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Understand how IBOs can open the crypto markets to startups without funding by @Cryptobill
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 by @Cryptobill
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 ...
Cryptocurrency programming languages you should learn by @Cryptobill
Many different computer programming languages are employed in cryptocurrency programming. In this article, we take a look at cryptocurrency projects and the languages they emplo...
Who is Hal Finney? by @Cryptobill
Hal Finney was a software developer, cipherpunk and cryptography advocate who worked on many relevant security-related software projects, the original Bitcoin Core source being one...
ELI5 First, second and third generation cryptocurrencies by @Cryptobill
Although the theoretical building blocks that form cryptocurrencies existed prior to 2009, it was only in January of that year that Bitcoin registered its first ever transaction on...
What is Turing completeness and how does it relate to cryptocurrencies? by @Cryptobill
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? by @Cryptobill
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 by @Cryptobill
Cardano ADA is a 3rd generation cryptocurrency being developed by IOHK. The Cardano project began in Tokyo, Japan, with help from a former member of the Ethereum development tea...
Shoud I participate in an ICO? What should I look out for? by @Cryptobill
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...
Understand the challenges of decentralized databases (e.g. the Bitcoin ledger) by @Cryptobill
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...