Whether because of the recent bust, or because of the overall boom that they have seen over the past decade, cryptocurrencies have been in the news for a while now. And many are predicting that their importance and acceptance, and the possibility of a decentralized system of finance that comes with crypto, will only increase… Continue reading Uniswap V1 v V2 v V3: How V3 is a huge leap over the first two versions
‘Bitcoin mining’ is a popular phrase these days. It is a process in which miners use computational power, especially graphics cards, to mine bitcoins rewards. But this is an energy-intensive process. It is estimated that the global electricity consumption of bitcoin mining per year is greater than the electricity consumption of the entire nation of… Continue reading What is Proof of Stake and how is it different from Proof of Work
What are CBDCs? Digital money is no longer a concept or a dream, it’s a fait accompli. Many leading businessmen around the world, including Elon Musk, and many governments like China, are betting big on the future of finance being digital. This is the reason why many Central Banks around the world are considering launching… Continue reading What are CBDCs and what are their Future prospects vis-a-vis DeFi
Cryptocurrencies are volatile in their market value. And this can make them both very profitable and very risky to invest in. However, the ‘very profitable’ part is enough to entice thousands of crypto users into investing in these currencies. This buying, selling and trading of crypto assets has to be done on specified platforms called… Continue reading What are Decentralized Exchanges and How do they Work?
What are Smart Contracts? Strictly speaking, smart contracts are neither smart nor contracts. Meaning smart contracts are not smart enough to make their own decisions, and neither are they lengthy legal contracts. So what are smart contracts actually? The term ‘smart contracts’ was coined by an American computer scientist Nick Szabo in 1998. It is… Continue reading What are smart contracts and how can they change the future of various industries?
What are Oracles? Oracles can contact the gods and tell you the future. Well, that’s what Greek mythology says about oracles, and Greek mythology is where the word first originated from. If someone in ancient Greece needed to make a decision but had insufficient information, he (or she) would ask an oracle to provide the… Continue reading What are blockchain oracles and why are they considered to be a ‘problem’
There is a vast number of email service providers on the internet: Gmail, Yahoo, outlook, and many more. What if all of these services were not interoperable? Meaning what would email services have looked like if users from Gmail could only mail other users on Gmail and no one on any of the other providers?… Continue reading Why is interoperability imperative in making blockchain technology a success?
Where do most people keep their money? In banks. Do they have full control over that money, or do they have full custody of their money? The answer would be a disappointing no. Banks are custodial of the funds kept in their accounts and they can, at times, deny access to these funds to their… Continue reading Custodial or Non-Custodial Wallets: Which is the safer option?
Liquidity PoolsThere has been lots of buzz around the word “Liquidity Pools” in the DeFi environment as they drive trading and incentivize users. But what exactly are Liquidity Pools? Liquidity pools lock tokens inside a smart contract, a concept first introduced by a project named Bancor. As you can gauge by the name of liquidity pools,… Continue reading Understanding Liquidity Pools
Antlia StakeFlow has various automated market maker tools such as investing, swapping and liquid pool generator as to allow the user to receive multi tiered rewards. Antlia StakeFlow has created a reward ecosystem for all the proof-of-stake based blockchains to offer DeFi services to the users. The liquidity mining and pool generation is the biggest… Continue reading Antlia StakeFlow – decentralized finance (DeFi) Tools Explained