There are numerous advantages to Decred’s hybrid block production mechanism. But ultimately, it makes the protocol extremely secure, ridiculously resilient, hyperefficient and has the flexibility to adapt to seen and unforeseen challenges.
Crypto was built, so people could self custody their assets and not rely on third-party services, like banks, exchanges or brokers, to do it for them. This is sometimes referred to as “Being your own bank”.
When you consider a peer to peer, permissionless, financial system as the foundation for a new web browser infrastructure, you start to realise the huge security and privacy benefits for the end user. Pay close attention to Digital Wallet Technology.
The aim of this series to break down the barriers for new users and provide them with the information needed to understand Decred’s core principles, philosophies, and technologies.
Pretty much every alt coin has limited options for a high liquidity crypto pair and even fewer options for on and off ramps. But Times They Are A-Changin'!
Simple swaps are a great way of buying or selling small amounts of crypto, as they are super flexible, mobile-friendly, crazy simple to use and have a large array of coins that can be swapped between.
To kick off our commonly asked questions series, let’s start with the barrier to entry for every new person to crypto and those with minimal familiarity. How do I buy my first Decred?