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Larry Sanger joins Blockchain start-up to disrupt his own creation

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The co-founder of free online encyclopedia Larry Sanger joined the startup startup Everipedia as a Chief Information Officer (CIO). company that he helped to establish. Mr. Sanger is also a virulent critic of Wikipedia, claiming that he does not like what the online encyclopedia has become.

During an interview, Dr. Sanger discussed why he decided to become an official of Everipedia, which he sees as the next evolution of online encyclopedias. He asserted that the current problem with online information is that it is centralized and controlled by a few players and that they are about to change that.

"The biggest problem with online information is now centralized and controlled by a very small number of players, it is beneficial to have the information the more salacious and more publicized. "

Decentralized Encyclopedia

Based on the previously unpublished Everipedia white paper project, the company will use Blockchain technology to establish an improved Wikipedia. The startup will move the entire process of approving items, modifications and storage information on the EOS Blockchain Intelligent Contracts Platform

Using the platform to save the editing workflow and store the items, the Everipedia team that this will create a really censorship-resistant system.The company also said that it will offer incentives to contributors with a coin token aie digital in order to establish a platform for more factual information.

According to the co-founder of Everipedia and co-author of the white paper, Sam Kazemian, The model is similar to that provided to miners in the mining Bitcoin.

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"Just as miners who find blocks get bitcoin, these editors who were voted to have a very good proposal for state change"

In addition to the EOS platform, the company will also use the decentralized server model called Interplanetary File System (IPFS) for storing larger files such as video and images.