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Dan Ballmer

Cybersecurity technical writer and crypto enthusiast.

Publish0x Member Since August 2020

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Dan Ballmer

Polkadot (DOT) Due Diligence Cheat Sheet

14 Sep 2020 3 minute read 4 comments Dan Ballmer

You have likely been told to do your “due diligence and research” on every crypto under the sun. This article offers a quick way to kick-start your Polkadot research by covering the basics. That said, what follows is not financial advice. What is Pol...

Wash Trades Muddy the Waters for Crypto Investors

28 Aug 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Dan Ballmer

  What Are Wash Trades? Wash trades are profitless transactions meant to manipulate markets and lure investors into making bad decisions. Some example of wash trades include: Exchanges manipulating their own market volume numbers A person acting as...

How to Buy VeChain Without Binance

24 Aug 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Dan Ballmer

Perform an Anonymous Exchange Via GODEX Buying VeChain can be difficult for people unable to trade on Binance. In fact, the regulations that prevent people from using Binance often apply to other exchanges like Kraken, KuCoin, and OKEx as well. This...

Tips for Dodging Deadly Crypto Fees

23 Aug 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Dan Ballmer

You know the phrase “death by a thousand cuts”? In the crypto trading world, the “cuts” are transactions fees. There is a fee for moving your crypto to an exchange. There is a fee for selling your crypto. There is a fee for buying crypto. Given time,...

Aliens Prefer Gold To Bitcoin?

16 Aug 2020 2 minute read 7 comments Dan Ballmer

The fiercest conflicts often occur between groups who are most similar. The rivalry between bitcoin enthusiasts and goldbugs in no exception. Both camps find a common enemy in inflationary banknotes, yet ceaselessly squabble over which asset is a bet...

The Elusive Value of Ether (ETH)

10 Aug 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Dan Ballmer

Cryptocurrency titans have recently shone a spotlight on Ether (ETH) by debating its value and legitimacy in an online dust-up. These online arguments can be confusing for the casual investor, especially when serious accusations are levelled at a cry...


Why I never believed MCO in the first place. (Opinions on Crypto.com)

21 Aug 2020 darren242

21 August 2020
The MCO/CRO swap fiasco has me keeping some distance from Crypto.com until the converted crypto unlocks. In about three months all the MCO holders who went through a semi-forced conversion are going to be able to pull their CRO out at roughly the same time. I want to see how that situation impacts the platform before locking up too much with Crypto.com.

Aliens Prefer Gold To Bitcoin?

16 Aug 2020 Dan Ballmer

17 August 2020
Quick update: Deleted some spam messages with crypto addresses from comments. Not sure if it is related to a scam or what, but better safe than sorry. Thanks everyone, for reading and supporting the article, much appreciated.

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A week in Polkadot

21 Sep 2020 2 minute read comments Web3 Foundation

A round-up of what’s new in the Polkadot universe, September 14 - 20, 2020 Polkadot News See the first inter-chain asset transfer using the new XCM protocol. https://twitter.com/gavofyork/status/1304849064891158528 Three Treasury proposals were rece...

Wow ETH Bulls Back to Business!

17 Sep 2020 1 minute read comments Cryptopher Calcano

Ethereum Will Outperform The Market Bold statement? Not if you’ve been tuned into the recent DeFi craze. Without saying much, ethereum was the darling of the last cycle, and I firmly believe it will push up side by side with the king, bitcoin, and be...

Chinese Virologist Banned from Twitter Following Claim That COVID-19 Was Lab-Made

16 Sep 2020 2 minute read comments TheDesertLynx

A Chinese virologist whistleblower was suspended from Twitter following claims that the COVID-19 virus was manufactured in a lab in Wuhan. This comes as a latest incident of major social media networks moving from simply moderating conduct to modera...

BTC, ETH & XRP Price Analysis - Where Are We Going?

10 Sep 2020 6 minute read comments CryptoChartWizard91

Hello traders! The cryptocurrency markets have been in a state of consolidation since Bitcoin dropped from $12,000 to hit $10,000 this past week. Let us look at what is going on with the Bitcoin fundamentals and continue analyzing the markets for BTC...

Why I'm Betting on Enjin (ENJ) to Dominate the Gaming Niche

8 Sep 2020 4 minute read comments Ben Wehrman

Hello, friends! If you read my recent post about how my newfound Clash Royale addiction has impacted my confidence in crypto's potential in the gaming field, you know that I've quickly become a massive bull on the future of blockchain gaming. Rather...

RealT - Tokenized Crypto Real Estate

8 Sep 2020 1 minute read comments Scott Cunningham

There aren’t a lot of reliable solutions involving cryptocurrency in the real estate market out there. Tokenized crypto real estate appears to be the best option we have today and RealT has been the most liquid, easily usable, and consistent tokenize...

How Recent Loopring's Update Will Save DeFi

4 Sep 2020 5 minute read comments kevW!ls0n

At the start of September, Loopring released an update that has a very strong potential to put an end to the biggest problem that DeFi faces today - ASTRONOMICAL Transaction Fees. Let's start with a mini-story that sparked this article:Yesterday I wa...

The Vital Role Bitcoin Mixers Play in the Crypto Market Today

2 Sep 2020 3 minute read comments Crypto Adventure

When Bitcoin entered the market in 2009, it changed everything. For the first time in history, there was a reliable, secure, and instant peer-to-peer digital cash system available to the public. This invention ushered in the digitization of the econo...

The Unbelievable Story of the Cryptoqueen

2 Sep 2020 3 minute read comments McAlex7

If you know a lot about cryptocurrency, you probably already heard about this crazy story otherwise I highly recommend you to pay attention and listen carefully because today I'm going to talk about one of the most wanted people : Dr Ruja Ignatova al...

How to trade on Loopring.io NO KYC DEX

17 Apr 2020 8 minute read comments Yaz Sheikh

This tutorial will guide you on how to set up an account and place your first trade with Loopring.io - a fully Decentralized Exchange (DEX) that doesn't require users to complete KYC. During this tutorial, we will need to set up a MetaMask account, f...



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