The Word Wide Web 3.0

Web3 (also known as Web 3.0) has recently become a buzzword in the tech sector. However what exactly is Web 3.0 and why does it matter to you? In this Tokenmason article, we discuss what Web3, its impact and why it should matter to you. What is Web3? Web3 is essentially the third iteration of […]

Are Stablecoins Stable?

Are Stablecoins Safe? The recent collapse of the stablecoin Terra (also known as UST) sent shockwaves through the crypto market. The event has sparked debate about the use of stablecoins and whether they can be used as a “stable” store of value. In this Tokenmason article, we define what stablecoins are, how they are structured […]

What is a smart contract?

Blockchain Smart Contracts: A smart contract, like any contract, creates the terms of an agreement. But unlike your traditional contract, a smart contract’s terms are accomplished as code running on blockchain like Cardano, Ziliqa or Ethereum. This article, brought to you by TokenMason discusses what a Smart contract is, how it works and why its […]

Welcome to the Metaverse

Metaverse Introduction: You may have heard the term metaverse being thrown around, as many large companies like Meta (formerly Facebook) and Microsoft are working on building leading-edge technology that allows uses to interact with virtual worlds. Even other upstarts like Roblox and Snap, as well as many other small tech companies and start-ups are building […]

What is a DEX? Decentralized Exchanges Explained – Part 2

In our previous article “What is DEX – Part 1” we discuss what a DEX is, how it works and the benefits of using it. In this Part 2, the TokenMason team takes a deeper dive into DEX and discuss its different types, how it compares with Centralized Exchanges (CEX) and explain Layer-2 DEX. Types […]

What Are Decentralized Applications (dApps)?

Decentralized applications (dApp) are digital programs that execute on peer-to-peer (P2P) or blockchain networks of computers as opposed to a single computer. In this TokenMason article, we define what dApps are, how they are created and the purpose they aim to provide. DApps are outside the jurisdiction of any governing authorities. DApps built on Cardano, […]

DAO Part 2 – Creating a DAO

How to Create a DAO: In our previous article DAO Part 1 – What Is a DAO, the TokenMason team explained what a DAO is and how they work. In Part 2, we explain the three key steps to establishing and propagating a DAO. How to start a DAO Step 1: Create the smart contract […]

Cryptocurrencies – Part 2

Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that are secured by cryptography using blockchain technology. Cryptocurrencies are based on blockchains and are not issued by any central authority and therefore immune to government interference or manipulation. Cryptocurrencies also include cheaper and faster money transfers given there are no intermediaries such as banks that process payments and transaction fees. […]

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

The development of blockchain technology and creation of cryptocurrency have sparked interest in other digital forms of currency including the Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).  Many countries are already investigating and developing their own form of CBDCs, which will be transformative to the digital economy. So what exactly are CBDCs and how are they different […]

Blockchain Explained

Blockchain technology is one of the most transformative technological innovations in the digital era. The blockchain industry is currently growing at a rapid pace and is expected to generate billions in revenue in the next few years. Business leaders see blockchain as an enabling technology that will further transform their businesses. According to a 2021 […]