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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 thrown around in technical discussions.  Welcome to our ELI5 article on merkle r...
Johnny McCript caused the hashrate flash crash by @Cryptobill
Don't ask me how I know this, even if I explained myself to minute detail I wouldn't be able to prove it to you anyway. I'm revealing this to the community just to clear my own con...
ELI5 PSBT – Partially Signed Bitcoin Transactions by @Cryptobill
One of the key concepts behind cryptocurrencies is that you should not be obligated to know or trust your peers. Therefore every development in Bitcoin Core must have a decentraliz...
New Bitcoin Core will allow wallet creation from the main menu by @Cryptobill
The upcoming version of Bitcoin Core will allow wallets to be created from the main menu. The pull request was merged into the Bitcoin Core source tree just hours ago. Some o...
ELI5 What is Bitmessage? by @Cryptobill
Bitmessage is a messaging protocol designed by Jonathan Warren in 2012. The purpose of Bitmessage is to allow parties to communicate with each other in a secure and 100% decentr...
Negative yields on Bitcoin-based loans and equities are impossible by @Cryptobill
Negative yield is an intriguing concept. The whole idea behind paying interests is that your money is worth more today than it is tomorrow. Cash in hand should be worth more than a...
Cryptocurrencies and digital governance: Blockchains for transparency by @Cryptobill
Governance involves higher level management at a strategic level. The main purpose for the adoption of proper governance frameworks and processes is to maximize value for stakehold...
ELI5: Paradigm and Deribit OTC trading by @Cryptobill
Paradigm is a new chat platform that aims to take over from Telegram as the de-facto cryptocurrency chat/trading platform. Telegram's success in the crypto community was organic...
ELI5: What is BetterHash? by @Cryptobill
BetterHash is a mining method developed by Bitcoin Core developer Matt Corallo. The main idea behind BetterHash is to improve decentralization of Bitcoin mining efforts. The ...
ELI5 USI Tech / Eyeline Trading / Wealth Boss. Scam? Ponzi? What’s the deal? by @Cryptobill
USI Tech was a MENA region (UAE-based) cryptocurrency exchange which has been accused of operating a ponzi scheme. As of this writing, USI Tech's website is unreachable. There i...