These illustrations are meant to help explain Blockchain fundamentals. The original (Bitcoin) whitepaper, as written by the illustrious Satoshi…

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CAP Theorem

In theoretical computer science, the CAP theorem states that it is impossible for a distributed data store (such as a blockchain network) to…

A hard or soft fork is a frequent occurrence in blockchain development. What are they, and how do they…

We are currently working on cryptographics for:

  • Atomic Swaps - Transactions between two separate blockchains (i.e. cryptocurrencies)
  • Sybil Attack - What is a pseudospoofing attack?
  • A JavaScript mining sim - we are currently working on a representation of what Proof of Work actually looks like, visualized in-browser using JavaScript.

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HD Wallets

Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) wallets – such as the Ledger Nano series, Trezor and Carbon wallets – allow you to have…

Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS)

Operates on the principle that everyone can win the chance to add a block to the blockchain, by using an election…