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Introduction to Crypto

Intro to cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital money that operates through code and computers. This technology uses cryptography to create open...

Intro to Proof of Stake vs. Proof of Work

Tradeoffs and advantages of Proof of Stake and Proof of Work There are two primary methods to secure a blockchain...

Intro to crypto keys and addresses

The difference between crypto addresses and private keys. Crypto addresses and keys are the security framework for how your personal...

ERC-20 and other token standards

Token standards are the sets of compliance rules that a smart contract must follow to be operational on the blockchain....

Intro to multichain technology

In the world of discrete blockchain networks, many protocols – blockchains, DeFi apps, bridges, etc. – aim to allow users...

What are Mainnet & Testnet?

A testnet (Test Network) is an experimental network where developers can create, test, modify functionalities and monitor the blockchain network...

DeFi wallet: Different types and tradeoffs

At its very core, the private key (generated by the mnemonic seed words) IS your wallet and access to all...

Intro to smart contracts

Smart contracts are the foundation of DeFi. Smart contracts are blockchain code which will self-execute a transaction when activated on...

Intro to blockchain technology

Blockchain technology is a transparent way of managing digital money such as cryptocurrency. It is a method of storing information,...

Centralised vs Decentralised Networks

Centralised networks depend on a single entity, whether it’s a person, company, government, or group of entities, to guarantee the...

Intro to Bitcoin

Bitcoin was the world’s first cryptocurrency. Created in response to the Great Recession of 2008, pseudonymous developer(s) Satoshi Nakamoto launched...

Intro to Ethereum

Ethereum created the world of DeFi. Founded in 2015, Ethereum is the name of both a major blockchain network and...

Gas on the Ethereum network

Ethereum “gas” is the transaction fee in the Ethereum network. A good analogy would be paying a toll at a...

Centralised and Decentralised exchanges

The tradeoffs with centralised and decentralised exchanges. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, which will be discussed below. Centralised...

Intro to crypto wallets

Crypto wallet software manages your private and public keys. All coins or tokens are stored as data on the blockchain,...

Intro to stablecoins

Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies that have a 1:1 exchange value (i.e. are “pegged”) to some other asset. Stablecoins are understood to...

Decentralised Autonomous Organisations

DAO is an acronym that stands for “Decentralised Autonomous Organisation.” Many communities and projects in crypto claim to be a...

Decentralised Exchanges (DEX)

DEXs enable trustless and permissionless swaps. A cryptocurrency exchange is an online platform where users can buy and sell different...

Central Limit Order Books (CLOB)

The CLOB is at the heart of most major crypto exchanges. If you’ve ever made a transaction on Binance, Coinbase,...

Intro to Layer 2 blockchains

When referring to an independent, native blockchain, the term Layer 1 is often used to distinguish it from outside protocols...

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