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Adam Back

September 29, 2016 Brennan B. 0

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.

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API

November 30, 2016 Brennan B. 0

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 […]

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ASIC

September 29, 2016 Brennan B. 0

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 […]

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Attestation Ledger

September 29, 2016 Brennan B. 0

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 […]

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Bioinformatics

March 11, 2017 Brennan B. 0

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 […]

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Biomarkers

February 19, 2017 Brennan B. 0

A biomarker may also be called molecular marker or a signature molecule. Primarily, biomarkers are used to see how well the body responds treatment.

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Biomedical Data

April 29, 2017 Brennan B. 0

Biomedical data excludes psychological, environmental, and social influences and only refers to biological factors.

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Biomedical Informatics

March 11, 2017 Brennan B. 0

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.

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Block Height

September 29, 2016 Brennan B. 0

Block height refers to the number of blocks connected together. Height 0 for example, would be the very first block aka Genesis Block.

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