Blockchain

Blockchain is the underlying technology for almost all cryptocurrencies. It is a distributed ledger jointly maintained by decentralized nodes around the world. Blockchain is hailed as "the trust machine", enabling trustless peer-to-peer payments. Blockchain will become the infrastructure for the next generation of the Internet - Web 3.

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What is Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)?
Beginner

What is Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)?

Derivatives are born due to demand. It is speculation or risk aversion. Choosing the appropriate crypto derivatives allows you to get twice the result with half the effort.
Oct 04, 2022
What Is HODL
Beginner

What Is HODL

HODL is a popular term in the cryptocurrency community, and it is also the spiritual pillar to help people get through bull and bear markets.
Oct 04, 2022
What is Taproot Upgrade?
Advanced

What is Taproot Upgrade?

Released in 2021, the Taproot Upgrade is a recent network upgrade that improved the scalability, privacy, and efficiency of the Bitcoin network. The upgrade comprises three BIPs that solve Bitcoin’s issues.
Oct 04, 2022
What is Sharding?
Beginner

What is Sharding?

Sharding is a database partitioning technique that helps blockchains build scalability, allowing transactions to be processed in parallel by multiple sharding chains to reduce network congestion and increase transactions per second (TPS).
Oct 04, 2022
What is Proof-of-Stake (PoS)?
Beginner

What is Proof-of-Stake (PoS)?

Proof-of-Stake (PoS) is a consensus mechanism for processing transactions and creating new blocks in a blockchain. In a proof-of-stake blockchain, the staking reward of a validator and the total amount of the staked collateral are often positively related. As each validator attempts to create a block, when a block is selected as a new block, the validator can record the transactions and receive a reward.
Oct 04, 2022
What Is Polygon (MATIC)?
Beginner

What Is Polygon (MATIC)?

Layer-2 Solutions And an excellent platform
Oct 04, 2022
What is EOS?
Beginner

What is EOS?

A unique blockchain with high speed and scalability
Oct 04, 2022
What is a Dusting Attack?
Beginner

What is a Dusting Attack?

A malicious activity to de-anonymize crypto wallets
Oct 04, 2022
What are Sidechains?
Intermediate

What are Sidechains?

Separate blockchains that help scalability
Oct 04, 2022
Tendermint (Ignite) Explained
Intermediate

Tendermint (Ignite) Explained

A ready-made blockchain protocol that allows applications on it to be written in any language.
Oct 04, 2022
What is a Slot Auction?
Beginner

What is a Slot Auction?

A parachain auction, as it is also known, involves two types of crypto coins: Polkadot (DOT) and Kusama (KSM).
Oct 04, 2022
What is Stablecoin?
Beginner

What is Stablecoin?

A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency with a stable price, which is often pegged to a legal tender in the real world. Take USDT, currently the most commonly used stablecoin, for example, USDT is pegged to the US dollar, with 1 USDT = 1 USD.
Oct 04, 2022
What Makes Blockchain Immutable?
Beginner

What Makes Blockchain Immutable?

Encryption algorithms, consensus mechanisms, and hash functions are the keys to ensuring that blockchains are immutable.
Oct 04, 2022
What Is DeFi?
Beginner

What Is DeFi?

DeFi is a financial system open to global users, including lending, trading, minting, insurance and other services.
Oct 04, 2022
What Are Asymmetric-key Algorithms
Beginner

What Are Asymmetric-key Algorithms

Asymmetric-key Algorithms are algorithms that can encrypt and decrypt information.
Oct 04, 2022
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