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Can Blockchain Be Used to Fix Elections?

A recent report indicates that blockchain can't help with voting and decentralized democracy. But is that really true?

Think Twice before Giving That ICO Project Your KYC Data

Many people give their IDs to ICOs without thinking, hunting for that next Bitcoin when invensting in tokens. But is that really smart? What are the implications?

You Probably Don't Need the Blockchain, but You Might Need an...

Many companies desperately try to shove blockchain where it doesn't belong. In this post we'll explain two approaches that we generally recommend teams take

Coinbase Insider Trading: Litecoin Edition

Charlie Lee bought a large amount of LTC, the coin he created by cloning BTC, when he talked his boss at Coinbase into adding it on the platform. Proof.

Wash Trading Bitcoin: How Bitfinex Benefits from Fraudulent Trading

Did you know Bitfinex explicitly allows wash trading? "So what?" you may be thinking. Well, WT allows volume pumping which pump price! Uh oh!

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How do I get started with Ethereum? A newbie-friendly guide to Ethereum

How to get started with Ethereum? What is a wallet and what is a node and which do I need? Come learn how to navigate the complex terminology.

Ethereum Stablecoin Primer – What's currently out there?

A stablecoin is a coin that matches the value of another asset in order to keep a stable price. They make e-commerce on blockchain possible. Here's a list.

Two Point Oh: The Beacon Chain – Update March 6th 2019

The beacon chain is at the core of Ethereum 2.0. But what does it mean? What does it do? How does it work and what is its purpose? Tune in to find out!

Two Point Oh: Explaining Ethereum 2.0 Validators

Validators are the cornerstone of the Proof of Stake mechanism in the upcoming Ethereum 2.0 upgrade called Serenity. Learn all about them!

Developing for Ethereum: Getting Started with Ganache

How to start developing for Ethereum safely and quickly? What is Ganache and how can it help? How do we set up virtual blockchains and connect tools to it?

What's the Difference between Proof of Work (PoW), Proof of Stake (PoS), and Delegated...

PoW, PoS, dPoS, what is all this nonsense? Isn't it all just mining anyway? Read this post to learn the difference between these approaches.

How does the Lightning Network work?

Find out how the Lightning Network works on examples. Can this technology truly help Bitcoin scale past the transaction throughput of Visa?

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