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

Interviewing Aly Kassam From OneLedger

14 hours ago 1 minute read scottcbusiness $2.79 tipped

OneLedger is a cross-chain application platform designed to allow developers to extend blockchain technology.   I spoke with Aly Kassam who is the Director of Product at OneLedger to discuss their progress and where the company is headed.        I as...

Conscious Attention Is a Form Of Ignorance

4 days ago 1 minute read scottcbusiness $0.26 tipped

Alan Watts had an amazing way of looking at the world and in the web of life, he explains how our conscious attention is really a form of ignorance. I'd like to reiterate this and discuss it with you today.   We filter out so much of what we see and...

Predictive Behavioral Ads Take Away Our Uniqueness

1 week ago 1 minute read scottcbusiness $0.31 tipped

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?

1 week ago 1 minute read scottcbusiness $0.20 tipped

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

1 week ago 9 minute read scottcbusiness $3.75 tipped

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

1 week ago 1 minute read scottcbusiness $6.93 tipped

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?

1 week ago 3 minute read scottcbusiness $4.52 tipped

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?

2 weeks ago 2 minute read scottcbusiness $4.41 tipped

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

2 weeks ago 1 minute read scottcbusiness $0.37 tipped

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?

2 weeks ago 1 minute read scottcbusiness $0.19 tipped

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...