When most people think of cryptocurrency, they think about how it can be used for financial purposes. Ergo is building upon this idea to build an efficient and secure financial platform. It was founded by Alexander Chepurnoy, who worked as an IOHK Research fellow and founder of smartcontract.com (now Chainlink).

Taking storage out of the hands of centralized entities provides a safer and more stable network while rewarding users for participating.

Centralized storage platforms, such as Google Drive and Dropbox, offer quick and easy storage solutions. So why would we look into anything else? Security and reliability are two driving…

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Monero, XMR, has the level of security that people assume Bitcoin has. What does this mean, exactly? When someone is first introduced to Bitcoin, they are often led to believe that it has total privacy and security. That isn’t to say that Bitcoin or other blockchains aren’t secure. …

The Original Helium Hotspot Miner, now soldout (Image Source: helium.com press kit)

I previously wrote about Helium Network and how excited I am about it. It’s an interesting crypto project aiming to build a vast, reliable network for all Internet Of Things devices.

So far, it is accomplishing its goal pretty well thanks to the network of community-run nodes.

Mining was briefly…

BANANO Logo (Source: banano.cc)

Forks of different of crypto projects aren’t really anything new. Bitcoin resulted in Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, even smaller projects like Ravencoin. Ethereum experienced the same. So it makes sense that a project like NANO would eventually get its own fork. This is where BANANO comes in. …

Launched in July 2019, Helium is a distributed network of long-range wireless hotspots. The goal is to create a blockchain powered network for Internet of Things (IoT) devices creating what they call “The People’s Network”.

Source: helium.com

What is the Internet of Things?

The idea of IoT is to have a global…

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The term torrenting is probably familiar to many internet users. It is a peer-to-peer file transfer protocol that facilitates the faster transferring of files. The protocol should seem familiar to those looking into blockchain. They both promote decentralization and censor resistance.

A Look At The BitTorrent Protocol

Before we can dive into the token itself, we…

Nothing in this post should be considered financial advice. Always do your own research before investing any money.

Ever since Dogecoin burst in popularity this year there has been a surge of similarly themed cryptocurrency projects. …

Alexandra Martinez

A writer focusing on educating about cryptocurrency and providing project overviews and the ocassional news.

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