Cryptocurrencies are developed by creative and highly skilled programmers, engineers, cipherpunks and hackers coming from all walks of life.
Traders, miners, enthusiasts and social media personalities are also an endless source of memes, jokes and 24×7 banter.
Here we present the stories of crypto personalities who have somehow impacted the community.
Who is Genesis Mining?
Genesis Mining is a cryptocurrency mining company founded in 2013.
The company runs the Enigma mining farm in Iceland (since 2014) and the Thor mining farm in Sweden (since 201...
ELI5 Who is Nick Szabo?
Nick Szabo is an American cryptography specialist, known for pioneering work in digital currencies.
Considered by many to be the father of smart contracts, a concept he develop...
Who is Kurt Bierbower?
Kurt Bierbower is an investing banking analyst who has participated in cryptocurrency ICO's in the past.
Kurt served as the CBO (Chief Business Officer) at cryptocurrency proje...
Who are Ava Labs?
Ava Labs is a Brooklyn, New York-based research and development company currently developing the Avalanche platform and AVAX cryptocurrency.
Ava Labs is headed by Cornell profe...
Who is Emin Gün Sirer?
Dr. Emin Gün Sirer is a computer scientist based in Ithaca, New York. While a professor at Cornell University, he also currently leads the AVAX Avalanche cryptocurrency developme...
Who is Holton Buggs?
Holton Buggs is a multilevel marketing specialist from Tampa Bay, Florida.
Holton Buggs began working on his own business at the age of 14 as a hair dresser. He the...
ELI5 What is the Avalanche Protocol? [AVAX]
Avalanche is a next generation, post-Nakamoto consensus mechanism which was designed to incorporate the best features of previously existing protocols and add some of its own. Note: Avalanche is both the name of a consensus mechanism and the name of the DeFi platform that was built on top of it. Today, the term Avalanche refers […]
Generate AVAX addresses and keys from a mnemonic phrase in Python
Our Avalanche [AVAX] Price Prediction [Opinion]
If you’ve been following us, then you may have read that we believe Avalanche AVAX is a 20x investment. Why, you may ask? Because we think AVAX is definitely a top 10 cryptocurrency. And, by reaching top 10, Avalanche would have gained 20x at today’s prices. But first, an important legal notice. Disclaimer Nothing in […]
ELI5 How AVAX validation works [Avalanche Protocol]
According to the Avalanche AVAX token distribution policy, almost 50% of all AVAX in existence will go towards validator rewards (see chart at the top). Since the Avalanche protocol burns all fees, the only source of inflation in the AVAX ecosystem is the validation reward. This presents a great opportunity for those who join the […]
Concepts In This Page
Cryptocurrency mining using cloud-hosted infrastructure. Usually, mining power contracts are sold by terahash-hours or dedicated mining machine colocation pricing.
Genesis Mining is a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency infrastructure mining provider. Until early 2020, Genesis sold Bitcoin mining contracts.
Avalanche is a consensus protocol introduced by Rocket Team in 2018.
It is an entirely new consensus protocol which builds upon classic consensus and Nakamoto consensus.
AVAX is the cryptocurrency released in 2020 by Ava Labs.
The AVAX cryptocurrency is used for all transactions in the Avalanche network.
A pre-Bitcoin era cryptocurrency idea published by Nick Szabo in 2005. It included several concepts later found in Bitcoin, such as proof of work.
Nicholas Szabo is one of the earliest Bitcoin developers and the father of the "smart contract" concept.
Smart Contracts is self-enforcing business logic hosted on blockchains. Smart contracts are trustless, in that they carry out their specified instructions unconditionally.