Blockchain Token – What is it?
In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now; both major players and smaller projects. We intend to review the following aspects of blockchain and cryptocurrency projects in our video series Blockchain Token:
- A quick description of the blockchain or token
- Explanation of it’s function
- See if they have competition
- Provide resources for where you can learn more
If you are more of a reader than a watcher, head over to our Popular Projects page that reviews most of the tokens found in this series. We have links to many helpful resources included in these pages, whether it is the official site, where you can install or download the software, or finding charts and block explorers!
Is Bitcoin a blockchain or a token? Maybe it is both? Watch our video to determine what category Bitcoin falls into: a blockchain? or a token?
In this video, we will review Bitcoin Cash, which derived from the Bitcoin blockchain when they completed a hard fork in August 2017. So is Bitcoin Cash a blockchain or a token?
Is Ethereum a blockchain or a token? Or both?! The Ethereum blockchain and cyptocurrency has different characteristics than Bitcoin. Learn more about it here!
Litecoin is one of the first few blockchains to build off of Bitcoin. So it is functional as a token, blockchain, or both? Learn more about Litecoin here!
Our fifth episode in Blockchain Token features Dash. Joe explains Dash, it’s functionality, competition, and provides some helpful resources!
In episode 5, Joe goes over Monero, a project focused on privacy and security. Learn about Monero and it’s functionality as a blockchain or token here!
In episode 7 of Blockchain Token, Joe goes over Iconomi, a distributed economy infrastructure, discussing it’s features and functionalities as a blockchain or token, possibly both! And he gives you some helpful resources to explore more!
In episode 8 of Blockchain Token, Joe goes over Ripple, discussing it’s features and functionalities as a blockchain or token, possibly both! And he gives you some helpful resources to explore more!
Zcash is a blockchain with privacy. They include features for selective transparency, keeping transactions public, but information about those transactions (like the sender and recipient) private.
In epsiode 9 of Blockchain Token, Joe goes over Zcash, discussing it’s features and functionalities as a blockchain or token, possibly both! And he gives you some helpful resources to explore more!
NEO’s platform is for a distributed, smart economy network. Episode 10 of Blockchain Token covers the NEO project, where we cover what NEO is, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more!
In episode 10 of Blockchain Token, Joe goes over Ethereum Classic, discussing its features and functionalities as a blockchain and token. Plus, he gives you some helpful resources to explore more about the interesting Ethereum Classic community and chain, which resulted from the DAO incident & hard fork in mid-2016.
Episode 12 of Blockchain Token discusses Basic Attention Token, or BAT. Basic Attention Token aims to revolutionize how digital advertising works by using a token that can be exchanged between publishers, advertisers, and users. Learn more about this token!
Golem has an interesting project focusing on building a decentralized and distributed network that can function to share resources like computing power to create a supercomputer. Episode 13 of Blockchain Token covers Golem’s supercomputer project!
Steem is a blockchain-based social media platform that focuses on rewarding and incentivizing users and content creators. Episode 14 of Blockchain Token explains Steem’s platform & ideology.
Augur is a decentralized network, using peer-to-peer technology, that works to accurately predict events through reputation & community. Learn about Augur!
Gnosis is a prediction market platform hoping to employ this technology into various different industries. Episode 16 of Blockchain Token explains Gnosis!
Dogecoin is a playful online community, initiated in satire over a popular dog meme in December of 2013. Learn more about Doge in this Blockchain Token!
Melonport is the company building the Melon protocol for digital asset management. With this you can customize strategies to manage your digital assets!
Aragon is a network intended to be a Digital Autonomous Organization working to eliminate unnecessary third parties and intermediaries. Learn about Aragon in this episode of Blockchain Token!
First Blood is a decentralized eSports platform that allows gamers to play in matches and gain rewards using their token 1ST. Learn about 1st Blood here!
Swarm City, formerly Arcade City, is a platform in which a peer-to-peer, sharing economy can take place securely using the Ethereum blockchain.
Stratis is a development platform for organizations and financial services to develop, test, and deploy applications on the blockchain.
OmiseGO (OMG) is an e-wallet and financial platform meant to reduce boundaries between fiat money and digital currencies, making it easy to exchange value in real-time. Learn about OMG in this episode!
Ark defines themselves as “a platform for consumer adoption.” Their ultimate goal is to get everyday computer users to adopt blockchain tech for services. Learn more about Ark with this episode of Blockchain Token.
District0x defines themselves as one of the first blockchain-based social networks. Disruption Joe breaks down the project & how their communities and voting rights shape the network!
The EOS project believes they can solve some of the scaling issues other blockchains have faced! Disruption Joe explains EOS in Episode 26 of Blockchain Token.
This episode of Blockchain Token – What is it covers
Civic is a blockchain-based platform that has the goal of affirming identity through the use of blockchain technology. Learn about Civic with this video!
PowerLedger is a blockchain-based solution that aims to decentralize how electricity and other utilities are sold. We explain PowerLedger blockchain here!
Bitcoin Gold is a recent hard fork out off of the bitcoin blockchain and aims to makes changes to the way cryptocurrency is mined. Learn about BTG with this video!