The Augur shares are hitting new highs, have surpassed Ether, and are now above the $16 per share according to Coinmarketcap.com
We actually took the time to head over and help beta test the Augur platform and found that the slower block aspects (at least when using a poor connection (non-cable/DSL) that getting updates from smaller accounts can have issues on the prediction networks. We found after creating an account, and trying to login to the account that the system hadn’t updated and didn’t show the account being created. Also, this is obviously a good way to sway public opinion if you have the volume to swing markets, and already since yesterday’s testing the percentages have drastically changed.
this looks like a great place to get some consumer opinions, place bets, and have fun exploring if you have a good internet connection.
Besides that, you also get some play money including 10,000 CASH, 5 ETHER, and 47 Rep to learn more about how the markets work.
So the questions to the Augur devs is:
Is it possible to verify accounts that have already been registered to prevent duplicate accounts?
Is this problem due to the slow block times, or because my internet connection is slow (5mb/s)?
So the question is — which account should we use?
To overcome that issue, we just created another new account with a different email and hope to check back to see if those other accounts work later on, or try connecting using a better internet connection.
Regardless, the Augur seems like it will likely be once of the pricier altcoins, since it is already in the top 10% highest priced.