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.

What are Lapps? Lightning Network Apps

What Are LApps? Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Applications

Bitcoin’s second layer scaling network, the Lightning Network (LN), has been expanding in nodes, channels, and network capacity rapidly since November 2018....

/ April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

A Look at the Blockstream Company & Their Bitcoin Products & Technology

Blockstream is a Bitcoin development company that has positioned themselves among the leaders of innovation in the broader industry. Founded by a...

/ April 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
What is an IEO

What Is an IEO? Complete Guide to Initial Exchange Offerings

Following the unprecedented rise of ICOs in 2017 and their subsequent drop-off in the latter half of 2018, questions have swirled around...

/ April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
Maker DAI Guide

How to Take Out A Loan With Maker Dai: Complete Guide

MakerDAO has gained widespread recognition over the last several months due in large part to the success and prevalence of its stablecoin --...

/ April 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Growth of Alternative Avenues for Transacting in Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s development has come a long ways from its humble cypherpunk origins to become an established means of value exchange and censorship-resistance....

/ March 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
What is Sharding?

What is Sharding? Guide to this Ethereum Scaling Concept Explained

As the scaling debate in cryptocurrencies continues, some potential solutions have actually been in development for quite some time now. Specifically, in...

/ March 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
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....

/ March 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
Game Theory

What is Game Theory? And How Does it Relate to Cryptocurrency

Game theory is highly relevant to cryptocurrencies and is often an overlooked aspect of platforms, despite playing a vital role in their...

/ March 21, 2019 / 1 Comment

What is BTCPay Server? Free & Open Source Bitcoin Payment Processor

Bitcoin’s potential as a decentralized, P2P digital currency is, in many cases, limited by the extension of the application and design space...

/ March 18, 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...

/ March 14, 2019 / 4 Comments