Category: Education

Beginner’s Guide to Ethereum Casper

Beginner’s Guide to Ethereum Casper Hardfork: What You Need to Know

If you’ve been on any of the popular Ethereum web forums lately, you’ve surely seen Casper this and Casper that. But what is Casper, and what’s it mean for everyday...

/ November 3, 2017 / 17 Comments
Bitcoin Tax

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Taxes: What You Need to Know

Unless you live in Italy or another similar country where cryptocurrency gains aren’t taxed at the moment, you’ll soon be trying to figure out how to properly account for your...

/ November 3, 2017 / 9 Comments
How To Keep Your Wallet Recovery Seed Safe

How To Keep Your Wallet Recovery Seed Safe & Cryptocurrency Secure

Losing your bitcoin investment is horrible, no matter how many you have. These feelings get even worse when they are stolen, scammed, or lost because of some silly, goofy mistake....

/ October 30, 2017 / 3 Comments
Bitcoin Hard Fork

Bitcoin Hard Forks Bitcoin Gold & Segwit2x: What You Need to Know

On 25 October2017 a new cryptocurrency called Bitcoin Gold split off from the Bitcoin blockchain. In mid-November, another new coin is expected to be released, known as Segwit2x. These coins...

/ October 28, 2017 / 8 Comments

How to Make a Paper Ethereum Wallet

It is highly recommended to create an Ethereum paper wallet as one of the safest methods of securing your cryptocurrency. Essentially, an Ether paper wallet is a record of your...

/ October 26, 2017 / 1 Comment
The History of Silk Road

The History of Silk Road: A Tale of Drugs, Extortion & Bitcoin

Silk Road was a marketplace like no other.  Described as the internet’s Wild West and the eBay of vice, it was a haven for drug dealers, gun runners and document...

/ October 11, 2017 / 4 Comments
Cryptocurrency Guide

Cryptocurrency Guide Part 2: How Cryptocurrencies Work

In part two of our cryptocurrency guide, we explain how they work, why the decentralized system and blockchain technology is so appealing to users, and introduce terms which are common...

/ September 26, 2017 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Guide

Cryptocurrency Guide Part 1: What are Cryptocurrencies?

Estimates have stated that around 90% of the worlds money is digital, meaning that most of our money isn’t printed cash but is merely ones and zeros on a bank...

/ September 25, 2017 / 2 Comments
Why Bitcoin is Not Truly Anonymous

Don’t forget – Why Bitcoin is Not Truly Anonymous

The notion that Bitcoin is completely anonymous is a widespread one. It is also incorrect even though transactions involving Bitcoin do not involve the transmission of personal information. It is...

/ August 10, 2017 / 1 Comment

Why Bitcoin is Still the Wave of the Future

When the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin first hit the market and started garnering attention, people were intrigued. The value of the newly minted currency quickly rose from almost nothing to...

/ August 7, 2017 / 3 Comments