• Acclimatising to alt season: Part 2

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Welcome to part two of our series designed to help you understand alt seasons, a stage in the crypto price cycle when altcoins outperform Bitcoin. It's an exciting time for the crypto investor, and given the amount of evidence suggesting that an alt season may be incoming, getting up to speed will place you in good stead to make the most of it. In part one , we discussed the fact that alt coins now account for $1.3 trillion worth of the total crypto market cap of $2.2 trillion. We examined how entire ecosystems of software and applications have been developed on top of the key altcoin...
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  • Acclimatising to alt season: Part 1

    Acclimatising to alt season: Part 1

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Just 13 years ago, a whitepaper was circulated on a cryptography mailing list. It proposed a radical alternative to the established concept of currency at a time when the world was still clawing its way out of one of the worst recessions in history, brought about by the failings of the global financial system. The technology described in that whitepaper was revolutionary as it was the first trustless, peer-to-peer electronic payment system that was fundamentally designed to be transparent and censorship-resistant. The way this was all possible is through a distributed ledger technology...
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