Learn Crypto to Earn Crypto

Coinbase Earn Background

The Best Way to Get Started Knowledge is key. Doubly for cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and BAT all have their differences. If you are going to be trading them, you should know how they work. But there is soo much information when it comes to crypto. Where to start? How about watching some short videos? How […]

The Brave Browser and Bat Explained

Brave Lion

New Age Web Browsing What do you call a company that uses Google’s open source software to try to dethrone Google as the King of Ads? Brave. Brave is fixing digital advertising, and doing so, they are making a killer web browser and an amazing use case for crypto. Digital advertising is broken… Users face […]

What the Heck is Steem?

Steem Background

When Blockchains Become Social Steem is more than just a cryptocurrency; it is a social network built on the blockchain. Compared to other blockchains, Steem stands out as the first publicly accessible database for immutably stored content in the form of plain text, along with an in-built incentivization mechanism. This makes Steem a public publishing […]

What the Heck is Ethereum?

Ethereum Background

More Than a Cryptocurrency Ethereum is a system based on blockchain technology that enables easy design and use of decentralized applications, contracts, and tokens. The creators of Ethereum saw the invention of Bitcoin, liked the idea of cryptocurrency, and loved the idea of the blockchain. They created Ethereum to give developers all the tools they […]

How the Heck do you Mine a Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Mining Background

Mining is the process of adding new blocks to the blockchain by validating transactions and incorporating proof of work. New blocks are chained together through their history in a way that prevents attackers from manipulating history or disrupting transactions. The actual process of mining is like a computational race to find the correct answer to […]

What the Heck are Digital Signatures & EDCSA?

ECDSA Background

Digital Signatures and Bitcoin Bitcoin works on a trustless system where each and every transaction needs to be verified. All information on each Bitcoin transfer is cross-checked and confirmed. The blockchain knows how much each wallet has at all times. For all intents and purposes, you are allowed to spend the Bitcoin in a wallet […]

Crash Course in Digital Logic for SHA-256

Digital Logic Background

Understanding Computer Magic This article is intended to give you the tools to understand SHA-256 hashes even without a background in computers.  Bits, Binary, and Hexadecimal Computers process data in binary (0s and 1’s). Each 0 or 1 is called a ‘bit.’ Final SHA-256 hashes are made up of 256 bits. However, instead of 0s […]