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What does the IOTA coordinator actually do?
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I think this copy/paste from Reddit explains it perfectly: What is the Coordinator and what does it do? Every minute [now 35 seconds] the Coordinator makes a normal transaction with its signature ...

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Will outsourcing POW ever be an issue?
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PoW can be quite heavy on the resources of IoT devices, But I believe that we can expect dedicated cheap IC's (chips) in the future to counter that. If you run multiple small devices a "hub" for those ...

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What is the distinction between a full node and a full public node?
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A full public node is the same as a full node, but with external/remote access enabled. This means that other light wallet users, outside your local network, can use the node as well. Requirements are ...

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How to set up an IOTA Sensor for Data Marketplace?
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The new Data Marketplace API isn't released yet, this is due in December. This will probably just take some JSON sensor data so you might be able to set that up already. I expect that the first ...

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Static IP address for full node
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A Static IP is the best solution if you can get one. If not, a workaround could be using a dynamic DNS service that creates a (sub)domain that always points to your IP address and is automatically ...

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Where can I buy IOTA in USD?
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Unfortunately direct USD to IOTA isn't available yet, you will need to buy another crypto-currency first, transfer it to an exchange that trades IOTA and trade it there. The best/cheapest way to buy ...

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Is it secure to enter your seed in a browser form to publish data to IOTA Tangle?
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It's irrelevant, you don't need a seed to publish a MAM message since you don't sign the transaction: Example: https://github.com/iota-community/javascript-iota-workshop/blob/master/code/7.1-mam-...

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How can there be consensus once the tangle is too large for a single iri node to track?
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A single IOTA node can already handle around 1000 transactions per second, this is quite a bit but probably not enough in the future. Once this becomes an issue sharding can be a solution. This means ...

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Why is my transaction not getting confirmed?
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A good step into the right direction is to run your own full node and have it connected to multiple neighbors. Once you have a fully synced up node you can start sending transactions and since you are ...

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How is the IOTA project now? Can we use it for a real project?
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IOTA in it's current state should be considered as a work in progress protocol. It can technically be used right now, but I'd advice you to use it for Proof of Concepts only at this point, at least ...

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iota-workshop functions on devnet only
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thanks for watching my video ;) Can you try some other public nodes? This one might be down. https://iota.dance has a overview of public nodes that are accessible.

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Are messages sent with transactions in Trinity public?
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Yes, the message part is just an unencrypted message that everyone can read; It is encoded with the asciiToTrytes method which can be detected and decoded on the fly. You can see this here: https://...

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What is the correct way to write "Hello, World!" to the tangle?
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Here are some 'workshops' covering several hello world examples, including sending a simple non value transaction: Javascript: https://github.com/iota-community/javascript-iota-workshop Python: ...

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Why does Iota try to roll its own crypto?
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First of all, the IoT is the absolute dream come true for eavesdropping and a complete loss of a person's privacy and anonymity. Fine dining anyone? An open ecosystem which IOTA offers makes it a ...

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Why are microtransactions important or necessary?
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The IOTA Data market place is currently just a demo. That said you are actually paying for a subscription to a data stream, not just per request. By paying you get the "frequency" or secret key for ...

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