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Alexandru Balan

Alexandru Balan

An offtopic blog where I post things unrelated to Linux or Programming. Opinions, discoveries, life updates. Sometimes not family-friendly.


Cafe Swap - My number one upcoming project on the Binance Smart Chain

24 Mar 2021 6 minute read 14 comments ProngsDark

Before starting talking about the projects let me make it clear that this, not financial advice nor is it an endorsement of any of the projects I'm about to mention. While I've used all of them personally, I suggest you take the time and do your own...

Things I bought with magical internet money and what spells you need to know to get some yourself 🧙‍♂️

17 Nov 2020 6 minute read 35 comments ProngsDark

Disclaimer: Some links in this article are referrals. Namely, the link to Publish0x and the one to Celsius Network. The Publish0x one generates me 5% whenever you tip someone while my id is in your navigation bar, while the Celsius one will give both...

My job vs. Harvest Finance

12 Nov 2020 8 minute read 14 comments ProngsDark

First of all, before you send the police to my doorstep demanding I refund your money, please do not consider this financial advice, mkay? Everything I say here is purely my experience, mkay? We good? Then let's have some fun while I share with you...

Publish0x Got Talent. E03

14 Oct 2020 2 minute read 12 comments ProngsDark

You might think that I forgot about this series, but you would be wrong to think that, I've just been lazy which is an entirely different thing 😂. Don't worry I'm back and I've brought with me another very talented publisher, a master of lights and...

An honest review of the Binance Visa Card

10 Oct 2020 4 minute read 76 comments ProngsDark

The time has come once again for me to bash... ummm I mean to review a project. This time around I am going to take a look at the new Binance Visa card which I've been using for the past few weeks. Unfortunately, the card is only virtual and there's...

Publish0x Got Talent. E02

22 Sep 2020 3 minute read 16 comments ProngsDark

Hi there everybody. It's been a long time since the last time we delved into the depths of Publish0x in search of a talented author that might not be that passionate about crypto and programming but has a lot to offer in other departments. This week...

Publish0x got talent. E01

12 Sep 2020 3 minute read 31 comments ProngsDark

Hi! Welcome to the first episode of Publish0x got talent, I'm your host, Alexandru, and tonight we're kicking off this new and amazing series where I aim to dig out, from the depths of this platform, some obscure and talented author. As you know lif...

Life update. Why have I been missing and going forward.

9 Sep 2020 7 minute read 23 comments ProngsDark

Hello friend... Hi there! Maybe some of you are asking yourselves where have I been as of late? Two people contacted me personally asking me what's up, thank you very much for all the care, you guys are awesome. In the past few months, I've grown as...

Yeah? Well, 🤬Blurt🤬 you too!

12 Aug 2020 3 minute read 54 comments ProngsDark

What's Blurt? If you've been active on Steem and Hive in the past few weeks you might have seen this project come up a couple of times. Well, I guess Steem not so much, but on Hive there are several people talking about Blurt. Blurt is another fork...

Statera Project. Crypto for human beings

4 Aug 2020 12 minute read 37 comments ProngsDark

"That sounds rather familiar...is it... Apple?" No, actually it's Ubuntu Linux which used to be "Linux for human beings" before they tried to cram their solutions down everyone's computers. But, I get it. Big project, big money, big responsibilities...