Category: Education

History of Cypherpunks

A History of Cryptography and the Rise of the CypherPunks

Cryptocurrency came into existence because of a very strange set of circumstances. The technology that gave rise to cryptocurrency; public-key cryptography, was...

/ January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments
ZK-Snarks Guide

What is zk-SNARKs? An Introduction to this Privacy Protocol

In the blockchain world, privacy is becoming increasingly more important. When someone tells you that bitcoin is anonymous, this is an inherently...

/ January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments
Winklevoss Twins Profile

Crypto Profiles: The Winklevoss Twins, Gemini Exchange Founders

Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, universally known and referred to as the Winklevoss Twins, have taken an unusual road towards achieving their...

/ January 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Predictions 2018

Cryptocurrency Predictions For 2018: What To Watch Out For

2017 was seemingly a breakthrough year for the cryptocurrency ecosystem, as the surging bitcoin price brought droves of new investors into the...

/ January 15, 2018 / 3 Comments
Atomic Swaps

What Are Atomic Swaps? Our Guide to a Revolution in Decentralization

One of the major themes in the cryptocurrency ecosystem's beginning decade has been the bottleneck pains of having to resort to a...

/ January 10, 2018 / 2 Comments
BitConnect Ponzi Scheme

BitConnect – Is it A Ponzi Scheme?

2017 turned out to be a very important year for the cryptocurrency world. Not all developments, however, were positive ones. Last year...

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Vitalik Buterin Profile

Crypto Profiles: Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum

Journalist. Publisher, Scholar. Digital currency creator. These are some of the many labels that can be applied to Ethereum’s designer and lead...

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Lightning Network: the 2nd Layer, Off-Chain Scaling Proposal for Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the first-mover, it's the OG, it's the king. But in 2017, the "king" of cryptocurrencies was not without its struggles....

/ January 4, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Ban

Could Governments Ban or Destroy Bitcoin? What You Need to Know

Perhaps the most legitimate short- and mid-term threats to Bitcoin (BTC) are governmental regulations. Is a true Bitcoin ban even possible? The...

/ December 27, 2017 / 1 Comment
Developing Countries

How Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies are Helping Developing Countries

Cryptocurrencies have the potential to change the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most desperate people for the better. Cryptocurrency...

/ December 23, 2017 / 3 Comments