Basic Concepts

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ELI5 What’s a stablecoin?
November 10, 2018
ELI5 What’s a stablecoin?
Since the beginning of cryptocurrency history, most crypto assets have been known to experience enormous oscillations against the US Dollar (or some other legacy currency). This...
Related Assets: GUSD, PAX, TUSD, USDT

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ELI5 Semi-formal Cryptocurrency Development
November 8, 2018
ELI5 Semi-formal Cryptocurrency Development
We've previously discussed formal software verification as related to crypto programming. Today we'd like to discuss an intermediary concept called semi-formal cryptocurrency de...

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ELI5 Atomic Swaps
November 8, 2018
ELI5 Atomic Swaps
Atomic swaps provide a way for two cryptocurrencies to be exchanged using one blockchain and without a trusted 3rd party involved. In computer lingo, "atomic" means something th...

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ELI5 Cryptocurrency Sharding
November 8, 2018
ELI5 Cryptocurrency Sharding
If you come from the world of IT, then you've probably heard of database or disk data sharding. For those who don't come from IT, a real simple way to put it is that sharding me...

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ELI5 Zero Knowledge (ZKP) cryptocurrency proofs?
October 31, 2018
ELI5 Zero Knowledge (ZKP) cryptocurrency proofs?
In cryptographic theory, a zero knowledge proof is a method by which you can convince someone, who does not necessarily trust you, that you possess a piece of knowledge (proof) wit...

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What is a Cryptocurrency Tumbler or Mixer? Is it legal?
June 8, 2018
What is a Cryptocurrency Tumbler or Mixer? Is it legal?
A cryptocurrency tumbler is a system which mixes transactions in order to make it difficult to trace the origin of the funds. Although in fiat money markets this would be seen a...

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What is a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG)? Why should I know about this?
June 7, 2018
What is a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG)? Why should I know about this?
A Directed Acyclic Graph, or DAG, is a graph where no "loops" exist and where you can only flow one way throughbnlout its paths. Essentially a DAG represents a process where each s...

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What are digital assets? Are cryptocurrencies considered digital assets?
June 7, 2018
What are digital assets? Are cryptocurrencies considered digital assets?
Since beginners often ask what a digital asset is, in this article we take a look at this concept and how it is related to cryptocurrencies. The concepts used in cryptocurrency are...

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What is Crypto Anarchism?
June 6, 2018
What is Crypto Anarchism?
Crypto Anarchism is a political ideology which advocates the use of strong cryptography as an instrument for the promotion of Anarchy, including unrestricted personal freedoms and ...

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What is actually a cryptocurrency fork?
June 5, 2018
What is actually a cryptocurrency fork?
Unless you've been living in a cave for the past 9 years, then you've probably heard about cryptocurrency forks. Bitcoin Cash was probably the most hyped, feared, loved, talked ...


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