Month: June 2018

Coins, Tokens & Altcoins: What’s the Difference?

This article explores the subtle differences between cryptocurrency coins and tokens, and why the term “cryptocurrency” is a misnomer.

Cryptocurrencies can be extremely hard to wrap our heads around, especially since their underlying technology

What are Cryptography and Cryptographic Accelerators

Cryptography provides powerful mechanisms to protect data but it carries a relatively high price in terms of computing power when executed on standard computers. A personal computer is perfectly adequate to carry out strong encryption for email etc. for a single user.

What is Multi-Sig, and What Can It Do?

Multi-sig holds enormous potential: trustless escrow, trustless margin, and robust security for consumers, businesses, and anyone who holds or wants to hold bitcoins.

Introduction

Bitcoin is stored in “addresses” which are based on public/private ECDSA