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Writing about things I find interesting in the Crypto space, from experimental tokens to Bitcoin.

Is Amazon's UK Visa Ban Affect Good For Crypto?

17 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Justin Horneker

Breaking news out of the UK today is that Amazon is banning VISA payments as of January 19th. From the lens of a crypto enthusiast, is this good or bad? On one hand Amazon's reasoning for dropping Visa is right in the wheelhouse of the cryptocurrency...

The Yieldly User Experience, Defi On Algorand

17 Nov 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Justin Horneker

Defi can be intimidating, staking, swapping, bridging... thees can all be intimidating terms if you aren't familiar with the defi space. My experience with Yieldly was demystifying in a way that removed the barrier to entry that sometimes comes with...

Nano Is Now XNO, Will It Have An Impact?

13 Nov 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Justin Horneker

Nano was my first introduction to crypto transactions, a fast and feeless crypto that freely distributes coins through faucets and an interactive community... Nano is everyone's favorite "little crypto that could". However, a lack of momentum through...

Power To The People, Miami Mayor Plans To Share Revenue From MiamiCoin With Residents

12 Nov 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Justin Horneker

Miami mayor Francis Suarez has a plan.  Move Miami further into the crypto space; and in turn, raise money for city projects while passing profit onto Miami citizens via BTC. We don't know the exact mechanism behind how citizens will get their hands...

U.S. Infrastructure Bill and Crypto EXPLAINED

10 Aug 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Justin Horneker

The US Infrastructure bill has caused chaos in the Crypto space this week. Why is that? The infrastructure bill is focused on tackling the issue of building roads, bridges, transportation systems, and clean energy, etc. that the US has been neglectin...

As Ethereum Burns, Are We Experiencing A New Market Force

5 Aug 2021 1 minute read 6 comments Justin Horneker

Ethereum has successfully implemented the London Hard Fork - I explained what that is earlier this week if you need a refresher.  As of this writing over 2000 Ethereum has been "burned" since turning on the EIPs associated with today's hard fork. If...

Ethereum's "London" Hardfork Is Coming Thursday Morning, Here Is Everything To Expect.

3 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Justin Horneker

Ethereum's London Hardfork, or backwards incompatible upgrade, is planned to take effect Thursday morning at 7 AM. (you can find the countdown here) At exected block 12,965,000, the London Hard Fork will go live on the Ethereum mainnet after a series...

Don't Panic, A Bitcoin Whale Just Sold 1500 BTC

27 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Justin Horneker

One of my favorite past times is following Whale Alert and watching large amount of BTC move in the market. Paying attention to these numbers and movements can tell us a little bit about the current market conditions. With that being said, it should...

Inter Milan's New Shirt 'Sponsorship' Is Another Step Towards Ending The Stigma Around Cryptocurreny

26 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Justin Horneker

One more step towards mass crypto adoption can be found in the ever increasing stature of global footballing powers with cryptocurrency firms across their chest. Last season saw the Bitcoin logo featured prominently on the Watford home kits through t...

What's New With Algo: A dive into Algorand in July

22 Jul 2021 2 minute read 8 comments Justin Horneker

Algorand is an intriguing cryptocurrency in our current market, despite constant news around the project, it is often seen as a long term hold but well worth it to have in your portfolio. Created in 2019 by computer scientist Silvio Micali, Algorand...