Category: Education


What is Omniring? Progressively Improving Anonymity With Privacy Coins

Threats to privacy are continually evolving in the digital realm, from instances of expedient KYC/AML practices of cryptocurrency exchanges to the potential danger...

/ July 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

What is Nightfall? The Ethereum Privacy Technology From Ernst & Young

Ethereum faces unique privacy challenges, primarily drawing from its implementation of the account-based transaction model compared to the UTXO design of bitcoin,...

/ July 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Education

Full Nodes & Block Size: The Importance of Keeping Validation Costs Low in Bitcoin

Full nodes are the lifeblood of bitcoin’s consensus, as validation of transactions is the underlying component that gives transactions authenticity, and subsequently,...

/ July 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Tokenizing Financial Assets: Advantages & Hurdles to Overcome

Tokenizing traditional financial assets, specifically security tokens, have become a favorite topic of late within the cryptocurrency realm. Several platforms are already...

/ June 27, 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....

/ June 27, 2019 / 1 Comment
The History of the Mt Gox Hack

The History of the Mt Gox Hack: Bitcoin’s Biggest Heist

At the beginning of 2014, Mt Gox, a bitcoin exchange based in Japan, was the largest bitcoin exchange in the world, handling...

/ June 7, 2019 / 0 Comments
Elliptic Curve Cryptography

What Is Elliptic Curve Cryptography? Technology Behind Digital Signatures in Cryptocurrencies

Cryptography underpins the digital signature schemes of cryptocurrencies and is the basis for their secure transaction verification between two parties across a...

/ June 6, 2019 / 1 Comment

What is Katallassos & Albatross Consensus? Blockchain for DeFi Apps

Decentralized finance (DeFi) has quickly gained favor among cryptocurrency proponents as a multitude of platforms continue to emerge -- from decentralized lending...

/ June 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
Perpetual Contracts

What Are Perpetual Contracts for Bitcoin? Futures Contracts Explained

Perpetual contracts for Bitcoin, otherwise known as perpetual swaps, are an enormously popular type of futures contract largely dominated by the exchange...

/ June 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
Lightning Network Inbound Capacity

What is The Lightning Network Inbound Capacity Problem? Complete Guide

Both the rapid growth and technical obstacles facing the more widespread adoption of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) have spawned some productive conversations...

/ May 29, 2019 / 1 Comment