Crypto Classroom

Genesis Block’s Crypto Classroom provides educational content for beginners and veterans alike. We spark discussions, educate, and engage people in the global Bitcoin and Crypto community in a way that resonates.

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“How to” Security Guides

In our “How to Guides” are tutorials designed to help you with your cyber security. So this includes how to create a secure password, how to setup a password manager, how to secure your email and devices, as well as how to setup your first Bitcoin wallet

Bitcoin 101

The Crypto Classroom Bitcoin 101 covers the fundamentals of BTC as well as the evolution since its inception back in 2009. Above all, this is the quintessential guide to what Bitcoin is and why it’s important. 

Crypto 101

The Crypto Classroom Crypto 101 covers cryptocurrencies outside of Bitcoin. For instance what a Token is, Tether (USDT), Ethereum, ERC20, and Basic Attention Token (BAT).

Blockchain 101

Learn the essential principles surrounding Blockchain Technology. Learn the Blockchain basics as well as some of the key technologies and use cases. 

Beginners

Our Crypto Classroom for beginners covers general topics for people new to the space. So this is a great place to start if you are new to the Bitcoin and Crypto space. In addition, we recommend Bitcoin 101, Crypto 101, and Blockchain 101.  

What is Linear Finance ($LINA)?

What is Linear Finance ($LINA)? With the recent boom of DeFi systems, new systems are launching weekly. Linear Finance is a new DeFi platform that…

What is MANTRA DAO?

What is MANTRA DAO? What is MANTRA DAO? The MANTRA DAO is a decentralized application being built on the Rio Chain. The Rio Chain is…

Crypto 101: What is Chainlink?

What is Chainlink? What is ChainLink? Back in 2019, ChainLink had its peak racking up a 500% return. It outperformed all cryptocurrencies and even Bitcoin,…

Crypto 101: What are Privacy Tokens?

When you hear Privacy Tokens you might think of something similar to Bitcoin and Ethereum, two extremely well-known cryptocurrencies. However, unlike Bitcoin and Ethereum, privacy…

What is Serum (SRM)?

What is Serum ($SRM)? What is Serum (SRM)? In collaboration with our partner, Alameda Research, we are excited to announce the release of the Serum…

What is DeFi?

What is DeFi? DeFi is an acronym for Decentralized Finance. This generally refers to digital assets, smart contracts, protocols, and DApps (decentralized applications) that are…

Blockchain 101: What is IOTA?

IOTA is a distributed ledger technology that is used to record and execute transitions between devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. IOTA hopes…

What is Bitcoin Halving?

Simply put Bitcoin halving is when mining rewards split in half (by 50%). Because scarcity drives pricing, many see this halving event as the tipping…

How To Buy Bitcoin?

Simple and secure, whether you’re buying, selling, storing, or using your Bitcoin Wondering how to buy Bitcoin? When you register for an account at Genesis…

What Are Nodes?

The Bitcoin network consists of many nodes, any computer that connects to the bitcoin network falls under this category. Nodes are important to the peer-to-peer infrastructure…

What is OTC Trading?

What is OTC Trading? Over-The-Counter or OTC Trading in the context of Bitcoin and crypto, are private deals for buying or selling crypto. Because these…

How is Bitcoin Different From Fiat?

How is Bitcoin different from Fiat? First, let’s talk about what Bitcoin is. Bitcoin is a new form of currency called ‘cryptocurrency’ that is not…

What is a database?

At its simplest, we can define a database as a systematic collection of data. Organisations use a database management system (DBMS) to access a database,…

Beginner’s guide to Privacy Coins

What Are Privacy Coins? This is the Beginner’s guide to privacy coins. We can trace back and identify every Bitcoin related to illegal activity. Therefore,…

What is XRP?

Ripple is a real-time gross settlement system (RTGS), currency exchange and remittance network. It aims to enable fast cross-border payments with low transaction fees and…

What is Bitcoin Cash?

Background Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a cryptocurrency that had a hard fork from Bitcoin on 1st August 2017, with the aim to speed up transaction…

Advanced

Our Advanced Crypto Classroom is intended for users with an established understanding of Bitcoin and Cryptos. We cover new topics and in depth explanations of how Bitcoin and Crypto concepts work. 

What is MANTRA DAO?

What is MANTRA DAO? What is MANTRA DAO? The MANTRA DAO is a decentralized application being built on the Rio Chain. The Rio Chain is…

What is DCEP?

What is DCEP? “Digital Currency Electronic Payment” (DCEP or CBDC), is the national digital currency of China built with Blockchain and Cryptographic technology. So, this…

What is Sharding?

TLDR: Bitcoin & Ethereum are slow networks. Sharding can divide the mining capacity into small shards, each capable of processing transactions in parallel. Sharding =…

Encryption & Wallet Addresses

Encryption and Digital Wallet Addresses are one of Bitcoin and Cryptos greatest strengths. Cryptography is in cryptocurrency’s name, we apply it in the security that…

How does Bitcoin Mining Work?

How Does Bitcoin Mining Work? How does Bitcoin Mining Work? Bitcoin and Crypto mining is the process in which you can obtain new digital tokens…

How Bitcoin Transactions Work?

How do Bitcoin transactions work? Bitcoin and crypto transactions are carried out through a sequence of digital signatures in a chain. We validate Bitcoin and…

What is cosmos?

The Network Cosmos, built on Tendermint Core, the design’s purpose is to be the “Internet of Blockchains”. The network provides the means for trustless exchange…

What is Atomic Swap?

What is Atomic Swap? Simply put, Atomic Swaps are the peer-to-peer exchange of two different cryptocurrencies. They can be executed on off-chain channels or separate…

What are Stablecoins?

What are Stablecoins? Most cryptocurrencies are volatile as we often see a 10% move for the price of Bitcoin or Ethereum on any given day. To better facilitate practical…

What is P2PKH?

What is P2PKH? When we discuss how Bitcoin transactions work, P2PKH plays an essential role in assisting the functioning of Bitcoin transactions. It helps ensure…

What is Lightning Network?

When Satoshi Nakamoto introduced Bitcoin in 2008, they envisioned a world where Bitcoin a new form of digital money. However most people today consider Bitcoin…

ETH 2.0 The Future of Ethereum

ETH 2.0 is The Future of Ethereum. The single most important issue currently facing the Ethereum network is scalability. The Ethereum network supports hundreds of…
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