What is Zilliqa? A blockchain designed for dApps explained
May 5, 2022
Zilliqa is aiming to revolutionize the design and the creation of a dApp ecosystem. Unlike other blockchains, it already offers a variety of dApps with working products and services. Zilliqa achieved this by offering a blockchain infrastructure on top of a global incentivized distributed computer network. Some of its features might sound familiar to you if you already know some of the basics of blockchain technology.
Six arguments against crypto - and how to refute them
April 19, 2022
Although governments and the media have recently been more positive about Bitcoin and crypto, a sizable portion of the circulating opinions remain negative. This is mainly due to a lack of understanding of some fundamental concepts. We list a number of objections - with counterarguments.
The high inflation numbers and the crypto market
April 13, 2022
The U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI), a widely used measure of the cost of living, rose in March to its highest level in four decades: 8.5% annualized. In Europe, similar figures were recorded for March: 7.5%. What does this mean for the crypto market?
Central Bank Digital Currencies: should we worry?
March 16, 2022
When Facebook proposed to launch its own stablecoin Libra in 2019, alarm bells went off in Western governments. If a behemoth like Facebook starts issuing its own money, we will lose our monopoly. So we have to our work cut out for ourselves. Enter Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).
Cosmos, the internet of blockchains
January 20, 2022
The universe of Blockchains is still quite compartmentalized. The project which solves the problem of communication between these silos - the interoperability problem - awaits a hefty reward. Cosmos is one of the projects with good prospects. It is a network of independent blockchains that can still communicate. These can be blockchains built on Cosmos but also external blockchains like Bitcoin.
What is the hashrate and why does it matter?
January 5, 2022
If Bitcoin is a walled city, then the height of the hashrate equals the height of the walls. To be more concrete, the Bitcoin network is a database whose right to add data is reserved only for parties who are willing to put up enough computing power.
What is MetaMask?
January 3, 2022
MetaMask is a software wallet that acts as a bridge between your crypto coins and the world of decentralized finance (defi). Via MetaMask you can send crypto to, for example, decentralized lending platforms or swap your own coins.
What is Harmony (ONE) and how does it improve scalability?
December 30, 2021
Harmony is a decentralized blockchain platform that is designed to build a bridge between decentralization and scalability. The need to create that bridge is rooted in the blockchain trilemma. There are three basic features which are security, scalability, and decentralization. While most people would prefer to have a blockchain that has all three features, it is only possible to have two of them sacrificing a third.