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Digital Gentrification and Corporatisation: Blockchain not Bitcoin

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gJpoQ19u2_Q?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe> In this talk, part of "The Future of Programmable Money" series, Andreas discusses digital gentrification and corporatisation, how this relates to the "blockchain not Bitcoin" phenomenon, and why we should maintain interesting communities both offline and online. This talk took place at the Sheraton Warsaw for the Polish Bitcoin Congress (Polski Kongres Bitcoin) on May 12th 2018 in Warsaw, Poland: http://kongresbitcoin.pl/
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Simple Explanation of a Blockchain Transaction

The main secret of the success of the ERC20 standard is the introduction of smart contracts. Though the basic principles of smart contracts have been already implemented in the Bitcoin blockchain, their capabilities were severely limited and were not suitable for creating tokens for individual dApps. That’s why Ethereum can be considered the first platform […]

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Jay Clayton and Christopher Giancarlo Testify at Hearing on Virtual Currencies

The Senate Banking Committee heard testimony from the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Christopher Giancarlo, and the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton, on the potential dangers of digital currencies as investments. Their testimony, amid a crackdown on Bitcoin exchanges in China and South Korea, wasn’t as negative […]

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Your Address

Your Address is an alphanumeric series or characters and/or a QR Code. Your Address is what you share with people so they can send you Bitcoins, Ether or Tokens. Your Address can also be known as you Account # or your Public Key.

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Blockchain

The blockchain is like a ledger of transactions. The block is a global decentralized spreadsheet that is stored and maintained by thousands of people (miners) across the globe who have special computers. The blockchain keeps track of who sent how many coins to whom, and what the balance of every account is. The blocks in […]

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