Quantifying the Environmental Impact of Payment Systems: Part 2

In part 1 of our series, we discussed the motivation and framework behind measuring the environmental cost of a payment transaction. We also talked about the methodology for credit card networks. In this post, we continue to cover the environmental impact model for Cryptocurrencies and paper money. ... Read More

Quantifying the Environmental Impact of Payment Systems: Part 1

Every time we get paid or buy something, we inevitably face the decision of how to pay. But it’s not always clear how those decisions affect the environment. One of this year’s most exciting initiatives at Ripple is our commitment to be carbon net-zero by 2030. ... Read More

Q&A: Intern Alumni: Mithun Vijayasekar

Rather than working on low priority intern projects, I was allowed to work on one of the critical problems that our team was facing. From day one of my internship, I had the privilege of kick-starting the Monitoring Framework project, allowing RippleNet applications to have real-time visibility. ... Read More

Scaling Code, Scaling Teams: Part 2

In Part 1 of this post, we covered the journey of moving languages and how Maven Archetype was the optimal choice for project templates. In Part 2, we discuss specific aspects of development solved by project archetypes and how they can be applied to any tool engineers use. ... Read More