Fiat Money, Commodity Money, Double Spend, Byzantine Fault Tolerance Explained

Welcome to another edition of my short series “Crypto Jargon”. In these series, I break down the complex terminology we use in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In this article, I am going to explain the difference between Fiat Currencies and Blockchain-based Currencies. As well as, what is censorship resistance, double spend and Byzantine … Continue reading Fiat Money, Commodity Money, Double Spend, Byzantine Fault Tolerance Explained

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

What is Revolut and how it will save you money on your travels

In case you are not aware about Revolut - this is an online bank that operates just like the any regular bank but without the high fees and unnecessary charges. I have mentioned Revolut in previous posts here on this blog but mainly in connection to their Bitcoin and Ethereum buy/sell option on their phone app. … Continue reading What is Revolut and how it will save you money on your travels

Ledger Nano X unboxing + complete set up guide (tutorial)

Ledger Nano are the most popular wallet device series to date. Their “S” model which was released in 2016 was the first hardware wallet that sold over 1 million units worldwide and now they come up with an upgraded version, the Nano X model which has some very cool improvements. It’s truly a One-Fits-All type … Continue reading Ledger Nano X unboxing + complete set up guide (tutorial)

Trezor Model T Complete Setup and Restore Guide 2019

I finally found some time to record an up-to-date tutorial on the latest Trezor device, the touch screen Model T. It's been quite a while since I've done a tutorial for the Trezor. Their first device was launched in August 2014 (by SatoshiLabs) and it was the world’s first Bitcoin hardware wallet. It offers a … Continue reading Trezor Model T Complete Setup and Restore Guide 2019

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…

What’s new on the Horizen? Crypto Corner 56

This is episode 56 of the Crypto Corner Podcast and my guest today was Rolf Versluis, co-founder of Horizen (formerly known as Zencash) — a very well-known privacy-orientated project. We discussed decentralization and how the prolonged bear market is affecting the developers and miners, the latest developments with ZEN and much more. To keep up to date … Continue reading What’s new on the Horizen? Crypto Corner 56

Is Bitcoin going to $1500?

In this episode: Video excerpt from Larry David's interview with Mike Mcglone for FUD TV Published on 28 Nov 2018. Mike McGlone's November Outlook Report: https://bloom.bg/2BBw9YF 🔑My Top hardware Wallet for Crypto Ledger Nano S supports all the crypto assets that represent 90% of the total market cap? (hardware, offline wallet) http://bit.do/ledgerNano Also, check out … Continue reading Is Bitcoin going to $1500?

Alternatives to Shapeshift for Instant Coin Swaps

We just learned today that Shapeshift - the most commonly used service for quick and easy "coin swaps" is imposing a registration (and accompanied KYC process) which was immediately met with criticism and opposition among the crypto-twitterverse. In short, ShapeShift's CEO Erik Voorhees admits, that the compulsory registration is a painful but measure, dictated by … Continue reading Alternatives to Shapeshift for Instant Coin Swaps