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Questions tagged [oracles]

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Using Augurs Oracle to Finalize Sporting Events

I am trying to create a sports book which works in the same style as a normal sports book. I would love to use Augur in this process, but I am struggling to figure out how it would be easy to convert ...
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Main difference between Augur and Gnosis

What is the main difference between Augur (REP) and Gnosis (GNO)?
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Private market oracles

I've read of use cases for local and private markets using Augur. Or rather, any market whose result is generally not widely available or made public. For example, a company opening an internal market ...
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How can you call Augur as an oracle from an Ethereum smart contract in Solidity?

The Augur FAQ states it possible to use it as an oracle: http://blog.augur.net/faq-frequently-asked-questions/ “Will other contracts be able to query Augur outcomes? Yes, Augur is actually 2 ...
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What happens to the native on-chain REP/ETH oracle during a fork?

What happens to the native on-chain REP/ETH oracle during a fork? Does this oracle get updated to accurately reflect the price of the new child-tokens on each fork? To ask this another way: if an (A,...
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If Augur was ported to multiple platforms would REP holders earn fees from all?

If Augur existed on bitcoin, ethereum classic, ethereum, etc. would a REP holder earn fees and report for all platforms or would each platform have their own fork of REP holders?
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How can Augur and prediction markets help people in third world countries? [closed]

Beyond typical betting what are some use cases that can improve people's daily lives?
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Why is the Oracle capability of Augur so important?

This seems to be discussed in other answers but I do not understand why this capability would be a market creator.
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What makes the Oracle in Augur?

I assume that the Oracle is a resolution to markets. Are the REP holders then what comprise the Oracle?
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What makes Augurs Oracle model trustless?

What makes Augurs Oracle model trustless? Is there some mechanism to prevent collusion between oracles? Even if oracles are randomly assigned events to report on, what would prevent them from ...
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How does Augur deal with the problem of “parasitic oracles”?

The Parasite Contract Behold this outline for a Smart Contract: Offer all the functionality of a pre-determined “Host” Oracle Contract. Wait for the Oracle to report. In other words: Access ...