Category: Education

Cryptocurrency and Football

Cryptocurrency and Football – Bursting the Net, or Striking Out?

Cryptocurrency startups have been enlisting the marketing help of celebrities for a while now. But within the last year those startups have started to focus on one particular breed of celebrity - footballers. Football is the favorite sport of 4...

/ June 29, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Mass Adoption

What’s Holding Blockchain Technology Back from Mass Adoption?

The last couple of years have brought digital currencies into the mainstream, granted the huge media exposure, government policies and massive price increase. As you may already know, cryptocurrencies are based on an underlying system, known as the blockchain network....

/ June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments
What are Bulletproofs

What Are Bulletproofs? Guide to Confidential Cryptocurrency Transactions

Privacy of transactions is an integral component of cryptocurrencies and one of the most important for many users. While Bitcoin is often characterized as an anonymous medium of value transfer by mainstream media outlets, the truth is that Bitcoin is...

/ June 28, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Prison System

Imprisoned on the Blockchain: How Crypto is Changing the Prison System

It appears that no industry can escape the slow but sure encroachment of crypto and blockchain technology. Were you to throw all of the established 20th century industries into a hat and pull out one at random, there’s a greater...

/ June 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
Crypto Replay Attacks

What Are Replay Attacks in Cryptocurrency? Complete Beginner’s Guide

A classical network replay attack is when a data transmission across a network is fraudulently or maliciously delayed or repeated. It is a form of a “man in the middle” attack and can be used to replay a message or...

/ June 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
What is Nakamoto Consensus

What is Nakamoto Consensus? Complete Beginner’s Guide

Consensus algorithms are paramount to verifying the authenticity of distributed blockchain platforms and are the process of building agreement among a network of mutually distrusting participants. Created by Satoshi Nakamoto for Bitcoin, Nakamoto Consensus refers to the set of rules,...

/ June 26, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Inheritance

Cryptocurrency Inheritance: How to Secure Your Assets in the Event of Your Death

If you died tomorrow, what would happen to your crypto? Regardless of how far off you think that day might be, this is a question that has slowly started to creep up on the cryptocurrency community without anyone really noticing....

/ June 26, 2018 / 1 Comment
Quantum Computing Bitcoin

Quantum Computing: What Threat Does It Pose to Bitcoin?

Quantum computers are an oft-discussed but little-understood corner of the computing world. Blame science fiction for that. Quantum computing is often used as shorthand for “really, really, really powerful computer.” The truth is a bit subtler. Quantum computers can solve...

/ June 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Laws & Regulations

An In-depth Look at Bitcoin Laws & Future Regulation

Bitcoin was founded on the principles of decentralization, meaning that the cryptocurrency was not regulated by the central authority in the way that a traditional (or fiat) currency would be. As Bitcoin, and the blockchain technology behind it, remains quite...

/ June 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
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 over 70% of all bitcoin transactions worldwide. By the end of February of that year, it was bankrupt....

/ June 7, 2018 / 1 Comment