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May
27

Denmark's Central Banker Quote to Remember

Apr
10

How I lost $10,000 USDT in the Binance Bridge

Yesterday I used the Binance bridge to convert  ERC-20 USDT to  BEP2 USDT.  I lost $10,000 USDT in the
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Apr
06

Smart Contracts on the Bitcoin Network with Discreet Log Contracts (DLC)

Brief Summary of Discreet Log ContractI recently listened to an interesting Podcast with Pierre Rochard and Ben Carman about smart
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Apr
03

Is Bitcoin Maximalism a Cult?

What is Bitcoin Maximalism?Bitcoin maximalists believe that in the future the bitcoin network will provide everything that investors want
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Mar
28
Twitter Bitcoin Maxi Stupidity in 2021

Twitter Bitcoin Maxi Stupidity in 2021

I'm posting this so I can look at it in 2030 to reflect on who was right: Bitcoin maximalists or
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Mar
25
Is Blockfi Facing Solvency Issues?

Is Blockfi Facing Solvency Issues?

Blockfi is a cryptocurrency exchange that provides lending and borrowing services for private individuals and institutional customers. Blockfi's main retail
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Mar
23
THORChain is going live in one week

THORChain is going live in one week

Looks like THORChain completed their hard fork today.  Multichain Testnet is  going public tomorrow.  After one week of stabilization they
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Mar
22
An (Institutional) Investor’s Take on Cryptoassets

An (Institutional) Investor’s Take on Cryptoassets

BackgroundJohn Pfeffer ( Twitter | Medium) is an entrepreneur and investor. In the 2000s, he was a London-based partner at private equity
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Mar
13
Why does the Price of Bitcoin Suddenly and Randomly Spike Upwards?

Why does the Price of Bitcoin Suddenly and Randomly Spike Upwards?

If you look at the recent trading activity of Bitcoin on March 13th, 2021, the price spiked over 2000 points
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Mar
08
THORChain Summary, Research Notes, Links and Videos

THORChain Summary, Research Notes, Links and Videos

THORChain is a decentralized liquidity protocol.  The network is 100% anonymous and decentralized. With THORChain, native cross-chain swaps are possible.
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