Bruno Škvorc

Bruno Škvorc (9)

Bruno is a blockchain developer and educator from Croatia. He joined the ecosystem full time in 2015 with the advent of Ethereum, and created educational resources, programming courses, tutorials and newsletters for budding developers of the industry. Since 2018 he had been working on one of the teams building the next generation of Ethereum, and since 2019 he's been a technical educator at Web3 Foundation, dedicated to forwarding the web3 vision and helping make sure everyone, everywhere has access to the Internet of Value and Trust. Bruno is passionate about decentralization, censorship resistance, and transparency coupled with accountability, so he's found his passion in immutable ledgers of the present and future. He holds Master's Degrees in Computer Science and English Language and Literature and likes to dabble in virtual reality when possible. He can be found on Twitter at @bitfalls and Steam and Oculus as TheSwader.

An Explanation of Polkadot for Humans

What is Polkadot, and how does it differ from existing blockchains? What is its purpose and which chains does it compete with? This post will explain it all from a very high level - no technical expertise needed other than a basic familiarity with the term blockchain.

How to Import a Pre-synced Kusama Database

When first booting up a Kusama node, it may take a while for it go get in sync with the latest block. Depending on how long the chain has been alive, your hard drive speed, your bandwidth, and some other factors, it can take days.

To save time, you can import a database that's already fully synced. First, you need to be aware of the two types of database supported by any Substrate based chain, including Kusama.