Cryptocurrencies

Satoshi Nakamoto and Bitcoin
25 Jan 2020

Satoshi Nakamoto and Bitcoin

For two decades the idea of secure electronic cash payments had been explored by great minds the likes of David Chaum and Nick...

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What are Cryptocurrencies?
25 Jan 2020

What are Cryptocurrencies?

As covered earlier in this course, digital currencies have no physical form but are still able to function as a store-of-value...

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Centralised, Decentralised & Hybrid Cryptocurrencies
25 Jan 2020

Centralised, Decentralised &...

In addition to types of cryptocurrencies i.e. coins and tokens, we also have cryptocurrency classifications, namely...

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The Advantages & Disadvantages of Cryptocurrencies
25 Jan 2020

The Advantages & Disadvantages...

So now that you know what a cryptocurrency is, let's look at some of their advantages and disadvantages, beginning with the...

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Double Spending
25 Jan 2020

Double Spending

Prior to the launch and success of Bitcoin, early attempts at launching digital currencies had already made significant...

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Coins vs Tokens
25 Jan 2020

Coins vs Tokens

The world of cryptocurrencies is riddled with acronyms and terminology that can be extremely off-putting for those new to the...

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Wallets
25 Jan 2020

Wallets

It would be great to start this video off by saying that wallets within the world of cryptocurrency are just like wallets in...

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Exchanges
25 Jan 2020

Exchanges

An exchange in the world of digital refers to a marketplace where users of the exchange platform can trade i.e. buy and sell...

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