FAQ

What's the difference between Holochain and Holo?
Holochain is a new technology for distributed computing. Holo makes it possible for this technology to be used by mainstream internet users and spread faste...
Sun, 22 Apr, 2018 at 11:09 PM
How can I become a part of the Holo community?
The best way to become a part of our community is to join our online chat room! There, you can connect with other people interested in Holo and chat with me...
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018 at 12:55 PM
Will Holo use lots of electricity? How much electricity will my HoloPort use?
Holochain, Holo's underlying technology, uses vastly less electricity than blockchain-based systems. Your HoloPort will use as much electricity as a li...
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018 at 2:04 PM
Can Holo apps access my personal files?
Apps using Holo (Holochain apps) run on a virtual machine inside the Holochain engine. This prevents access to system resources. Holochain apps can only mak...
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017 at 2:04 PM
Do I have to buy a HoloPort to be a host?
No, anyone can be a host on their existing device without the need to purchase hardware. While the HoloPort is optimized for hosting the network and is th...
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018 at 1:21 PM
Does Holo charge transaction fees?
Yes, but far less than contemporary alternatives. Holo is a mechanism for the maintenance and growth of distributed infrastructure and will be charging a ...
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018 at 1:23 PM
Is there a Holo wallet?
Short Answer: The Holo fuel app functions as your Holo fuel account (‘wallet’).       Additional Information: Once Holo launches you will have your own id...
Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 at 10:31 AM
Couldn't big compainies start hosting on Holo? How can you prevent centralization of hosting into data centers?
Yes, someone who provides more hosting power can earn more. Yes, someone could set up hosting in a data center. But no, that would not threaten the distribu...
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018 at 11:50 AM
Why is there no vesting on team tokens in the ICO?
Vesting incentivizes a project's team to keep working on their product, and prevents them from dumping their tokens after their ICO ends. We believe we...
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018 at 12:31 PM
Does Holo solve Net Neutrality?
Not directly, but hopefully it will lead to more distributed software—software that doesn’t rely on a central company or organization to work. An acceptance ...
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018 at 2:03 PM