The rise of an unstoppable digital economy

Cryptocurrencies and decentralised applications will give way to the world’s first pure free market economy. Cryptocurrencies have gained rapid traction as an accepted medium of exchange, and while the ownership and use of cryptocurrencies may be a result of speculation, their adoption will increasingly depend on their respective attributes and utility. The current economy of […]

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Explain public key cryptography to me…

A breakdown of what public key cryptography is Public key cryptography is a field of cryptography which solves the key distribution problem involved with the symmetrical encryption. It is a type of cryptosystem that separates the dual functionalities of a traditional cipher key into two seperate keys. Okay, let’s talk about what that exactly means… […]

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Cryptography vs Encryption

Often mixed up: cryptography != encryption Cryptography is a field of practice surrounding secure communications. Encryption on the other hand is a two way mathematical operation that makes information unusable; producing a ciphertext. It’s primary objective is to ensure the privacy of the information. Encryption is simply one part of the puzzle belonging to the field […]

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