you need to know to stay on top in Web3 🤦♀️ Anti-crypto army US Senator Elizabeth Warren just announced she’s building an anti-crypto army. This news comes on the heels of the Binance lawsuit and the Wells notice Coinbase got. But, is the government actually trying to kill crypto? Check out this Laura...

about 1 year ago • 2 min read

GM Surgers!Have you signed up for your Talent Protocol profile yet? 👀 We’re excited to meet you there and support your Web3 career journey. 🚀 This week in crypto… Everything you need to know to stay on top in Web3 💰 A million dollar bet Former CTO of Coinbase Balaji Srinivasan made a bet on Friday that BTC would reach $1M per coin in the next 90 days. In his tweets, Balaji claims that banks and regulators have lied to their customers and that we’ll face hyperinflation of the US dollar soon....

about 1 year ago • 2 min read

GM Surgers! It’s been an interesting week - let’s jump right in! This week in crypto… Everything you need to know to stay on top in Web3 🏦 The banks are in trouble Over the last week, three crypto-adjacent banks went through some… turmoil. One of the most popular startup banks, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), experienced a bank run as VCs and startups scrambled to recover their money. For a moment, it looked like the bank might fail, causing wide-reaching ripple effects across the economy....

about 1 year ago • 2 min read
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