The last original Layer 1 blockchain project is launching a revolutionary public network that provides a limitless environment for smart contracts that run at web speed, serve web, scale, and reduce compute costs by a million times or more. Build everything from DeFi, to mass market tokenized social media services that run on-chain, or extend Ethereum dapps.
The Internet Computer was open-sourced on May 10th 2021 by the DFINITY Foundation and spun out as a part of the public internet.
Chain Key Cryptography
Motoko smart contract language
Network Nervous System blockchain governance
Noninteractive Distributed Key Generation
Internet Identity anonymizing blockchain authentication
Internet Computer Consensus
Canister smart contract lifecycle
Direct Integration with Bitcoin