Genesis Block, Block Size, Block Height, Block Time, Block Reward, Block Timestamp Explained

Welcome to Crypto Jargon. In this article we look at the following terms: BLOCK BLOCK SIZE BLOCK HEIGHT BLOCK TIME BLOCK TIMESTAMP BLOCK REWARD. So, let's start with what is a Block. Simply put, this is a file with digital data, predominantly the most recent transactions of a cryptocurrency. As new blocks are created and … Continue reading Genesis Block, Block Size, Block Height, Block Time, Block Reward, Block Timestamp Explained

Atomic Swaps, DEX, OTC, Limit Order, Stop-Loss, Fill-or-Kill, Margin Trading & Wash Trading Explained

Welcome to another edition of my short series "Crypto Jargon" In this article I will break down the following terms: Wash trading OTC Limit order Fill or Kill order Stop order Margin trading Atomic swaps DEX I'm going to start with OTC which is an acronym for Over-the-counter, which is a term for Off-Exchange Trading. … Continue reading Atomic Swaps, DEX, OTC, Limit Order, Stop-Loss, Fill-or-Kill, Margin Trading & Wash Trading Explained

ALT, ANN, TX, COIN vs TOKEN, AIRDROP, BOUNTY Explained

In this post I'm going to break down the following terms: ALT(COIN) TOKEN Vs COIN AIRDROP BOUNTY ANN TX. Starting with ALT which is short for Altcoin, which is short for Alternative coin. This is any cryptocurrency that is not Bitcoin - since Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency of its kind, any cryptocurrency that is … Continue reading ALT, ANN, TX, COIN vs TOKEN, AIRDROP, BOUNTY Explained

What is BFA, Keylogging, Phishing, Trojan, DDOS & CryptoJacking?

Welcome to another Crypto Jargon post.  The series where I break down the complex terms that we use in reference to blockchain tech and cryptocurrencies. Today I look at the terms: BFA Keylogging Phishing Trojan DDOS Cryptojacking What all of these have in common is that they are all forms of cyber-attacks. Hacking in one … Continue reading What is BFA, Keylogging, Phishing, Trojan, DDOS & CryptoJacking?

Bitcoin Paper Wallet – what is it and how to create one

A paper wallet is one of the most secure ways to store your Bitcoin and it's simply a piece of paper that contains a Bitcoin (BTC) address and its corresponding private key. In addition, a paper wallet often includes QR codes and with the tool I use to generate these, there's an additional security option to encrypt your … Continue reading Bitcoin Paper Wallet – what is it and how to create one

Facts about Bitcoin Every Investor Should Know…

Today (3 Jan 2019) marks the 10th Anniversary of the creation of the first block on the Bitcoin Blockchain. Named the Genesis Block, it marks also the beginning of Blockchain itself, so it's a milestone in the modern history of money and the beginning of the decentralization model we are most certainly all headed towards. … Continue reading Facts about Bitcoin Every Investor Should Know…