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Daniel Goldman

I’m a polymath and a rōnin scholar. That is to say that I enjoy studying many different topics. Find more at http://danielgoldman.us

Joined June 2019 440 Followers

Daniel Goldman

Misplaced Environmental Concerns Surrounding Blockchain

16 Aug 2019 4 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

It’s hard to argue that blockchain technology does not use a significant amount of power. It does. However, “a lot” is a relative term, and the amount of fanfare over blockchain’s power consumption is misplaced. Admittedly, a lot of this informatio...

Looking for a Cause for Recent Price Trends

15 Aug 2019 1 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

This article is going to be brief, since I really just want to comment on a couple points. Over the last couple of days, most of the crypto world has seen a significant decline in asset values. Very few cryptoassets have been left unaffected. As soon...

A True Stablecoin

13 Aug 2019 3 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

USDT and DAI are interesting concepts. They are cryptoassets which are pegged to the USD. There're a number of different cryptoassets that are pegged to different fiat, government issued currencies. They are labeled "stablecoins." But this label is i...

The US Dollar is one of the Worst Sh*tcoins of Them All

12 Aug 2019 4 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

This article is an extension of some commentary on minimum wage, originally published at politicoid.us on December 7, 2014. I’ve decided to expand on the idea, because it’s come up in a few discussions. It’s important to understand how the dollar has...

Pawedcast in Print Episode #49

9 Aug 2019 4 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

Bullet Points NEO blockchain should be live soon. Improvement to quality of life (UI and UX) as well as game play, such as changes to how raids work and making it harder for whales to dominate. Lots of feedback from the community about desired featur...

BAT, Brave, and publish0x

8 Aug 2019 2 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

If you're new to publishx, tipping is a core idea behind the platform. Instead of traditional ads, publish0x is, or at least will be, funded through sponsors that provide tokens in exchange for having their project described when a tip in their token...

Gamifying ICOs: Moving beyond traditional ICOs to improve health of the released cryptoasset, and protecting against regulatory headaches

6 Aug 2019 3 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

Typically ICOs are just sales. A certain amount of funds are taken in, and a certain number of coins are given out. The typical ICO is, after all, modeled on IPOs: initial public offerings of stocks. The tokens are used to fund a project, and general...

Developing a Faucet for World Coin: Front End Work

1 Aug 2019 6 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

This is the second half of my article on developing my faucet "game" and the third article on my WorldCoin project. It's been an interesting experience, and I admit that I'm kind of rushing things, but I think it's turning out pretty well. Here are m...

Developing a Faucet for WorldCoin: Backend Work

1 Aug 2019 4 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

Since I created WorldCoin, I wanted a way to get it distributed to the general population. Tipping is going to be used to an extent, but I want people to start interacting with the token as much as possible from the very beginning. I thought a faucet...

The 9th Annual Bon Odori: A Japanese inspired event in the Hudson Valley

31 Jul 2019 2 minute read comments Daniel Goldman

About Obon Japanese religion is complex. It’s an amalgamation of Buddhism and Confucianism, its native religion group of Shinto, and Christianity. Obon is a time of the year in Japan that is fairly important, spiritually. It’s a holiday that’s part B...