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All posts by Brian Curran

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


Crypto Derivatives

Crypto Derivatives & The Looming Shadow of Institutional Investment

Narratives come and go quickly in the crypto space, with some progressing towards tangible products and developments while others fall by the...

/ August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Vault

A Clever Take on Bitcoin Wallet Security: The Vault & Its Potential Upside

Sometimes the simplest method for accomplishing something is the best way. With many technologically impressive advances and concepts for protecting crypto funds...

/ August 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Technology

Kava & Cosmos: Expanding The Potential for DeFi With Bitcoin

Piggybacking on the notion that discrete log contracts can extend Bitcoin’s DeFi ecosystem to trust-minimized derivatives products, it is worth evaluating Kava,...

/ August 8, 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...

/ August 7, 2019 / 8 Comments
Sound Money & Bitcoin

What is Sound Money? A Look at Bitcoin’s Emergence

Throughout history, there have various iterations of sound money, from the Rai stones of the Yap islands to the gold standard. However,...

/ August 6, 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...

/ August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
What are Sidechains

What Are Sidechains? Extending & Providing Extra Functionality to Existing Blockchains

Sidechains are an essential innovation in the blockchain field with some interesting long-term implications and effects on the broader interoperability and scalability...

/ August 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin DeFi

What are Discreet Log Contracts? Using Bitcoin for DeFi

DeFi has attracted significant attention over 2019 as hundreds of projects on Ethereum have emerged at the intersection of blockchains and open...

/ August 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
Ren Project

What is Ren Project (REN)? Interoperability, Privacy, & Crypto Liquidity 

The concept of interoperability of blockchain networks has been likened to overcoming the standardized communication barrier that faced the early iteration of...

/ July 30, 2019 / 0 Comments
What is IPFS?

What is Interplanetary File System IPFS? 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...

/ July 30, 2019 / 1 Comment