Tag: decentralized applications

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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What Is Ethereum? And How Does It Work?

What Is Ethereum? Ethereum is a decentralized platform which operates smart contracts which are run on a custom built blockchain, ie. Ethereum’s blockchain – it also allows for the building of decentralized applications. A blockchain is a decentralized (no central governance) shared public ledger (a distributed computing network), which contains continually updated and public records of all transactions on it.…