• 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…

  • Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies,  Education,  Innovators,  Regulation

    What are DAOs?

    How decentralized autonomous organizations communicate and function

    DAOs and how they communicate¬† A Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) is an organized community on the Internet that pools funds together in an effort to achieve a common goal. DAOs are often run using Ethereum (ETH) tokens, but they can have their own governance tokens specific to the project as well. The DAOs that tend to get news coverage are those that fail at their goal, or that get hacked and lose millions. It’s conventionally unfair to use that as a reason to disparage the decentralized organizations, as the same thing also happens to normal LLCs.¬† Discord is a platform that users can use to create servers for a variety…