IPFS: Interplanetary file storage!

Today, the internet is such an important tool in our everyday life.We use it to consume media, to communicate with friends and colleagues, to learn, tohandle our finances and much more…But the web as we know it has a problem: the information on it is centralized.It’s all stored on big server farms like this one…

Bitcoin is worthless (but so is your “real” money)

Hi, my name is Xavier, and when I talk about cryptocurrencies, I often get comments sayingthat Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others aren’t worth anything.That people are just artificially creating its value.And you know what, that’s true.I also hear that they’re not real because it’s only virtual money, not physical.That’s true as well.But in this video, I…

Bitcoin is worthless (but so is your “real” money)

Hi, my name is Xavier, and when I talk about cryptocurrencies, I often get comments sayingthat Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others aren’t worth anything.That people are just artificially creating its value.And you know what, that’s true.I also hear that they’re not real because it’s only virtual money, not physical.That’s true as well.But in this video, I…

Bitcoin is worthless (but so is your “real” money)

Hi, my name is Xavier, and when I talk about cryptocurrencies, I often get comments sayingthat Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others aren’t worth anything.That people are just artificially creating its value.And you know what, that’s true.I also hear that they’re not real because it’s only virtual money, not physical.That’s true as well.But in this video, I…

Ethereum’s Constantinople Update & Difficulty Bomb

Not too long from now, Ethereum will get another update.It’s called Constantinople and will bring some much needed upgrades to improve the performanceof the Ethereum blockchain and it will also address the problems related to the difficultybomb and miner rewards.The update is rather intensive and will break backwards-compatibility, meaning that it willcome into existence with…

Bitcoin is worthless (but so is your “real” money)

Hi, my name is Xavier, and when I talk about cryptocurrencies, I often get comments sayingthat Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others aren’t worth anything.That people are just artificially creating its value.And you know what, that’s true.I also hear that they’re not real because it’s only virtual money, not physical.That’s true as well.But in this video, I…

Passwords & hash functions (Simply Explained)

You might have found out that there is a website that checks if your online accounts have beencompromised by hackers.So you enter in your email address and OH NO…You have been pwned!Hackers now know the passwords that you used on all these services…But do they really know your password?Well as it turns out: that might…

How Bitcoin Wallets Work (Cryptowallets Simply Explained)

In the past, I’ve made quite a few Simply Explained videos on how blockchains and cryptocurrencieswork.And there are a few questions that keep coming, like: how do wallets work?You see, to use a cryptocurrency, you need a wallet to store your virtual coins.And just like a bank account, it has a unique address.It looks somewhat…

Getting Started with Visual Studio & C# .NET Tutorial : #Codegasm 1

Hey! Whats up Nerdgasm fans.Jerry here. AKA Barnacules.Now you know im a software developer, I’ve actually developed software for Microsoft for 15 years.Well needless to say, I’m no longer with Microsoft.If you’d like to know more about that, there is a video down in the description.But at this time in my lifeI’m going to be…

Proof-of-Stake (vs proof-of-work)

Hi there!My name is Xavier and you might have read articles online saying that cryptocurrencieslike Bitcoin uses enormous amounts of energy to secure their networks.But why is that – and more importantly – what are the alternatives?Mining new coins takes a lot of computing power because of the proof-of-work algorithm.The idea was first introduced in…