Getting Started with the CryptoCompare API in Python

If you’ve ever browsed CryptoCompare.com, you’ll find it to be a wealth of crypto knowledge on anything from mining to ICO’s to exchanges. It’s user friendly website is built to be accessed by anyone regardless of experience, but what many people don’t realize is the vast amount of information that can be used for analytics […]

It’s Time: Moving Bitcoin from Coinbase to Electrum

I’m sure you’ve heard the terms UASF, UAHF, and BIP148 tossed around in the past few weeks, but what’s really going on? and what does that mean for the average Bitcoin user? I would suggest checking out http://www.uasf.co/ for full details, but effectively on August 1st, 2017 we could see the Bitcoin blockchain split into multiple […]

Blockchain and Python: Exploring the Python Blockchain Package

If you’ve ever wanted to interact with the Bitcoin blockchain directly, here’s your chance using Python! More specifically the python blockchain package interacts with the Blockchain.info API. Installing The Blockchain Package Assuming you have access to the terminal with pip and/or Anaconda installed, you should be ready for the blockchain package installation. Luckily, pip makes it […]

Twitter Handles: Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Altcoins

As I was scrolling through my Twitter feed today, I realized it was time for an upgrade on the content I was taking in. Below I’ve listed some key players and organizations in the world of Blockchain & Co. In general a few great places to start are: @coindesk – Coindesk is a very popular […]

Should Bitcoin be Treated as an Investment?

Recently, Bitcoin (and many other altcoins) have been skyrocketing in price. Billions of dollars are being poured into the cryptocurrency world lately, but is it with the right intention? Bitcoin as an Investment So with Bitcoin and others steeply rising, now’s a better time than ever, right? Well… maybe, but there’s a few things to be […]