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A series of posts about cryptocurrencies, decentralized finance, and Web 3.0


Merkel Tree: What is it, and how does it work?

23 Jun 2023 4 minute read 2 comments kishankumar

A Merkle Tree is a binary tree of hash values, where each leaf node represents a single piece of data or a hash of a piece of data. It is used to verify the integrity of large amounts of data efficiently. It was invented by Ralph Merkle in 1979 and i...

Smart Contracts: A Simple Guide to Understand, Use, and Deploy Them

22 Jun 2023 5 minute read 0 comments kishankumar

Smart contracts are digital contracts or programs, a set of instructions stored on a blockchain that is automatically executed when predetermined terms and conditions are met. 1 Million Dollar Bet E.g, On March 17th, 2023, former CTO of Coinbase, Bal...

Polygon Copilot: A ChatGPT-Powered AI Assistant

22 Jun 2023 3 minute read 0 comments kishankumar

Polygon Copilot is an AI assistant launched by Polygon, a layer-2 solution for Ethereum. It was created in collaboration with LayerE and integrated OpenAI’s GPT-3.5 and GPT-4 into its interface. The AI assistant is trained on Polygon protocol docume...

Why do all transactions and addresses on the blockchain have the prefix 0x?

19 Jun 2023 3 minute read 2 comments kishankumar

If you are new to the blockchain, you probably would have set up your Metamask and gotten your first address. If you haven't, why not we get you an address first? You can read the below article to get started. How to get started with the Decentraliz...

What does Hashrate mean in the Bitcoin Network?

18 Jun 2023 5 minute read 2 comments kishankumar

If you are active on Twitter, you often see tweets like the Bitcoin network is at its all-time high Hashrate. A tweet like this: These numbers are stupendously large. At the time of writing, the hashrate is 391.96 EH/s or 391,958,260,757,078,500,000...

Polygon 2.0: Upgrading Protocol Architecture, Token Economics, and Governance

17 Jun 2023 2 minute read 0 comments kishankumar

Polygon Labs announced the release of Polygon 2.0 on Twitter on Jun 12, 2023. The announcement was followed by a series of blog posts, community meets, AMAs, and other events to reveal more details about the technology, and it is expected to launch...

What is Chainlink

1 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments kishankumar

As a beginner in the crypto world, we often make the mistake of jumping and buying coins without even understanding their fundamentals. All we care about is how they sound; Woah, Chainlink, the name looks cool. I shall buy it. I have made this mistak...

What is Metaverse

31 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments kishankumar

The short answer is Virtual Reality; yes, you heard it right. People are so into it that they are investing millions of dollars for a tiny pixel of land in it. Some call it hype and some the future of humankind, well who is right, only the time will...

What is Proof of Stake

31 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments kishankumar

Before understanding what proof of stake means, we need to understand what proof of work is because proof of stake was introduced because of limitations present in the proof of work. Proof of stake is a consensus mechanism to choose a validator from...