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Blockchain writer, web developer, and content creator. An avid supporter of the decentralized Internet and the future development of cryptocurrency platforms.


What is Forex Trading

What is Forex Trading? Complete Beginner’s Guide

The foreign exchange market (forex) for international currencies is the largest and most liquid market in the world. According to the Bank...

/ December 5, 2019 / 1 Comment
What is Bitcoin? Complete Guide

What is Bitcoin? The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency released in 2009 as open-source software. It is a digital currency predicated on cryptographically secure transactions, a...

/ December 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
What Are CFDs

What Are CFDs? Contracts for Difference Trading: Complete Guide

CFDs are a unique financial instrument that stands for ‘Contract for Difference’ where settlement differences in futures contracts between counter-parties are made...

/ December 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Games

Blockchain Games: The Current State of Blockchain Gaming Technology

The collision of blockchain technology and gaming holds great promise for the growth of both industries. Innovations in the budding field of...

/ December 4, 2019 / 9 Comments
What is IPFS?

What is IPFS? Interplanetary File System: Complete Beginner’s Guide

IPFS stands for Interplanetary File System and it is an open-source, peer-to-peer distributed hypermedia protocol that aims to function as a ubiquitous...

/ November 23, 2019 / 1 Comment
What is DeFi? Decentralized Finance

What is DeFi? Understanding The Decentralized Finance Landscape

Decentralized finance (DeFi) has been making waves over the last several months following the surge in platforms and products offering DeFi services....

/ October 24, 2019 / 2 Comments
Censorship

Online Censorship Problems & The Promise of Decentralized Content Distribution

The Internet’s innate resilience to centralized information monopolies became evident in the mid-to-late 2000s as the failure of the merged conglomerate TimeWarner...

/ October 3, 2019 / 0 Comments
Staking as a Service

What is Staking as a Service? Complete Guide

Coinbase’s recent foray into ‘Staking as a Service’ via their Coinbase Custody arm grabbed headlines across the cryptocurrency landscape last month. Representative...

/ October 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
Network Layer Privacy Cryptocurrency

Integrating Network-Layer Privacy Protections With Cryptocurrencies

Some of the emerging methods for deanonymizing users of cryptocurrencies stem from mapping network traffic to unveil IP addresses and making connections...

/ September 27, 2019 / 1 Comment
Cosmos

Beginner’s Guide to Cosmos: The Tendermint-Based Blockchain Ecosystem

Cosmos is an upcoming modular framework and Tendermint-based blockchain platform designed as an ecosystem for application-specific blockchains to plug into. Cosmos is...

/ September 27, 2019 / 0 Comments