Jun 26, 2018
What Are Cryptocurrencies?
What must our parents or grandparents have thought the first time somebody mentioned the idea of a debit card? After carrying around cash and a checkbook their whole lives, here was a piece of plastic with some numbers that tracked account balances by swiping a black stripe through a box at...
Jun 19, 2018
Cryptocurrency and the Environment
“Bitcoin mining is using up more electricity than the entire country of Ireland.”
While Ireland’s population is quite small with its less than 4.8 million people, the power consumption of Bitcoin is still often underestimated. It is odd to think that just one cryptocurrency...
Jun 12, 2018
Regulations: Taming the New Wild West
ICOs - or Initial Coin Offerings - are a widely used method for cryptocurrency startups, and also how some blockchain technology companies raise their initial funds to get their projects started. It is very much like a Kickstarter or GoFundMe, with the “reward” being...
Jun 6, 2018
ICO INSIGHT: BitLearn Network
We at Crypto and Blockchain Talk interviewed Fred Jin, CEO of BitLearn, who develops a new learning ecosystem with his team, which will tokenize college savings, capture skills acquired onto the blockchain, and empowers the best educators.
They plan to make games educational with engaging...
Jun 1, 2018
Using Crypto in Your Everyday Life
Most of us have wondered at first: “Why is cryptocurrency even a thing? What is the difference between numbers in a bank account versus numbers on a crypto wallet?”
Banking still relies on technology built in the 1970s, and plain old paper trails. Why should we wait days for...