Bitcoin’s innovation, per se, was developing a new form of money. The author has designed the history and concept of cryptocurrency.
The first set of methods to exchange information, such as email, was called e-mail. Since then, other forms of information exchange have become increasingly popular, and some of the most well known of these are texting, chat messaging and instant messaging.
The following list attempts to identify the first cryptocurrencies as this list will be updated as new cryptocurrencies emerge. The list does not describe the units of cryptocurrency (USD, EUR etc.), only the name of the cryptocurrency.
Cryptocurrencies are defined as digital currencies or “encrypted, digital, decentralized, and (usually) untraceable assets. They use cryptographic technologies to regulate the generation of the currency. There are two types of cryptocurrencies: cryptocurrency coins and cryptocurrency tokens. Cryptocurrencies are not mined like gold or precious metals are mined. They are created by coders, who use algorithms to develop or to solve a cryptographic puzzle.
The puzzles usually have to do with solving a complex code or puzzle. Cryptocurrencies are typically limited in the number of coins that can be created at any given time. They can be exchanged for other cryptocurrencies or fiat currency. The number of cryptocurrencies is growing constantly.
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Vitalik Buterin, often called the father of Ethereum, has developed his own model based on Ethereum; a model that uses blockchain technology along with smart contracts to create a new, decentralized computing network. The new network is referred to as Ethereum 2.0.
Here are some interesting facts about Vitalik.
Vitalik was born in Russia and was raised in Ukraine. Vitalik was born on August 14, 1995, so his age is 28 years old as of this writing. While he did not attend the International School of the Moscow State University of National Economy he still has quite the academic background. He attended Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics. Vitalik graduated from school in 2013 and has a master’s degree in computer science.
Prior to creating the model for Ethereum, Vitalik was responsible for the development of the Lyra2 protocol and work on creating the InterPlanetary File System.