What Can a Blockchain Do?

Financial institutions have financed the disruption of countless industries over the last 30 years; they have an idea of what a revolutionary technology can do to static incumbents. So, to stay ahead of change, banks...

What is a Distributed Ledger?

Ledgers, the foundation of accounting, are as ancient as writing and money. Their medium has been clay, wooden tally sticks (that were a fire hazard), stone, papyrus and paper. Once computers became normalized in the...

Why Use a Blockchain?

As the implications of the invention of have become understood, a certain hype has sprung up around blockchain technology. This is, perhaps, because it is so easy to imagine high-level use cases. But, the technology...

What is Ethereum?

Before you can understand ethereum, it helps to first understand the internet. Today, our personal data, passwords and financial information are all largely stored on other people's computers - in clouds and servers owned by...

What is Bitcoin?

To cut through some of the confusion surrounding bitcoin, we need to separate it into two components. On the one hand, you have bitcoin-the-token, a snippet of code that represents ownership of a digital...

How to Use Ethereum?

The thought of using ethereum might sound intimidating, but it could be rewarding. If the 'unstoppable world computer' develops according to plan, it could provide alternatives to the Facebooks and Googles that many people use...

How Can I Buy Bitcoin?

So you've learned the basics about bitcoin, you're excited about the potential and now you want to buy some*. But how? (*Please, never invest more than you can afford to lose - cryptocurrencies are volatile and...

How Does Ethereum Works?

Now that we've covered what ethereum is, let's dive deeper into how the platform functions under the hood. Consider the online notebook application described in "What is Ethereum?" Using ethereum, the app doesn't require one entity to store...

How to Sell Bitcoin

These days virtually all the methods available to buy bitcoin also offer the option to sell. The exception is bitcoin ATMs - some do allow you to exchange bitcoin for cash, but not all. Coinatmradar will guide you to bitcoin ATMs...

What is a Decentralized Application?

Internet users don't have sole control over the data they share on today's websites. Ethereum is unique in that it attempts to wield the blockchain as a way to correct what its designers believe is...