Billion Grains of Bullshit: Calling out an Exploitive Cryptocurrency Scam

Sometimes life has a weird way of working out for me, like I was bored on Twitter looking for something to write about and then suddenly a scam decided to start spamming my mentions. I love when the scammers come to me! Saves me a step in my research process. This is a pretty blatant … Continue reading Billion Grains of Bullshit: Calling out an Exploitive Cryptocurrency Scam

How to Identify a Token Project that Deserves None of Your Ether: With Example

Note: Old article being moved over because I hate Medium Today I want to take a look at a token project that I stumbled across today. It is called Slidebits. It is an ERC20 that is currently (in theory) accepting “donations” of Ether in exchange for tokens. That is not a joke, they are literally called … Continue reading How to Identify a Token Project that Deserves None of Your Ether: With Example

A Bear’s Perspective on REP

A Bear’s Perspective on Augur Myles Snider has already written an excellent introduction to Augur and Prediction markets and for the sake of brevity I will not rehash it here. I highly recommend reading his piece before considering my piece: here. In this I will present a different perspective on the coin, focusing on potential regulatory … Continue reading A Bear’s Perspective on REP

How Does a Stablecoin Make Money?

Note: This is an old post with some minor flaws, I am posting it here in protest of Medium. This post is prompted by something interesting I have noted in the cryptocurrency space, namely that there has been a significant proliferation of so called “stablecoins.” Besides the proliferation there has also been recent VC investment into … Continue reading How Does a Stablecoin Make Money?