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Will Blockchain Kill the Energy Monopoly?

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We all agree the energy sector has been a highly centralized and monopolised industry for a long time. Affordability, reliability and emissions-intensity have become core concerns for households and businesses. In most countries the supply and retail of electricity has shifted from fully government owned operations to a regulated, centralised, and privatised ownerships. The monopoly […]

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Forks 101: A beginners guide to cryptocurrency forks

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What is a crypto fork or a bitcoin fork

Before we explain what a cryptocurrency fork is. It is best to understand some common terms. So first things first, the basics: Mining Mining is the process of validating transactions via cryptographic ecalculations. Miners are rewarded in cryptocurrency (the crypto being mined) for their effort. The reward is usually a variable ‘mining fee’. Digital signature […]