• Cryptocurrencies,  Education

    How Cryptocurrency Changed My Life

    I educated myself about Blockchain, and am not looking back

    Most teenagers are excited for their 18th birthdays because they can legally get a tattoo, rent an apartment, or maybe go ski diving. I was excited because I was finally going to be able to buy into cryptocurrency, a concept that had already fascinated me for months prior to my 18th. That was a little less than 14 months ago, but I have never been so glad that I did anything. I have always had an infatuation with economics, the distribution of wealth, and how society functions in respect to currency. The idea that cryptocurrency could disrupt the current economic system fascinates me to no end. When I first got…

  • India revisits crypto ban
    Asia & Australia,  Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies,  Politics,  Regulation

    India May Ban Cryptocurrency Payments

    The threat of decentralization scares the country’s central bank

    India’s Parliament is soon to enter winter session, and many legislators are pushing for the banning of cryptocurrency as a form of payment, but Indian investors could still buy and sell it as an asset. The government is also currently working on a bill that would ban advertising by crypto firms within the country. This would include any platform or exchange on which you could buy or sell cryptocurrency. The Reserve Bank of India, the central bank of the country, is aiding in pushing much of this crypto reform.. They have held numerous closed door meetings in the past few weeks with the government about how to address this issue. …

  • Alt coins,  Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    A Quick Guide to Chainlink

    The Largest Decentralized Oracle Network

    Smart contracts are on the rise. With networks like Ethereum, Solana, and Cardano getting increasingly popular, more people than ever are utilizing the benefits of these contracts. Smart contracts are protocols or programs that execute on the blockchain when certain specified requirements are met. They can be used for financial reasons, medical reasons, gaming, and more. One of the biggest struggles facing smart contracts is ensuring the information they receive is accurate in order for the contract to execute properly at the time it is supposed to. This is where Chainlink comes in. A Decentralized Oracle Network The goal of the Chainlink network is to connect smart contracts to data…

  • Cryptocurrencies,  Ethereum,  Technology

    Is Solana The Ethereum Killer?

    A Comparison of Two Crucial Coins in The Crypto Market

    Next to only Bitcoin, Ethereum (ETH) is the second most popular cryptocurrency in terms of market cap. It holds one of $470 billion, as of 10/27/2021, which is significantly larger than that of many Fortune 500 companies, including Netflix or Walt Disney Co. Vitalik Buterin created ETH in July of 2015, and since then the coin has seen significant growth, with an active community and team of developers who continue to find and fix problems within the ETH blockchain. Solana (SOL) is a coin that has gained massive traction in 2021, founded by  Anatoly Yakovenko in 2017, and many say that it will trump ETH in time because of how…