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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IPFS: Interplanetary file storage!

Today, the internet is such an important tool in our everyday life.We use it to consume media, to communicate with friends and colleagues, to learn, tohandle our finances and much more…But the web as we know it has a problem: the information on it is centralized.It’s all stored on big server farms like this one […]

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Ethereum Name Service Explained

Ethereum Name Service Explained

(tonal music)– In this lesson we’re going to learn about ENS,or Ethereum Name Service, and how it helps us provide morehuman readable names for our dapps.ENS is a project within the Ethereum dev community,whose goal is to create a decentralized domainname registry for the decentralized web.Today, we use DNS servers to resolve our dot comdomain […]

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Bitcoin is worthless (but so is your “real” money)

Bitcoin is worthless (but so is your “real” money)

Hi, my name is Xavier, and when I talk about cryptocurrencies, I often get comments sayingthat Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others aren’t worth anything.That people are just artificially creating its value.And you know what, that’s true.I also hear that they’re not real because it’s only virtual money, not physical.That’s true as well.But in this video, I […]

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The History of Paper Money – Barebones Economy – Extra History – #3

The History of Paper Money – Barebones Economy – Extra History – #3

In the last episode, we got to the ad hoc, unofficial beginnings of paper money.This week, we’ll look at some of the rogues’ gallery that really created the intellectual argument for adopting paper money in some more official way.When we last left off in England in 1640, the first unofficial banknotes were starting to circulateBut […]

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The History of Paper Money – Barebones Economy – Extra History – #3

In the last episode, we got to the ad hoc, unofficial beginnings of paper money.This week, we’ll look at some of the rogues’ gallery that really created the intellectual argument for adopting paper money in some more official way.When we last left off in England in 1640, the first unofficial banknotes were starting to circulateBut […]

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Cardano – Simply Explained

Cardano – Simply Explained

Right now there are countless of cryptocurrencies that you can buy.But recently, we’ve seen something called Cardano getting a lot traction.But why is Cardano so popular all of a sudden?What makes it so special compared to other crypto’s?Well let’s find out..Cardano is a new cryptocurrency platform that was launched in September 2017 after morethan 2 […]

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The History of Paper Money – Lay Down the Law – Extra History – #4

The History of Paper Money – Lay Down the Law – Extra History – #4

Last we left off, paper money doctrine was just starting to be established,with people like Nicholas Barbon beginning to explore the radical idea thatgold and silver didn’t have any inherent valueonly the value we gave them.Which leads inevitably to the argument thatin using gold and silver, we tie ourselves to a system that has all […]

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How Bitcoin Wallets Work (Cryptowallets Simply Explained)

How Bitcoin Wallets Work (Cryptowallets Simply Explained)

In the past, I’ve made quite a few Simply Explained videos on how blockchains and cryptocurrencieswork.And there are a few questions that keep coming, like: how do wallets work?You see, to use a cryptocurrency, you need a wallet to store your virtual coins.And just like a bank account, it has a unique address.It looks somewhat […]

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Chemistry: What is pH ; How to Calculate pH (3 examples) | Homework Tutor

Chemistry: What is pH ;  How to Calculate pH (3 examples) | Homework Tutor

pH is a useful way to measure the strengths of acids and bases. In the lab, you mightuse pH paper to quickly tell whether a solution is acidic or basic, based on a colour change.But what does that mean, to be an acid or a base? Here are two of the most useful definitions.An Arrhenius […]

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