Ethereum 2.0 is alive. Learn what “staking” is before it’s too late.

Ladies and gentlemen, we’re floating in space Ethereum 2.0 is here. Since the beginning of the month, the Beacon Chain is live. That’s the new blockchain that uses proof-of-stake model. It will run parallel to the first Ethereum blockchain, guaranteeing continuity of service.

If none of that makes sense to you, or if you want to refresh the concepts, head down to my “Ethereum 2.0: Is “staking” a risk-free, guaranteed investment?” article. A didactic piece for those who want to explore the possibilities of this new development and opportunity in the cryptocurrency space.

As an update for those in the know, the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken released a service for Ethereum staking. It forms pools together users who want to participate in the process and helps them validate transactions as a unit. In just four days, users deposited 100K in Ether. That’s more than $60 million at current ETH prices.

Anyway, read my article.

Is the Petro a cryptocurrency? What is cryptocurrency anyway?

Blockchain post-it. An article about the Petro and the concept of cryptocurrency.
Photo by Hitesh Choudhary on Unsplash

Below are the sidebars I wrote for the article “A Complete Guide to Petro – Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Driven Attempt to Attain An Edge“, which ended up published by Hackernoon, a tech publication with a specialized audience that probably didn’t need basic information like this. You, on the other hand, definitely do. So here it is. You’re welcome.

If you’re interested in the Venezuelan cryptocurrency, jackpot, you found the motherload.  And even if you’re not, there’s a lot of valuable, easy-to-digest data ahead:

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