Not all cryptocurrencies—and not all blockchains that the various cryptocurrencies rely on—are created equal. All cryptocurrencies rely on one form of blockchain technology or another to function—without blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies would have no reliable way of handling the kind of decentralized, “trustless” accounting necessary to ensure a hack- and tamper-proof ledger of transactions.
It can be quite challenging to attempt to summarize all of the various blockchain technologies currently in existence—there are currently thousands of them. An easier way to go about doing this is first to look at the kind of blockchains currently in existence in a general sense, and then move on to a discussion of the various types of cryptocurrencies themselves.
Joining Adam is Robert Beadles. An expert in all things crypto, Robert sheds some light on the mystical world of cryptocurrency.
If you want more clarity around cryptocurrency...this is the show for you!