Cryptocurrency technology overview explanations.


Here at Learning blockchains.com, we know that this technology is new and that a lot of people dont even know what the tech is behind the coin. So we are taking it upon ourselves to help everyone understand just what people are doing with the blockchain.

Below you will find a list of cryptocurrencies, You will be able to see their numerical value in their own currency. Below that you will be able to see what one of the coins are worth in USD, This is a live widget and will update to what the current price is.

You will also be able to see the particular cryptocurrencies market cap.

If you click on the name of the specific coin you will be redirected to coinmarketcap.com for a more detailed break down on the numbers. Then under each cryptocurrency there will be a description of each coin and what they want to achieve with their technology.

We will be continually adding coins in, to give everyone the information on as many technologies behind the coins as possible! If there is a coin you would like to see on this list, Send us an email at [email protected] and let us know!


Bitcoin

Bitcoin was created in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency and was created to be a way to have a fully decentralized currency.This means that not one single entity can control Bitcoin such as banks or government. Bitcoin is instead run by the network...

Ethereum

The idea of Ethereum was created by Vitalik Buterin in 2013 when he created the white paper. Ethereum was released to the public in 2015. Where Bitcoin is solely used as a form of currency, Ethereum can do that and a whole lot more....

Ripple

Left aligned text. Ripple was created to be a way for the banks to essentially expand their infrastructure. In current banking systems, if you wanted to send money to someone overseas you would need to pay an exchange rate fee, then the money would be transferred from country A to Country B. For example if you sent cash from Australia using Westpac bank to America...

Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Cash was created August 1st 2017, Bitcoin Cash is a result from a fork in the Bitcoin network. The reason Bitcoin cash was created is because Bitcoin or Bitcoin core as it is being referred to by, Has changed to much over the years, Thr original purpose of Bitcoin as laid out by Satoshi Nakamoto is to be a peer-to-peer cash system. Currently Bitcoin core is not that, Bitcoin core has high fees, slow transaction times and is the first blockchain in the history of blockchains to have full blocks...

ARK

ARKs vision is to be able to connect all blockchain technologies together so that a user can benefit from all of the features from each technology in an easy to use interface. Ark wants to achieve this by using what they are calling a smart bridge...

EOS

EOS is a essentially a mix between Ethereum and Steem, Created by Dan Larimer who also created Bitshares and Steem, EOS will allow for smart online contracts, like Ethereum, However EOS is implementing this in a much more user friendly way. EOS will end it's ICO on June 26th, if you bought EOS from their site then you have nothing to worry about...