Guides: What is a dApp

During the last year that we have been talking about virtual currencies and blockchain technology, we have heard different terms and words that we may not know what they are or how they work. One of these definitions is related to Decentralized…
Stable Coins

Guides: What Are Stablecoins?

Cryptocurrency markets are notoriously volatile. Capable of going from breathtaking leaps in value to stomach-churning nose dives, all in a matter of hours. It usually takes the traditional stock market a whole year to log the movements crypto does at a daredevil…
Bitcoin Wallets

Guides: Different Types of Bitcoin Wallet

[Image credit: descryptive.com]   By definition, a bitcoin wallet is a software program for storing Bitcoins. However technical wizards understand that bitcoins are not really saved anywhere, but each Bitcoin address comes with a private key that is stored in the Bitcoin…
Bitcoin Wallet

Guides: How to Choose a Bitcoin Wallet

Hot vs Cold Wallets The terms “hot” and “cold” are used to describe the online connectivity of a Bitcoin wallet, and by extension, its risk factor. The difference between the two is simple. A hot wallet is constantly connected to the internet…
IOTA Tangle

Guides: What is IOTA?

IOTA is a permissionless distributed ledger with a DAG-type topology designed for micro/nano-transactions and the fleshing out of strong economic signals in the emerging groundwork of the machine-to-machine economy that make up the IoT (Internet-of-Things). IOTA’s tangle essentially constitutes an abstract machinery of a rhizomatic kind,…
MakerDAO

Guides: What is MakerDAO?

The MakerDAO platform (from “market maker”) leverages the logic of Ethereum’s design rationale to assemble, through a series of smart contracts, a stability engine which dynamically hedges a 1:1 soft peg to the US dollar (and possibly the minting of an IMF currency basket pegged…
What is ChainLink?

Guides: What is ChainLink?

A practical limitation of blockchains (particularly as it relates to smart contracts) is the consensus constraints which largely isolate the system off from the outside world, making it difficult for smart contracts to reliably interface with real-world events while maintaining the integrity…

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