I haven’t had the mental capacity this week to think of my own topic for a blog post. So here’s a short list of interesting things and articles I found in the past few days. Brave with MetaMask MetaMask is the browser extension that let you browse decentralised applications on the Ethereum blockchain. And Brave … Continue reading Some articles I read this week
My daughter Phyllis asked me today via messenger if I could participate in a questionnaire she needs for her Master Thesis. I did and you should do so too, wherever you are on this planet! WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Master Thesis at Maastricht University with the topic “Blockchain Technology in Healthcare”. WHY? You support interesting …
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Over the past ~1.5 years I’ve been blogging on and off about cryptocurrencies, blockchains and other related topics. The most popular pieces of content on my blog have been my entire series about How to Build Dapps on Ethereum series and a post about fungibility, dating back to the spring of 2017. A lot has … Continue reading What’s happened to cryptocurrencies?
Criticising Bitcoin’s energy consumption is easy, because it’s obvious. It’s the easy way out of a complicated topic that has much wider implications than initially obvious. This blog post is a long-form reply to a recent Twitter thread. Bitcoin mining can happen anywhere in the world, the geographical location doesn’t matter per se. For this … Continue reading Bitcoin mining for green energy
In this last we will briefly share some random thoughts on token distribution mechanisms as part of my tokenisation series. A token distribution event is sometimes called an initial coin offering (ICO) or token generation event (TGE). In the traditional world, this can in some ways be compared to an initial public offering (IPO). After … Continue reading Tokenisation part 4 – Distribution
In this third blog post in my tokenisation series, I will share some thoughts around price valuation of tokens. But before you read further you must know that there isn’t a magic formula that will tell you the true value of anything. At the end of the day, the space around blockchains and crypto assets … Continue reading Tokenisation part 3 – Price valuation
In the first part of this series I gave an overview of what a blockchain token is and what the difference between fungible and non-fungible tokens are. In this blog post I will talk about what different kinds purposes a token can serve. Note; I made some minor but important edits to part 1 of … Continue reading Tokenisation part 2 – Different models
One of the things that needs to happen for blockchain and crypto assets to truly take off is – tokenisation of things. In this blog post I will explain what this is, and some important concepts surrounding this. What is a token? In the context of the digital age and blockchain technology, a token is … Continue reading Tokenisation part 1 – An overview
This is a short post to highlight some blockchain projects that are live and providing some sort of actual utility for general users. I’m not going to include projects that provide financial exchange utility, such as payment, trading etc. There are plenty of those projects, but they aren’t useful for the general user. Brave & … Continue reading Blockchain projects and dapps that already provide utility
In part 1 and part 2 of this series I covered some basic concepts about risk management and trading in general. In this part, I’m going to explain how these concepts can be used for hedging against price volatility. It’s important to note that we are not talking about active trading techniques here, this is … Continue reading Crypto risk management – part 3: hedging