Category: Education

Scilla & Vyper

Emerging Scilla & Vyper Programming Languages for Smart Contracts

The emergence of blockchains and smart contracts has seen a widespread interest in building dapps and leveraging smart contracts for practical purposes. Solidity -- a smart-contract language of Ethereum --...

/ September 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Proof of Elapsed Time

What is Proof of Elapsed Time Consensus? (PoET) Complete Beginner’s Guide

Ever since Bitcoin’s inception and the recognition of its proof of work (PoW) consensus model as the mechanism for a blockchain network’s legitimacy as a distributed ledger, numerous other consensus...

/ September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
What are Zero-Knowledge Proofs

What Are Zero-Knowledge Proofs? Complete Beginner’s Guide

Zero-knowledge proofs are one of the more abstract and fascinating concepts in applied cryptography today. From potentially being applied to nuclear disarmament talks to providing anonymous and secure transactions for...

/ September 10, 2018 / 1 Comment
Masternodes Guide

What are Masternodes? Complete Beginner’s Guide

As mega investor Warren Buffet once said, "If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die." And whether you love that...

/ September 9, 2018 / 10 Comments
Plasma & Raiden Network

Plasma & The Raiden Network: Ethereum Scaling Solutions Explained

Plasma and The Raiden Network are off-chain scaling solutions initially proposed for the Ethereum network. The Raiden Network is currently in the latter stages of its testing phase and should...

/ September 7, 2018 / 4 Comments
What are Sidechains

What Are Sidechains? Extending & Providing Extra Functionality to Existing Blockchains

Sidechains are an essential innovation in the blockchain field with some interesting long-term implications and effects on the broader interoperability and scalability of blockchain networks. They are effectively extensions of...

/ September 4, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Games

Blockchain Games: The Current State of Blockchain Gaming Technology

The collision of blockchain technology and gaming holds great promise for the growth of both industries. Innovations in the budding field of blockchain gaming have pushed the limits of non-fungible...

/ August 27, 2018 / 3 Comments
Hedera Hashgraph Consensus

What is Hedera Hashgraph Consensus & How Does it Work?

Hedera Hashgraph is a new public hashgraph network predicated on an asynchronous Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Algorithm proposed for replicated state machines with guaranteed Byzantine fault-tolerance. The platform itself is governed by...

/ August 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
cryptocurrency Deflation

Inflation vs Deflation: A Guide to Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies Deflationary Nature

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, that have fixed supplies, are deflationary by the format they create their native tokens in and offer some unique insights into the dynamics of deflation versus inflation....

/ August 15, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Agriculture

Blockchain & Agriculture: A Look at the Issues & Projects Aiming to Solve Them

In 2017, Frank Yiannas, VP of food safety for Walmart, bought a package of mangoes from one of their stores, brought it back to HQ, and told his team to...

/ August 14, 2018 / 0 Comments