Creepto | Publish0x


I'm a developer and technologist, and have tried every framework and gadget at least once. I used to blog religiously and am hoping to find my way back to writing. My current passion is getting "laypeople" to appreciate and use crypto products.

Joined January 2020 182 Followers


PSA: Calling on Publish0x to Start Curating Content

7 Jun 2020 9 minute read comments Creepto

Background I've enjoyed being on Publish0x for several months now: some of the writers are extremely interesting and on point, some news items I've missed are discussed and dissected. I also enjoy writing posts (although the online editor can be impr...

DIY: Code a Crypto Portfolio Manager

22 May 2020 5 minute read comments Creepto

The Problem If you own more than one crypto coin, you probably check the value of your entire portfolio several times a day. There are several apps, web sites, and services out there, that would gladly manage your portfolio for you, if you: Use thei...

RIP CoinMarketCap 2013-2020

15 May 2020 2 minute read comments Creepto

What is CoinMarketCap? According to CoinMarketCap's LinkedIn page: CoinMarketCap is the world's most trusted & accurate source for crypto market capitalizations, pricing and information. CoinMarketCap is a U.S. company registered in the United Stat...

Attack of the Shitcoins II: Minereum Strikes Back

7 May 2020 2 minute read comments Creepto

A couple of weeks ago I explained how to hide shitcoins on Etherscan, using their Token Ignore List. One of the "stars" of the article was Minereum, a spam shitcoin I covered in an earlier article. But spammers are nothing if not innovative. Minereum...

You do not need AtomicWallet

4 May 2020 3 minute read comments Creepto

Another week, another promotion. Sigh. After checking out Loopring, and deciding I can do without it, I decided to check this week's offer: AtomicWallet and the 15 AWC I'd get when I install it!For the life of me, I don't understand why a wallet woul...

Warning: Avoid Getting Scammed on Discord

26 Apr 2020 5 minute read comments Creepto

TL;DR: scammers lurk in support channels, impersonate legit support people, and try to get you to transfer funds to them. Suspect and research anyone who contacts you uninvited. The other day, someone tried scamming me on a Discord support channel. I...

Short PSA: You DO NOT NEED to Use to Trade Your LRC

25 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Creepto

Over the last couple of days, Publish0x has been flooded with articles explaining how to trade LRC on, extolling its virtues, and promising you $5 if you trade there. I understand Publish0x signed some kind of deal with them. That's why w...

How To Hide Shitcoins On Etherscan

19 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments Creepto

The Problem My last 2 posts dealt with me finding new shitcoins that appeared on my ETH address (see KickCoin and Minereum articles). I usually find those when looking at my address on an Ethereum block explorer. The most common block explorer, used...

Minereum - Another day, another ScamCoin

14 Apr 2020 3 minute read comments Creepto

Spam, Spam, Spam...* * Monty Python's immortal spam sketch. Tuesday is spam day here at chez Creepto. The mail lady delivers a big heap of catalogs, coupons, church invitations, and other assorted crap - and dumps it in our mail box. Whereupon we pi...

Did you get kicked by KickCoin?

7 Mar 2020 4 minute read comments Creepto

  TL;DR Is KickCoin token a scam? YES. About a month ago, a new token found its way into my Ether wallet. 888,888 "Kick" tokens appeared out of thin air. I googled a bit, and found an article from Kick explaining that they decided to airdrop tokens t...