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Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Eternally Driven to Educate and Learn about all things Blockchain Tech- Writer/Thinker/Student

Joined April 2020 61 Followers

Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Orchid: Why does it have value?

11 May 2020 2 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all! Today, I watched Steven (Seven) Waterhouse present on the Orchid protocol and the future of VPNs at Consensus:Distributed. Full disclosure, over the past few weeks, I've been looking into the potential of Orchid and I'm liking what I'm seein...

What is ahead of the Bitcoin Halving?

11 May 2020 2 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all! As we close in on the final moments before the Bitcoin halving, I want to start off by saying congrats to all of you who are already holding Bitcoin of any amount. I really do believe that it's spearheading the future of money and we're all...

How do you see Brave/BAT?

30 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all! I'm back, this time with a post on Brave/BAT, both of which I'm a big supporter and user of.  After a few days of using the browser full-time(I've used it part-time, in the past), I'd like to share some quick thoughts with all of you. Becaus...

What if Tezos had a griefing mechanism?

30 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all! I'm back to share more of my thoughts on blockchain governance, this time, through the lens of Tezos. Remember my last post, in which I introduced you to the idea of a griefing mechanism, as well as on-chain governance? The idea of having gr...

What about Cardano?: The Decentralized Brain and Blockchain Governance

30 Apr 2020 4 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all! While I was listening to my favorite podcast today, Untold Stories by Charlie Shrem, I was particularly taken with a point that Charles Hoskinson made about Cardano. Everything he and the Cardano distributed team are doing is leading towards...

What are network effects and why should I care?

26 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all! No, this isn't the Augur post, but it is coming.  In my last two posts, here and here, I focused on Tezos and its native coin and what I believe their value drivers are.  That, in turn, brought a germ of an idea into my mind. Network Effects...

More about XTZ: Something to Remember

26 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all! In my last post, I jumped in with a few of my thoughts on Tezos and XTZ with the central theme of why they're valuable. Now I'd just like to make a quick addition to that line of reasoning.  XTZ's usage is in staking(baking) and then voting....

Why does Tezos Matter?: An Introduction

26 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all! As Tezos continues to rise, everyone's offering a take on it.  I could join the fray and offer yet another exhaustive opinion on the network's unique features, but instead, I thought I'd focus on how it could be useful for businesses.  Consi...

Numerai, Numeraire and the New Erasure Protocol

24 Apr 2020 2 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

In my last post, I mentioned Numeraire as one of the Altcoins that I believe will drive the future of the internet. Over the course of its history, it has gone from crowdsourcing stock predictions from data scientists, to launching a truly innovative...

Who am I and what cryptocurrencies matter to me? (Tezos(XTZ, BAT(Brave), Numerai(Numeraire), and Augur(REP)

24 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Ian LeViness (ExpatCrypyto3)

Hey all!  I'm a writer that's been in the space full-time since 2017, through the crests and troughs of the blockchain wave. Recently, I was accepted to the beta here so I'll start sharing my opinions on any and all things I'm interested in, as much...