A good post to learn more about the fundamentals of blockchain; the challenges to mass adoption, and the top player’s solutions.
Cardano stands out from its competitors by its academic foundation and projects in Africa. Learn more in this post.
Is Proof-of-Stake or Proof-of-Work better for the environment? Contrary to mainstream beliefs, the question is debatable.
Why did Tesla suspend payments in Bitcoin, and does the decision make sense? I think it does. Learn more in this post.
Learn what NFTs are, how to make them, the legal pitfalls of buying them, and why investors pour thousands and millions of dollars into the NFT market.
The music industry is up for disruption. New blockchain-based streaming services such as Audius and ROCKI are challenging the norms, and provide new opportunities for artists and listeners alike.
A global copyright registry based on blockchain technology could solve many of the issues that the copyright regime struggles with today. Learn about the God Protocol, and how it could theoretically replace digital rights law and the use of DRM technologies.
In this post I provide a (relatively) simple explanation of smart contracts, DApps, and tokens on the Ethereum network. These concepts will be important to understand moving forward.
The finale piece of the puzzle to fully understand the mechanics’ underlying Bitcoin, is digital signatures, which are based on public-key cryptography. The digital signatures provide an easy way for nodes to identify accounts and authorize transactions.
Mining is how new bitcoins are generated, and while the use of hash functions makes any changes to the blockchain visible in the network, the mining process is what makes data on the blockchain infeasible to tamper with.
Bitcoin uses the SHA-256 cryptographic hash algorithm that was created by the US National Security Agency in 2001 to encrypt information and keep it secure. Understand how it works in this post.
Blockchain technology has been praised as one of the greatest inventions of our time right next to electricity, radio, and the internet. The technology has the potential to transform nearly all sectors, industries, and businesses.