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Understand what a DAICO is and why it’s an attractive concept for investors
A DAICO is a Distributed and Autonomous ICO. This is an evolution of the concept of ICO where the entire process is decentralized, with all its business rules encoded into a smart ...

Understand revenue sharing via smart contracts
Your organization would like to pay out a performance bonus to its collaborators and one of the board members has raised the possibility of paying this bonus in Ethereum tokens. Yo...

Understand how IBOs can open the crypto markets to startups without funding
Initial Bounty Offerings are a way of leveraging crowdsourced work through payments in cryptocurrency tokens. Professionals get paid in a startup's tokens while contributing back t...

Understand cryptocurrency futures
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 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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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....