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What is Metaverse?

CertiK | Oct 26

The Metaverse is many things to many people. But at its simplest, it’s a virtual space where the physical world and the internet intersect. The Metaverse offers an immersive experience in these virtual worlds. These worlds could be user-built (like in Minecraft) or built by a company or organization (like video games or corporate websites). The Metaverse is many things to many people. But at its simplest, it’s a virtual space where the physical world and the internet intersect. The Metaverse offers an immersive experience in these virtual worlds. These worlds could be user-built (like in Minecraft) or built by a company or organization (like video games or corporate websites).

The Environmental Impact of Blockchain

CertiK | Sept 29

Blockchain is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. There’s unlikely to be room for multiple chains consuming as much energy as Bitcoin – the original blockchain – but one of the best attributes of everyone working in crypto is their ability to innovate.

Putting the Fun in Non-Fungible Token: What’s an NFT Anyway?

CertiK | Sept 23

NFTs have entered the zeitgeist this year, going from an obscure usecase of blockchain technology to a major force for attracting new entrants into the world of crypto.

Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake

CertiK | Sept 17

Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS) are the two most common consensus mechanisms that secure blockchain networks. The two have a lot in common. Both consensus mechanisms have the same function: validating transactions and then updating the ledger with those that conform to the network’s rules. Additionally, miners (in Proof of Work) and validators (in Proof of Stake) are both rewarded with the network’s native cryptocurrency for performing this role.

Shadowy Super Coders or Law-Abiding Citizens: How Anonymous is Blockchain Really?

CertiK | Sept 14

In the face of the passage of the unamended bill and the attention crypto has drawn as a result, it’s a good time to dispel some myths about the anonymity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.