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Ethereum, Smart Contracts, DApps

In: Blockchain and Crypto Currency


  • William Metcalfe



On February 28, 2012, an 18-year-old high school student wrote “If BitcoinBitcoin is to achieve mainstream success, it cannot stop at the limited crowds of InternetInternet geeks, libertarians, and privacy advocates that it is hitting now, and it must find some way to attract the mainstream public” (Buterin in Bitcoin adoption opportunity: teenagers, 2012).

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  • William Metcalfe, 2020. "Ethereum, Smart Contracts, DApps," Economics, Law, and Institutions in Asia Pacific, in: Makoto Yano & Chris Dai & Kenichi Masuda & Yoshio Kishimoto (ed.), Blockchain and Crypto Currency, chapter 0, pages 77-93, Springer.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:eclchp:978-981-15-3376-1_5
    DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-3376-1_5

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