Ethereum is the world’s first programmable blockchain, meaning it is a decentralised computer.  If you are familiar with Bitcoin, and how it is using blockchain technology to decentralise currency from any single controlling authority, then you can easily understand that similar blockchain technology can be used to decentralise computer applications from any single computer.  In this article ill go through both the features of it and try to explain the technology at a simple level. 

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HODL is a meme used by Bitcoiners and other cryptocurrency users to describe a buy-and-hold strategy.  It came from a misspelling of the word “hold” on a forum post. 

On December 18 at 10:03 UTC , a user on the bitcoin forum bitcointalk.com posted an angry rant full of profanity and drunken clarity.  The title of the post was “I AM HODLING”

 

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You may have heard the phrase “keep your coins in a cold wallet” but what exactly is a cold wallet and why would you use it?  The answer is quite simple. A cold wallet is a wallet that isn’t connected to the internet.  The coins are kept in “cold storage” for safety. 

 

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