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’