The different kinds of nodes that exist on the Bitcoin network and how miners fit into it all

A node is a device or data point in a larger network, or more simply, a piece of computer equipment attached to a network. In the context of the internet and your household, your phone is a node, your laptop is a node, your router is a node, and that smart lightbulb is a node too.

Nodes can take many shapes, sizes, and forms. Each one plays a different role in the functioning of your household.

In the case of the Bitcoin…


Understand the BTC Halving in under 5 minutes

My objective is to break down what exactly is a halving, why it matters, and what impacts it will have on the market and (because I’m a horrible person) on price. First off the correct term is “Halving” not “Halvening”. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s begin!

What is a Halving?

To begin we must first understand how bitcoins inflation works and what it means when Bitcoin, or any other digital asset, is “halving”.

Bitcoin has a limited supply of 21,000,000 coins out of which 10.5 Million (or half) were released during its genesis. Every ten minutes since then the Bitcoin blockchain…


Grasping both topics in under 900 words

Bitcoin was created in 2009 by an anonymous person(s) who went by the handle Satoshi Nakamoto. The goal was to create a supplemental economy to the existing system we have where all money is free of restrictions from the corruptions and limitations of borders, governments, and societies. The world has become increasingly more digital and the internet has broken down the barrier of communication between countries. Location no longer restricts our ability to contribute and share ideas. However, so far, humans have failed to make our money flow as fluidly as our data.

Understanding the Basics of Blockchain

The institutional bonds behind fiat currencies functionally…


Even if you’ve just registered on your first crypto exchange, you probably already met with one of the biggest demons of the industry: volatility. It’s a word that many don’t like hearing, as they consider it to be one of the main obstacles on the way to massive adoption. Volatility, however, is not entirely a bad thing if you know how to work with it. In fact, traders make bigger profits due to the volatile nature of the crypto market.

Before we explain how to use volatility in our favor, we need to explain what volatility actually is and why…


Overview of Crypto Mining Around the World (cointelegraph.com)

The Bitcoin mining hash rate has been on a steady increase since December of 2018 (seen below). These are encouraging signs for the mining ecosystem despite pressures on a number of fronts. Price volatility and regulatory efforts have been notable obstacles, but haven’t been enough to stop the industry’s growth yet.


Soheib Ghizali is an MBA graduate from Marquette University who has worked in the financial and banking sector for the last 2 decades. As Associate VP at the National Stock Exchange of the UAE in Dubai he headed the PMO team and was involved in 3 IPOs; EMAAR Malls, Dubai Parks, and Amanat Holdings.

Ghizali is a corporate strategy specialist with strengths in business planning, strategic roadmaps, and investor relations. He has been a product conceptualist and development lead at financial innovation firms iVESTOR Card and Zero mortgage. …


A Research Report on the Failures of Fiat Money and the Ushering of a New Age of Digital Currencies and an Internet of Value.

According to a Deloitte report, the Government Accountability Office announced it found $137 billion in improper payments in 2015, an increase of $31 billion in just two years. (source: deloitte)

And did you know that the government is using legacy systems to support our financial system that are more than 50 years old? (source: Government Accountability Office).

In this paper I will explain the history of the United States Dollar and why the implementation of a blockchain backed currency (commonly known as a Cryptocurrency) is a far greater benefit to the Government and the People of the United States of…


Covering legality, taxability, scalability, security, and volatility

Introduction

Everyone has a ton of questions about blockchain and bitcoin but now that the early market adopters have moved on to more complex ideas there’s a lack of consistent educational content that has left new comers to the industry still wondering about the simple questions. There’s an article of Anthony Pompliano answering these question in a 2018 interview and, don’t get me wrong he’s probably my favorite blockchain celebrity (after John McAfee), but his answers left a little more to be desired. My goal here is to shed some light on these questions.

1. Is Bitcoin here to stay?


Dustin Holden will be joining the Sazmining team as its Chief Financial Officer. Holden has spent more than 10 years in accounting/management, most recently serving as the CEO of Andon Financial, a management consulting firm. Dustin brings extensive financial strategy, financial analysis, cost accounting, and management strategy experience.

Holden is a proven leader in accounting process improvements. He applies lean principles to accounting to increase productivity and create additional value-adding activities for businesses. Using financial data Holden has helped develop new initiatives and cost cutting measure to increase profitability.

“ I’m thrilled to have Dustin on our team. He is…


Blockchain Has Changed What A Digital Asset Really Is

Objective

The hope is that by the end of this post you’ll have a basic understanding of what a digital asset is, where they came from, and what they can do.

Let’s Start With The Definition

A Digital assets is anything that exists in a binary (digital or code) format and comes with the right or ability of use.

The original definition of Digital Assets was created to fulfill the only kinds of digital assets we had; images, videos, documents, and audio. …

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