One of the most important aspects of a decentralized cryptocurrency project is the consensus algorithm it employs. A consensus algorithm is crucial to the implementation of a digital currency because it prevents the double spending problem, a challenge that has historically limited the development of digital currencies until the recent development and adoption of the… Read More


With this release, lnd has gained a considerable feature set, deeper cross-implementation compatibility, a new specialized wallet seed, comprehensive fault-tolerance logic, a multitude of bug fixes, and much more! This release is also the first release of lnd that has the option to run on Bitcoinâs mainnet, with the safety, security, and reliability features necessary… Read More


Just like the Middle Ages, the Web 1.0 wasn’t given its name until it bit the dust. The ‘World Wide Web’ as it was known, was just a set of static websites with a load of information and no interactive content. Connecting meant dialing up through rickety modems and blocking anyone in the house from… Read More


Putting aside all the hype around the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the goal of this blog post is to give you a practical introduction to blockchain technology. Sections 1 and 2 cover some core concepts behind blockchain, while section 3 shows how to implement a blockchain using Python. We will also implement 2… Read More


Bitcoin is famous as the cryptocurrency that introduced us to blockchain, a decentralized and transparent public ledger that used distributed computing to record transactions. But it was slow, and as Bitcoin became popular, that slowness in updating the ledger became obvious as it handled too few transactions per second. Source: venturebeat… Read More


Today, most ICOs incentivize poor token design. Given that projects raise money through the sale of utility tokens, they wrongly design their tokens to be stores of value instead of convenient mechanisms to access network utility. Source: sia… Read More


Today, most ICOs incentivize poor token design. Given that projects raise money through the sale of utility tokens, they wrongly design their tokens to be stores of value instead of convenient mechanisms to access network utility. Source: sia… Read More


When should I find the time to explore all these languages? Most of them are barely used, making it incredibly hard to adopt them. Solidity is leading the pack, although, it’s not an easy language to get started with. This article will criticize and give new insights in the following platforms: Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, NEM,… Read More