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Notes on Cryptography for Dummies (Part 2: Hashes)

20 Dec 2022 4 minute read 4 comments Great White Snark

In part one, I covered some terminology and the different categories of ciphers. This part part picks up where that left off. The Basics (Continued) Part one got quite lengthy (as this part no doubt will) without completely covering the basics of cry...

Don't Count Your Bitcoin/Personal Security Until You Safeguard/They Hash...

22 May 2023 1 minute read 2 comments CodyMac50

"If you encrypt it, the people will be free..." "Today is a good day to verify!" And other such jargon are ways to say, look, you need to make sure your crypto is secure. And...you need to make sure your transactions, your information, your online pr...

Looking for those elusive GPUs for mining - I found one that is regularly available!

16 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments SA_Sam1971

Let's face it, with the current chip shortages worldwide, decent priced GPUs are just not available. The minute they hit the market, scalpers suck them all up like hungry vacuum cleaners and extort stupid amounts of money from desperate people...desp...

How a Block is added to a Blockchain?

8 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments TigerTn

Hello, I will try in this article to make it easy to understand how a Block is added to a Blockchain. But first, what is the Blockchain? A Blockchain is a database to record the transactions of a digital asset and is meant to make the history of tha...

CannaBasics #4: What are Cannabis Concentrates?

20 Feb 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Bologna

Concentrates come a wide variety and are often one of the most daunting forms of cannabis, both to consume and to learn about. Simply speaking, concentrates are what the name implies, concentrated forms of cannabis. Most are created by separating THC...

Hash functions

24 Nov 2020 4 minute read 1 comment icostan

In simple terms, hash functions transform input data of arbitrary size (e.g. text, binary, etc) to fixed-length output (called hash value, hash code, fingerprint, message digest or simply hash) in a deterministic way. What else? Types of hash functio...

Hashing algorithms and the authentication of digital files

3 Aug 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Allen Walters

Following up on the Tezos DigiSign article, I wanted to elaborate a bit more about the technical concept of hashing algorithms which plays an important role in authenticating digital files and documents. As explained in the previous article, digitall...

Tezos DigiSign, a new standard for timestamping and electronic signatures on blockchain

31 Jul 2020 5 minute read 1 comment Allen Walters

Blockchain-based solutions for existing real world processes that will simplify and reduce expenses both in time and money: these are the developments that will have the biggest impact and will bring people and companies from outside cryptoland to ut...

What is a hash?

19 May 2020 5 minute read 0 comments Thalers-r

Ever wondered that what hash is, you often come by while browsing web or reading stuff. Here is a simplified explanation. Number Bases A hash is just a number. A big number in Base 16. OK baby steps, we all know about base 10 which includes numbers w...

Writing your own Bitcoin miner in Kotlin

12 Apr 2020 9 minute read 36 comments ProngsDark

Before word... I have to say from the beginning that at the end of this tutorial you won't be able to mine Bitcoin, since you need much more than a piece of software to do that. You need dedicated hardware, probably you need to join a mining pool, et...