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SegWit2X: Reviewing the Controversy and Uncovering its Motivations pt. 2

B2X’s Selling Points are Motivated with Self-Interests A hard fork is a software upgrade that is incompatible with previous versions of the software which results in a permanent divergence in the blockchain.  Non-upgraded nodes cannot validate blocks by the upgraded...

SegWit2X: Reviewing the Controversy and Uncovering its Motivations pt. 1

Update: I had originally planned to release this article on Nov 6th but held it off since B2X’s fork was called off.  While B2X’s cancelation is a victory for Bitcoin as a decentralized asset, the hidden agendas behind B2X will...

Ethereum: The All Purpose Blockchain

Many of the services we use today have one thing in common: they are governed by a central body.  When we deposit money into our bank, we trust our bank to keep our money safe.  When we purchase insurance,...

Why Cryptocurrencies Are Here To Stay

As cryptocurrencies are in its nascence stage, it’s easy for the casual observer to have doubts as to whether they are here to stay. Indeed, as the stories in the news vary by the day from an optimistic vision...

How Blockchain Will Change the Legal Industry

Blockchain promises to cause some fundamental changes in the legal industry. Long an industry that has been slow to change and entrenched in deep roots, this change may or may not happen smoothly. So how, then will it happen? Much...

What is an ICO?

The recent phenomenon of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) are taking the world by storm. It is a fundraising tool used by nascent companies and tech developers to finance certain projects similar to how an IPO works. In the latter...

Another Bitcoin Fork: Bitcoin Gold

Although there has been much debate about November’s SegWit2X hard fork, the lesser discussed Bitcoin Gold hard fork is right around the corner.  Not to be confused with BTCGOLD (XBG), Bitcoin Gold (BTG) is a hard fork of Bitcoin’s...

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is the first decentralized electronic cash payment network that enables value to be transferred peer-to-peer.  Unlike traditional payment networks, Bitcoin bypasses the need for a centralized body of control, such as a government or a central bank.  Instead,...