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Warren Buffett

Can active trading deliver higher returns than passive HODLing? Buffett’s bet with hedge funds provides great lessons.

Just How “Smart” Are Smart Contracts?
04 Mar 2019
Knowledge Base

Blockchain 101 | Part 6: Just How “Smart” Are Smart Contracts?

Smart contracts have a profound potential to change the way we do business every day.

The Byzantine Generals Problem
17 Feb 2019
Knowledge Base

Blockchain 101 | Part 5: The Story Behind the Byzantine Consensus

Learn how the ancient “Byzantine Generals Problem” is applied to the cutting-edge technology of decentralized blockchains.

How Top Hedge Fund Managers Earn Billions of Dollars Each Year
13 Feb 2019
Knowledge Base

How Top Hedge Fund Managers Earn Billions of Dollars Each Year?

In 2017, the top five hedge fund managers combined earned more than all 500 CEOs of the largest US corporations that make up the S&P 500 index.

Biggest Threat for Blockchain: 51% Attack?
28 Jan 2019
Knowledge Base

Blockchain 101 | Part 4: Biggest Threat for Blockchain: 51% Attack?

While blockchains seem fairly secure, there are nonetheless some events that can bring the new technology down to its knees.

What Makes Bitcoin Secure? Hint: Merkle ?
10 Jan 2019
Knowledge Base

Blockchain 101 | Part 3: What Makes Bitcoin Secure? Hint: Merkle 🌳

Distributed ledgers are transparent, private, and immutable. What is it that assures this?

Early Days of Crypto Vs. Early Days of Internet
14 Dec 2018
Knowledge Base

Early Days of Crypto Vs. Early Days of Internet

How difficult was to get online in the mid-90s and how does this relate to the current user experience in the crypto world?

Cryptographic hash functions I Different size inputs result in fixed length output
10 Dec 2018
Knowledge Base

Blockchain 101 | Part 2: “FCD3 6880 ADD7 FB45?” or “What the Hell Are Hash Functions?”

Cryptographic hash functions represent the basis for the Blockchain technology. Here's a simple explanation of how they work.

The restrictions in the blockchain
22 Nov 2018
Knowledge Base

Blockchain 101 | Part 1: What the Heck Are Permissioned and Private Blockchains?

The blockchain is considered one of the most important developments in the 21st century. Do you know what kinds of blockchain exist?

The Unknown History of Digital Currencies
15 Nov 2018
Knowledge Base

The Unknown History of Digital Currencies

Did you know that the idea of digital currencies dates back in the 1980s? Read about the early pioneers of digital currencies.

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While blockchains seem fairly secure, there are nonetheless some events that can bring the new technology down to its knees. Among these, the greatest threat is the 51% attack. Watch Timotej Bodlaj (Portfolio Manager at Solidum Capital) explain it in a simple way.

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