Tag: beginner

What College Kids Are Saying About Cryptocurrency

On Friday, February 9, I had the opportunity to attend a cryptocurrency talk hosted by my school’s computer science club. This event was just one of a plethora of talks that have been taking place at colleges and universities throughout the world. My college can best be described as a private, liberal arts college in the US with a student body of just under 1,500. The Computer Science department is made up of only four …
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A Beginner’s Guide to Steem

Cryptocurrencies have grown to include a wide array of uses, some far more creative and legitimate than others. One unique implementation of blockchain technology can be seen in Steem, a blockchain-based social media platform. What is STEEM? Steem is a custom blockchain responsible for rewarding content creators and site participants of steemit.com. Through a complex algorithm, the site’s participants, content creators, and miners receive some combination of payouts from the platform’s three currencies: Steem (STEEM), …
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Here Are Three Major Mistakes Made by New Traders

With increased public awareness of Bitcoin and altcoins, many new faces have recently entered the crypto scene for the first time. Of course, new traders will make many bad decisions, and for the most part, they will improve with time and experience. However, a number of these mistakes are common, and can easily be identified and avoided. Ignoring Market Cap Ignoring market capitalization is a pretty common issue that seems to persist almost …
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