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Althea Development Update #65: The Quantum Leap

we released payments and then immediately set about doubling the size of our test network. In doing so we had raised the bar for the quality of our features and interfaces.

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Althea Development Update #63: Beta 1

Right now Beta 1 rc2 is churning it’s way through the build systemOnce this release passes QA in a couple of days we will have out first Althea build with feature complete

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Metered Bandwidth on Althea

In this post I’m going to explain Althea’s billing system and how it provides more transparency, choice, and control than the traditional…

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Althea Development Update #61: Testnet bandwidth payments

Pragmatic bootstrapping

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Althea Development Update #60: Teaching people to setup real gear

Globetrotting and training

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Althea Development Update #59: Experiments in real world payments

Check out our new website Althea.org

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Althea Development Update #55: Network organizer features

I’m very happy to say that since our last update we’ve had about 8 devices be put into real world use without any of the failures/crashes…

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Althea Development Update #54: Better networking management, moving on deployments

What’s new in Alpha 8

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Althea Development Update #51: Easier debugging in the field

Here’s our Alpha 5 release

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The Althea governance model

Althea is a system that lets routers pay each other directly for bandwidth, similar to how ISPs peer with one another on the internet…

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Althea Development Update #49: A stable release schedule and governance

For the first time we have something ready to put on our releases page.

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Althea Development Update #47: Alpha 2 Milestone

I’m proud to announce the alpha 2 milestone for Althea. In Alpha 1 firmware setup was too tightly integrated into the build process to…

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Althea Development Update #46: User Interface Design

It’s been an eventful couple of weeks for us.

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Althea Development Update #45: Thinking about governance

Now that we’ve had stuff in the field for a few weeks we’re rolling back our focus on shipping new users and instead focusing on polishing…

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In defense of the slim protocol

(AKA: we’re not doing an ICO)

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Universal Payment Channels

Costless, instantaneous payments let us use money in a completely new way. Conventional payment processors impose arbitrary fees and delays, and cryptocurrencies can function only with inevitable confirmation times and blockchain bloat. Free from these constraints, we can create a new class of appli

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