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
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
HODL, FOLD, BUIDL, TLT, BTD, BTFD, BTDSTP & BTRSTN 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
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?
This the second of my Crypto Jargon blog series. In this article I'm breaking down the following terms: ADDY Wire Crypto Wallets Public Key Private Key If you've seen the other posts on this blog, you've probably heard me use Addy or Wallet more than a few times... Well, Addy is, in fact, short for … Continue reading ADDY, WIRE, WALLET ADDRESS, Private and Public Key Explained
Welcome to Crypto Jargon - these are a series of 30 videos I launched recently on my YouTube channel and I am now adding them to my blog.
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
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…
Stablecoins (as the name suggests) are digital assets designed to maintain a consistent price. They are a store of value like the money you’d traditionally keep in a savings account and not a speculative investment. They are stable in nature which typically comes from the backing of some alternative value (often pegged to a fiat currency like … Continue reading Stable Coins – A Quick Guide
Bitcoin fees have been a hot topic for quite some time now. Ever since the first major congestion on the Bitcoin network occurred back in 2016 we have seen many complaints and a hard fork that came out of the ongoing debate regarding scaling and reducing the fees we pay for Bitcoin today. There was … Continue reading How to pay LESS FEES for Bitcoin transactions
In the abundance of crpytocurrency projects out there, many are aiming to improve on what is currently lacking in the privacy sector. As more and more people are adopting cryptocurrencies, they begin feeling too exposed because of the public record they keep of all transactions executed. This is why we are talking about Privacy … Continue reading Privacy Coins
There's been some talk about this on social media for a while, I also reported about it in my weekly podcast a few times too, well now it's time to elaborate on it. So, what is it? It's a term that describes an act of hijacking someone else's CPU to mine cryptocurrencies. Ever since the … Continue reading What is cryptojacking?
Facebook is increasingly under public scrutiny for compromising its members data and in the wake of the growing concern of keeping your data to yourself, I have a couple of quick tips on how to limit the data being stored about you.....
There has been a lot of noise lately in the media and on all social media about the possible Bitcoin hard fork, some say it will be a soft fork, others are calling for no fork whatsoever...but what the heck is this all about and why all the panic? The problem Bitcoin faces right now … Continue reading Bitcoin Forking Simplified
2016 will go down as the year when we [the marketing world] embraced Bitcoin. We started 2016 with some knowledge of the digital currency that has been growing since 2009 [it took us a while, I admit] but once we added Bitcoin in the game things took of and it was really a no-brainer. For a … Continue reading Bitcoin – the revolution
Online hacking is a big risk for everyone making an income on the internet and it's not only the big earners and businesses that are targeted. Many recent hacking attacks were directed toward the online marketing community and even those with little experience and new to this marketplace were under threat. Since we are working … Continue reading Security must come first…