Entries by Chris Castiglione

I want you to do Deep Work

Deep work is the title of a Cal Newport book, and the topic of my latest podcast episode: “Deep Work“. I fight desires all day long. The five most common things* that get in the way of doing deep work are: Eating Sleeping Taking a break Sex Checking email and social media * That’s according to […]

What is Web Security?

Key Takeaways Web security is protecting your website from hackers before it gets broken into. If you’re a web security expert, you have the following skills: You know how to code. Can review your code for vulnerabilities. You help fix the vulnerabilities you find. How to Learn Web Security Today Read about OWASP. It stands for Open […]

Highlights from Blockstack Berlin

 Blockchain and Bitcoin “mania” has died down since December — and I couldn’t be more excited! Bitcoin is nearing a three month low sitting around $7,000. But beneath noisy conversations about the day-to-day price of crypto, developers have been busy building the next version of the internet. What’s the news? Last month over a dozen of the top […]

How Will You Make Money?

      You should have an answer to the question “How will you make money?” early on. You may even have several answers. It needs to be plausible. People (like investors) may push back and argue with you about whether or not it’s a feasible business model. If you’re asking people for money, it’s […]

Bitcoin vs. Ethereum

What’s the difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum? First, it’s important to understand that there are two categories of digital coins: Cryptocurrencies (e.g. Bitcoin, Litecoin, ZCash, Monero, etc) and Tokens (e.g. Ethereum, Filecoin, Storj, Blockstack, etc.) Bitcoin is a “cryptocurrency.” Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are competing against existing money (and gold) to replace them with a truly global currency. […]

Front-end vs. Back-end Developers

. Do you have an interest in programming, website development, and application development? If so, then becoming a developer is a career move you may want to research. When it comes to developers, there are typically two groups to choose from: front-end developers and back-end developers. In this post, we’re going to look at the […]

Cryptocurrency Encyclopedia

Our Cryptocurrency Encyclopedia is a list of the top blog posts, videos, books and podcasts so that you can save time as you begin learning about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Top posts for cryptocurrencies and blockchain: These are our top 5 resources for learning about some of the most popular cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin vs. Ethereum Bitcoin vs. […]

Swift vs. Objective-C

Swift vs. Objective-C Apple just announced that Swift version 1.0 has been released. You can now submit your Swift apps to the App Store. You might be asking yourself which language you should use if you’re starting a new iOS app. IS SWIFT EASIER TO LEARN? From a pure programming standpoint, you’re almost guaranteed to […]