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?

Peercoin Explained: The Proof of Stake Pioneer

Peercoin is one of the first Proof of Stake cryptocurrencies, avoiding the need for expensive mining rigs and infrastructure centralization. Get to know it!

Your First Ethereum Address: Learning to Use MyEtherWallet

Entering the cryptocurrency space can be daunting. In this piece we'll teach you how to generate your first Ethereum address and how to use MyEtherWallet!

What is MetaMask and How to Send and Receive Ether with it?

Let's explain MetaMask - a browser-based wallet for Ethereum that lets you interact with the Ethereum blockchain and its testnets from the browser!

What’s a Bitcoin Node? Mining vs. Validation?

Let's explain the concept of a bitcoin node! What's a validation node? What's a mining node? Why is there even a difference and what does it matter?

Cryptography for Mortals – Let’s Explain Public and Private Keys!

Cryptography is a complex field - or is it? Let's break it down and explain it in a way that'll make you understand what it's got to do with cryptocurrency.

How Do Hardware Wallets like the Ledger Nano S Work?

Are hardware wallets more than just USB sticks that save private keys? If so, how? How do they work and what do they do? We'll try to explain in this post.

What Is a Cryptocurrency Wallet?

To send and receive cryptocurrency, you need a wallet. Here's what a wallet is, how it works, and how and where to get or not get one.

Is Bitcoin Unstoppable?

How unstoppable is Bitcoin? Is it unstoppable at all? What if the government declares it illegal tomorrow? Can we unblock the blocking if it happens?

The Blockchain Explained – How the Blockchain Works

This introductory post will explain everything about how the blockchain works, and the role it plays in the universe of cryptocurrency!