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Why are there just nines in the seed?
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You want to have 27 unique symbols due to ternary computing. The Latin alphabet only provides 26. Some numbers like 0 or 1 might look like letters (O or L). Besides that they could have picked any ...

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Will outsourcing POW ever be an issue?
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Of course not all IoT devices can do proof of work. First of all, all IoT devices is a huge variation of devices. For that generalization this question can simply be answered with a no. Especially ...

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How can you have side chains and still protect against double spending?
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You can't. Just consider the complete flash channel as two transactions. Opening channel. Closing channel. Neither transaction is allowed to conflict with the network. On opening a channel both ...

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Pseudocode to walk the tangle?
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Basic recursion for every open tip should do it. Just follow everything back to the origin or until you hit something you mapped already. I know that those object notations are very pseudo ;) foreach(...

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Ever need new seed?
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No you don't ever need a new seed when you follow the present best practices. The only reason to need a new seed is if you lose your old one or if your seed gets compromised—as in someone else knows ...

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Attach to Tangle Transaction
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The transaction that is done when "attaching to tangle" doesn't have a sender address. It's just one address—the new address—in that transaction. The action just adds an address connected to your seed ...

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How does the system sustain regular low-effort "splitting attacks"?
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You're tackling a few points there. The first remark that I have is right in the title. A splitting attack is not performed regularly. It's more precisely described as one sustained attack. A ...

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Is Java MAM Coming?
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Since iota.lib.java is a community effort (not written by the foundation), I assume a MAM library would have to be written by the community as well. – mihi♦

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Using traceroute hop count to select neighbors
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Considering how the Internet and its routing mechanisms work the hop count is not necessarily a stable metric and would have to be re-evaluated from time to time. Generally speaking though, the hop ...

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Will every IoT device will have their own wallet, own seed?
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There are several questions in there. However I think they're are connected enough to handle them as one SE question. Will every IoT device will have their own wallet with their own seed, or how ...

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Running a self-financing node? Any possibility of running a private node, adding fees, or adding public node messages?
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All three options are possible. You might need to combine some technologies though. Just wrap a login around accepting transactions. IOTA is on the transport layer. Wrapping OSI layers is age old. ...

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What sensor could I use to contribute to the data marketplace when it goes live?
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First of all you have to own the data and the data has to fulfill certain legal requirements. No real world payments or other real world financial consequences will result from this experiment. ...

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