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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