CryptozNewb

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Tales of a Cryptocurrency Newbie - Part 4: Catching Airdrops

27 Apr 2019 11 minute read CryptozNewb $0.03 tipped

In the first half of 2018, as the bottom was falling out of the Cryptocurrency markets and I was watching my investments sink deeper into the red, I began to cast about for something to focus on, other than my declining portfolio. I had dabbled a bit...

Tales of a Cryptocurrency Newbie - Part 3: The Crash of '18

24 Apr 2019 6 minute read CryptozNewb $0.04 tipped

In mid-December of the year two thousand and seventeen, Bitcoin hit an all-time high, reaching a valuation of nearly $20,000 per coin! It dipped heavily afterwards, but seemed to recover over the next couple of weeks. I took the opportunity to divers...

Tales of a Cryptocurrency Newbie - Part 2: Down the Rabbithole We Go!

23 Apr 2019 7 minute read CryptozNewb $0.04 tipped

After the shocking Pre-Christmas dip in my holdings, I decided it was time to spread my investments about some more. Diversification and all, you know. But many exchanges seemed shady or had complex setups involving wallets and keys. These were thing...

Tales of a Cryptocurrency Newbie - Part 1: What Could Have Been

22 Apr 2019 3 minute read CryptozNewb $0.03 tipped

In the summer of 2010, while on a plane trip, I happened across a magazine article that talked about this strange new technology called Bitcoin. Though I had no idea what a blockchain was, nor did I fully understand how one could trust a non-centrali...