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ELI5 What is a blockmesh? by @Cryptobill
You've probably heard all about blockchains and how this technology promises to revolutionize finance, logistics, central banks and so on. But did you know that a blockchain i...
ELI5 Summary of cryptocurrency consensus mechanisms by @Cryptobill
There are currently two mainstream consensus mechanisms which are used by most cryptocurrencies: proof of work (PoW) and proof of stake (PoS). But these aren't the only ones! In f...
What is a “paper wallet”? Doesn’t sound very high tech! by @Cryptobill
Five steps to make paper in ancient China Printing secrets on paper doesn't sound high tech, but it's one ...
Understand cryptocurrency futures by @Cryptobill
Trading futures is an art. It's probably one of the riskiest investment games you can play, since futures contracts don't actually represent a current asset, but something that is ...
What is a Mining Pool? Do I need to join one? by @Cryptobill
As the name suggests, a mining pool is a group of miners working together to solve blocks and split the block rewards. Mining pools have become popular since GPU and ASICs started ...
ELI5: What is a cryptocurrency full node? by @Cryptobill
A full node is a network connected program which runs an official cryptocurrency client and has the ability to verify messages, transactions and blocks. Full nodes may or may no...
ELI5 What is a Merkle Root? by @Cryptobill
If you've been around cryptocurrencies for a while then you've probably heard the term Merkle Root mentioned in technical discussions. Today we'll take a look at this interesting c...
ELI5 What is an Antminer? by Gal Crypto
Antminers are dedicated cryptocurrency mining machines developed and produced in mainland China by Bitmain. The original Satoshi Nakamoto Bitcoin client used to mine Bitcoins us...
Choosing Trading Platforms and Cryptocurrency Brokers in 2018 by @Cryptobill
Since the cryptocurrency craze of 2017 raised the visibility of digital tokens with the wider audience, not only bitcoin aficionados have been pondering on how to start earning mon...
Cryptocurrency bubble: reality or FUD? by @Cryptobill
What is a financial bubble? Why do boom/bust market cycles happen? These questions have been asked ever since trade and commerce began and the first financial markets appeare...