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Idle Musings

Idle Musings

Shower thoughts about subjects both great and small! Crypto, Society, Governance... What does it mean for Ponies to have Cutie Marks?


Cindicator: Gamestop and other predictions

29 Jan 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Cindicator is an app that I use to partly keep up with the goings on in the crypto and traditional markets. I am one of a multitude of "analysts" who put their opinions and sentiments into the app for inclusion into the predictions engine that t...

StakeDAO (SDT) DeFi Airdrop

22 Jan 2021 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  An interesting time limited airdrop on Ethereum appeared on Wednesday, with the claim pool being diminished by around 10% each day from today. In 12 days from the start time the airdrop period is over! So, what is this token and project? SDT is...

Migrating fully to Synthentix L2 OVM (My experience and tips!)

16 Jan 2021 5 minute read 2 comments bengy

  Anyone who has interacted recently (in the last year...) with the Ethereum blockchain has felt the pain of high ETH gas fees for simple token transactions. When you are interacting with more complex DeFi smart contracts, the fees start to really s...

SafePal (SFP )wallet token airdrop (plus tips and tricks!)

13 Jan 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Software hot wallets have progressed in leaps and bounds over the last year or so. Previously, they were just an internet connected dumb wallet to store crypto in an easily accessible manner. They had the held the strange middle ground between...

A month in with Stoic (Cindicator altcoin trading bot)

10 Jan 2021 4 minute read 2 comments bengy

  So, I've now had a complete month with the altcoin trading bot from Cindicator and I have to say that I've been pretty happy with it. Just to quickly recap... Cindicator is a platform that combines AI and human analysis of cryptocurrencies and t...

Warrior Nun on Netflix

8 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Ahhhh... what is summer for if it isn't spent watching "interesting" new releases on Netflix or other video streaming platforms?.... and 2020 has been full of lots of empty time for me as concerts and tours have been cancelled left, right and...

Collateralising BTC Hashrate on Binance?

7 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Binance has a CEX version of a farming and early round token support called Launchpool and Launchpad. They are slightly different, in that Launchpad is a lottery to purchase early rounds of coins, whilst Launchpool is a way to stake BNB/BUSD a...

Exploring DeFi on Binance Smart Chain (BSC)

5 Jan 2021 5 minute read 4 comments bengy

  Until layer-2 solutions are fully rolled (ha ha...) out for Ethereum, Defi on the by far the largest alt-chain is going to be a plaything for whales and high net-worth individuals. Interactions with DeFi contracts is expensive at the best of tim...

Beta Testing the KuCoin trading bot

30 Dec 2020 6 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Early in December (or was it late in November?), there was an open call put out by Kucoin looking for people interested in testing out their new in-house trading bots. I figured I may as well give it go, and put my hat in the ring to try it ou...

Ampleforth: A novel way to peg a currency! (#ELI5AMPL Entry)

22 Dec 2020 3 minute read 2 comments bengy

Image from Unsplash. Creating a stable-coin in the volatile cryptocurrency marketplace is a difficult task. Ampleforth is a project that brings a novel approach to trying to create a stable token that can serve as an accepted form of collateral and...