Filecoin (FIL)

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big data & data storage
privacy & security
computing & cloud infrastructure

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Filecoin Short Description

The Filecoin network achieves staggering economies of scale by allowing anyone worldwide to participate as storage providers. It also makes storage resemble a commodity or utility by decoupling hard-drive space from additional services. On this robust global market the price of storage will be driven by supply and demand.


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Creation date: 2014-07-09
Expiration date: 2023-07-09
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Filecoin Whitepaper

The Filecoin network achieves staggering economies of scale by allowing anyone worldwide to participate as storage providers. It also makes storage resemble a commodity or utility by decoupling hard-drive space from additional services. On this robust global market the price of storage will be driven by supply and demand.

The whitepaper of Filecoin is 8 Pages long.

The most influencial keywords are: Piece, Block, Filecoin, Data, Challenges, Transactions, Network, Storage, Proof, and Rewards.

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Filecoin Competitors

  • 1.) Siacoin

    Sia is the first decentralized storage platform secured by blockchain technology. The Sia Storage Platform leverages underutilized hard drive capacity around the world to create a data storage marketplace that is more reliable and lower cost than traditional cloud storage providers.

  • 2.) MediBloc

    MediBloc’s healthcare information platform is a personal data ecosystem built on blockchain technology. By developing an ecosystem where healthcare information is distributed safely, we will make a world with whole new healthcare experience for all including patients, healthcare providers, and researchers.

  • 3.) Golem

    Golem is a global, open source, decentralized supercomputer that anyone can access. It is made up of the combined power of users’ machines, from PCs to entire data centers.


Filecoin Product Analysis

The exact founding date of Filecoin is unfortunately not that clear. Its source code was released publicly on github on June 2018 under the Other license.
Organization wise, Filecoins Development is Centralized and is being developed under the lead of a non-public figure..

The consensus on which the Filecoin network is run is called Not mineable, while the underlying algorithm is called None.
In the current state of Filecoin currently is On-going development

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Filecoin Communities & Events

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directions_run 31 Active Users
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There is no official Telegram Channel for FIL yet

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Official Twitter account for Filecoin

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person 18,373 Followers
The open-source @cadCAD_Edu simulation library has played an important role in validating the Filecoin token economy, and we are proud to support the team and their canonical @cadCAD_Edu Beginner's Bootcamp in their mission to promote rigorous Web 3 engineering practices. 15 favorite
Next up in PL's research series, Alan Ransil talks about the barriers to building better knowledge infrastructure in #web3 and discusses the Inter-Cranial Abstraction System, a ‘Merkle Forest’ of content-addressed types and programs. :arrow_right: 7 favorite
In the latest PL Research post, RestNetLab recaps 2020 accomplishments + what's in store for 2021 (🔎hint: 3DM and NHR) 22 favorite
🎉🎉 @IPFS is now natively supported in the @Brave web browser! 🎉🎉. With 20 million+ users, Brave has made the #distributedweb easily available for the people who need it most. Read more: 99 favorite
PL Research's Energy Project debuted a paper at IEEE's #TESC2020 on how to use TLA+ to formally verify functioning of a power grid with multiparty coordination 5 favorite
"We as open-source developers feel the pain of having to rely on centralized solutions more than big companies do." - @IPLDbot's @mikeal. Check out Part 2 of his interview on the #OpenHiveJS podcast. 13 favorite
Learn more about how the @Filecoin network uses gas to measure the computational resources required to execute on-chain transactions 27 favorite
We’re just four days away from applications closing for our Associate Research Program manager summer program. Hurry and get your application in before this Friday, January 15! Read more on how to apply here: 7 favorite
Looking for Rust-based hash storage for content addressed systems? Check out what PL's @vmx built: 6 favorite
Did you miss the Storage Market Summit? Check out all of the presentations here in this video library 📽️📽️ 13 favorite

There are no events for Filecoin in the next 3 Months


Filecoin Google Trends

The Google Trends chart displays the search interest on google in Filecoin relative to its peak over the last year. A rising chart shows growing interest int he project.

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Filecoin Github Analysis

Code Updates (Commits)

Every change to the codebase of Filecoin is registered as a commit. More active projects have many commits, dead projects nearly none.

Code line changes (+/-)

Extending a project results in many new lines of code. Changing existing code results in nearly the same amount of additions and deletions. Projects that are growing show a large number of code additions with relatively few deletions.

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Repository Numbers

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usb 8 Forks
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Filecoin Price Prediction

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Predicted USD Market Price in 24h by Coinpaper

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Converter FIL - USD

Convert between FIL and USD with the live Filecoin prices, aggregated from all big exchanges that trade Filecoin.


Market insights

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Filecoin Markets

# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Binance FIL/USDT $ 21.49936 $ 23,237,722 check
# 2 Binance FIL/BTC $ 21.46256 $ 7,394,492 check
# 3 Kraken FIL/USD $ 21.47100 $ 1,600,102 check
# 4 Binance FIL/BUSD $ 21.45323 $ 647,009 check
# 5 Kraken FIL/EUR $ 21.44842 $ 344,388 check
# 6 Binance FIL/BNB $ 21.49771 $ 171,021 check
# 7 Kraken FIL/BTC $ 21.54616 $ 140,908 check
# 8 Kraken FIL/ETH $ 21.71242 $ 70,936 check
# 9 Kraken FIL/GBP $ 21.55624 $ 809 check
# 10 Poloniex FIL/USDT $ 19.50323 $ 244 check


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