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?

What Is Ethereum and How Does It Compare to Bitcoin?

Ethereum is an alternative blockchain that bears many similarities but also many differences to Bitcoin. Learn what makes it stand out in this article!

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.

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!

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.

How Anonymous Are Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin?

Why do governments fear bitcoin's anonymity so much? And how did they manage to catch Silkroad's founder if Bitcoin is so anonymous? Let's find out.

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!

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.

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!

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.