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Thoughts on Privacy and Ethics

The overall response from our marketing efforts has been overwhelmingly positive. We did receive one poetically written comment on a Facebook post ad which between the lines raised concerns about data privacy and the ethics behind running mining code on visitors browsers. I’d like to address both below points below in case anyone else shares…
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August 20, 2017 0

Separating the Publisher and Self-Mining Prize Pools

This was something we wrote about in the whitepaper but hadn’t actually implemented until today. Due to the fantastic adoption rate with webmasters since we launched the platform we found that it was increasingly difficult to win coins using the self-mining system on the platform. This is the “mining” page where the mining code runs…
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August 20, 2017 0

Scaling Issues and Server Delays

We have had some issues in the last 24 hours with the servers. We had some very high volume publishers sign up who are sending great volume. This caused some teething problems which are now solved. Some users may have found that the platform was slow or unresponsive during this time which I apologize for.…
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August 19, 2017 0

Marketing Tests & Minimal Distribution

We have started marketing the platform to get some beta testers and webmasters on board. Initially we have put ads on Google display network and Facebook Ads. Retargeting pixels have also been placed across the site for future marketing efforts. So far we have 11 users, 5 of which are internal accounts. Our client to…
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August 17, 2017 0

JSEcoin Platform Open For Beta Tests

Today Tuesday 15th August we open the platform up for beta testing. You can create an account here: https://jsecoin.com/platform/?register=1 Most features are live although it is still in active development so the UI may be moved about etc. All coins will be distributed to existing users when we move from beta in to full production…
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August 15, 2017 0

Self-Mining to make mining fun again

Here is a screenshot of the self-mining platform. Anyone can log in and start mining straight away even if they don’t own a website. This benefits the community by allowing for wider distribution. click to enlarge


August 14, 2017 0

Whitepaper Published

You can download the full whitepaper at: https://jsecoin.com/whitepaper.pdf Summary below: Cryptocurrencies currently rely on miners to carry out the cryptography hashing. Hashing is a mathematical equation that is carried out at large scale to secure a blockchain which is the underlying transaction database of a cryptocurrency. This process consumes huge amounts of computing power, server…
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August 5, 2017 0

Adjusting Hash Rates To Suit Browser Load

One key demand of JSEcoins platform is that it wont affect the user experience of web users. The hashing needs to use excess CPU availability rather than going full throttle and having the web page lag or freeze. Here are the results from the tests we ran on setting up adjustable hash rates. You can…
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August 2, 2017 0
hash rate browser sha256

Browser based hash rates SHA256

We have been experimenting with lots of different sha256 hashing modules for web browsers. We have tested standard javascript libraries, wasm modules, gpu hacks (pretty unsuccessfully) and finally settled on the javascript crypto api (crypto.subtle). Above you can see our browser connecting to the remote server, taking a block and returning successful hashes. The hash…
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August 1, 2017 1
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Proof of Concept

For those who doubted it was possible we have finished the proof of concept code and are currently running it on a beta-test network. In fact if you are reading this post and it’s summer 2017 your computer is carrying out SHA256 cryptography mining while you browse. Doesn’t slow down the site does it 🙂…
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August 1, 2017 0