Smart contracts have been around in blockchain technology since as early as 1994, but what are they? What is blockchain? And why should you think about using them?
Blockchain technology has become one of the most important inventions that has taken the net by storm. This form of a decentralized transaction ledger led to the creation of cryptocurrency—as well as blockchain uses for non-financial problems too.
Bitcoin is in the news, no matter where you look. Everyone wants to get a slice of the blockchain pie. Investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is trendy, but what happens once you actually buy the cryptocurrency and try to use it?
Navigating the world of the internet is no easy blunder, due in part to a multitude of factors, ranging from the limited amount of security and the various layers of ongoing traffic, to the unfolding effects of social media and the ranging dark web horror stories. Even more daunting, identical as it is to the real world, grasping the nature and dialect provided by the many wonders hidden all across the net is practically impossible; I’m not just talking about "LOL" or "#MileysBack," I’m discussing more inherent internet jargon, such as 4chan speak, algorithmic coding, pixelated messaging—hell, let’s even add the language of emoji.
Bitcoin always had potential to be big, but not many people could have foreseen how big it has become. With the current trading price being as high as $10,000 on a normal day, it's clear that people can and do see the value that blockchain currency can offer.