How Does a Blockchain Work? | DASH School #2

How Does a Blockchain Work? | DASH School #2

Hello and welcome back to Dash School I am your teacher, Amanda B Johnson And as you’ll recall, we last left off talking about the digital ledger that is called a blockchain and how it is used to record changes…

Cryptography: The Science of Making and Breaking Codes

Cryptography: The Science of Making and Breaking Codes

This probably looks like gibberish to you, and it should because it’s a cryptogram, a message in code. But, if I told you that all I did was shift every letter in the sentence to the next one in the…

Asymmetric encryption – Simply explained

Asymmetric encryption – Simply explained

Encryption is the process of taking a message and scrambling it’s contents so that only certain people can look at your message. There are two types of encryption: symmetric and asymmetric encryption. Let’s first take a look at symmetric encryption…

How Are Search Engines So Fast?

How Are Search Engines So Fast?

You’re looking for a file, and you know that you just saved it. You know where you hoped this file was saved, but you just don’t see it. So you try searching your computer, and end up really frustrated. This…

Bitcoin Q&A: The 21 million supply cap

Bitcoin Q&A: The 21 million supply cap

[AUDIENCE] Where does the supply of bitcoin come from? How are you sure the market doesn’t get oversupplied? [ANDREAS] The supply of Bitcoin is determined algorithmically, based on… a geometrically declining supply function. In the beginning, every ten minutes, fifty…

How Bitcoin Wallets Work (Public & Private Key Explained)

How Bitcoin Wallets Work (Public & Private Key Explained)

In the past, I’ve made quite a few Simply Explained videos on how blockchains and cryptocurrencies work. And there are a few questions that keep coming, like: how do wallets work? You see, to use a cryptocurrency, you need a…

XRP News: Ripple/SWIFT NDA Follow-Up

XRP News: Ripple/SWIFT NDA Follow-Up