Ethereum 2.0

First of all, let’s have a look at the current problems of Ethereum 1.0 and why the updates proposed in Ethereum 2.0 are necessary. Some of the updates involve some code change that would need to be accepted by the community and in many cases exist as additional layers that…

How centralized and decentralized exchanges work, what the pros and cons of each are and how they compare to each other.

Centralized crypto exchanges

Let’s start with centralized exchanges, also known as CEX. Centralized exchanges are run by a central party, which oversees and manages all the transactions between the users. The overseeing company is also responsible for maintaining the platform and fixing bugs, providing liquidity and arbitrate the disputes. For that, they will…

Can Bitcoin Scale?

With an ever-increasing number of Bitcoin transactions arises the question: can Bitcoin scale?

Source: https://www.blockchain.com/charts/n-transactions-total

One of the most high-profile debates surrounding Bitcoin concerns is the question of scaling or in other words the increasing transaction capacity. Bitcoins 1-megabyte blocks mean that the capacity for transactions is around less than…

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