A call for in-depth topic explanations
ETHNews is seeking submissions for the best "Ethereum Explainers!"
If you have an infographic, explainer video, tutorial, guide, or any other creative media content, send it to ETHNews. Ideally, content should appeal to non-technical users to help educate the uninitiated about the wonderful world of Ethereum.
Below, you’ll find a list of topics we’d like covered, but we’re open to other topics as well, like the ones your friends ask you to explain! Use the form to submit your content and we’ll be in touch if it’s something ETHNews can use on the site. We will even send you a little Ether if we use your submission!
- What is Blockchain?
- What is Ethereum?
- How is Ethereum different from Bitcoin?
- Why is Ethereum important?
- What is the EVM?
- Explain Executable Distributed Code Contracts (EDCCs) - aka Smart Contracts. (We believe using the term "smart" is misleading, so please use EDCC. What are they? How do they work? Where are they stored? Who has access?)
- What are Dapps?
- What is Ether? Explain utility function as well as currency. How is it obtained?
- What is Mining? Explain the difference between PoW and PoS, describe mining farms/mining pools, explain the difference between a miner and a node.
- What is cryptocurrency?
- What is the difference between a crypto "coin" and a "token?" Explain how the former is currency and the latter has other utility.
- What is the difference between an account, a wallet, and a private key?
- How do I download the Ethereum Blockchain? Tutorial: Everything on Ethereum is recorded. How do I view these records? What part of the data is encrypted? Can it be decrypted?
- What are the different types of chains? Explain the difference between private, public, permissioned, and permissionless chains. What are side chains? Explain "off chain" transactions and how they work.
- What are state channels?
- What is a lightning network?
- What is Casper?
Submission Terms and Conditions
Submissions will be selected for publication on ETHNews.com at the sole discretion of ETHNews. Submissions will be considered for publication based on the ability to provide the clearest and most accurate explanation of a particular topic, as well as the quality/resolution of the submission itself. ETHNews reserves the right, in its sole discretion, not to publish any submissions on ETHNews.com.
All files should be high resolution. Video submissions should be no longer than 5 minutes. We request that submissions include a short, written biography and photo of the author, however, in the event you wish to remain anonymous, we will accommodate such requests.
The maximum file size allowed is 500MB. Only the following file formats will be considered:
|Videos||.avi .mov .mp4 .wav|
|Images||.jpeg .jpg .png .eps .ai|
|Other||.pdf .doc .ppt|
When preparing your video for upload, it’s best to maintain the video’s native frame rate when compressing your video. Common frame rates include: 24, 25, 30, 60 frames per second.
|Channel||Stereo or Stereo 5.1|
|Data Rate||512kbps or 320kbps|
|Output Size||MAX 500mb|
|Formats||.jpg (MAX Quality) .png (png-24, no Transparency) .pdf .eps .ai|
Timeframe for Notification of Acceptance
It can take up to 15 days or more for us to notify you that a submission has been accepted for publication on ETHNews.com. (Please note that we can only notify you if your submission is accepted for publication.) Simultaneous submissions are okay; you must contact us promptly if your submission is accepted by another publication. Please do not contact us by mail or telephone.
Payment is in Ether, with a value at time of payment from $50-150, for accepted submissions, at the sole discretion of ETHNews. Payment is made 30 days after acceptance and receipt of invoice with a valid Ether wallet address.Note: Submissions will not be accepted for payment if they may be considered promotional in nature, provide information about your web site, product, or service, or are written in a manner that is primarily designed to drive traffic to your web site.
Publishing Terms and Conditions
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