A look back at version 1.41.3 Most apps only let you use the most current version of their software. Or at best you can access to the few most recent releases. At ArDrive, we’re keeping full-functional historic copies of our decentralized app (dapp) available for you to use. This is just one of the advantages […]
Yes! The setup can be more complicated than traditional website hosting, but the advantages of cost, immutability and decentralization offer a compelling reason to put a website on a blockchain.
The rise of blockchain technology presents an innovative solution for securing the permanence of our digital artifacts.
Although the first uses of blockchain technology were geared towards public data, advancements have been leveraged to allow encrypted private data on blockchains.
The statement that data can be stored forever for a one-time fee is a paradigm shift in the way we relate to and use data. Many people react skeptically to the idea of data permanence because it seems impossible and has never been achieved before. As with any new innovation of this magnitude it will
The development of the Universal Data License (UDL) is a new and exciting way in which artists and content creators can preserve and distribute their work on their own terms.
If you are reading this you are probably already aware of the problem of broken links, and wondering if there is any way to actually have a permanent link! Information on the internet is not static, but fluid. With almost as much information disappearing from the internet every day that goes into it. This causes
Most invention and innovation happens in small incremental steps. Someone notices a flaw in an existing product and makes a tweak to fix and improve it. People are forever trying to build a better mouse trap. However, once in a while, there is an innovation that takes a giant step forward and completely changes the
With so many new technologies and applications coming out every day, it is hard to know what they are and how to differentiate between them. It’s often easiest to lump the unfamiliar into something that seems similar enough. That is what often happens with Arweave and Filecoin (or new projects like Sia and Storj). People
The internet has become one of the most common things in our lives. Everyday we engage with it in some fashion. However, with something so common we often overlook the most obvious questions. Where does all of the data I put into the internet go? How long will it stay there? Will it be there
Data stored on a blockchain varies depending on the blockchain. The most popular blockchains – Bitcoin and Ethereum – store very little data. But other blockchains like Arweave, Filecoin, Storj, and Sia have been purpose-built for next-generation data storage.
Blockchain is a distributed database that allows for secure, transparent, and tamper-proof transactions. This makes it the perfect technology for storing data. But what type of data?
The uses for data permanence are going to explode as it becomes more widely known. In these early days there are already multiple types of uses for permanent data. Let’s take a closer look at how individual, organizations, and developers are benefited by permanent data. Individuals have used permanent data for: Family history – music,
The first permanent, decentralized storage app that you can have on your phone.
Traditional ways to save photos for long periods of time are flawed. But blockchain technology points to a new method of long-term digital photo storage.
The key factor in keeping any information around for long periods of time is redundancy – keeping multiple copies in multiple locations.
The one thing we have learned about technology is that there is always something new, and blockchain technology is one of the new kids on the block. When the internet came into existence (really, not that long ago) we had to get used to a lot of new words. Here are a few words that
While both are viable data storage solutions and have many similarities, differences in security, privacy, scalability, cost, and ease of use should be considered.
ArFS improves upon the standard file browsing experience of Arweave by adding the ability to create folders (data hierarchy), private encryption, file versioning, controlled sharing and more.
The NFT craze has been heating up in the crypto world and OpenSea is at the center of it. But with all the attention around NFTs one of the biggest questions often remains unasked: Where is the NFT that I am buying or selling actually stored? Most NFT marketplaces are concerned with the problems of
A first wave Instragrammer finally has a place to feel secure about storing his photos with ArDrive Anthony was there before hashtags and @replies. An original beta-tester of Instagram, Anthony went on to become one of the founders of Instagram NYC. In the early days, he would walk around New York with friends and take
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-a94nO92Ow As the world has entered the information age a new problem has arisen for basically everyone on the planet: How do I keep my data stored for long periods of time? Our data has become one of our most precious commodities holding all of our photos, records, and personal history. Solutions on how to