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Digital Cash Network
Digital Cash Network

Digital Cash Network

Documenting the global digital cash revolution, the greatest financial revolution the world has seen in recent times. Opinion, news, podcasts, videos and more.


I Just Got Priced Out of Using Ethereum

4 Feb 2021 1 minute read 24 comments TheDesertLynx

I finally got priced out of using Ethereum, where the transaction fees have gotten so astoundingly high that I can no longer use it for what I was using for: sending and receiving tokens, mostly what I received from Publish0x, which is now encouragi...

Josiah Spackman on DigiByte and Proof-of-Work Mining's Challenges

2 Feb 2021 1 minute read 2 comments TheDesertLynx

Josiah Spackman, a.k.a. DGB_Chilling, comes on the podcast to discuss the particulars of proof-of-work mining, the various types of mining algorithms, with the drawbacks and benefits of each approach, in the context of recent 51% attacks. We go into...

How to Live on Crypto: Buy Food

1 Feb 2021 2 minute read 3 comments TheDesertLynx

Hey everyone and welcome back to the sixth installment of how to live on crypto! Today I’ll be showing you how to buy food. Buying With Bitrefill Most of the places you’ll find food is from Bitrefill, same as most of the other categories we covered...

Dash Podcast 164: Developer QuantumExplorer on Dash Decentralized Digital Identities

30 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments TheDesertLynx

Samuel Westrich, a.k.a. QuantumExplorer, comes on the Dash Podcast to talk about the base structure for Dash Platform, the decentralized application layer of the Dash network, now out on testnet. We talk about Dash's unique main-chain-plus-sidechain...

Why Twitter's New Birdwatch Fact-Checking Won't End Well

28 Jan 2021 1 minute read 7 comments TheDesertLynx

Twitter recently debuted an experimental feature, dubiously dubbed "Birdwatch", to bolster its recent adventure into the world of fact-checking. The platform allows users to participate in fact-checking posts, providing evidence of truth or falsehoo...

How to Solve LBRY’s Problem of People Not Using the Token

27 Jan 2021 1 minute read 13 comments TheDesertLynx

LBRY and it's associated apps has seen a tremendous increase in user base over the past few years, with mainstream adoption on the horizon. But very few people still acquire and use the token that the blockchain actually runs on, except for when uplo...

Digital Cash Rundown 10 with Nicole Grinstead: Price Dump, Craig Wright Sues, 51% Attack and More!

24 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment TheDesertLynx

Nicole Grinstead, a.k.a. NrdGrl007, joins the Digital Cash Rundown to talk about the latest happenings in crypto including Craig Wright's recent suing spree on the Bitcoin Core developers for hosting the Bitcoin whitepaper. We also went over 51% att...

Are Older Cryptocurrencies Still Worth Your Time?

23 Jan 2021 1 minute read 7 comments TheDesertLynx

Cryptocurrency has undergone significant technical innovation and overhauls over the past decade, with newer projects coming out all the time. Some projects, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash, Litecoin, Monero, and others, have been around for a very...

Social Media Companies Are Censoring Free Speech, How Can We Fix It?

21 Jan 2021 1 minute read 24 comments TheDesertLynx

Social media giants have been on a censorship rampage recently, starting with the mass silencing of conspiracy-minded voices and migrating to the political right in general, and now even affecting yours truly. This has led to a mass exodus to platfo...

Dash Podcast 163: Ernesto Contreras on Dash's Fast-Paced 2021

16 Jan 2021 1 minute read 3 comments TheDesertLynx

Ernesto Contreras of Dash Core Group's business development arm comes on the podcast to talk about Dash's adoption growth, particularly in Latin America. We cover the rise of decentralized exchanges (DEX), problems and solutions to using crypto for...