Category: Education

Bolt Protocol

What is the BOLT Protocol? Enhanced Privacy on the Lightning Network

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) is often viewed as a boost to the legacy cryptocurrency’s privacy considering payments are off-chain. While this is...

/ May 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Online Censorship Problems & The Promise of Decentralized Content Distribution

The Internet’s innate resilience to centralized information monopolies became evident in the mid-to-late 2000s as the failure of the merged conglomerate TimeWarner...

/ May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

What Are Flexa & Spedn: How Do They Fit Into Crypto Retail Payments?

One of the big headlines from Coindesk’s Consensus 2019 in New York City was from a startup project called Flexa, who designed...

/ May 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Education

Educational Resources for Bitcoin: Complete Guide

A common thread among all emergent technologies is that there numerous misconceptions, general confusion, and many times, outright dismissiveness of the particular...

/ May 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Voting

Implementing Blockchain for Voting: An Indepth Look at the Technical Issues

The viability of blockchain-based voting systems has been highly contentious. At a technical level, blockchains and their associated technology -- such as...

/ May 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Understanding Micropayments & Their Role in the Web 3.0

Micropayments have entered the spotlight following the rapid proliferation of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN), and the subsequent exploration of its potential design...

/ May 3, 2019 / 0 Comments
Staking as a Service

What is Staking as a Service? Complete Guide

Coinbase’s recent foray into ‘Staking as a Service’ via their Coinbase Custody arm grabbed headlines across the cryptocurrency landscape last month. Representative...

/ May 3, 2019 / 0 Comments
MyEtherWallet Offline Transaction

How to Make an Offline Transaction With MyEtherWallet

MyEtherWallet (MEW) has consistently been among the most popular client-side interfaces for interacting with the Ethereum blockchain, whether it be for your...

/ April 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
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