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Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

Philosopher, historian, educator, permaculturalist, writer, and crypto/blockchain enthusiast.

Joined July 2019 419 Followers

Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

How Bitcoin Works

5 Jan 2020 13 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

Bitcoin and How it Works Although it may seem complicated, understanding Bitcoin and how it works isn’t really that difficult.  Personally, I think the difficulty people have with the idea of it is simply that they have not taken the time to understa...

Buy Bitcoin with PayPal: An Overview

21 Dec 2019 17 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

    Although far from common, it is possible to buy Bitcoin with PayPal.  Before I begin however, I would like to note that I do not think it is the best way to purchase Bitcoin.  This is due to the fact that there are not that many exchanges that a...

Newdex Christmas Background Design Contest on Twitter

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

    2019 is only two weeks left, let’s prepare for the very last special festival and have fun! In 2019, Newdex launched on the TRON blockchain, becoming a decentralized exchange that supports multiple chains. We optimized the use cases of NDX, user...

Zack Gall, Andrew Bryan, & Raman Bindlish Talk DeFi, CEX Resource Lending, LiquidRisk, EOS Rex, and DAC Life with Blockstart Vigor

10 Dec 2019 1 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

Everything EOS Zack Gall sits down with Andrew Bryan of Vigor and Raman Bindlish of Blockstart to talk about their recent DAPP Hackathon submissions which placed 2nd and 4th alongside discussing DeFi, CEX resource lending, LiquidRisk, EOS Rex, and DA...

How to Trade Bitcoin: A Not So Brief Nor Overtly Technical Overview

1 Dec 2019 19 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) is unlike any other asset class for a number of reasons.  From a traders perspective, one of the most notable being that it just never stops.  While chatting with a friend of mine the other day, it got me thinking...

Vigor DAC Registration: Contribute and Earn VIG

27 Nov 2019 1 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

  In this video we walk thru how to join the Vigor DAC and start earning VIG tokens for your contributions.  The Vigor DAC is building the VIGOR Stablecoin platform. For a written step by step on Vigor DAC registration visit https://eosio.support/vi...

VIGOR: The White Paper Chronicles Vol. 4: Governance, Token Lending Facility, Token Allocation, & Conclusions

12 Nov 2019 3 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

IV. GOVERNANCE The VIGOR project is a decentralized autonomous community run by custodians voted in by users. Custodians vote on all issues concerning the running of the DAC. Tools and dapps will be developed through community worker proposals. Initi...

VIGOR: The White Paper Chronicles Vol. 3: Pricing Framework

8 Nov 2019 3 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

III. PRICING FRAMEWORK A. Pricing Model The token event swap TES contract delivers a protection payment (the cost to bail-out an undercollateralized loan) at the time of the triggering event, defined as the token price declining below a pre-specified...

VIGOR: The White Paper Chronicles Vol. 2: Risk Framework

7 Nov 2019 3 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

II. RISK FRAMEWORK A. Credit Enhancement Two types of credit enhancement are used which enables prudent lending: Overcollateralization (margin or haircut) refers to holding an amount of collateral that exceeds the value of the loan and can provide a...

VIGOR: The White Paper Chronicles Vol. 1: Introduction

6 Nov 2019 4 minute read comments Jimmy D [Upliftnation.io l Vigor.ai l Trybe.One]

  Abstract— VIGOR is a crypto-backed decentralized stablecoin on the EOS blockchain that tracks the US dollar. I. INTRODUCTION The VIGOR stablecoin is a financial engineering innovation with regards to a decentralized stable unit of account. This pro...