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Crypto-Curious Blogger

News, updates, and more from the cryptocurrency realm - all from a crypto-curious blogger. Disclaimer: I am not a financial advisor. It's your responsibility to do extensive research and consult a professional before investing.


DRiP: Collecting NFTs on Solana

27 Dec 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Valdyr

I hope everyone had a great holiday season, and sorry I've been away for a bit! I'm finishing up my novel this month (more on that soon if you all are interested) and I've been taking some time off from my crypto/web3 research for a bit during the wi...

Experience Taiko: New Campaign on Galxe

10 Dec 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Valdyr

If you're not already familiar, Taiko is an Ethereum-equivalent ZK-rollup, protocol, and dapp platform with low transaction fees. Taiko prides itself on being open-source, permissionless, and decentralized from day one. Taiko has already run several...

Using Firefly in Adobe Express: A Review of Adobe's New AI Software

3 Nov 2023 4 minute read 2 comments Valdyr

A few weeks ago I attended the online version of Adobe Max, the yearly graphics & photography design conference held by the software giant. Coming from a digital marketing background, Adobe Max is my favorite conference in the marketing and graphic d...

Four Interesting Projects Building on Solana

20 Oct 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Valdyr

The Solana blockchain has found itself as a destination for projects hoping to build on a supportive ecosystem with very low transaction fees. I originally published this article first on Bulb, itself is building on Solana. So let's cover that projec...

Taiko Jolnir Testnet and Galxe Campaign

17 Oct 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Valdyr

Earlier this summer I wrote a summary on the various testnet activities being offered by the upcoming Taiko network, including the Galxe campaign being run at the time. This month, Taiko has launched a new campaign focusing on their latest testnet it...

Galxe Website Hacked

6 Oct 2023 1 minute read 2 comments Valdyr

This is a developing story. Last updated on October 6th, 2023 at 1:01pm CDT. On October 6th at 9:44am CDT, Galxe announced that their website was "down", quickly followed by a reply for users to NOT connect their wallets or approve transactions, and...

Three Reasons to Utilize the Ambassador Program on Publish0x

28 Sep 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Valdyr

If you've been writing on Publish0x for any length of time, hopefully by now you've already discovered the Ambassador Program here on the site. If you're not taking advantage of this referral program from Publish0x, there are three reasons why, espec...

One Week Away: Permissionless II in Austin, TX

5 Sep 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Valdyr

Permissionless II, billed as the largest DeFi conference in the world, begins Monday, September 11th in Austin, TX. This year's event is expecting over 7,000 attendees for the span of the three day conference. This year's conference boasts an outstan...

Texas Blockchain Summit Rebrands to North American Blockchain Summit

16 Aug 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Valdyr

On August 9th the president of the Texas Blockchain Council, Lee Bratcher, announced on X that the Texas Blockchain Summit had been rebranded as the North American Blockchain Summit. This year's North American Blockchain Summit will be happening from...

Scroll: Mainnet Coming Soon?

4 Aug 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Valdyr

Scroll is self-described as a "zkEVM-based zkRollup on Ethereum that enables native compatibility for existing Ethereum applications and tools." Scroll launched their pre-Alpha testnet earlier this year, followed by the Alpha testnet earlier this sum...