The case against Bitcoin’s energy usage

There is an emerging schism between Proof-of-Work cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, and Proof-of-Stake cryptocurrencies such as Cardano. Some of it is down to differences of opinion around security, some of it is around blockchain utility, but the most notable difference is around energy consumption. In the past year I’ve seen Bitcoiner’s apply gravity bending logicContinue reading “The case against Bitcoin’s energy usage”

Crypto Explained: Hashing

Welcome to the Crypto Explained series of blog posts where we explain technical terms in an accessible manner. In this post we will be discussing hashing. Hashing is a very important technical concept that I feel everyone, technical and non-technical people alike should learn. I will explain it like this. Hashing is essentially a digitalContinue reading “Crypto Explained: Hashing”