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Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment

From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking, Fast and Slow and the coauthor of Nudge, a revolutionary exploration of why people make bad judgments and how to make better ones–“full of novel insights, rigorous evidence, engaging writing, and practical applications” (Adam Grant). Imagine that two doctors in the same city give different diagnoses to identical […]

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Blockchain Crypto Trading DeFi

How Do You Stake Cryptocurrencies? Earning Passive Income With Crypto

While the Bitcoin network is secured by mining, many newer cryptocurrencies use an alternative consensus mechanism known as proof of stake (PoS). This involves users staking their cryptocurrency—pledging their crypto assets to the network to help the blockchain validate transactions. But staking isn’t just an altruistic act to benefit the network. In exchange for staking, […]

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Blockchain

How to Use IPFS: The Backbone of Web3

IPFS is a peer-to-peer decentralized network that lets users back up files and websites by hosting them across numerous nodes.This ensures that content is resistant to censorship and centralized points of failure, such as server issues or coordinated attacks.When a website goes down, often it’s due to the failure of a centralized service, such as […]

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What Are Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)?

Central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, are exactly what the name suggests: they’re digital versions of a state’s fiat currency. But how does that differ from money sitting in a digital bank account, being used to make cashless transactions with debit cards? Why do governments even want to have CBDCs? And which countries have launched […]

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Stablecoins: What Are They Good For?

Stablecoins are at the heart of some of the biggest controversies in the crypto industry today—and yet more of them keep coming. On an almost weekly basis, companies and protocols keep announcing new stablecoin moves. So, what’s behind the boom? A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency intended to have a stable (or relatively stable) […]

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Blockchain DeFi Innovation

What is Ethereum 2.0 and Why Does It Matter?

Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is planning a major update to its network.The Ethereum 2.0 upgrade aims to address the network’s scalability and security.The first phase of the upgrade, due in 2020, will see Ethereum switch to a proof of stake consensus mechanism.It’s been a long time coming, but Ethereum 2.0 is finally […]

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Blockchain DeFi

Over $1 Billion Worth of Ethereum Burned Since London Hard Fork

Over $1 Billion Worth of Ethereum Burned Since London Hard Forkpar Liam Frost, decrypt.co15 September 2021 15:10Nearly 300,000 Ethereum—worth over $1 billion at today’s prices—have been burned since the launch of the “London” upgrade, also known as EIP-1559, in early August. According to Ethereum metrics website Watch the Burn, a total of 298,000 ETH has […]

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Algorithmic Stablecoins: A Beginner’s Guide

Since the market is filled with the smell of a bull run. Algorithmic stablecoin, a DeFi product full of promising properties, is growing exponentially under the influence of the bull market. Stablecoins have already acquired a large market. Reportedly, the total supply for stablecoin grew by about 493% from $5.9 billion at the beginning of […]

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Finance Fintech. Innovation IT Books

The Routledge Handbook of Fintech

The Routledge Handbook of FinTech offers comprehensive coverage of the opportunities, challenges and future trends of financial technology. This handbook is a unique and in-depth reference work. It is organised in six thematic parts. The first part outlines the development, funding, and the future trends. The second focuses on blockchain technology applications and various aspects […]

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The Financial Services Guide to Fintech: Driving Banking Innovation Through Effective Partnerships

Fintech has emerged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the financial services industry and has radically disrupted traditional banking. However, it has become clear that for both to thrive, the culture between fintech and incumbent firms must change from one of competition to collaboration. The Financial Services Guide to Fintech looks at this trend in […]