Mining Difficulty – Simply Explained

Mining Difficulty – Simply Explained

In the past, I made a video explaining how blockchains work, and in it, I also explain what mining is. In a nutshell, mining is the process of creating a new block for a blockchain and filling that block with transactions. But what I didn’t explain is the “mining difficulty.” To understand what it is, […]

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Mining Difficulty – Simply Explained

In the past, I made a video explaining how blockchains work, and in it, I also explain what mining is. In a nutshell, mining is the process of creating a new block for a blockchain and filling that block with transactions. But what I didn’t explain is the “mining difficulty.” To understand what it is, […]

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Geometry: Introduction to Geometry (Level 1 of 7) | Basics

Geometry: Introduction to Geometry (Level 1 of 7) | Basics

introduction to geometry level 1 geometry is extremely useful for engineers architects, painters, carpenters teachers, electricians, machinist home builders and many more. Geometric principles are important in the construction of buildings and roads, the design and use of machinery the creation of three-dimensional visuals and efects and to better understand and unlock the secrets of […]

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[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Bubble

[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Bubble

On June 21st 2017, the price of Ethereum on the exchange GDAX crashed briefly to 10 centsUSD per ether due to a massive sell order.This is a testament to the massive volatility of cryptocurrency prices.Much of the price is dependant on the public perception of the currency.Here are a few things that affected it.Speculation about […]

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[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Timeline

[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Timeline

After Bitcoin, the next most influential blockchain platform is Ethereum.Bitcoin is a storage of value, that is to say, it’s “coin-centric”.It was created as a medium of payment transaction and a store of value, an alternative to regularmoney.Ethereum, on the other hand, was developed as a platform to execute peer-to-peer “smartcontracts” and applications.It supports Turing-complete […]

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Ethereum’s Constantinople Update & Difficulty Bomb

Ethereum’s Constantinople Update & Difficulty Bomb

Not too long from now, Ethereum will get another update.It’s called Constantinople and will bring some much needed upgrades to improve the performanceof the Ethereum blockchain and it will also address the problems related to the difficultybomb and miner rewards.The update is rather intensive and will break backwards-compatibility, meaning that it willcome into existence with […]

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[CS198.1x Week 2] Ethereum Bubble

On June 21st 2017, the price of Ethereum on the exchange GDAX crashed briefly to 10 centsUSD per ether due to a massive sell order.This is a testament to the massive volatility of cryptocurrency prices.Much of the price is dependant on the public perception of the currency.Here are a few things that affected it.Speculation about […]

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Ethereum’s Constantinople Update & Difficulty Bomb

Not too long from now, Ethereum will get another update.It’s called Constantinople and will bring some much needed upgrades to improve the performanceof the Ethereum blockchain and it will also address the problems related to the difficultybomb and miner rewards.The update is rather intensive and will break backwards-compatibility, meaning that it willcome into existence with […]

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Intro to Ethereum Dapps

Intro to Ethereum Dapps

– [Narrator] In this lesson, we’ll learn about buildingdecentralized applications or Dapps.But first, let’s take a minuteto appreciate the difference between Dappsand regular web applications.In traditional web application architecture,there is a Front End client, and a Backend server.The Front End is written using HTML, CSS, JavaScript,and the backend is written in a frameworkof your choice […]

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