Blockchain

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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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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 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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Understand the challenges of decentralized databases (e.g. the Bitcoin ledger)
May 29, 2018
Understand the challenges of decentralized databases (e.g. the Bitcoin ledger)
Decentralization is what makes Bitcoin special. Cryptocurrencies are simply applications of the more general concept of decentralized databases. In fact, Bitcoin is one large datab...

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What are CryptoDepository Receipts?
May 28, 2018
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 anyt...

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What is the difference between digital money and cryptocurrencies?
May 21, 2018
What is the difference between digital money and cryptocurrencies?
Cryptocurrencies are a form of digital money, but what we normally understand as digital money is represented in fiat currency. For instance, prepaid cards, virtual credit cards an...

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Middlemen have become dispensable
April 18, 2018
Middlemen have become dispensable
There’s a widely known trend that the number of people is ‘portfolio workers’ who freelance, work part-time or take unguaranteed shift work rises pretty fast. It creates a lo...

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Is a blockchain simply a glorified database?
December 5, 2017
Is a blockchain simply a glorified database?
The blockchain is a special kind of database that has the property of being immutable and tamper proof. This makes it suitable for high security applications such as banking, cargo...

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ELI5: What is a Blockchain, exactly?
September 20, 2017
ELI5: What is a Blockchain, exactly?
A blockchain is a sequence of entries where any attempt to modify a previous entry would modify the entire chain. It is therefore an immutable data structure that holds data in chr...