Adam Back is the inventor of hashcash, which is a proof-of-work system used by several anti-spam systems. It in turn inspired a similar system in bitcoin.
API is an acronym for application program interface. It is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. An API specifies how software components should interact and APIs are used when programming […]
ASIC is an acronym for “Application Specific Integrated Circuit”. They silicon chips specifically designed to do a single task. In the case of a cryptocurrency like bitcoin, they are designed to process SHA-256 hashing problems […]
Asset-backed tokens are claims on an underlying asset, from a specific issuer.
An Attestation Ledger is a distributed ledger providing a durable record of agreements. It can also be expanded to include commitments or statements in so far that it provides evidence that these agreements, commitments or […]
Bioinformatics refers to the use of a wide variety of computational tools that work to expand the research and application capabilities of biological, medical, behavioral or health data. The functionalities of these computational tools include […]
A biomarker may also be called molecular marker or a signature molecule. Primarily, biomarkers are used to see how well the body responds treatment.
Biomedical data excludes psychological, environmental, and social influences and only refers to biological factors.
Biomedical informatics is a scientific interdisciplinary field that works to optimize the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge in order to decision making more efficient.
Block height refers to the number of blocks connected together. Height 0 for example, would be the very first block aka Genesis Block.