Tag: cryptography

The People Of Blockchain: Vitalik Buterin

Introduction: If you’ve been around the subjects of blockchain technology, the fintech industry, or cryptocurrencies for very long, then you’ve likely heard of Vitalik Buterin. Possibly second in popularity only to Satoshi Nakamoto (though not as mysterious); Buterin may even be on par with (or above) in popularity with Nakamoto, since his identity is no secret, and his famously successful…

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The People Of Blockchain: Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto? Satoshi Nakamoto is famously attributed to having created the cryptocurrency Bitcoin (the Bitcoin protocol that is), and the blockchain technology behind it, which has since exploded into an entire industry. The truth of the matter is that no one seems to really know who Satoshi Nakamoto is, as he has remained reclusively anonymous. The ideas that…

How To Get Bitcoins & How Much Are They Really Worth?

What are Bitcoins? Bitcoins are generally considered to be the first cryptocurrency to come across to the public, first conceived in 2008 and released shortly afterword. It has since inspired many other cryptocurrencies (or digital currencies) to arise. It’s a decentralized, peer to peer, way of moving value across the internet, peer-to-peer transactions without the need of a middle man;…