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Scott Cunningham

I am the host of Crypto & Things and I'm a huge social blockchain enthusiast exploring what I believe to be the next level of social communication. I also explore philosophy, politics, and more

Joined January 2019 1345 Followers

Scott Cunningham

Predictive Behavioral Ads Take Away Our Uniqueness

13 Sep 2019 1 minute read Scott Cunningham

You are talking about something with a friend and not five minutes later you see an ad about that niche thing you were saying. Is your phone listening to you? No, it's more likely to be predictive advertising.   Predictive advertising uses advanced a...

Could Hiding Metrics On Social Media Be A Way To Censor You?

12 Sep 2019 1 minute read Scott Cunningham

We've seen Instagram hide likes, will other platforms follow and what precedent will this set for their capacity to censor content? It is released under the guise of combating social media addiction which I wholeheartedly support, but what concerns m...

Re-Reviewing EOS Social Platforms

11 Sep 2019 9 minute read Scott Cunningham

Okay, this is my last EOS review for a while on social platforms because I’ve just done two, but I’m trying to clear up any misconceptions and concerns and be as comprehensive as I can. In this review, I went back over all the EOS apps I covered and...

Interview With Luke Mulks From Brave

10 Sep 2019 1 minute read Scott Cunningham

I got the chance to chat with Luke Mulks who is the Director of Business Development at Brave and the Basic Attention Token.   Brave is a new way of thinking about how the web works. Brave is open source and built by a team of privacy focused, perfor...

What Is The Best Crypto Bounty Game?

8 Sep 2019 3 minute read Scott Cunningham

I like to explore every possible way to earn cryptocurrency because I know there are tons of people out there looking for any way to earn some whether it’s through bounties, games, social media, attention, faucets, or something else. On my path throu...

Could Blockchain Tech Be Vulnerable To Quantum Decryption?

7 Sep 2019 2 minute read Scott Cunningham

Today, I want to ponder the question “could blockchain tech be vulnerable to quantum decryption” and look at what others are saying as well as add some of my own thoughts to the conversation. I think the post-quantum cryptography movement is an amazi...

Why I Try Not To Bother With Legacy Platforms

6 Sep 2019 1 minute read Scott Cunningham

I've been using old legacy platforms less and less for many reasons and using blockchain and alternative platforms more and more. Whether it's censorship, lack of transparency, lack of privacy, demonetization, monetization restrictions, bias moderati...

What Was The Point Of Social Media?

5 Sep 2019 1 minute read Scott Cunningham

The point of social media was to connect us and allow us to explore different ideas and seek out the truth on our own without relying on mainstream news to tell us what to believe and how we should perceive the world. Today that isn't what we have a...

Comprehensive EOS Social Platforms Review

4 Sep 2019 5 minute read Scott Cunningham

In this review, I went over all the EOS social platforms I could find that had at least 100 active users or had some recognition of EOS dapp listing sites, etc. I only comprehensively test and review sites that have at least 1,000 active users if the...

Why I Don’t Like EOS Social Platforms

2 Sep 2019 1 minute read Scott Cunningham

If you're looking for new blockchain social platforms to start using you can skip any EOS platform and I'll tell you why I'm in the final phases of testing and reviewing my 4th round of blockchain social media platforms and EOS platforms have been a...