All posts by Kyle F.

  1. How Cryptocurrency Will Change the World

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      Understanding the Difference Between “Blockchain” and “Cryptocurrency"   Despite the fact that  “blockchain” and “cryptocurrency” a...

  2. Why Cryptocurrency Has Value

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    Does Cryptocurrency Currently Have Value?   Today, cryptocurrency has value, a lot of value. At the time of writing this article, the total market ...

  3. How Cryptocurrency Started

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      A brief history of currency   The earliest humans likely traded goods and services directly without any intermediary - a practice known as “bartering.” ...

  4. Algorithm

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    A process for solving a mathematical problem. In blockchains consensus algorithms are used to verify transactions.

  5. Central Ledger

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    An irreversible list of all transactions that have ever occurred on a platform.

  6. Cryptographic Hash Function

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    A method of encoding inputs to create unique outputs, especially for creating digital fingerprints.

  7. DAO

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    Decentralized Autonomous Organization. An organization governed by smart contracts founded to allocate funds to cryptocurrency projects.

  8. Delegated Byzantine Fault Tolerance

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    A consensus mechanism that uses professional nodes to broadcast a version of the blockchain. If two thirds or more of the nodes agree, that block is written onto the chain. 

  9. Delegated Proof of Stake

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    DPoS. A consensus mechanism that has a blockchain's nodes vote on the correct version of the blockchain. 

  10. Distributed Ledger

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    A list of transactions that exists on every computer that elects to run blockchain software.

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