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The Difference Between Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies

Since the inception of Bitcoin in 2009 and its rise in popularity circa 2017, there has been much confusion as to what the difference between cryptocurrencies and their counterpart, the blockchain, really is. While the two technologies do go hand-in-hand, there are still fundamental differences between them. So what is the difference between cryptocurrencies and …

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Bitcoin Maximalism vs Pluralism

As a new entrant into the world of cryptocurrencies, you may have wondered if bitcoin is the only coin you should focus on, or if it is wise to focus on alternative cryptocurrencies known as ‘altcoins’. You may have even come across the terms ‘Maximalist’ or ‘Pluralist’ in reference to the crypto community’s stance on …