In this post I explore some areas that I feel are ripe for research and development on top of the Symmetric platform. …


This article provides a brief introduction to a new decentralised finance (DeFi) platform called Symmetric. In it, we explain what it is, the problems it’s designed to solve, why they matter and how it offers a solution. …


As a developer working on the Symmetric (a.k.a Cent DEX) code base you will want to set up and work with a local test network. You may want to make changes to core contracts, add new contracts, change the Subgraph package or add entire new services. What you don’t want…


Back in August 2017, I published two technical white papers on the subject of building a decentralised financial system around the principles of blockchain.

The first paper was titled Plutous that looked ahead at how we might build a decentralised financial system around smart contracts accessed through a mobile gateway…


DefCon souvenirs

DefCon27 just finished, and one more year it has been an amazing experience.

This is my fourth time over Las Vegas, and it was long overdue that I share what I saw and learned there with the rest of the planet.

If you are a blockchain enthusiast who couldn’t attend…

Darren Priestnall

CEO @RedSkiesTech and CTO @Cent_Finance // 23 years software development. Ethical #Hacker & Network Defence Architect // #Blockchain #cybersecurity

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