Julian Yap is the founder of the cryptocurrency Ubiq, an air-gapped fork of Ethereum which supports Turing-complete smart contracts.
Ubiq (UBQ) is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. The Ubiq network provides a stable blockchain to host an Ethereum Virtual Machine, integrating a decentralized Turing-complete virtual machine that allows for the creation of contracts and tokens. It provides a value token called "Ubiq (UBQ)", which was generated by transferring the value of a three-year old
Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the unknown person or people who designed bitcoin and created its original reference implementation. As part of the implementation, they also devised the first blockchain database. In the process they were the first to solve the double-spending problem for digital currency. They were active in the development of bitcoin up until December 2010.
Blockchain technology is based upon a distributed ledger system, which relies principally on a Peer to Peer (P2P) network for validating new blocks. P2P as a definition refers to the decentralized interactions between two parties or more in a highly-interconnected network. Participants of a P2P network deal directly with each
Mining is the act of validating blockchain transactions. The necessity of validation warrants an incentive for the miners, usually in the form of coins. With the current boom in cryptocurrency, mining can be a lucrative business when done properly - however it is important to consider the hardware and energy costs