Understand the challenges of decentralized databases (e Understand the challenges of decentralized databases (e
May 29, 2018 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...

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

What is network difficulty What is network difficulty
May 29, 2018 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...

What is a nonce Why are nonces important in mining What is a nonce Why are nonces important in mining
May 29, 2018 A nonce is a number that is only used once. Hence its name is a portmanteau of number-used-once. Why is this kind of concept useful in cryptocurrencies' mining? Because nonces allo...

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

Understand cryptocurrency and ICO bounties Understand cryptocurrency and ICO bounties
May 28, 2018 If you follow interesting cryptocurrency projects on forums and social media then you've likely seen the term "bounty" appear every now and then. What is this bounty they refer to ...

Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies
May 24, 2018 Cryptocurrencies can be traded in many different ways which, in the end, aren't very different from the stock, option and derivative markets. The same models used in centralized st...

Understand how decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges work Understand how decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges work
May 24, 2018 Decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges are true P2P systems where investors can trade cryptos directly with their counterparts, without a centralized middleman. To better unders...

Six myths about Bitcoin that should be ignored Six myths about Bitcoin that should be ignored
May 22, 2018 by Moris Beracha - With the entire distortion field surrounding Bitcoin, it is hard to see all the arguments in favor of the crypto currency. However, we should consider that the ...

Understand how cryptocurrency price is determined Understand how cryptocurrency price is determined
May 22, 2018 The US Dollar price we see listed for major cryptocurrencies is an average that takes all the major crypto exchanges into consideration. For example, on Coinmarketcap, there is a s...