Tell me Who You Are, 2016: White paper by Vinay Gupta
Understanding Identity in the Context of Zooko's Triangle, 2016: by John Lilic
uPort*2: An identity project by Consensys, unreleased
Blockchain Identity: Solving the Global Identification Crisis, 2015
Blockstack*3: Decentralized DNS and identity
The Blockstack White Paper - looking up people as easily as you look up web sites
ID2020*3: Digital identity for people at risk
IDCubed*3: Research group working on Open Mustard Seed and more
OneName*4: A blockchain namespace for people
OpenMustardSeed*2: identity, trust, and personal data management platform (spinoff from MIT)
Proof of Individuality*3: Uses humans (!) to prove that you only have one Ethereum account
ShoCard*3: Mobile-first identity built on blockchain
Civic*2: Free identity protection and theft prevention
Reptutation and Trust
Codius*3: Ripple provides an open-source trust-based platform for executing smart contracts that works with their currency. An alternative to Ethereum and Ether.
KYC Chain*3: Trust consensus for trading systems.
Cetas*3: Trust KYC data for trading systems.
BlockScore*4: Identity and entity verification
Bitcoin.org: The original site for the Bitcoin community. Includes good tutorials.
The Bitcoin.org high-level explanationow Bitcoin Works: A decent video explanation of bitcoin mechanics for semi-technical people.
Neighborhood Pool Watch has many up-to-date statistics and graphs on the Bitcoin network.
The Kahn Academy Bitcoin/blockchain video series
WeUseCoins.com: A short introduction and nice video
99Bitcoins.com: A set of video tutorials on getting started with Bitcoin
The Lightning Network: A proposal to fix the scalability problem - worth reading
The DASH white paper: DASH is an alternative coin with its own settlement scheme
Hyperledger: A collaboration of many companies and the Linux Foundation to address various blockchain challenges.
There’s a Blockchain for That!, by Scott Rosenberg
Understanding Blockchains by Analogies (2016), by Kieren James-Lubin
The Business Insider Graphical Blockchain Overview: It's pretty good, and pretty short.
Blockchain for Finance (2015): Short FN video
The Deloitte Blockchain Report (2016)
Ledger, a scholarly journal publishing blockchain-related research
Mist - a short technical tour: video
Brave*3: Open source browser that blocks ads and lets you pay for content using Bitcoin.
MetaMask*2: Turns your existing browser into a Web3 browser
Syng*3: A mobile Ethereum browser
Internet of Things
Filament*3: Wireless sensor large-scale networks for real-time monitoring and management
Blockchain-based Digital Signatures Explained (2016), by Franco Amati
BTProof*4: Timestamp anything into the BitCoin blockchain
BlockSign*4: Legally sign permanently in minutes
Factom*4: Timestamp any document into the blockchain
What is a blockchain block explorer?: video explanation
BlockExplorer*3: Bitcoin blocks
Blockr*3: Bitcoin blocks
Cryptoid.com list of alternative coin blockchain explorers
Ether.Camp*3: Ethereum explorer
EtherChain*3: Ethereum blockchain explorer; great stats on the Ethereum network.
DAO: Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
DAOs, DACs, DAs, and More (2014), a guide to decentralized terminology by Vitalik Buterin
Singularity Hub article/interview (2016)
Wikipedia definition: worth reading
What does it Take for a DAO to Succeed?, by William Mougayar
Digix: Using a crowdsale to distribute their stock.
Wings.ai, a smart DAO-creation platform
Applied Blockchain*3: Blockchain developers for hire. Smart.
BlockApps*2: From ConsenSys
Bloq*3: Enterprise tools, support, and infrastructure.
Chain.com*3: Very well funded platform, commercial-grade APIs.
Gem*2: Smart group, well funded.
Multichain*3: Development shop and platform in the UK.
Open Mustard Seed*3: A new platform for personal data and trustless interaction.
Stellar*3: An open-source, nonprofit platform for developing financial apps.
Symbiont*3: Allows you to design and deploy securities and derivatives.
Tendermint*3: Full-featured Ethereum-compatible permissioned blockchain platform for enterprise
TradeBlock*4: Institutional platform for managing currencies, assets, and contracts
Tradle*3: An alternative platform for transactions (not Ethereum-based)
The Ethereum White Paper, 2013: Vitalik Buterin
The Ethereum Yellow Paper, 2014: Gavin Wood
Ethereum — the World Computer, 2015: Gavin Wood (video)
Ethereum web site
Here Comes the Blockchain Epoch (2015), by Andrew Keys and ConsenSys
Ethereum 101 - tutorial web site
What’s Next to Build, (2015): A thought piece by Gavin Wood on what comes next.
Ethernodes: Network status.
Etherchain.org: Statistics and blockchain exploration for the Ethereum network.
Ether.camp: A sophisticated Ethereum blockchain explorer for developers
Etherscan.io: A blockchain explorer for Ethereum.
Ethstats: A page that tracks the Ethereum network.
The OpenTransactions white paper: A framework for trustless verification of secure contracts.
Are Smart Contracts Cryptocurrency’s Killer App?, 2014: FastCompany article
Unpacking Smart Contracts, by Pelle Braendgaard of ConsenSys
The Three Pillars of a CryptoLaw Ecosystem, by Gavin Wood
Eris Industries*3: Providing libraries of smart contracts, development environments, and more.
Ether.Fund smart contract repository*3
EtherParty smart contract platform*3
RootStock smart contract platform*3
OpenTransactions: A set of open-source protocols and APIs for powering smart contracts
Profeth*2: Interoperable smart contract ecosystem
SmartContract.com*3: Automatide contract verification and real-time monitoring
BitShares*5: Industrial-strength smart-contract platform for fast (NASD-speed) transactions, bonds, assets, etc. Can use SmartCoins.
Counterparty*3: Wallets, bets, assets, and smart contracts, using the Bitcoin blockchain.
BigChain*3: Massive scale and throughput - could be a game changer.
BigChain White Paper (2016): Everything you ever wanted to know about decentralized storage.
The Interplanetary File System*3; storage that can’t be killed and lasts forever
IPDB*2: The decentralized database
FileCoin*3: A currency designed to enable a decentralized storage network
Keybase*3: Storage system with its own set of protocols
Maidsafe*4: A P2P storage system started in 2006.
SIA*4: An "enterprise grade" decentralized storage system.
Storj*3: Cloud- and blockchain-based encrypted P2P storage - already has over 3 petabytes online!
A Gentle Introduction to Digital Tokens, by Antony Lewis
iota Token*2: Smart (non-blockchain) tokens for fast, autonomous communication between sensors, devices, systems.
CoinDaddy*3: A service that treats tokens similar to domain names.
Tokenly*4: a meta-platform for creating crowdfunding tokens.
The Tokenly White Board Explainer, a nice video on Tokenly