Going through my twitter feed, I see more and more crypto slang being used - mainly to make things short and easy, but also, people like to show that they're OG's (we'll get to this in a few seconds). So, to make it easier for you to decipher some of that hardcore slang on CT … Continue reading Basic Crypto Terms You SHOULD KNOW
Crypto Jargon started as a series of 30 videos and blog posts dedicated to breaking down the complex crypto terminology we use in our posts, articles, chart analysis and social media. There are hundreds of acronyms, terms and slang you will come across on a daily basis and I used to have to search for … Continue reading CRYPTO JARGON: DEFINITIONS OF CRYPTO TERMINOLOGY
(last updated in Sept 2021) So, you bought some Bitcoin or Ethereum or other crypto and you think your job is done. You left the coins in the same place where you bought them but I have news for you: this may not be the best way to store your crypto. Let me explain... Typically, … Continue reading Crypto Wallets – Complete Guide (types of wallets explained)
Welcome to Crypto Jargon, the series where I'm breaking down some of the most commonly used terms and acronyms in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Today I will look into the following terms and how they are used in market analysis on soical media, forums and even in mainstream media articles. P2P, MOE, CMC, … Continue reading P2P, MOE, CMC, CS, TS & MCAP Explained
Today was a great day for trading. One of the coins I shared with you just two weeks ago experienced the kind of pump we all needed to lock-in some damn good profits. The coin in question is WRX - the native token of the biggest Indian exchange WazirX. As I mentioned in this post … Continue reading India Lifts Ban on Crypto causing this coin to skyrocket.
So, you are not a wealthy investor who can put tons of money into crypto but you still want a piece of the action. And damn right you should. Since the beginning of this year we are seeing huge movements in the market that bring us confidence that this year will be a great one for … Continue reading How to Earn Crypto for Free in 2020
So, yesterday we had a sudden drop in Bitcoin after a few days of consolidation that followed its most recent jump to the $10500 resistance level. This was a drop below the 10k level for the third time in the past week and as usual caused the rest of the crypto market to drop as … Continue reading Bitcoin drops below 10k – should you be worried?
If you are following Ripple over the past year, you probably know that one of the biggest controversies around their coin XRP is that the executives of Ripple Labs own a huge stack of the coin’s supply. In addition to that, Ripple (the company) itself owns billions of these coins. Fortunately, the company has been … Continue reading Ripple Co-Founder with $1million in XRP to Sell
A few weeks ago I reported about the new initiative from the Horizen Project developers to spread awareness about crypto by giving away free zatoshis - the smaller denominations of their native cryptocurrency called ZEN. In my episode of the Crypto Corner show on YouTube in December, I spoke to Rob Viglione - co-founder of … Continue reading Grab even more ZEN coins with this method for FREE.
In a previous article by Crypto Jargon, we explained the difference between a coin and a token. So now, let's break down the types of coins and tokens that are currently most commonly used in crypto. In this post I'll break down the following: STABLECOIN VIRGIN COIN PRIVACY COIN SHITCOIN SCAMCOIN EQUITY TOKEN UTILITY TOKEN … Continue reading Stablecoin, Shitcoin, Scamcoin, Virgin coin, Privay coin, Utility & Equity tokens Explained
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
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It is very simple. For your own protection. Don't worry, all addresses will be active and will work. Use each and any of the generated addresses as you please. If you are new to Bitcoin, you will find it hard to get your hands on some at first so here is a list of the … Continue reading Why your Bitcoin wallet address changes?
As you may have noticed, the price of Ethereum Classic has been on the rise and there's one good reason for it. Take a look at my last Crypto Corner webisode to find out why... Check out the news from my "Crypto Corner Daily" http://bit.ly/2HaC1c7 Further reading and references: 📄Callisto reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/EthereumClassic/comments/7pp7dp/ethereum_commonwealth_development_update_11_jan 📄https://www.reddit.com/r/EthereumClassic/comments/7qs9ui/callisto_network_announcement/ 📄Callisto … Continue reading Callisto Airdrop coming to ETC holders
There is not a lot of talk about the October Bitcoin Gold fork yet but most of it already rather negative. It seems this fork might have already been done or at least some of the points I came across suggest so. Here is my take on Bitcoin Gold and what we know so far … Continue reading Who cares about Bitcoin Gold…