ELI5 Cardano Staking & Basic FAQ
In this article we look at the very basics of Cardano staking. If you’ve got any experience whatsoever with other Proof of Stake coins, then you probably don’t need to read this intro. Although cryptocurrency staking is a complex process, readers need zero previous knowledge in order to understand this text. Cryptocurrencies work in a […]
What is “formal verification” of cryptocurrency software?
You may have heard that Cardano ADA is aiming for formal verification of its core software. What does it mean for software programs to be formally verified? Why is it important for cryptocurrencies? In this article we take a quick and superficial look at formal verification and why it may be desirable in the future […]
What are CryptoDepository Receipts?
A CryptoDepository Receipt is a smart contract that is meant to represent something. It is a cryptographic note that can represent anything, any asset, any rights, currency or anything else in a “real world” transaction. CDR’s are what we denominate KYC (Know Your Customer) compliant. Which means that any institution which underwrites CryptoDepository Receipts must […]
Should I worry about the Bitcoin halving?
As you probably know, when mining Bitcoin, every block contains a reward reserved for whoever solves it. The very first blocks, mined by Satoshi Nakamoto himself, paid a 50 BTC reward. Today, blocks pay 1/4 of that, or 12.5 BTC. In May 2020, that reward will halve once more to 6.25 BTC per block. Why […]
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Cardano is a 3rd generation cryptocurrency which is developed based on scientific methods, peer review and aims for formal verification and on-chain governance and compliance.