Altcoin: Alternative Coins besides Bitcoin
Cold Wallet: Offline wallet, there are e.g. USB devices
FOMO: “Fear of missing out” - It’s the fear to miss an opportunity while there’s a price increase. After buying crypto, Bitcoin or altcoin, for a high price, there’s often a phase where the price corrects itself. The term FOMO can be used in every life situation.
Fractals in Cryptocurrency: basic repeating (reversal) patterns of five bars or more, they’re used in price predictions
Massive adoption: Massive adoption was a festival planned to invite people to study, work and build in the industry. Unfortunately it was cancelled.
Proof of Work PoW: Protocol that validates transactions with complex cryptographic calculations, which has to be solved from a miner. By solving these calculations the Miner is creating new blocks which have to be controlled by other miners to create consensus.
Mining: Miners validate the transactions by solving the calculations. If they complete a block they are rewarded with a certain amount of cryptocurrency.
Predictability in cryptocurrency: Possibility to predict the price movement of a cryptocurrency. Here’s a link to an abstract that used different algorithms to prove that.
Proof of Stake PoS: Protocol which validates transactions by showing, opening the amount of coins in your wallet. You can validate e.g. 5% of all transactions, of got 5% of all coins. The more you stake the greater are your rewards.
Stake Pool: A pool where you can pledge your stake. You’re putting your stake together to get a higher reward. The stake pool operator also has to provide a stable network.
Node, smart contract and other essential words are explained in the link below.