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Check out “42 Silicon Valley”. It’s a software engineering school that (if you get in) is free and pays for housing. You have to be 18-30 yr old, so you have two years to learn some of the basic programming concepts (loops, conditional statements, variables, arrays, ect..) and try to get in!

Source: (student at 42)

Original Poster0 points · 4 months ago

I know loops, conditional statements, and the basic concepts. I just think that I still won't make it.

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Into the school or field?

They are already aware of the issue, thank you!

Original Poster6 points · 5 months ago

Heck! How did that happen? -- Thank you, good eye!

Team, please act!

Tagging /r/SubstratumNetwork

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Team is aware is the typo, thank you guys!

Original Poster6 points · 5 months ago

/u/briannloboo Can we kill some of these bots? lol Three on one post.

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Thanks for the heads up!

I got to try it on MacOS and it ran beautifully

They've been talking about decentralized internet since season 1.

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Short answer: yes. It will happen, although most likely a weekly thread.


FAQs will be updated according to changes, and as new information is released by the team. If anything here is not accurate, please let us know in a respectful manner.

What is SubstratumNode and SubstratumHost? SubstratumHost is used by website owners to manage their domain, files, databases, users, pay hosting fees etc. This is what enables a site owner to run their website through the substratum network. SubstratumNode is what the average user will run to earn SUB and dedicate some of their computers' resources towards the network. This also gives the node operator access to any restricted sites which are not running on the network through their "vpn-less VPN" system. This will massively help with overall adoption.

What do I need to access sites on the network? Absolutely nothing. If a site owner decides to host their site through the network then you will be able to access that site without any additional software, just stick the URL into your favourite browser and the decentralised site will load. If you wish to access any website (region restricted or not) anonymously and it's not hosted through the substratum network then you will be required to run the substratumNode software. This routes all your web traffic through the network, allowing access to the restricted sites for free while paying you for routing traffic.

How do I store the SUB token? Due to SUB being an ERC20 token, it can be stored in any Ethereum address. In general, MyEtherWallet is recommended for storing SUB and other ERC20 tokens; just send the SUB to your ETH address then load the token on the right side of your MyEtherWallet wallet to view your SUB. This also means you can store SUB on a ledger/trezor hardware wallet.

Does the network run on the Ethereum blockchain? No. Only the SUB token used for payouts runs on the ETH blockchain, all details of what node contains specific site fragments and information on how sites should be loaded will be stored on a separate individual blockchain.

How do I mine/stake SUB tokens? You don't. There is no mining in the traditional sense; total supply isn't going to be increasing. You earn SUB by being a node and providing access to sites on the network. This SUB comes directly from the website owners who will purchase it and use it to pay for hosting on the network. Price will go up over time with supply/demand; more websites = more demand for the token. Should the market ever reach 90% saturation, the network will create 10% additional tokens and separate them into an account that is only used to fuel the network. These will not hit the exchanges and will only be available for transactions within the network.

What sort of computer will I need to run a node? No one knows the full answer to this till the beta is complete as that will help the team determine minimum system requirements for the network. What we do know is; Upload speed will be one of the most important factors. Apart from that, a mid-end CPU will likely be of use and a reasonable amount of RAM. Hosting a node will not be GPU intensive.

When is bitrex coming? The team is under NDA regarding this and we will likely not hear anything until it happens. One of bitrex's requirements is open source so we will not see it listed till that comes first.

Is there a coin burn coming? Yes, the team has already burned 120M tokens shortly after the ICO (into this address), there will be another token burn after the bitrex listing. We are not sure of the number of coins that will be burned yet, rumours are 60M-120M coins. This comes from the total supply, not circulating supply.

Whats with the project being closed source/can I see a github repo? Here you go!

What will be the price of SUB in x months/days/years 296 Gazillion Dollars.... seriously though, anyone giving a price is just purely guessing. Do your own research if you are looking at investing.

What's stopping an ISP from blocking Substratum hosted sites? Due to the distributed nature of Substratum, in order to block a site the ISP would have to blanket ban all internet users in an area and leave limited access to government facilities or public service locations that need internet access (..this is extreme and if it happens it's because your country is probably in a war; blanket internet bans basically stop a lot of local commerce from happening. People working at pc from work or home, internet phone lines, chain stores, anything that uses cloud computing, or server side computing that relays data remotely, including credit processors, with some exceptions; offline transactions are possible but have their own set of issues, would all be blocked.) This reason for such drastic measures being required to block a substratum hosted site is due to the fact that substratum traffic simply looks like standard http web traffic so the ISP has no clue if you are running a node or just uploading a file to a website. Ontop of this the nodes hosting a specific site are constantly changing and no single node contains a whole file for any site. And the icing on the cake, multiple nodes are required to serve a single request with no single node knowing the full route path. This means that if the ISP did block the first node in the path, there would still be multiple more nodes behind that still ready to serve the request.

Cant ISP's just block access to the site proving the node software? will provide access to the node software, this site will also be hosted on the network meaning that, assuming everything works, ISP's cant block access to the site and therefore cant prevent people downloading the software.

Is my site data secure? Yes, no single node will contain a whole file for your website and all files are encrypted preventing tampering.

How will substratum ensure there are enough nodes for larger sites? As more sites, and larger sites, start to host on the substratum network, payouts will increase due to increased demand. This will naturally bring in more users hosting nodes to get a part of the profits thus making up for the increased demand and keeping the network stable.

What about illegal content being hosted on the network? The network will have some sort of user governance system letting users vote to get highly illegal content removed if the majority agree. We do not have a whole lot of detail on the workings of this system as of yet.

What is CryptoPay? Cryptopay is a decentralized application being developed by the Substratum team which will run on top of the Substratum Network. This is a payment gateway which website owners will add to their site in order to accept payments through any publically traded cryptocurrency. The site owner can choose to be paid in USD/EURO etc and cryptopay will automatically convert any crypto into their desired currency using SUB as a middleman currency. More detail can be found here.

If you don't like reading and videos are your thing:

Is Substratum Targetable by Governments or ISP’s?

What Platforms will the Substratum Network run on?

What is the Substrate token, how is it tied to the Substratum Network and why will the success of the network cause the value of the token to rise?

How many Substrate are required to run a node?

What factors are considered when calculating how much SUB you earn for each transaction you render with your Substratum Node?

Thank you /u/Mike54637 for helping out with this list! It is much appreciated!

2 points · 6 months ago · edited 6 months ago
Original Poster3 points · 6 months ago

Thank you guys!

hyperlink for token burn address didnt copy over either; "(into this address)" should point to

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Original Poster2 points · 6 months ago

Fixed 👍

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I hope you guys realize, this is going to be a mvp. pretty much a running concept. And this is only the node. If you expect something feasable with most of the features running, don't expect it this year.

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What information do you have to back: "If you expect something feasable with most of the features running, don't expect it this year"?

Can you point out what makes you think there is a collapse happening at the office?

Lol is that really your biggest complaint? Ranking? Nothing about the price, about the project, about anything other than CMC rank?

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Haha I agree. Made me laugh when I read it.


Over the past couple of weeks or so, there has been an influx of FUD circulating on this subreddit. I believe this is because of the many people that bought SUB near its ATH, and have chosen to panic sell and cut their losses. It is important to remember that many of the top coins have also dropped greatly in value and it is just the nature of this massively volatile market:

*Ripple: $3.76 (01.04.17); $0.98 (Today)

*Stellar: $0.91 (01.03.17); $0.37 (Today)

*Cardano: $1.30 (01.03.17); $0.29 (Today)

*Tron: $0.27 (01.04.17); $0.04 (Today)

*Nano: $35.49 (01.02.17); $15.09 (Today)

The Substratum team has been doing a pretty good job of communicating what they have been working on, and remember that we are all on the same team. If they succeed, we do too. Not to mention how this will change highly censored countries (and the world) for the better.

Now regarding the removal of some FUD posts: I am removing them. Not Christian Pope. If you create a post solely bashing the Substratum team, or simply stating the coin is going to fail, it will be removed. I do not delete post offering constructive criticism, or voicing concerns in a respectful manner. But post made exclusively to create FUD will be deleted.

Regarding banning: You have to really push my buttons (Looking at you WhichDevice) to get banned. Posting multiple FUD comments/post will get you banned. If your comment or post was deleted, take that as a warning.

Also: There is also now a reddit account age minimum to comment or post (To minimize the amount of throwaway accounts creating the FUD).


"Not to mention how this will change highly censored countries (and the world) for the better.

Now regarding the removal of some FUD posts: I am removing them. "

No one sees the irony here?

A project dedicated to anti censorship, and its censoring its own reddit. Tempted to sell my sub tbh.

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Original Poster3 points · 6 months ago

Yes. Like mentioned before, if you have concerns or disagree with anything the team is doing, you can do so in a respectful polite manner, but I am not going to allow post to be made purely to incite fear. This is a place where the Substratum community can engage in thoughtful conversation, and voice any flaws or concerns they have with the team or project.

On a side note: What happened to the Roadmap for Substratum on their website? I can't seem to find it.

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Original Poster1 point · 6 months ago

I believe it is now under the name “Substratum lineage” as the new roadmap should be out within a few weeks.

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They are currently working on the 2018 roadmap!

2 points · 7 months ago

Remind me in 2026.

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You guys want to put your money where your mouth is?

Nope They didnt create roadmap for 2018, it will be friday update videos. They dont want to set exact dates or timelibe, because of community backlash if they dont meet the date, at least thats what i understand the reason is

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They are still working on a 2018 roadmap

Man I hope it drops to .30! :D I want to be a whale

Thank you for your post! I have a lot of faith in the Substratum team.

We are working on the FAQ’s. We just ask for you guys to be patient for a bit longer (as you have been), lots of positive changes coming to the sub reddit soon.

Not really to worried about price. I still have massive gains. Around a dollar is where I had hoped to be in January so $3 was awesome but not expected. Some people forget that sub was .40 last month.

Yesterday was a great fire sale. Very happy with what I bought!

1 point · 8 months ago

I'm only speculating because I don't have the beta yet, but I suppose you could find out which IPs their citizen's content is being forwarded from, and block them each time they are connected.

That's the simple answer. Substratum seems to just mass market DNS forwarding see Microsoft's explanation on it if interested -

Also, in the whitepaper:

SubstratumDNS runs on both the distributed and decentralized web through a system bridge. It uses the existing DNS framework of the internet to deliver content to default browsers and allows the user to keep their domain name; however, that is where the similarities with a traditional DNS server end. The most substantial difference lies in its process of receiving requests from the user and returning the requested page back to the user.

The system bridge are the nodes. The nodes have IP addresses. Block those when the citizen connects. Substratum fails. I hope I'm wrong, and maybe I am so please someone correct me, but time will tell when we have the beta.

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But how would the government know which IP‘s are connected to sub nodes if the content is hidden in regular HTTP and HTTPS packets?

1 point · 8 months ago · edited 8 months ago

I haven't seen the traffic yet, so that's a good point. However, what's stopping the government from just creating a white list of sites that are allowed to be visited? You won't be able to connect via http/https to your node to be routed because it isn't white listed.

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But isn’t that basically what they have right now? Certain sites that they are allowed to visit?

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Not really clickbait....

Likewise, I’m okay with it dipping lower haha more for me.

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