Come fly along with Taylor Gerring and Nick Fierro as they talk about all things blockchains, cryptocurrency, and decentralization! In Episode 2 of Blockchains & Airplanes, Taylor and Nick discuss the future of upcoming blockchain projects and how they will impact technology (and our daily lives) as they fly around Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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The Other Nakamoto
Could there be a more obvious suspect in the case to discover Satoshi Nakamoto’s true identity than a libertarian computer engineers whose birth name actually is Satoshi Nakamoto?
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto is a Japanese American man in his late 60s living in California, whose passion these days seems to be altering model steam trains by utilizing computer-aided design technology.
However, he also happens to be a physicist who worked on classified defense projects and had previously helped innovate technology for financial information service companies.
Securing your cryptocurrency is an essential factor of participating in blockchain technology networks. This Ask an Expert reviews HD wallets, which created a greater security for your crypto tokens. Taylor explains it below and some of the important aspects of HD wallets. You can read the script from the video below! Be sure to like this video if you enjoyed it, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for more Ask an Experts!
What are HD wallets?
Hierarchical Deterministic (or HD for short) is way of automatically generating new payment addresses based a series of special calculations.
2017: The year my blockchain involvement begins to change
Trading was going well, I was winning some battles and losing some others. I got scammed once and locked away some coins that I cannot touch. It was a hell of a ride. I had turned my initial investment into a nice chunk of crypto change. Now I wanted to do something with it! I wanted to take this “magic internet money” and turn into into something tangible in the real world.
Wondering about the difference between Ethereum and Bitcoin? Get the answer with our resident expert, Taylor Gerring. Taylor dives into the two most prevalent blockchains, Ethereum and Bitcoin and the unique fuctions and purposes of each platform.
Additionally, Taylor explores the scaling issues that both blockchains are facing or will face in the future.
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WTF happened with to the Monkey Capital ICO?
The ICO was supposed to start on August 8th, but has since been cancelled. Jeremy breaks down what might have happened to the project, and who ultimately dropped the ball on the Monkey Capital ICO. Check out our original Monkey Capital ICO or NO to see more of what Monkey Capital was supposed to be about.
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In this episode of ICO or NO, Jeremy goes over what went down with the Tezos ICO. Tezos claims to have it’s own self-amending blockchain-based platform, but can it keep up with it’s competitors? Jeremy also addresses the controversy surrounding the project, but is it enough to scare investors away?
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In a nutshell, Cypherpunks are activists who advocate the use of privacy-enhancing technology to usher in a new era of social and political chance.
In 1985 cryptographer David Chaum published his book “Security without Identification: Transaction Systems to Make Big Brother Obsolete.” One of Chaum’s key proposals in the book was to create anonymous digital cash which would offer people an alternative to government-backed currencies.
The ideas within his book are considered to be the basis of Cypherpunk ideology, which spawned a movement in the late 1980s.
The movement helped to produce Cypherpunks such as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Tor developer Jacob Applebaum, and famed cryptographer Hal Finney.
Blockchain Radio July highlights blockchain & cryptocurrency news stories, accompanied by fun, relaxing music and beautiful visuals. July 2017’s Blockchain Radio is set to the backdrop of Chicago, IL, USA.
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In Episode 4 of ICO or NO, Jeremy discusses Monkey Capital. Monkey Capital is a company aiming to be a blockchain-based hedge fund looking to disrupt the financial industry.
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