The Tech Behind Crypto
The Tech Behind Crypto

The Tech Behind Crypto

You used crypto tools and portals before, but do you actually know how it all works? Knowing how it functions in the background can give you an edge on your investments, and your overall success! Check back in for in-depth knowledge on how individual parts of the crypto ecosystem actually works on a tech side. I'll try to cover what's most interesting and important for enthusiasts and newbies alike. Some content may also cover how you can use that tech for your own investments, so stay tuned!

Mining Unmineable Coins

26 Sep 2022 2 minute read 1 comment TheJan

There are a lot of cryptocurrencies out there, and many of them can be mined. But there is the sort of coin that you can only buy, using the PoS (Proof of Stake) mode of operation (rather than PoW / Proof of Work). If you want to acquire your favorit...

Passively Increase your Funds via DeFi

25 Sep 2022 2 minute read 0 comments TheJan

Hello fellow investor friend! This article tells you about the basics of earning money via DeFi (Decentralized Finance) portals. DeFi covers all kinds of aspects, from alternative currencies that are not managed in a centralized way, up to services t...

Ethermail allows to earn $EMC by reading E-Mail

21 Sep 2022 1 minute read 4 comments TheJan

All kinds of Web3 applications pop up all the time. Today I want to report on one particularly helpful one: ethermail.oi. The frontend is basically an email client. You sign up with your MetaMask wallet (requires no gas) and get an email address with...

Mining with the Neoscrypt algorithm on Linux

14 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments TheJan

There are many algorithms for crypto mining out there, and sometimes it's difficult to find out which mining software (or even specific version) supports what. One particular algorithm called Neoscrypt is not particularly widely supported. Neoscrypt...

Anatomy of a Bitcoin Address

3 Aug 2022 5 minute read 0 comments TheJan

Bitcoin addresses are cryptic strings of numbers and characters. They are used by large corporations, public exchanges, groups of special interest, and individuals alike. But what is a Bitcoin address? For just using it you may not need to know. If y...

Cashing In and Out of Crypto

2 Aug 2022 13 minute read 0 comments TheJan

What is Cashing In and Out? Cryptocurrencies are omnipresent on the internet, and many services adopt crypto payment methods. Many tout that privacy is an important factor, and that BTC as one decentralized cryptocurrency is only getting stronger. To...

Blockchain Validation - what is it, why you should know about it

1 Aug 2022 6 minute read 0 comments TheJan

What is Validation? One of the fundamental elements of cryptocurrencies' blockchains is their decentralized nature. Due to this nature, there is no central entity that verifies each and every transaction - and that's the beauty of it. This also comes...