by Adam Taché.


This article will provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of the cryptocurrency ecosystem as of Summer 2018.

This includes high-level introductions and discussions on top current and upcoming projects: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Chia, Decred, smart contract platforms (Ethereum, DFINITY, Cosmos, EOS, Filecoin, Rchain, Tezos, Algorand), privacy coins (Zcash, Monero, Grin/MimbleWimble, Mobilecoin), and stablecoin projects (Basis, MakerDAO).


Overview: Bitcoin is the original decentralized, programmable cryptocurrency and market leader, and was launched in January 2009 by anonymous developer(s) using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. It’s primarily referred to as “sound money” and digital gold; proponents believe it may eventually transcend the store of value function to become the world reserve currency and international standard of value, and others view it as a hedge against adverse macroeconomic scenarios. …


Adam Taché


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