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Handling Smart Contracts with Ioana Frincu
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Handling Smart Contracts with Ioana Frincu

Ioana Frincu joins Utsav Jaiswal on this week’s episode of The HackerNoon Podcast to discuss DeFi, smart contracts, and OG crypto secrets. On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast, Utsav asks: – How can we invest in DeFi effectively? 🏆 (01:50) – How do you keep yourself informed on DeFi trends? 🧠 (09:00) – What...

Exploring Crypto Fundamentals with Josh Swigart
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Exploring Crypto Fundamentals with Josh Swigart

Utsav Jaiswal chats with Crypto Analyst and Twitter Influencer Josh Swigart (aka Crypto Fundamentals @BlocksNThoughts) about all things crypto. Utsav digs deep into Josh’s thoughts on Bitcoin, NFT, DeFi, stablecoins, and more. On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast, Utsav asks: What red flags should a new crypto project look out for? 🚩 (09:05) Is...

What the Heck Is a Blockchain? Learning Crypto with Amy
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What the Heck Is a Blockchain? Learning Crypto with Amy

Welcome welcome, ya lil crypto newbie – don’t worry, this is a safe place to learn. Join Amy Tom as she asks ALL the questions about Blockchains to HackerNoon’s resident crypto editor, Utsav Jaiswal. On this episode of The HackerNoon Podcast: – What is a Blockchain? (01:30) ⛓ – How many Blockchains are there? (06:30)...

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What Is a Hard Fork and How Does It Occur

A hard fork splits a blockchain into two, with a change in the blockchain’s code, meaning there are now two versions. This means that nodes running on the new version of the blockchain will not recognize transactions being made on the old version and vice-versa. All nodes on the blockchain must agree to the change...

Why should you Invest in Digital Currency?
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Why should you Invest in Digital Currency?

Digital currency, also known as cryptocurrency, is a decentralized form of currency, which is the first of its kind. People use digital currency to make purchases and trade for goods and services. Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and other cryptocurrencies are increasingly being used by people worldwide. There are many different digital currencies available to be invested...

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Why NFTs Are The Future Of Online Art Trading?

Non-Fungible tokens (NFTs) are a unique kind of crypto asset. They are used for trading video game skins, trading cards, trading anything that is unique and cannot be duplicated. The idea of online art trading is that buyers can purchase digital works of art that are stored on a blockchain. Users can own, trade, and...

What Came Along with the Stargate Release: Cosmos SDK v0.40+
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What Came Along with the Stargate Release: Cosmos SDK v0.40+

The Stargate v0.40 release of the Cosmos SDK resulted from many teams working in collaboration for almost 10 months. This is a good time to share more about the technical side of the new release, including the design principles underpinning the release, the paradigm of evolutionary Schema-based development, and the performance increases that the refactoring...

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Understanding Ethermint

Ethermint seeks to provide the capabilities of the EVM to Cosmos using the Cosmos SDK. The Cosmos SDK is an open-source framework that allows developers to build blockchains by composing & customizing Cosmos SDK modules. Tendermint Core, the consensus engine, is there to make sure every transaction is chronicled correctly. With all these elements combined,...