Oracles, Oracles, Everywhere

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#1

The single biggest crypto innovation of 2018 will be working oracles. Oracles (the ability to bring info from outside a blockchain into a blockchain) are critical to a great many projects. Oracles exponentially increase the scope of what crypto can do.

Thoughts?


#2

I wonder what the challenges with security will be. If we bring in outside data this creates a host of other problems and I don’t see this happening this year. Isn’t this what smart contracts do on some level?