Ethereum Classic: Blockchain Token – What is it?

Ethereum Classic was created as a result of the DAO Hard Fork that took place in mid-2016. When roughly $3.6 million ether was stolen from accounts in the DAO, the Ethereum community voted to commit to a hard fork, which would allow the vulnerable account funds to be transferred to a new smart contract, reinstating those funds to the owners.

Ethereum: Blockchain Token – What is it?

In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now. We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more. Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel so you don’t miss out on any of the blockchain buzz!

In the third video of this series, we will be reviewing Ethereum. Is it a blockchain or a token? Or both?! If you are interested in reading more about Ethereum, check out our resource page, and we also have a great video explaining the differences between Ethereum and Bitcoin. We will go over:

Digital Bitbox Hardware Wallet Demo

Curious about which hardware wallet is right for you? Check out our review and demo of the Digital BitBox. The Digital Bitbox is one of the most popular cryptocurrencies wallets on the market today. Encompassing the Swiss ideals of privacy and security, the Digital Bitbox goes to great length to provide its users piece of mind. With an inconspicuous design and an easy to use native software client makes the Digital Bitbox an attractive purchase.

Watch Jeremy go over the features of the device, as well as a demonstration on how to use it! If you want to know more about the wallet and it’s features, continue reading below!

ICO or NO? Episode 7 KICKICO

Who has the hottest ICO? In this episode of ICO or NO, Jeremy talks about KICKICO, debuting August 29th.

Jeremy goes over how KICKICO plans to challenge the existing crowdfunding and ICO models.

* Monkey Capital Update *

Let us know what your take on KICKICO — is it a worthy project or not? Leave a comment on our social media pages!


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MyEtherWallet (MEW) Demo

In this video, we’ll be going over all the features offered by MyEtherWallet. MyEtherWallet (MEW) is a web interface that generates wallets for storing your cryptocurrency. It is compatible with multiple wallet types (see below), and is a web based system that allows you to create a wallet and send your crypto to it. This wallet is for Ether and ERC20 tokens (read more about ERC20 here and here).

MEW is not an online wallet/web wallet. It is an interface to create wallets… They do not store your keys, and as their site says:

“You are responsible for your security.”

Ask an Expert! Bitcoin & Ethereum: What’s the difference?

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.
Check out our video and the script below! And don’t forget to check out the other “Ask the Expert’s”!

Ask an Expert: What is Ethereum gas and how is it different from Ether?

Ethereum gas is a core component of Ethereum’s blockchain network. In this episode of Ask an Expert, our blockchain expert Taylor explains what Ethereum gas is, and how it differs from Ethereum’s cryptocurrency: Ether. Check out our video, and see below for the script for this video episode! Stay tuned and subscribe as we update and add more Ask an Expert episodes to Youtube!

What is Ethereum gas?

Ethereum gas is an internal unit of account for transactions on the Ethereum network. The total units required to run a transaction is multiplied by a gas price to yield the total transaction fee. This is like filling up a petrol car with gas to go on a trip. Ethereum gas price is expressed as “Ether per unit of gas”, similar to how fuel stations list the price in “dollars per gallon” (or Euros per liter).