Noelle

Acheson

Noelle Acheson is Director of Research for CoinDesk, and author of the Crypto Long & Short newsletter. She holds bitcoin and a small amount of ether.

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How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?
Bitcoins are discovered rather than printed. Computers around the world “mine” for coins by competing with each other.
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Hard Fork vs. Soft Fork
Hard fork and soft fork events refer to the process of implementing new changes to a blockchain project's code.
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What is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?
In 2016, developers Thaddeus Dryja and Joseph Poon proposed a protocol called “the lightning network” that would enable faster and cheaper transactions while not having to change the block size.
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How to Sell Bitcoin
Whether you want to spend or hold bitcoin, at some point you’ll probably want to sell some. Here's our guide on how to sell bitcoin.
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Why Use Bitcoin?
It’s fast, it’s cheap to use, it’s private and central governments can’t take it away.
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What Are Bitcoin Mining Pools?
Find out what bitcoin mining pools are and how to join them. The same methods can be used for most cryptocurrencies.
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How Can I Buy Bitcoin?
With bitcoin adoption continuing to rise, it’s now possible to purchase the digital asset across a wide range of exchanges, brokerages and apps.
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Crypto Long & Short: What I've Learned in the Past Five Years
Seven main takeaways on crypto markets from my time at CoinDesk. Plus: the future of the Bitcoin Mining Council.
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Crypto Long & Short: Crypto Markets Are Volatile Because They're Free
For crypto investors who have been in the market a while, volatility is not a bug – it's a feature.
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Crypto Long & Short: Why Tesla’s Reversal Is Good for Bitcoin
The company's recent move is more about policy than price. Plus: Did this week mark the start of a meaningful shift in the stablecoin market?
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