Dfinity quietly launched the ‘Internet Computer’ mainnet last month

Internet Computer Dfinity

After several years of research and development and numerous breakthroughs in cryptography and computer science, Dfinity launched the mainnet of its “Internet Computer” on Dec. 18. The Internet Computer promises to be the first blockchain computer running at web speed with unbounded capacity. It achieves this speed through something called Chain Key Technology, which splits calls to smart contracts into two types: update calls and query calls. Update calls are finalized in one to two seconds, based on the time it takes for new blocks to be produced. However, query…

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