Cryptocurrencies, decentralised finance and blockchain technology—what do these terms really mean? The Economist’s finance correspondents guide us through the key concepts of crypto.… Read the rest
In this video, I discuss whether quantum computers will be able to destroy Bitcoin.
When discussing possible quantum computer attacks on Bitcoin, it’s important to remember that there’s no community in the world that is more focused on cyber security … Read the rest
The financial revolution once promised by cryptocurrencies has been knocked off course by regulators and allegations of fraud. So what does the future hold for crypto?
Cypherpunk stills and Eric Hughes interview under creative commons licence.… Read the rest
Through this one minute animation, we will find out what decentralization in let’s call it a financial sense is in the first place as well as what the ramifications are with respect to the cryptocurrency landscape.
More specifically, a meaningful … Read the rest
Recently, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, ethereum, implemented a major network upgrade that reduced its energy consumption by 99.9%. But though energy usage has been one of the cryptocurrency industry’s biggest targets for critique, it’s not likely that bitcoin will follow … Read the rest
Bitcoin, Ethereum, cryptography, and blockchain. Cryptocurrency is complex. Is it real or fake? Our computing science professor helps break it down.… Read the rest
Shark Tank Star Mark Cuban also known for owning the Dallas Mavericks like so many other investors has come a long way from a few years ago to being strongly positioned against Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency to now being one of … Read the rest
How exactly does Cryptocurrency work? How our future lives are going to change when we start using this new currency and how ‘soon’ that future is?
In this TEDx talk Damian Culhane explains in an easy-to-understand language what exactly is … Read the rest
Almost all money in the world is already digital, entries in a ledger which is usually managed by a bank. Only a small portion exists as physical, such as cash or coins. Given that we already have a mostly digital … Read the rest
2021 was a record year for cryptocurrency, and it appears safe to say the technology has now gone mainstream. We look at five numbers that really defined crypto and blockchain this year, and what they mean going into 2022.… Read the rest