The Crypto Idiot

The Crypto Idiot

I'm new to crypto. It shows. Let's learn from my experiences together! Written by a former teacher, current analyst. I've raised a family, I've written novels, I've even won money on game shows. But I've never gotten into the world of alt-coins, until now.


12 May 2023 2 minute read 1 comment LearnMeGood

Hello, True Believers, and welcome once again to a ridiculously silly post by yours truly, The Crypto Idiot.  If you like my posts, or at the very least are not outrageously enraged by them, please consider telling all your friends, your family membe...

Why the Ethereum Merge is Taking So Long

24 May 2022 1 minute read 2 comments LearnMeGood

Ethereum is the second most popular cryptocurrency in the space, behind only Bitcoin.  Some people might even argue that it tops the Big B!  But as we are all well aware, the merge to Ethereum 2.0, or ETH2, or E2: Electric Boogaloo, is taking far lon...

What Does Buying Crypto Say about Your Personality?

20 Apr 2022 4 minute read 1 comment LearnMeGood

I was scrolling through the interwebs the other day, and I came across a very interesting article on Sciencealert dot com.  A certain Dr. Wang and colleagues from Queensland University of Technology (that's Down Under for the geo-illiterate amongst u...

We Don't Talk about Juno (no-no-no)

13 Apr 2022 3 minute read 0 comments LearnMeGood

I have an announcement to make:  I am a self-avowed "Cosmonaut." I haven't been in the crypto space for a very long time, but in the months that I HAVE been, I've really come to admire the Cosmos ecosystem. It started with the ATOM token.  A number o...

BITCOIN BEGINS: The epic origin story, coming soon to a theater near you!

5 Apr 2022 3 minute read 2 comments LearnMeGood

Imagine going to the local AMC or Cinemark to see that flick you've anticipated for months.  Perhaps it's the latest Marvel superhero team-up.  Or maybe it's the newest installment in the infinite Fast and Furious franchise.  Or heck, maybe it's Trol...

Symbiosis - Cool concept, cool website, cool experience

19 Mar 2022 3 minute read 1 comment LearnMeGood

I've been reading a lot about Symbiosis Finance lately.  It's the new kid on the crypto scene, billed as a super easy way to trade coins across platforms.  Or, in more technical terms, as their frontpage says: So let's talk about their name first. ...

March Madness, BAY-BEE!!

15 Mar 2022 3 minute read 0 comments LearnMeGood

Hey, all you sports ball fan people!  It's the greatest time of the year again!  It's the time when small packs of college kids try their darndest to appear in a Luthor-Vandross highlights reel! If I've already captured your interest, that's great! ...

All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front ETH?

9 Mar 2022 2 minute read 4 comments LearnMeGood

  OK, before you yell at me, I know we're almost three months removed from Christmas.  But that's where my crypto experiences began, and so that's where my crypto blog will begin. Let me take you back, back, back.... three months ago, to December of...