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Exploring Cryptocurrency is an educational platform featuring articles, podcasts, videos and research on cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and other exciting, emergent technologies and ideas such as The Internet of Things. Our podcast is a haven for those new to the cryptocurrency space, a place where these technologies are explained in layman's terms. Follow along and learn!

Exploring Cryptocurrency is an educational platform featuring articles, podcasts, videos and research on cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and other exciting, emergent technologies and ideas such as The Internet of Things. Our podcast is a haven for those new to the cryptocurrency space, a place where these technologies are explained in layman's terms. Follow along and learn!
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Exploring Cryptocurrency is an educational platform featuring articles, podcasts, videos and research on cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and other exciting, emergent technologies and ideas such as The Internet of Things. Our podcast is a haven for those new to the cryptocurrency space, a place where these technologies are explained in layman's terms. Follow along and learn!

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Episodes

09: EOS Explained!

3/12/2019
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Today, everything EOS! We’ll be learning all about project and cryptocurrency EOS, one of the major Ethereum contenders and decentralized applications (DApps) platform. We’ll learn about the history of EOS, its issuance model and ICO, its governance, and its unique implementation of the delegated proof-of-stake consensus model. We’ll also take a look at the concerns surrounding EOS, from the “Tragedy of the Commons” to the “Nothing at Stake Problem”. These perspectives will allow us to look...

Duration:00:27:01

08: Nano / Raiblocks, XRB, Block-lattice, and Directed Acyclic Graph

3/7/2019
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Today, we’ll be learning all about the cryptocurrency project Nano (previously known as Raiblocks): the Nano network, the XRB token, and how it all works. We’ll delve into the unconventional and creative consensus mechanism behind Nano - a modified form of delegated proof-of-stake (DPoS), the usage of block-lattices and multiple blockchains, and directed acyclic graph (DAG), all of which combine to make Nano a formidable peer-to-peer payment solution that rivals Bitcoin. All of these...

Duration:00:20:15

07: Bitcoin Cash, BCHSV, BCHABC, and The Hash Wars!

3/5/2019
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Today’s episode is a strange one, a curious one, a bizarre saga of resource warring, imposters, and a crypto community in disarray. We will learn everything there is to know about Bitcoin Cash by reviewing this odd saga of hard forks in the Bitcoin network, the scalability argument that began way back in 2009, block size limitations in the blockchain, and the recent transition into BCHSV and BCHABC. You’ll learn what these cryptocurrencies are, why they exist, what makes them different...

Duration:00:33:48

Weekly Q&A 01: Ethereum Price Prediction, RLPx encoding, Ponzi Schemes?

3/4/2019
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On our first weekly Q&A we answer listener questions ranging a variety of cryptocurrency and blockchain related topics, namely cryptocurrency investing: Will the bear market end in 2019? Where is Ethereum’s price headed? Why does Ethereum infrastructure use RLPx encoding instead of protobuf? Is Bitcoin a ponzi scheme?! Many great questions, some silly questions, all serious and thorough answers. Exploring Cryptocurrency publishes our weekly Q&A every Monday. All listeners are invited to...

Duration:00:34:49

06: Ripple, XRP, and xRapid

3/2/2019
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Today, we look at Ripple and their native token XRP, a unique cryptocurrency that is being utilized to facilitate cross-border transactions in a lightning fast, extremely cost-effective ecosystem. You’ll learn all the basics necessary to understand what XRP is and how it works, including their revolutionary and highly demanded xRapid technology as well as the proprietary consensus algorithm that affords the Ripple network high scalability and such speed that it rivals that of the entire...

Duration:00:24:47

05: Ethereum, Ether, Smart Contracts, and DApps

3/1/2019
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Ethereum! Yes, we’re going to learn all about Ethereum today! This is probably the most revolutionary cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in the history of the space, and we’ll be learning every aspect of it: from smart contracts and decentralized applications - or DApps - to the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) and the ERC20 token standard. As always, “Exploring Cryptocurrency” episodes come with the guarantee of never leaving a stone unturned: we promise that you’ll understand what all...

Duration:00:20:55

04: Bitcoin and Bitcoin Mining

2/28/2019
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Today we're going over Bitcoin! What is Bitcoin? How does Bitcoin - the world's first global, digital, and decentralized currency - work? What is bitcoin mining and how does that work? And what are some of the potential problems with the Bitcoin network? All of these questions answered and made simple in this episode of "Exploring Cryptocurrency". In this episode, we make Bitcoin simple and explain the technology without all the confusing jargon and over-complication you may encounter when...

Duration:00:15:59

01: The History of Money

2/27/2019
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Episode I: The History of Money a gateway to understanding cryptocurrency In our first podcast episode, we will be discussing the history of this curious technology called "money". We'll learn how money is a system for expressing value and acquire a clear understand of this abstract, incorporeal, and often confounding concept. Evaluating and surveying this history will illustrate how cryptocurrency plays a natural role in the progression of money as a technology and will establish an...

Duration:00:13:52

02: Bitcoin and Blockchain for Beginners

2/27/2019
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In episode 2 of Exploring Cryptocurrency, we're going to learn how Bitcoin and the blockchain work. Using a simple analogy, even someone with no background in computer science, finance, or technology will be able to understand the Bitcoin protocol and the creative, revolutionary blockchain technology it utilizes. This episode is great for both complete newcomers to the crypto space, as well as the experienced user/investor who may want to polish up on some Bitcoin and blockchain basics....

Duration:00:19:12

03: TRON Foundation, TRX, and BTT

2/27/2019
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In this episode, we'll be learning all about TRON! We'll discuss the history and background of The TRON Foundation, the TRX token, how TRX works, and the controversy surrounding TRON. We'll also be taking a dive into the inner-workings of this unique cryptocurrency, learning how its delegated-proof-of-stake (DPOS) consensus algorithm works, and how it is used to create a democratic network of voting for and electing "Super Representatives" using the TRX token and "TRON Power". Last, we'll...

Duration:00:28:18