Sirwin
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Idle Musings
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?


bitsCrunch (BCUT) CrowdSale: Coinlist Community Sale

9 Dec 2023 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

  The bull market does seem to be incoming... ICOs and IEOs are starting to be more frequent, which is always a bit of an indicator. CoinList has always been a good platform for me, but everyone will have different experiences here... but I do wonde...

Bittrex Dead?!?!

5 Dec 2023 3 minute read 2 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   I haven't really been able to keep as up to date as I would have liked with crypto developments in the last year or so... moving to a new country, and being swamped with family commitments, and then launching and runni...

Metamask Portfolio: First Look

18 Nov 2023 3 minute read 1 comment bengy

  I've heard about Metamask Portfolio for quite some time now... since it was launched earlier his year. But I've never really gotten around to trying it out, I was in a sort of love-hate relationship with the Ethereum ecosystem of batched bookmar...

Celestia Airdrop (TIA): Staked and Hedged

1 Nov 2023 2 minute read 1 comment bengy

  The Celestia mainnet has finally launched, and with it comes the airdrop for the Ethereum and Cosmos ecosystem users that had lodged their claims in the previous month or so. Celestia seems to be doing some infrastructure stuff on Cosmos that clos...

Preparing for the Bull Market

27 Oct 2023 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   While I've been doing my crypto taxes and recording with Cointracking, I've rediscovered little caches of tokens and coins that I had forgotten about... or had only been partly registered in the record keeping, and so...

Crypto Taxes...

19 Oct 2023 3 minute read 1 comment bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   Sigh... another year, and another round of dealing with the Australian way of doing cryptocurrency taxation and reporting... and another year of griping about how onerous the requirements are, in terms of both recordin...

Stablecoin Yield Hedging

9 Sep 2023 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   With real world interest rates moving up and up and up... it wasn't going to be long before Coinbase started offering similar rates on the USDC stablecoin. After all, these are back by treasury bonds and all of that......

Chainflip (FLIP): Coinlist Crowdsale (Thoughts)

4 Aug 2023 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Oooh, another crowdsale coming on CoinList... and along with it, a new condition on joining the crowdsale, namely that your account needs to be prefunded with at least 100 USDT/C (the minimum purchase amount) before your registration is accepted.....

Thoughts on Two Binance Launchpool Projects: CYBER and SEI

3 Aug 2023 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   Amid the ongoing troubles with the SEC, speculation over their two current preferred stablecoins, and the downsizing of their work force, Binance has launched two new Launchpools... that will soak up some TUSD, FUSDD,...

Aping into DOGE....

27 Jul 2023 3 minute read 2 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   Sigh... I can't even put into words how bad I think Elon Musk is for... well, just everything. To me, he comes across as the little rich kid who had everything easy and managed to fail and buy his way upwards at every...