Crypto Deep Dives
Crypto Deep Dives

Crypto Deep Dives

Where I lay down my conclusions when analyzing different aspects of the crypto ecosystem


The Dream: A state currency pegged to Bitcoin

13 Jan 2022 3 minute read 1 comment DaVirus

Hello fellow cypherpunks. What I have for you today is a mental exercise I have been working on, that I hope can have a real application and actually be possible to implement, or will give someone with better understanding of economics than me an ide...

Solo-mining BTC with renewables at home. I did the math, so you don't have to.

23 Dec 2021 3 minute read 2 comments DaVirus

Introduction: Hello everyone! Are you ready to lose your mind? I almost did while researching this. Why did I do it? Well, see, I am thinking of buying a house soon, I smell a housing bubble about to burst, and this got me thinking: I would like for...

The cheapest way to start using UST, aka the BEST Stable Coin

18 Dec 2021 1 minute read 1 comment DaVirus

I have been called a Bitcoin maxi a lot due to my criticism of ETH, SOL and proof-of-stake, so it might come as a surprise that there is something else other than Bitcoin that I am currently very bullish on: the Terra Ecosystem, specially UST. There...

Ethereum's trajectory: The red flags

16 Dec 2021 1 minute read 2 comments DaVirus

First and foremost, I would like to say that this post is going to be slightly different than my previous ones since it will probably come across as more of an opinion than fact.   This is about the path I am seeing ETH going down, and truly believin...

Let's get back to basics: What is a node and why you need to run one

8 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments DaVirus

What is a node? A node is essentially a mini-computer that runs the coin software and keeps a local copy of the ENTIRE blockchain. It broadcasts transactions, verifies the coins you receive are legitimate and maintains your privacy by allowing you to...

ETH is bad, Part 2: Manipulation Boogaloo

1 Dec 2021 5 minute read 0 comments DaVirus

Having to trust people has no place in crypto. This space has slowly been encroached on by investors and speculators but I like to think some still remember the fundamentals. And if you do have to trust people, decentralization is paramount. The Ethe...

ETH is bad and I am tired of pretending it's not

27 Nov 2021 4 minute read 0 comments DaVirus

I am going to open up by saying that some of the following is going to be FACT and some of it will be OPINION. However, the opinion will never prevail over the facts. Also, depending on traction I may do a second post with some more up to debate thin...