The amount of power that goes into securing Bitcoin has long been a heated discussion point. To compare Bitcoin with another big experiment; the Hadron collider in Europe supposedly uses 1.3TWh per year and Bitcoin is estimated to use 22 TWh per year. One project is aiming to test theories about physics to potentially discover new understandings and […]
As soon as government bodies began declaring certain crypto tokens as securities, it was clear that more eyes would begin looking at how cryptocurrencies were being marketed. One of the biggest events in this timeline was the banning of all cryptocurrency advertising on the Facebook platform in January this year. Ads which had previously passed […]
Today I discovered there is a team working on creating a decentralised blockchain database system called IPDB (Interplanetary Database). They have stated they are building the project with a focus on strong governance, decentralised control and universal accessibility. If the economic model works for storing larger amounts of data then this could be the database system […]
How An “Overpriced” $35 Million USD Blockchain Token Sale For A Product That Doesn’t Exist Sold Out in Less Than a Minute & Why It Will Happen Again
Brave Software Inc is one of the latest companies to sell out a Token Sale (a.k.a. ICO – Initial Coin Offering) in a matter of minutes. With a stated goal of raising $24 Million USD they sold 1 Billion “Basic Attention Tokens” (BAT). They sold these tokens in exchange for Ether (ETH) over the Ethereum […]
Recently the Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic question came up. As somebody who actively witnessed the launch of both in real time, I thought it worth sharing some of the facts and my resulting opinions. So let’s get started… What is the difference between Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic? Ethereum (ETH) is a blockchain based system inspired by Bitcoin […]
OneName, now a part of Blockstack Labs, is a service that allows you to create and curate your identity on the Bitcoin blockchain.
You may or may not have heard of a relatively new digital currency called Bitcoin. It is a protocol generated using the cryptographic skills of some of the smartest minds around. Most importantly it is also decentralised and not controlled by any one country or organisation so it is a genuinely free market. You can […]