Welcome to another post from "Crypto Jargon" - the series where we break down the complex crypto terminology. Today's article features the following slang acronyms: These are acronyms mostly used on chat forums and twitter and haven't quite made it into the mainstream yet, so if you happen to spot them and not sure what … Continue reading CYA, CYOA, DYOR, ELI5, IMO & YABC – what do they mean?
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 today's article: What is a DAPP DAO DAC DAICO DLT DIF It seems we are stuck with the letter "D" today, so let's get started. First … Continue reading DAPP, DAO, DAC, DAICO, DLT & DIF – what do they mean?
Welcome to another informative article of Crypto Jargon. Today I will explain the terms behind the following acronyms: ICO IEO STO IPO IMO FREECO So, let’s start with the most well-known I guess – ICO. It's been explained in a hundred videos already and you might have seen my video from a couple of years … Continue reading ICO, IEO, STO, IPO & FREECO Explained
Welcome to Crypto Jargon, the series where I break down the complex terms used in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech. In this article of Crypto Jargon, we take a closer look at the terms: BIP BPI EIP ERC20 Starting with BIP which stands for Bitcoin Improvement Proposal. A document outlining technical specifications on how … Continue reading BIP, BPI, EIP, ERC20 – what do they mean?
Welcome to another article from these series called "Crypto Jargon". This article is about the following types of digital proofs in relation to blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. POA POB POC POD POE POI POP POS POW POST dPOW dPOS I will begin with the most commonly used ones, so I will not follow alphabetical order. … Continue reading POA, POB, POC, POD, POE, POI, POP, POS, POW, POST, dPoW, dPoS Explained
Welcome to another post from 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 of Crypto Jargon, we break down the terms: FUD FOMO JOMO SHILL TROLL You've probably seen FOMO and FUD a lot lately as these … Continue reading FUD, FOMO, JOMO, SHILL & TROLL – what do these mean?
Welcome to Crypto Jargon. In this article, I am breaking down terms related to scaling and in particular, the scaling issues of Bitcoin like Segwit and Lightning Network so stay tuned, time to get started. First, let me explain what do we mean when we talk about scaling? This is referring to : increasing the capacity … Continue reading Segwit, Lightning Network, Big-Blockers Vs Small-Blockers – what do these mean?
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
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
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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.