The very basics for anyone who’s getting started with cryptocurrencies or would like to get involved with crypto software development.
Most articles in this section assume no previous experience with cryptocurrencies.
We try to cover a broad range of subjects, from mining to software development, using accessible language and no excessively technical terms.
ELI5 What’s a cryptocurrency whitepaper?
The term whitepaper originated in Great Britain, due to the color of government-issued documents in the early 1900's.
The famous Churchill white paper of 1922 (featured above)...
ELI5 Provably Fair Games
What is a provably fair game?
The answer lies at the heart of a whole new industry which has been developed around the transparent, decentralized, nature of the blockchain.
ELI5: What is WINk? [Formerly TRONBet]
WINk is a decentralized gaming application hosted on the TRON blockchain.
Previously known as TRONBet, the platform is now live at WINk.org
At the time o...
ELI5 Bitcoin Puzzle Transactions
As the name implies, Bitcoin puzzle transactions are created as a challenge and not for the usual purpose of monetary transfer.
Puzzles can be published for several reasons, in...
ELI5 What’s a stablecoin?
Since the beginning of cryptocurrency history, most crypto assets have been known to experience enormous oscillations against the US Dollar (or some other legacy fiat currency).
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Whitepaper is the name given to published research reports.