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What are Crypto Wallets? | Trading in Cryptocurrency | Quantra by QuantInsti

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What are Crypto Wallets? | Trading in Cryptocurrency | Quantra by QuantInsti

What are Crypto Wallets? | Trading in Cryptocurrency | Quantra by QuantInsti

Welcome to this video. In this video, we will discuss about e-wallets and the risks associated with them. We will understand, how to choose a wallet. What are the risks and advantages of a wallet. A wallet stores the private key, secure digital code known only to you and your wallet and public key, a […]

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Bitcoin Q&A: Spam transactions and the fee market

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Bitcoin Q&A: Spam transactions and the fee market

Bitcoin Q&A: Spam transactions and the fee market

“What are your thoughts on VeriBlock being responsible for one quarter of bitcoin transactions in January…” “by using the OP_RETURN script for proof-of-proof?” This is a question from Jonathan. I am not familiar with the case of VeriBlock, but nevertheless… Let’s assume that is an accurate representation and VeriBlock is using a quarter of bitcoin […]

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The new $20 polymer bank note

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The new $20 polymer bank note

Vimy Ridge… France… Easter Monday, 1917. After tireless preparation, against incredible odds, over a hundred thousand Canadian soldiers launched a massive attack. They surged from the trenches, dugouts and tunnels, capturing a formidable German position. But success came at a high cost-ten thousand Canadians lay dead or wounded. Today, the Canadian National Vimy Memorial stands […]

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Mining Difficulty – Simply Explained

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Mining Difficulty – Simply Explained

Mining Difficulty – Simply Explained

In the past, I made a video explaining how blockchains work, and in it, I also explain what mining is. In a nutshell, mining is the process of creating a new block for a blockchain and filling that block with transactions. But what I didn’t explain is the “mining difficulty.” To understand what it is, […]

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Bitcoin Q&A: Does the price matter for adoption?

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Bitcoin Q&A: Does the price matter for adoption?

Bitcoin Q&A: Does the price matter for adoption?

M.J. asks, “Does price matter?” “If bitcoin does not greatly increase in value relative to goods and services, as well as fiat currencies, can it still disrupt banking, prevent governments from stealing their citizens’ savings through currency debasement, reduce corruption, and / or prevent unnecessary warfare funded by money printing?” Yes, I think cryptocurrencies can […]

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Bitcoin Q&A: Lightning Network game theory

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Bitcoin Q&A: Lightning Network game theory

Bitcoin Q&A: Lightning Network game theory

“Can the Lightning Network rules be changed and updated easily, unlike [the Bitcoin blockchain], which requires super-majority consensus (almost everyone must agree) for simultaneous upgrade?” “Can groups of users use different variations of the channel rules and form a separate sub-network, with or without maintaining compatibility to the entire Lightning Network?” That is a really […]

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Ethereum Q&A: How do smart contracts work?

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Ethereum Q&A: How do smart contracts work?

Ethereum Q&A: How do smart contracts work?

The first question is about smart contracts. “How are [smart contract] operations conducted without having middlemen?” “Who does them? Can you please give us some real- world examples? Which application is best for it?” When a smart contract is executed, it is a software program [validated by] every single participant in the smart contract platform. […]

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