Plasma in 10 minutes

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Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum's creator) released by surprise a draft of Plasma project. In a few words, Plasma is a series of smart contracts running in the Mainnet (main Ethereum's blockchain) that allows creating child blockchains that only write in the Mainnet periodically, so not every transaction has to be in the Mainnet, freeing it and supporting more users with the same infrastructure. The whitepaper is impossible to understand by mortals, so I liked this explanation (but it's still rough and very technical).

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