@Gal

Gal is a writer, geek, crypto-curious polyheurist, a dog's best friend and coffee addict.

@Gal has published a total of 512 Posts

Latest Posts by @Gal

Create an autotools project from scratch by @Gal
Recently I decided to finally try to understand autotools. It's been on my list for ages, so I took the opportunity to read a bit more about the de-facto standard GNU build system...
Bitcoin: The mother of all cryptocurrencies by @Gal
On January 12 2009, an individual or group using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, announced that the first Bitcoin transaction had taken place. Ten Bitcoins had been magically t...
15 Best altcoins to invest in 2020 by @Gal
As we reach the end of another crypto season, investors have already started looking for the next 10X investment. If we take a closer look at the top 20 coins ranked by market ...
ELI5 Multisignature Systems by @Gal
A Bitcoin is simply a signed transaction on the blockchain. When you say you own X Bitcoins, it means one or more transactions were signed, using private keys, attributing a certa...
How to earn BAT (Basic Attention Token) by just browsing the WWW by @Gal
tl;dr; - Quick Instructions  Download Brave browser to earn BAT when ads are shown! You can also earn BAT as a publisher (see instructions below). Crypto.bi earns a small ...
ELI5: Blockchain explained in simple terms by @Gal
A blockchain is a database formed by a sequence of entries called (you guessed it) blocks. Blockchains have a special characteristic by which any attempt to modify one of its ...
Proof of Work Summary [Cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms] by @Gal
PoW uses a brute force approach where miners compete to find block hashes beginning with a certain number of zeroes. The more zeroes, the more difficult it is to find such hash...
Proof of Stake Velocity (PoSV) Summary [Cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms] by @Gal
As the name implies, Proof of Stake Velocity is a variation on traditional PoS. It was developed for the Reddcoin project, which abandoned Proof of Work in favor of the more en...
Techno-babble…..what is it all about anyway??? by @Gal
As with any new revolutionary discovery, breakthrough innovation or new era of technological development, also the recently started Age of Crypto brings with it a vast a...
Cardano maintains value while investors flock to Bitcoin ahead of BTG fork by @Gal
Investors flocked to Bitcoin this week on hopes of cashing in on the soon-to-be Bitcoin Gold (BTG) cryptocurrency. On Wednesday, October 25, Bitcoin Gold will spring into existenc...