Ultimate Cryptocurrency Wikipedia Guide
Bitcoin became the first decentralized cryptocurrency in 2009. Since then, numerous cryptocurrencies have been created.…en.wikipedia.org
This is a list of cryptocurrencies. There were more than 900 cryptocurrencies available over the internet as of 11 July…en.wikipedia.org
SHA-256 partakes in the process of authenticating Debian software packages and in the DKIM message signing standard;…en.wikipedia.org
The system is peer-to-peer, and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary.:4 These…en.wikipedia.org
Bitcoin Cash is a hard fork of the cryptocurrency bitcoin. The fork occurred on August 1, 2017. Some (hardware) wallets…en.wikipedia.org
Unlike bitcoin, Namecoin can store data within its own blockchain transaction database. The original proposal for…en.wikipedia.org
Unlike bitcoin, Namecoin, and Litecoin, Peercoin does not have a hard limit on the number of possible coins, but is…en.wikipedia.org
In cryptography, scrypt (pronounced "ess crypt") is a password-based key derivation function created by Colin Percival,…en.wikipedia.org
Auroracoin (code: AUR, symbol: ᚠ) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency launched in February 2014 as an Icelandic alternative…en.wikipedia.org
Litecoin ( LTC or Ł) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT/X11…en.wikipedia.org
PotCoin (code: POT) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency which exists with the aim of becoming the standard form of payment…en.wikipedia.org
Zerocoin is a cryptocurrency proposed by Johns Hopkins University professor Matthew D. Green and graduate students Ian…en.wikipedia.org
Zcash is a cryptocurrency that offers privacy and selective transparency of transactions. Zcash payments are published…en.wikipedia.org
Another significant difference is hash-based proof-of-work algorithm. Bitcoin uses SHA256, which is CPU-bound function.…en.wikipedia.org
Monero (XMR) is an open-source cryptocurrency created in April 2014 that focuses on privacy, decentralisation and…en.wikipedia.org
does not cite any sources . improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be…en.wikipedia.org
Ethereum is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract (scripting)…en.wikipedia.org
Ethereum Classic is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract…en.wikipedia.org
Ubiq (UBQ) is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract…en.wikipedia.org
Other proof based models (excludes non-proof based ones)
Dash (formerly known as Darkcoin and XCoin) is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that offers all the same…en.wikipedia.org
Primecoin ( sign: Ψ; code: XPM) is a peer-to-peer open source cryptocurrency that implements a unique scientific…en.wikipedia.org
DigiByte (Code: DGB) is an open source cryptocurrency running on the DigiByte Blockchain, a decentralised international…en.wikipedia.org
Recent Bitcoin Cash versus Bitcoin events as well as Ethereum rising to try and take the position of number one in the Bitcoin chaos has gotten me to take interest in this topic again. Also, there was Dennis Rodman in North Korea with his whole crew in PotCoin shirts.
An Appeal for more info from people who have any of them
How do I set up and keep track of an account of crpytocurrency? How do I keep track of my spending and donations? How do I mine? How much and what equipment do I need to maximize my mining? What other tips do I need? What questions haven’t I asked on this topic? How do I earn sell and receive donations? How do I keep track of my address and account? Am I missing any questions? Which one should I focus on or should I diversify my interests? What businesses accept them? What non-profits accept them?
I’m a complete beginner despite being a casual reader and somewhat familiar with the concept.
Yeah, I never really actively considered getting any before, so despite knowing it existed I’m only now considering getting into this.