Category: Education

Cardano ADA Review

Deep Dive into Cardano (ADA), The Third Generation Cryptocurrency

Cardano (ADA) is a third generation blockchain. What does that mean? In a nutshell, it builds on all the lessons learned from other coins to create a layered and distributed computing platform which places a special emphasis on security and...

/ April 19, 2018
Proof of Activity Mining

Proof of Activity Explained: A Hybrid Consensus Algorithm

Cryptocurrencies are becoming increasingly popular and mainstream, thanks to the role they’ve played already in decentralizing everything from finance to publishing to transportation; with many other industries also seeing some sort of blockchain and cryptocurrency in its future. While decentralized...

/ April 6, 2018
Buying Bitcoin Anonymously

Buying Bitcoin Anonymously – The Complete Beginners Guide

Bitcoin has sparked a revolution of decentralized cryptocurrencies, and while it does contain some aspects of privacy, it certainly isn’t the anonymous privacy coin such as Monero or Zcash. But it is possible to remain anonymous when buying Bitcoin, and...

/ April 2, 2018
Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGS)

Everything You Need to Know About Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGS)

Directed acyclic graphs are a general category in graph theory, computer science and mathematics which essentially constitute a topological ordering where vertices (e.g., a nodes, tasks or events) are coupled with edges (directed arrows, dependency relationships or transactions) in an...

/ March 31, 2018
Proof-of-Burn Explained

Proof of Burn Explained – An Alternative Crypto Consensus Algorithm

There’s no denying that blockchain technology is an invention that could be destined to change the world in ways we haven’t even begun to imagine. One critical part of any blockchain, required if it is to function properly, is some...

/ March 28, 2018
Steemit Review

Complete Guide to Using the Steemit Platform to Earn Steem

Cryptocurrencies are becoming prevalent in many different areas of industry, especially where technology is used, but there is one cryptocurrency that is more concerned with simple communication. That cryptocurrency is known as Steem, and the communication platform is a Reddit-like...

/ March 22, 2018
Vyper Smart Contract

Beginners Guide to the Vyper Smart Contract Language

Vyper is a smart contract language paradigm deriving from Python 3 syntax and conventions and targeting the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM). The EVM is a simulated global singleton computer which runs parallel to the block-chained ledger on Ethereum, allowing for the...

/ March 22, 2018
Overview of Cryptocurrency Airdrops

Everything You Need to Know About CryptoCurrency Airdrops

Free stuff is great right? But whenever you get something for free you always wonder “What’s the catch?” That’s because we know that you rarely get something for nothing, and that anything which seems too good to be true usually...

/ March 16, 2018
Zero Knowledge Proofs Explained

Everything You Need to Know About Zero Knowledge Proofs & zkSNARKs

Zero-knowledge proofs are cryptographic alchemy whose value lies in their seemingly paradoxical property of proving a statement without revealing anything about it. In a manner of speaking, a verifier given a zero-knowledge proof is supposed to be told by God...

/ March 13, 2018
Proof of Capacity Explained

Proof of Capacity Explained: The Eco-Friendly Mining Algorithm

When it comes to mining cryptocurrencies, there are currently two well established protocols and they are Proof-of-Work (PoW) and Proof-of-Stake (PoS). However, there is a third mining algorithm that many people may not have heard of: Proof-of-Capacity. Indeed, it is...

/ March 13, 2018