Deep Dive Into Privacy Coins & How They Work

Privacy Coins & How They Work

Anonymity is a common element in the crypto space, and this is why it has attracted both individuals and brands. Regular cryptocurrency has the advantage of anonymity, which allows users to transfer tokens from one address without their identity being known, but there is a snag. Transparency is a feature in blockchain technology, where anyone … Read more

Solana & SOL: A Blockchain and Token Built For Speed

solana overview

Solana is a blockchain network that sees itself as the solution to the scalability issues evidenced in Ethereum. It has been called the ‘Ethereum killer’ by quite a number of people. The core elements of this network are its high throughput and fast transactions. Unlike Ethereum 1.0 which is currently battling with high transaction fees … Read more

A Multi-Chain Eco-Friendly Network – Overview of Avalanche

avalanche - avax

Avalanche is a new generation blockchain that was designed to offer lower fees and fast transaction time. It was launched to the public in 2020 by Ava Labs, and founded by Emin Gün Sirer, a notable researcher. Ever since then, the blockchain network has grown rapidly with both decentralized finance and NFT projects being built … Read more

Cheaper, Faster, Private, Interoperable – The Case For Parachains And Polkdadot

polkadot parachians

Parachains are fairly new innovations that are available on a few networks like Polkadot and Kusama. The aforementioned networks are designed to solve the scalability issues noticed in the notable smart contract chain, Ethereum. Almost every blockchain that came after Ethereum is designed to solve its pain points. Parachains are not common elements in most … Read more

Solving Scalability – Overview of NEAR Protocol

NEAR Protocol

The newer generation of blockchains is focused on solving the blockchain trilemma which involves the scalability element that Ethereum has been unable to effect. When Ethereum began its operations, transactions moved smoothly. Developers and users did not have to worry about scalability issues because gas fees were cheap, and transaction speed was fast. The activities … Read more

Has The Ethereum Killer Finally Arrived? Here Is A Breakdown Of Fantom & FTM.

fantom FTM breakdown

Ethereum Blockchain may be effective and life-changing, but it is plagued with some issues. Initially, the network worked smoothly, developers could seamlessly create their decentralized apps and smart contracts, while users could carry out transactions without paying a lot in gas fees. As more decentralized apps were built on the blockchain, it became congested and … Read more

An Open-Source Stablecoin Network – Complete Guide To Terra, LUNA, & UST

Terra LUNA UST

Terra is a blockchain that operates with the Cosmos SDK that allows people to create stablecoins that are pegged to a currency like the dollar. An example of a notable stablecoin Terra network is TerraUSD or UST. It also has the Korean Won pegged stablecoin TerraKRW. With the tools that Terra offers, people can develop … Read more

How To Easily Explain Bitcoin To A Newbie

Explaining Bitcoin as a non-sovereign, permissionless, hard-capped supply, global, immutable, decentralized, digital store of value can go way over peoples heads. It takes time learning about Bitcoin to understand why these characteristics matter. That’s why I’ve adopted a new approach to explaining Bitcoin when people ask me about it. I got this concept from Raoul … Read more

Why 2019 Could be the Year of the Stablecoin

stablecoin

A big issue with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum is their volatility. While they have many characteristics that make them viable currency options in the future, their volatility is a big concern. No one wants to be holding their life savings in a currency that has the potential to drop 10-20% overnight. 2018 in general … Read more

3 Ways Blockchain Technology Will Change The World

blockchain technology

Blockchain technology is known primarily for its role in the cryptocurrency world. However the technology will not just revolutionize the currency world. It will impact many other aspects of our daily life. Blockchain technology collects data into encrypted blocks that can never be changed or modified. These blocks are then distributed across a global network … Read more