How The Blockchain Network Works

The above graphic shows the difference between a centralized, decentralized and distributed network for reference. It’s especially important to note that cryptocurrencies are decentalized networks – clients linking to nodes and nodes linking to each other – and not distributed networks in which each device is equal to all other devices. A typical Smart Phone … [Read more…]

We Have A Choice To Make

The idea that Satoshi Nakamoto might have been an alien might make for an amusing History Channel documentary. As a popular meme inspired by the History Channel’s “Ancient Aliens” says, “I’m not saying it was aliens, but it was aliens.” In all seriousness, Satoshi probably didn’t come from another planet any more than Elon Musk … [Read more…]

A Review of Bitfortip

You may have been involved in the “gig economy” in some form, whether it’s paying somebody on Fiverr to create a logo for your company or paying a neighbor boy to run an errand for you. However, sometimes you want something done that only takes a few minutes and isn’t really worth five bucks. In … [Read more…]

International Money Forum Confirms Bitcoin Could Shake Up The Financial Establishment

The International Money Fund (IMF) has presented a report on cryptocurrencies to the leaders attending this year’s World Economic Forum meeting. While they’ve tried to analyze potential uses for cryptocurrencies, the report also warns that cryptocurrencies could pose a real challenge to the established financial world. While IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde did acknowledge Bitcoin’s strengths … [Read more…]

Eight Blockchain Apps That The Space Age Needs

Okay, let’s put the clickbait title aside for a moment and look at why I think it’s no coincidence that Bitcoin emerged right when people were nearly ready to get serious about colonizing space. No, I don’t believe that Satoshi Nakamoto was some kind of space alien. However, just like the computer really only took … [Read more…]

“Grexit” + Bitcoin: Opportunity for Investors?

So Bitcoin’s current jump in value is coinciding with Greece’s current economic crisis. Coincidence? Cause and effect? The pundits seem to be all over the map on this one and, in fact, the answer to this one might fall somewhere in the middle. You can be sure that international investors are watching what’s going on … [Read more…]

Hackcoin Blockchain Hackathon To Be Held June 20

Are you an entrepreneur and/or developer who believes in the power of the Blockchain? If so, you may want to move fast to register with Hackcoin Blockchain Hackathon, which is hosting its London event on June 20 to connect with like-minded individuals to create solutions for anything that can benefit from the tamper-resistant nature of … [Read more…]