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Crypto Classroom Lesson #16: BNB

Binance is a leading cryptocurrency exchange that provides trading for >100 different cryptocurrencies. Currently, the exchange provides both spot and margin trading and is considered to be the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world in terms of trading volume. Accordingly, the token powering the Binance ecosystem, Binance Coin (BNB) now......

Crypto Classroom Lesson #15: FTX

FTX is a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange that offers futures, leveraged tokens and OTC trading.  Due to the poorly designed risk management systems, current futures exchanges have frequent large clawbacks, leading to losses in the millions. FTX reduces the likelihood of clawbacks by using a three-tiered liquidation model. The goal of......

What is Sharding? – A Solution for Blockchain Scalability

TLDR: Bitcoin & Ethereum are slow networks. Sharding can divide the mining capacity into small shards, each capable of processing transactions in parallel. Sharding = Speed! Scalability of Blockchain The lack of scalability, only capable of processing a few transactions per second, is a major bottleneck for blockchain technology to......

Beginner’s guide to Privacy Coins

Every bitcoin can be traced back and identified if there’s illegal activity. Therefore, some people use a Bitcoin mixer, for example, to make transactions untraceable and fungible. It can distort  the trail from the original source but it is not completely untraceable. Therefore, several cryptocurrencies that specialise on concealing......