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.
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...
Who is Craig Wright?
As part of our Who's Who section, today we take a look at Dr. Craig S. Wright (CSW), a controversial cryptocurrency personality who claims to be the real Satoshi Nakamoto.
ELI5 99Bitcoins.com Website
Ninety-nine red balloonsFloating in the summer skyPanic bells, it's red alertThere's something here from somewhere elseThe war machine springs to lifeOpens up one eager eyeFocusin...
avax-python – Python utils for AVAX Avalanche network exploration
avax-python is a Python library and utils for the exploration of the Avalanche AVAX network. Includes an implementation of basic AVAX API calls. Installation Clone the git repo and run scripts within the downloaded avax-python/ subdirectory. If you don’t have a git client available, you may download a ZIP archive instead. Examples Generate Random Mnemonic Phrase (Generate Wallet) From the avax-python root […]
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 […]
Avalanche AVAX : An obvious 20x is upon us [Avalanche Price Opinion]
Price prediction is the riskiest business out there – and this article may well be the riskiest thing I’ve ever written. But this seems like such an obvious one to me, I’m a bit surprised others haven’t put this out there before. Perhaps everyone’s just quietly filling the bags with Avalanche before it explodes? Time […]
ELI5 What is the Avalanche Protocol? [AVAX]
Avalanche is a consensus mechanism which aims to combine the best features of previously existing protocols. If you’ve tried to understand the Avalanche consensus protocol paper, then you may have stalled when you ran into technical terms like metastability, Byzantine adversaries, leaderless Byzantine fault tolerance, among others. Here I’ll try to summarize, in very simple […]
Concepts In This Page
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.