Blockchain 101

A Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain technology

Bitcoin is a digital currency that is being used increasingly all over the world since its inception in 2009. In the years since, many other assets and forms of blockchain technology have been developed. Find out more about bitcoin, ethereum, blockchains, and enterprise distributed ledger technology and how they are being used and evolving with our straightforward guides.

 

What is Bitcoin?

It’s a decentralized digital currency

 

What is Cryptocurrency?

It’s fast, cheap to use, and secure

 

How Can I Buy Bitcoins?

From an exchange or an individual

 

Why Use Bitcoin?

It’s fast, cheap to use, and secure

 

How to Store Your Bitcoins

Use a digital or paper wallet

 

How to Buy Bitcoin in the Cambodia

Buying bitcoin in the Cambodia

 

How to Sell Bitcoin

A guide on how to sell your bitcoins

 

What Can You Buy with Bitcoin?

Spend your bitcoins

 

How do Bitcoin Transactions Work?

Bitcoin addresses and private keys

 

How to Accept Bitcoin Payments for Your Store

Learn about bitcoin POS systems

 

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

The founder of bitcoin

 

Is Bitcoin Legal?

The current regulation around bitcoin

 

How to Set Up a Bitcoin Miner

Generate bitcoins yourself

 

How Bitcoin Mining Works

By confirming transactions

 

How Does Cloud Mining Bitcoin Work?

Alternative bitcoin mining solutions

 

What are Bitcoin Mining Pools?

What are pools how and how to join them?

 

How to Make a Paper Bitcoin Wallet

Creating an unhackable bitcoin wallet

 

How to Calculate Mining Profitability

Can you make a ROI?

 

How to Buy Litecoin

How to buy the bitcoin alternative litecoin

 

What is the Difference Between Litecoin and Bitcoin?

It’s the silver to bitcoin’s gold

 

Understanding Bitcoin Price Charts

A primer on bitcoin price charts

 

How to Mine Litecoin and other Altcoins

How to generate your own altcoins

 

What is Blockchain Technology?

A system of distributed data and logic

 

Bitcoin E-Commerce Services for Merchants

How to accept bitcoin at your business

 

What Can a Blockchain Do?

Identity, recordkeeping, smart contracts and more

 

How Does Blockchain Technology Work?

Cryptographic keys, distributed networks and network servicing protocols

 

What is the Difference Between Public and Permissioned Blockchains?

Can anyone read or write to the ledger?

 

What is a Distributed Ledger?

A dynamic, independently maintained database

 

What Are the Applications and Use Cases of Blockchains?

Tokenization, auditing, governance, settlement and more

 

What is the Difference Between a Blockchain and a Database?

It begins with architectural and administrative decisions

 

What are Blockchain’s Issues and Limitations?

Complexity, size, costs, speed, security, politics and more

 

How Could Blockchain Technology Change Finance?

Cross-border payments, new asset classes, regulatory compliance and more

 

What is Ethereum?

A blockchain application platform and ‘world computer’

 

Why Use a Blockchain?

To manage and secure digital relationships as part of a system of record

 

How to Use Ethereum

Wallets, trading and ‘dapps’

 

What is Ether?

The ‘fuel’ of the ethereum network

 

How Ethereum Mining Works

‘Proof of Work’ and ‘Proof of Stake’

 

Who Created Ethereum?

Vitalik Buterin

 

How Ethereum Works

‘Turing-complete’ programming, ‘state’ and the ‘EVM’

 

How to Mine Ethereum

GPUs, mining software and pools

 

What is a DAO?

A ‘decentralized autonomous organization’

 

What is a Decentralized Application?

A distributed ‘smart contract’ system

 

How Will Ethereum Scale?

‘Sharding’ and ‘off-chain’ transactions

   How Do Ethereum Smart Contracts Work?

Code, transaction fees and ‘gas’