What is Cryptocurrency? | Blockchain in finance | Strategies for Traders

Welcome to this course. In the first section, we will understand the basics of cryptocurrencies. Before we get started, let us discuss briefly what cryptocurrencies are. A cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses strong cryptography to secure financial transactions, control the creation of additional units, and verify the transfer […]

How to set up GUIMiner to Mine Bitcoins in the Eligius Mining Pool

Select ‘Other’ from the Server dropdown menu. Enter ‘us.mining.eligius.st’ into the ‘Host’ input box. Enter ‘8337’ into the ‘Port’ input box. Enter the Bitcoin wallet address you would like Eligius to pay into the ‘Username’ input box. Enter ANY password into the ‘Password’ input box. Optional: Enter ‘-v -w128’ into the ‘Extra flags’ input box if you’re using […]

Blockchain Basics – Incentive Model by University at Buffalo #10

Module two, lesson four, the incentive model. As we learned earlier in module one, mining is the process used to secure the network by validating the computations, collecting them to form a block, verifying them, and broadcasting it. Ethereum also uses a incentive-based model for block creation. In this lesson we’ll explore some relevant concept about fee structure […]

How to UPGRADE FIRMWARE 1.6 on Ledger NANO S – complete Tutorial (subtitles enabled)

Hi guys, this is OJ here coming to you with another great tutorial on the Ledger Nano S today i’m going to show you how to update your firmware to the latest upgrade which is 1.6.0 – this is the latest firmware that ledger released and the reason is that when they first made these devices, which was […]

Blockchain Basics – Ethereum Operations by University at Buffalo #9

For a simple Ether transfer, the amount to transfer and the target address are specified along with the fees or gas points.The amount and the fees are transferred to their respective accounts. Here, we illustrate a transaction of 100 Ether transfer between the sender’s and receiver’s accounts. Note that besides this transfer, 21,000 gas points are paid to […]

P2P, MOE, CMC, CS, TS & MCAP EXPLAINED | CRYPTO JARGON #21

Welcome to Crypto Jargon, the series where I’m breaking down some of the most commonly used terms and acronyms in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In today’s episode I will look into the following terms and how they are used in market analysis on social media, forums and even in mainstream media articles. Let’s start with the […]

P2P, MOE, CMC, CS, TS & MCAP EXPLAINED | CRYPTO JARGON #21

Welcome to Crypto Jargon, the series where I’m breaking down some of the most commonly used terms and acronyms in reference to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In today’s episode I will look into the following terms and how they are used in market analysis on social media, forums and even in mainstream media articles. Let’s start with the […]

Blockchain Basics – Practitioner’s Perspective: The Enterprise by University at Buffalo #7

Ethereum has worked out marvelously on how to solve these problems of scaling and privacy and a number of other issues that needed to be worked out for public networks. You have the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance that is the largest organization of entities working on the Ethereum protocol and maturing it into something that industry can use. But […]

TOKEN SWAP, TOKEN BURN, EATER ADDRESS & VANITY ADDRESS EXPLAINED

Welcome to Crypto Jargon, In this episode we break down the terms: Token Swap, Token Burn, EATER ADDRESS and VANITY ADDRESS All in connection to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology of course. So let’s start with what is a Token Swap? First, a reminder about tokens (in case you missed the episode where I explained the difference between coins […]

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