By hosting a Helium hotspot you can earn HNT tokens for providing network coverage.

  • By hosting a Helium hotspot you can earn HNT tokens for providing network coverage.
  • Token earnings depend on your geographic location.
  • By hosting a Helium hotspot you can earn HNT tokens for providing network coverage.
  • I cover…

  • We are in the growth stage of DeFi where new protocols are showering participants, and themselves, with governance tokens.
  • Rewards from one protocol are re-invested in another protocol to earn more rewards, and so on. The system is multi-layered.
  • The value…

BTC or ETH, which is more decentralised? Norton offers mining software. “DAI” on Bitcoin Lightning. The crypto on Signal. Defending devs & future richest person.

  1. How decentralised are (were) Bitcoin versus Ethereum? Short answer, seems Bitcoin is a bit more decentralised. Blog from Earn/Balaji.
  2. Norton offers ethereum mining software in it’s antivirus software, and takes a 15% cut. Doesn’t seem you net much profit out after electricity though.
  3. The Human Rights Foundation and Strike have…

Hi folks, I managed to get through quite a bit of reading this last week. Here were the best articles: 1. Vitalik’s 2021 Review (Vitalik Buterin, ethereum founder): > Happy new year! Today, a mini-tweetstorm of some of the things I’ve said and written over the past decade, and what I think about those subjects today. — vitalik.eth (@VitalikButerin) January 1, 2022 [https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1477402749994156036?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] 2. Punk 6529 on how to invest in crypto: >

  1. Vitalik’s 2021 Review (Vitalik Buterin, ethereum founder):

The best framework I have so far is to think of Bitcoin ownership as ownership of a piece of art. More specifically: * There are a maximum of 21,000,000 Bitcoins, but this number is somewhat irrelevant. Any finite arbitrary number could have been chosen. * By owning Bitcoin one owns a fractional share in the idea of Bitcoin — embodied by the Bitcoin white-paper [https://bitcoin.org/en/bitcoin-paper], the Bitcoin public ledger, the evolution of the protocol over time, and the evolu

  • There are a maximum of 21,000,000 Bitcoins, but this number is somewhat irrelevant. Any finite arbitrary number could have been chosen.
  • By owning Bitcoin one owns a fractional…

Why I wasn’t able to generate an edge by yield farming.

  • A year in review: Up 75% for the year.
  • 75% is bad compared to the crypto market.
  • Quality matters. Farming tokens in projects I believe in.
  • Re-farming of rewards.
  • Exploits and Failures happen.
  • If paying taxes, it quickly gets complicated.
  • Total donation of $3,500 for the year to Father’s…

Insane security. Censorship resistance without decentralisation. To have a liquidation mechanism or not. Bitcoin after block rewards. Submarines.

  1. Absolutely INSANE security article by Kraken. Whoever wrote this goes to extraordinary lengths to avoid being hacked.
  2. Could non-decentralised protocols like Celo or Solana find a pathway towards being censorship resistent (even if they never become highly decentralised)? Vitalik writes.
  3. In the case of stablecoins that are collateralised by crypto…

A summary of arguments against Bitcoin.

  • Bitcoin uses the more energy than a small country (e.g. Austria).
  • Bitcoin mining as an industry has higher renewables penetration than most other industries — largely thanks to a high percentage of hydro power.
  • Despite some media noise from crypto holders…

ASIC cycling and a long payback period make mining with solar and wind difficult.

  1. Continuously mining Bitcoin = difficult because wind is intermittent and batteries at $100/kWh are far to expensive to justify.
  2. Mining Bitcoin intermittently when there is wind.

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