Crypto

New and exciting things I find related to Crypto from around the world. I am incredibly bullish on the cryptocurrency space and have spent loads of hours trying to unpick and catch up with the developments in this area. Its going to eat the world.

Cardano

ADA / GBP – CardanoAll-Time High: £2.24 (2/9/2021) Cardano is a decentralised platform that will allow complex programmable transfers of value in a secure and scalable fashion. It is one of the first blockchains to be built in the highly secure Haskell programming language. Cardano is developing a smart contract platform which seeks to deliver more advanced …

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NFT’s: Things to know before you buy.

The $69 million record sale of Beeple’s EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS by Christie’s in March 2021 fast-tracked the popularity of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) overnight. Many artists perceive this blockchain-based transaction as a quick and easy way to sell digital art through various newly minted (excuse the pun) platforms such as Foundation, OpenSea, and Rarible. The artists have also been paying some school fees too and …

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From the Glitzy to the Mundane: Crypto Regulation

Almost every day we hear of a new shiny set of crypto coins or protocol listed on your friendly crypto exchange and inevitably thrust into the ‘mainstream’. I suspect this is going to continue well into the future. The concepts the prop up these assets, are still novel and in their infancy (10 years on), and are developing at an incredible pace. The value of crypto assets, especially Bitcoin and Ether is increasing and gaining legitimacy, and this attracts people’s attention to this area. Somewhat of a self fulfilling process. But there is a sting in the ‘tale’, pun intended.