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It’s important not to confuse the terms “cryptocurrencies” and “tokens,” as there are fundamental differences that distinguish them.
A chain of blocks? Yes, in short, and a science that’s changing the way we live our lives in almost every sphere. Read on as we demystify blockchain.
A look at the pros and cons of free, large-scale crypto distributions for both projects and consumers.
Proof of Stake, sharding, state channels, sidechains: An entire subsector has arisen to solve the Blockchain Trilemma and optimize networks for mainstream use.
When a token project transitions from one blockchain to another, it must also move its tokens to the new chain. This is called a token migration.
Understanding consensus mechanisms like Proof of Work and Proof of Stake is essential to understanding interactions between energy usage and cryptocurrency.
Expecting no one to eat the cake you stored in the fridge isn’t an exercise in trustlessness. “Trust” and “trustless” are related — yet different — concepts.
Block explorers enable you to search for information on a particular blockchain.
We’re all used to dollars, cents, pounds, and pennies, but how do today’s cryptocurrencies break down into denominations?
Find out how Bitcoin leverages peer-to-peer technology to facilitate transactions without the need for an intermediary.
Bitcoin was invented in 2009 by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. It is decentralized, meaning it’s not controlled by any person or entity.
Bitcoin is a form of digital money that enables you to transact over a decentralized network.
While Vitalik Buterin originally proposed the concept of Ethereum, the blockchain now has thousands of developers and technologists guiding its future.
The term censorship resistance is used to describe several key aspects of public blockchains.
Bitcoin is commonly considered valuable because it is provably scarce, globally accessible, and community owned.
In order to understand the concept of a “decentralized” system, it’s helpful to compare it to “centralized” and “distributed” systems.
Permissionless is a blockchain-specific term that means that users do not require permission to use a blockchain protocol, DeFi platform, or related system.
Centralized infrastructure often limits the growing potential of crowdfunding in the real world. Blockchain technology could help us solve this problem.