Born out of the 2017 bear-market phone maker decided to build a ‘blockchain’ phone. During the course of 2019 a phone with blockchain enabled features might finally become more useful. Just in time after Samsung loading their phones with hardware wallets.
I swing-trade a little, mostly for fun on bitmex. Trading is extremely risky, even more so with cryptoassets and on margin. Longterm the best investment strategy is cost-averaging your position. Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, buys $10.000 worth of Bitcoin each week. For starters $10.00 will do!
An amazing story of sound money and how it can save lifes in hyper-inflated economies.
Ethereum based Project MakerDAO with its stablecoin project DAI has been in the news a lot lately, mainly because it’s a success and failure at the same time. There are now more than $200 Million worth of ETH locked up in DAI CDPs. At the same time, DAI has been everything but stable and worth as little as $0,92 to the Dollar. Above article brings light into the value of the underlying token MKR.
I’ve used Kraken a lot, especially for trading as it’s the cheapest platform to trade FIAT<->Crypto in Germany that I know of. Naively, I believed Kraken to be an exchange free of internal manipulation. The Block corrected my believe.
One of the biggest remaining questions with Bitcoin, as the BIS has pointed out, is the fee market for transactions once block-rewards are halved to insignificance. The Block reports some possible solutions.
A must-read article for all Bitcoin freaks. The dev-team behind Bitcoin is working on headache-inducing cryptography that is an evolutionary step for Bitcoin but could rectify two of the greatest ‘shortcomings’ of the young currency: privacy & tragedy of the commons. Definitely read until the end.
A fun little excursion into the lives and habits of extreme savers. Very disciplined, but nothing I aspire to live by anytime soon.