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What programming languages should I learn to work with cryptocurrencies?
May 30, 2018
What programming languages should I learn to work with cryptocurrencies?
Many different computer programming languages are employed in cryptocurrency programming. In this article we take a look at cryptocurrency projects, the languages they use and w...

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Who is Hal Finney?
May 30, 2018
Who is Hal Finney?
Hal Finney was a software developer, cipherpunk, cryptographer who worked on many relevant security-related software projects, the original Bitcoin Core source being one of them. I...

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What are 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation cryptocurrencies?
May 30, 2018
What are 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation cryptocurrencies?
Although the theoretical concepts behind cryptocurrencies existed prior to 2009, it was only in January of that year when Bitcoin registered its first transaction on a blockchain. ...

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What is Turing completeness and how does it relate to cryptocurrencies?
May 30, 2018
What is Turing completeness and how does it relate to cryptocurrencies?
Turing-completeness refers to a characteristic of computing platforms where a computer that is deemed Turing-complete can execute all programs that a Turing Machine would be able t...

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How do I stake Cardano?
May 30, 2018
How do I stake Cardano?
Cardano ADA will begin its fully decentralized operation later in 2018 when the Shelley update is released. Once the Cardano blockchain goes distributed, it'll allow users to parti...
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Cardano ADA in a Nutshell
May 30, 2018
Cardano ADA in a Nutshell
Cardano ADA is a 3rd generation cryptocurrency being developed by IOHK. The Cardano project began in Tokyo, Japan, with ideas from a former member of the Ethereum development team....
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Shoud I participate in an ICO? What should I look out for?
May 29, 2018
Shoud I participate in an ICO? What should I look out for?
ICOs are crowdfunding events where a startup raises funds by emitting cryptocurrency coins or tokens. Investors become anonymous partners in the startup by buying tokens while bett...

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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 is “formal verification” of cryptocurrency software?
May 29, 2018
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 ...

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What is network difficulty?
May 29, 2018
What is network difficulty?
It is intuitive to most cryptocurrency miners that when more people join the mining operation, less reward is paid to each participating miner. It seems logical that it should w...


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