Tag Archives: Ethereum

How the Bitcoin Blockchain Differs from the Ethereum Blockchain

Nearly ten years after it was launched, Bitcoin is still the most dominant cryptocurrency in the world. As of 1st November 2018, Bitcoin dominates 54% of the industry. Ethereum stands at a distant second with a market cap of $20 billion.

Is Ethereum innovative enough to ever topple Bitcoin? Below, we compare the technologies and find what makes Bitcoin different from its competitor. Why is Bitcoin so dominant and why does everyone claim Ethereum is …

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Vitalik Rips on Mad Crypto Moon Gains. But Economics, Bruh. – YMB Podcast E259

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E259

This is episode 259 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Earlier this week, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said the days of mad crypto gains are behind us. Since most people now know that crypto exists, it’s no longer physically possible for interest in Bitcoin to multiply as much as it has in the past. After all, the world population is finite.

This sounds reasonable. But as one might expect, crypto …

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ChronoLogic Moves Forward With Temporal Innovation in 2018

ChronoLogic’s vision has always been to solve time-based problems on the blockchain. The partnership with Piper Mirriam on the Ethereum Alarm Clock has provided a core focus on scheduling with a lot of tooling for scheduling applications.

Decentralized, Trustless Scheduling

The Ethereum Alarm Clock is the first on-chain, decentralized scheduling protocol for Ethereum, it provides crypto-economic incentives for TimeNodes to execute transactions in the future for third parties. This opens up a lot of use-cases …

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Guest Adam Meister on SEC Chatter, the Ultimate Bitcoin Mystery, & More – YMB Podcast E247

Adam Meister on You, Me, and BTC Podcast E247

This is episode 247 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

“Bitcoin – buy and hold.” So reads the Twitter bio of this week’s esteemed guest. He keeps things real simple and we like that. What more is there to say?

But seriously, Adam Meister is outstanding and we couldn’t be more excited to have him. He Hosts The 1 Bitcoin Show and he really, really knows his stuff.

One topic …

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Zeex and the Need for Proprietary Cryptocurrency

Companies often tout the capabilities of their proprietary cryptocurrency while launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). They speak about the contexts in which it can be used and the products that it can purchase. However, the real world utility of specialized crypto-tokens can vary significantly.

ERC20 and other smart contract based standards have become buzzwords or bullet points in ICO whitepapers. The inherent technological foundation of the cryptocurrency goes unused, and the token standard is …

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Which Cryptos Do the Most Popular Casinos Use?

Most online casinos only offer players the option to gamble with real money. With the price surge and the popularity of cryptocurrency in the past several months, several casinos have adopted virtual currencies as an alternative to fiat currency. A player who wishes to use crypto will be required to open a crypto-wallet from where they can withdraw and deposit crypto coins. There are specific crypto ATMs across the world which dispense crypto coins.

Leading …

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I Cheated on Bitcoin This Week. Hard. – YMB Podcast E210

Cheating on Bitcoin

This is episode 210 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Look, we’re not all perfect. We love Bitcoin, but sometimes it’s just too fat for us. And those hot altcoins won’t stop flirting with us. It’s a fatal attraction that can wreck even the strongest relationships.

But seriously, that’s exactly what happened to me this week. Bitcoin wanted $14 from me and I’d had enough. For too long, this bloated …

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The Free Market Chose Digital Kittens Over Everything Else. Now What? – YMB Podcast E207

CryptoKitties

This is episode 207 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Whether you like it or not, CryptoKitties took over the internet this weekend. And the collectible cats didn’t just dominate social media. They literally took over the Ethereum blockchain, filling up the blocks and causing a spike in transaction fees.

What on earth could this mean? Isn’t the blockchain supposed to be used for more noble purposes? And aren’t …

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