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ADA Crunch

No opinions, no nonsense, no shills. Just a Cardano aficionado with things to share. Writer for Block Magnates and Age of Awareness. Find me on Publish0x, Medium, r/CryptoGasFees, and r/CryptoNews.

The Ridiculousness Continues: Retik Finance Fails CertiK Audit

17 Jan 2024 1 minute read 2 comments ADA Crunch

As I covered in my last article, Retik Finance is obviously a scam. But that didn’t stop them from rushing to reassure the public that their scammy token isn’t actually a scam by informing us all on their Twitter page that their CertiK audit is comp...

Comparing a Scam Token to Cardano? The Ridiculous Story of Retik Finance

15 Jan 2024 2 minute read 2 comments ADA Crunch

A lot of recent articles have been talking about a new cryptocurrency called “Retik Finance.” Make no mistake, Retik Finance is obviously a scam. Do not interact with their website and do not send them any of your crypto. Normally, I would just igno...

CIP-1694: A Governance Model for Cardano Proposed by IOG (Part 1/3)

9 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments ADA Crunch

Voltaire was a French philosopher from the Age of Enlightenment Cardano’s final era is known as the Voltaire era. This era will create a voting system for Cardano users to vote on network changes (via improvement proposals). The treasury system, whi...

A Dual Revolution: Cryptocurrency is Adding to Our Lexicon

18 Aug 2023 4 minute read 0 comments ADA Crunch

This image was generated with DALL-E 2 “We should admit rather that power produces knowledge (and not simply by encouraging it because it serves power or by applying it because it is useful); that power and knowledge directly imply one another; tha...

What does ChatGPT have to say about Cardano?

1 Mar 2023 2 minute read 9 comments ADA Crunch

ChatGPT is a complex language model created by OpenAI, a renowned artificial intelligence research group. It is built on the GPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) architecture, which employs deep learning techniques to comprehend and generate nat...

Overview of Cardano’s Hydra and Scalability: Simply Explained

1 Jan 2023 3 minute read 5 comments ADA Crunch

An ideal blockchain excels in three key areas: security, decentralization, and scalability. The struggle to excel in all three areas at the same time is known as the "blockchain trilemma." Nowadays, many well-known blockchains (like Ethereum) are un...

Energy Consumption of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cardano

20 Nov 2022 2 minute read 12 comments ADA Crunch

Marketed as “1.6 million times more energy efficient” than Bitcoin, Cardano is undoubtedly a relatively energy-efficient cryptocurrency. This is due to Cardano’s use of a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism instead of Bitcoin’s proof-of-work (P...

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at American Universities (UPDATED)

6 Nov 2022 6 minute read 3 comments ADA Crunch

  Update: As many readers have requested, I added several more universities to the list. Recent events in the world of cryptocurrencies (namely hacks and de-pegging of stablecoins) have emphasized the need for more peer-reviewed blockchain research,...

Slightly Unrelated: A Case for Bitcoin (Part 3 of 3)

10 Oct 2022 3 minute read 4 comments ADA Crunch

Here is the third and last part of my paper on Bitcoin. Click here for parts one and two. If you have any thoughts/suggestions, comment them below.   Bitcoin: The Decentralized Solution to Traditional Currencies Along with producing h...

Slightly Unrelated: A Case for Bitcoin (Part 2 of 3)

8 Oct 2022 3 minute read 1 comment ADA Crunch

This is part two of my paper on Bitcoin. If it seems like the paper abruptly starts, it’s because you didn't read part 1.   Bitcoin: The Decentralized Solution to Traditional Currencies …The inaccessibility of traditional, centralized currencies lea...