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New Artwork Landing on Gemini's Nifty Gateway

2 days ago 2 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

Now With More Money-printing Monkey GIFs In November 2019, before ordinary citizens were installing bidets or wiping their backsides with junk mail, Gemini Exchange purchased a marketplace dealing in non-fungible tokens -- Nifty Gateway. On March 17,...

10-Day-Old NFT on Sale for U.S. $16,000,000,000

6 days ago 2 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

No, that's not clickbait, U.S. $16 Billion is the actual asking price Gemini exchange's new NFT marketplace and digital art gallery—Nifty Gateway—is offering pieces from the inaugural exhibition. Although first-run non-fungible tokens are still for s...

Social Distancing Curses Local Hikers

1 week ago 1 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

How Has the Stupid, Annoying, (insert expletive here) Coronavirus Impacted Your Daily Routine? Just yesterday, I wrote about the uptick in neighborhood activities. People of all types — and their pets — are getting outside to maintain a sliver of san...

Coronavirus is a Dog's Best Friend

1 week ago 3 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

Pets are Finally Free to Roam the Earth If you're like me, these days of self-isolation are bringing early-onset cabin fever. In other words, every couple of hours, I feel an overwhelming need to get out of the house. Yes, I'm staying at least six fe...

Gemini Exchange Launches NFT Marketplace

2 weeks ago 2 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

NFT Collections Began Selling Yesterday, and Some Pieces are Already Sold Out According to the latest data from CoinMarketCap, roughly $58M flows through the Gemini exchange every day. And while most of the volume originates from bitcoin, Gemini is n...

Introducing the CoinMarketCap of Non-fungible Tokens

2 weeks ago 2 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

Just How Much Are NFTs Going For These Days? Non-fungible tokens, aka NFTs or 'Nifties,' have come a long way since their 2017 debut as collectible felines in CryptoKitties. For the uninitiated, non-fungibles, by definition, are unique. Whereas bitco...

How Centralized Exchanges Flip Native Assets to Play Both Sides of the Coin

3 weeks ago 4 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

Exchange Coins Are Self-regulated Licenses to Print Digital Money Bitcoin sprang from its anonymous creator’s desire to circumvent conventional finance’s untrustworthy intermediaries. Unfortunately, cryptoassets permit the continuation of questionabl...

A Mixed Cocktail of Blockchain Consensus Rewards

1 Mar 2020 8 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

Have Your Stake & Mine It Too This article originally appeared on The Capital and yes, in case you were wondering, I gave myself permission to repost it here. :-) Today we’ll examine critical strengths and weaknesses of the blockchain industry’s mos...

2 Major Differences Between Original and Ad-driven Crypto Faucets

28 Feb 2020 2 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

Learning About Crypto Doesn't Need to Make You Ask WTF Today we'll look at crypto faucets done right, and faucets done hella wrong. Yes, we're still talking about free crypto for visiting a website and performing a simple action, but some things are...

Set-and-Forget Autobot Crypto Trading Experiment: Year 1 Results

23 Feb 2020 2 minute read comments BlockchainAuthor

100% Passive Cryptocurrency Trading Back in January of 2019, I began a series of articles about my experience with automated cryptocurrency trading. One landed here on Publish0x, and the other went up on Hackernoon. Here we are, a year later, and you...