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Ask an Expert What is an ICO

Ask an Expert: What is an ICO?


Curious about the debate around Initial Coin Offerings? Join us ask we ask our resident expert, Taylor Gerring (and a special guest!), as he gives us a rundown on the crowd investing phenomenon that has taken the cryptocurrency community by storm! Are ICOs worth the risk?

Ask an Expert What is proof of stake

What is Proof-of-Stake (PoS)?


Are you confused about Proof-of-Stake, and how it is different from Proof-of-Work? This post explains it all! Proof-of-Work uses a calculations system. By contrast, Proof-of-Stake has to do with ensuring that the miner/validator has a staked some value to back the block. To understand more, read this Ask an Expert!

Ask an Expert ERC20 tokens

Ask an Expert: What are ERC20 tokens?


ERC20 tokens are subtokens built on the Ethereum network. In particular, ERC20 refers to a specific token standard to help ensure compatibility between token interfaces. Taylor explains how this works in more detail in this episode of Ask an Expert.

Ask an Expert Hierarchical Deterministic wallets

What are Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) Wallets?


Hierarchical Deterministic (or HD for short) is way of automatically generating new payment addresses based a series of special calculations. In this part of Ask An Expert, Taylor explains what HD wallets are, different components of them, and why they are beneficial or not for you.

Ask an Expert Bitcoin Scaling

Ask an Expert: Bitcoin Scaling Debate & August 1st


In this episode of Ask an Expert, Taylor addresses the current Bitcoin controversy taking place this August 1, 2017. He will cover the significance, how it will affect bitcoin holders, different possible outcomes and how users can protect themselves.