ELI5: How can I buy Bitcoin?
There are many options when it comes to buying Bitcoin. You can buy it directly from friends, on what’s generally known as over the counter (OTC) trade. Or you can buy BTC from exchanges. Coinbase For US customers, the most popular option seems to be Coinbase. This is America’s largest Bitcon broker and perhaps the […]
chainparams.cpp – Commented Bitcoin Source Code
In this article we’ll take a look at one of the better known Bitcoin Core source files. Why is chainparams.* known to so many crypto developers? Because since 2011 or so, basically every coin that appeared before Ethereum would edit this source file and its header to modify parameters and create a new cryptocurrency! After […]
Cryptocurrencies and digital governance: Blockchains for transparency
Governance involves higher level management at a strategic level. The main purpose for the adoption of proper governance frameworks and processes is to maximize value for stakeholders by avoiding legal and compliance setbacks. At the same time, governance also concerns itself with internal monitoring, evaluation and direction of priorities by an enterprise. By complying with […]
ELI5: What was Honeyminer?
Honeyminer was an automatic multiple coin mining program that pays users to use their spare computing power. Honeyminer leveraged a variation of the concept of micro mining, where participants who do not wish to invest in a dedicated mining setup contribute tiny amounts of mining power against a proportional reward. In October 2021 the company […]