CTSI, or Cartesi, is a cryptocurrency powering the Cartesi platform, which aims to bridge the gap between blockchain technology and mainstream applications. Cartesi enables developers to build complex and scalable decentralized applications using familiar coding languages. CTSI tokens have multiple functions within the Cartesi ecosystem. They are used for transaction fees, staking to provide security, and participating in the governance of the Cartesi protocol. Cartesi's focus on compatibility with existing software development practices and its ability to support computationally intensive applications make it an intriguing solution for bringing decentralized applications to a wider audience.