Category: Education

What are Blockchain Oracles?

What are Blockchain Oracles?

If you have been following the technology behind smart contracts and the blockchain recently, you may have come across a term “Blockchain Oracle”. These are indeed relatively new concepts that are most applicable to smart contract technology. Blockchain technology is...

/ October 19, 2017
What is NEO

What is NEO (Antshares)?

You may have heard quite a bit about “China’s Ethereuem” and how an interesting new token was being used in Chinese ICOs. You may also have been interested in the extreme volatility that NEO has exhibited recently. Yet, what is...

/ October 17, 2017
What is a Replay Attack

What is a Replay Attack

Part of the reason that the upcoming SegWit2X hardfork is so contentious is because it does not have protection against replay attacks. Many people are concerned about the prospect of a replay attack and how it could harm the integrity...

/ October 11, 2017
ICO Due Diligence

ICO Due Diligence – What to Look For in an Investment

The controversy surrounding Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) is still in full swing and showing no signs of dying down. Following in the wake of the Peoples’ Bank of China’s (PBoC) decision last month to impose a total ban on ICOs,...

/ October 3, 2017
Ethereum Smart Contracts

What are Ethereum Smart Contracts

One of the fundamental technologies that underpins the Ethereum network is the development of “Smart Contracts”. Whereas Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were developed for the sole purpose of being a Peer-to-Peer digital currency, Ethereum was developed as a concept for...

/ October 1, 2017
What is Blockchain Technology

What is Blockchain Technology?

Originally the basis for recording transactions with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the blockchain has evolved into something of much more significance in the 21st century. It has the potential to change fundamental principles of networking. In its simplest form, Blockchain...

/ September 26, 2017
LiteCoin vs. Bitcoin

LiteCoin vs. Bitcoin: The Difference Explained

Currently the third most valuable Cryptocurrency by market capitalisation, Litecoin is already well established. Yet, what is it exactly and how is it different from Bitcoin. We have previously gone into the specifics of what Bitcoin is as well as...

/ September 17, 2017

What is Segregated Witness?

Segregated witness, or SegWit as it is commonly called, has just been implemented on the Bitcoin Blockchain and was deployed on the LiteCoin network back in May of this year. Although this has become so much of the public lexicon,...

/ September 13, 2017
Casper POS protocol

What is the Ethereum Casper POS Protocol?

As Ethereum gets ready to release the Metropolis hard fork in the next few months, there is still a great deal of talk about Casper and the move to a Proof of Stake (POS) from a Proof of Work (POW)...

/ September 8, 2017

What is Bitcoin? A Simple Introduction

Bitcoin is a digital currency known as a crypto currency. It is unlike any money that you may have used before. You can send it to anyone on the network with relatively little fees and virtually no hindrance. It is...

/ September 6, 2017