Category Crypto

SNARKs and STARKs – Understanding the Difference

Zero-knowledge proofs are revolutionising blockchain. The two major standards SNARKs and STARKs are competing with each other, offering diverse scaling possibilities. However, everything comes at a price.  Zero-knowledge proofs, explained in detail in my previous publication, may eliminate the infamous…

Zero-Knowledge Proofs Explained

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With several ZK-based projects announcing their milestones, it looks like we may finally be on the verge of a real blockchain revolution. It’s common knowledge that blockchains don’t scale. As much as we’d love to see them used massively, it’s…

Crypto Price and Fake Trading Volume

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Wash trading and similar practices still run rampant. Don’t trust trading volume without using the right tools to verify it.  Coin Metrics is doing our industry a much needed service. Two days ago, the Boston-based crypto data provider announced their…

Stablecoins – A simple overview

What is Stablecoin? Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies whose value is pegged to stable (less volatile) financial assets, such as US Dollar, Euro, Gold, etc. for example – 1 USDT (Tether stablecoin) = 1 USD  The company created stablecoin is responsible to maintain…

What Are The Most Decentralized Cryptocurrencies?

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One of the key selling points of cryptocurrencies is that they are decentralized. That is, they have no central authority. Instead, a large, distributed community controls the currency collectively. The thing is, no cryptocurrency is entirely decentralized. There’s always some tradeoff between security, scalability, and decentralization. So, which are the most decentralized?

Non-Fungible Tokens Explained

If you have been following crypto space for a while, you must have come across Non-Fungible Token (NFT). Projects like Cryptokitties, Decentraland made NFT standard popular among the developers. In this article, we are going to talk about NFT.