The Art of War in cryptocurrency investing
In late 2017 the markets celebrated Bitcoin adoption by Wall Street. Bitcoin was finally going to New York!
Jamie Dimon and other large bank CEOs were dissing Bitcoin which, in...
Most cryptocurrency market cap is fake
Impressive U$ dollar cryptocurrency market capitalization numbers are misleading new investors every day.
The market cap metric is used heavily by investors to estimate crypto ...
Viaz: Decentralized P2P Funding Platform
We attempted to access the viaz.io website but it was down:
The VIAZ coin is also not listed on CoinMarketCap or any other large price aggregator. The token ...
Opinion: Bitcoin no longer a contrarian investment [February, 2018]
Early Bitcoin investors got used to the common sense that cryptocurrencies were an alternative to the mainstream financial system. True that Satoshi’s original vision, where each user could mine a bit of BTC per day as a reward for keeping their full node running, may have seemed like a revolutionary alternative to the mainstream financial […]
Bitcoin: The mother of all cryptocurrencies
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 transferred between Satoshi and cryptography legend Hal Finney. It was the beginning of a revolution which, to this day, promises to change how humankind deals with money, finance […]
Opinion: Decentralized blockchains can only survive having a valuable token, like Bitcoin, attached to them [Feb 2018]
We’ve heard this time and again, especially from folks in the financial sector: “blockchain is here to stay, Bitcoin not so much”. Is this really so? We disagree, and in this article we discuss the origins of Bitcoin and how the problem it solved only makes sense when there’s a reward for participants to join […]
qt/bitcoin.cpp – Commented Bitcoin source code
qt/bitcoin.cpp is where Bitcoin Core initialization leads us next. main.cpp, the Bitcoin Qt application entry point, is basically just a stub that calls GuiMain() at qt/bitcoin.cpp So, by sticking to our strategy, I’ll step into the call stack which now has GuiMain() at the top. GuiMain GuiMain gets the GUI set up, connects Qt signals/slots, […]
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A distributed ledger is a decentralized financial database with data stored across multiple locations.
Bitcoin is the world's first viable decentralized cryptocurrency. It was released on January 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto.