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Understand the basics of smart contracts
What's a smart contract? What makes it smart? How can I deploy my own contracts on the Ethereum blockchain? In this article we explore these questions and give you an overview abo...
Understand the challenges of decentralized databases (e.g. the Bitcoin ledger)
Decentralization is what makes Bitcoin special. Cryptocurrencies are simply applications of the more general concept of decentralized databases. In fact, Bitcoin is one large data...
Why don’t miners use regular CPUs?
This is a frequently asked, but still very relevant, question in the world of cryptocurrencies. We've witnessed the heated debate involving the future of Bitcoin and one of the...
ELI5 IOTA Tangle
In a previous article, we've discussed the concept of a DAG - Directed Acyclic Graph. In this post we talk about a DAG application in the IOTA ecosystem - the IOTA Tangle. ...