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Jan 22 2021

Ethereum’s Road to $2K: 3 Reasons to Be Bullish

Jan 22 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  erc20 ethereum explainers learn markets

Ether recently broke above $1,400 for the first time in two years. Here are three events that could push the price even higher.

Jan 08 2021

Ethereum 2.0 Explained in 4 Easy Metrics

With the launch of every new blockchain comes a new block explorer website to understand.

Dec 30 2020

What Is Proof-of-Stake?

Proof-of-stake is a method of maintaining integrity in a blockchain, ensuring users of a cryptocurrency can’t mint coins they didn’t earn.

Dec 29 2020

What Are Stablecoins?

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dai diem evergreen explainers learn

A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is tied to an outside asset, such as the U.S. dollar or gold, to stabilize the price.

Dec 22 2020

What Is an Oracle?

An oracle sends data from the outside world to a blockchain so specific data, like temperature, can execute the disbursement of money.

Dec 16 2020

What Is Proof-of-Work?

Dec 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin cryptocurrency ethereum explainers learn

Proof-of-work is the blockchain-based algorithm that secures many cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Dec 15 2020

Becoming Self Sovereign: How to Set Up a Bitcoin Node, With Lightning

Setting up a RaspiBlitz Bitcoin node (with Lightning!) is an easy way to become self-sovereign and support the Bitcoin ecosystem.

Dec 11 2020

What Is XRP, and How Is It Related to Ripple?

Dec 11 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  explainers learn markets ripple tech

XRP is a digital asset and cryptocurrency issued and partly managed by Ripple, a payment solutions company.

Dec 02 2020

What Is Sharding?

Dec 02 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum explainers learn scalability sharding

"Sharding" is a proposed method of splitting Ethereum's infrastructure into smaller pieces in an attempt to scale the network.

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