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Ethereum elevator pitch [duplicate]

What exactly is Ethereum? It's weird that for such a thing as Ethereum there has not yet been a question asked that would suit a lot of new comers. The reason I ask is because I have far from a solid ...
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is it really helpful? how will it change the world? [duplicate]

I have been interested in learning more about cryptocurrencies due to the fact that they are on the verge of changing our financial market. However, I want a definitive answer as to why ...
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This image claims you can build “decentralized apps”, and each computer “contributes a little to process it”. Is that claim correct?

This image claims that you can put decentralized apps (say, a messaging program) on the Ethereum network. It also claims that each computer on the network contributes a little bit to the processing of ...
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What are the risks associated with using Ethereum?

Knowing the risks associated with a system, their probability and their severity is the first step towards good risk management. There is little details and analysis that has been published about the ...
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Will Ethereum be the Internet 2.0?

I've been following Ethereum since it was announced and I remember that the appeal was that it was "Bitcoin 2.0". While email replaced the post and Bitcoin replaced fiat, Ethereum would replace legal ...
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What is DeFi decentralized finance?

What is DeFi? What are its core components? How to think about or picture "it"? Some of the parts are tokens, stablecoins (tokens with specific properties to reduce its volatility), and exchanges, ...
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Can someone help me get started on the Ethereum platform like all the basics? [closed]

Im looking to get started in the cryptocurrency field and expand my knowledge in Ethereum
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How Can I invest in Ethereum? [closed]

I saw some website selling cryptocurrencies: If I buy Ethereum (ETH) what does that mean ? What can I do with it when I buy it ? Does that mean that I am investing in Ethereum or helping the ...
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Why do crypto-currency ventures pivot towards serving banks and what is Ethereum's approach? [closed]

I am new to the world of blockchains. I worked briefly for a blockchain venture until they started working with banks. Not a judgement call, I am simply more drawn to crypto-currencies as a fuel for ...
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Is every Ethereum user already familiar with Bitcoin? [closed]

What can be done to make Ethereum more approachable for those new to blockchain technology? I know a lot of people who are now interested in Ethereum but they had no idea what it was all about until ...