(as of Sep 19,2021 13:34:05 UTC – Details)
The idea of cryptocurrencies is relatively a new idea. Just a few years ago, it was an idea that no one thought would ever become a reality. Who would think that you could have a whole currency available online, one that you are not even able to get paper versions of, and that didn’t have a central authority control them? Today, there are many cryptocurrencies available, with the most notable being options like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
While many people have heard about these various cryptocurrencies and some may even use cryptocurrencies on a daily basis, understanding how these currencies work is not that well-known. Most don’t understand how these currencies started, how they work, and what technology is behind them to ensure that they will be trustworthy and work the way that people want them to. So, let’s take a look at these digital currencies and what they are all about.
To start, a cryptocurrency is going to be a medium that you can use for exchange, just like what you will find with traditional currencies. The big difference that you will notice is that these cryptocurrencies are designed to exchange information digitally through the blockchain. This means that you will be able to use these cryptocurrencies just like you can with your traditional currencies, but all of the transactions will be completed online, rather than with the paper currencies that you would use at the store.