On September 5th, validators from around the world convened in Berlin, Germany to launch the test net. More precisely, they launched the first of several test nets that will be run between now and early 2019 when the "Mercury" main net launches.
This was RCon3 week in Berlin, Germany, and the community debrief was short. Kenny pointed out that there’s a deep interest in the blockchain space in Berlin. Learn more in this weeks debrief.
In collaboration with Immersion Networks (an R&D Laboratory that creates software and hardware to improve the human listening experience) and Mycelia (a music-blockchain community founded by Imogen Heap), RChain, a Cooperative building a third-generation blockchain, offered the first “immersive” music demo at RCon3 in Berlin on September 5.
To design computational calculi for specific applications, we must first understand what constitutes a computational calculus. The RhoVM is based on the concurrent computational calculus known as reflective, higher-order calculus, or ρ-calculus for short.
RChain debrief 92 focuses on technical updates, the rholang team, validator information, Pithia updates, and much more. learn more about how the Rholang team, and how we are preparing for the genesis block.
The ρ-calculus is an asynchronous message-passing calculus built on a notion of quoting; it is a closed theory, as the theory of names is wholly determined by the theory of processes. The name ρ-calculus or RHO-calculus is an acronym for reflective, higher-order calculus.
Read on for the full version of RChain's community debrief 91(August 22nd) including latest developments, release announcements and news about the upcoming RCon3.