Charles Hoskinson, the founder of [Cardano](https://www.investing.com/crypto/cardano) and CEO of Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), explained to his followers on YouTube that the soul of Cardano was the socio-economic motivation behind its conception:
“The moment I know that Cardano has truly made a difference and changed the world is if I can open up an application… and I can have a direct relationship with someone somewhere in the world who is not doing so well and I can actually give them, not as a gift, not as charity, but a loan to them, and they pay me back, and I can do that again and again and again, and I win more than I lose. That to me would mean success for Cardano.”
Hoskinson’s dream: A decentralized peer-to-peer lending system for developing countries
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Earlier today, you will likely have noticed a pause in block production of c.25m mins after the recent epoch boundary.
Some spike in CPU usage and network pause is to be expected, and this delay was ...