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?

UniswapX: Removing Pools and Bridges?!?!?!

23 Jul 2023 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   Holy Moly... I just listened to a podcast that introduced the UniSwapX Protocol that I think was announced recently at EthCC, and it is quite a huge technical leap forward for Ethereum (and by extension other chains wh...

Revisiting Ripple (XRP)

15 Jul 2023 3 minute read 3 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   ... and splashed across all the crypto news and influencer social media was the recent court judgement that Ripple (XRP) the token is not a security. Although, it appears to be a bit more nuanced than that... the judge...

Arkham (ARKM): Binance Launchpad (Thoughts and Analysis)

11 Jul 2023 5 minute read 3 comments bengy

  Oh, this has been a bit of an awkward week for Binance... with talk of TUSD and some "interesting" accounting going on. Sigh, I'm really hoping that it isn't going to be an FTX scale disaster. I know that there is likely some funny business going...

Binance FUD???

7 Jul 2023 2 minute read 24 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   Sigh... who knows what the hell is going on with Binance in Dubai? It appears that they have an unhealthy holding of TUSD on their books, and executives in the Compliance and Legal departments have recently resigned......

Making a stand for CASH!

5 Jul 2023 2 minute read 2 comments bengy

Unsplash   As far as I know, cash should still be legal tender and should be accepted everywhere even in this semi-digital age. I mean, if you really want to go full digital, then we should use cryptocurrencies... and then be able to use privac...

TUSD going down?

28 Jun 2023 2 minute read 1 comment bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   Wow... ever since BUSD was limited to redemptions only, making it was pretty much useless for Binance to use as an exchange stablecoin, the exchange has been pushing TUSD as the preferred alternative for Binance. Hones...

Banks are Poop!

26 Jun 2023 2 minute read 1 comment bengy

  Hopefully the era of banks and their "too big to fail" attitude is going to come to an end at some point in the near future. They were useful for a while, in making sure that money and liquidity were able to be used... so, exploiting the time di...

Polkadot (DOT): Still a Poop Experience

22 Jun 2023 2 minute read 1 comment bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   It says a lot about the state of the Polkadot user interface when I say that I have been really putting off the claiming of all the crowdloan tokens that I have waiting around for me for supporting various parachain au...

Grrr, stop protecting me!

16 Jun 2023 3 minute read 1 comment bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   Sigh, the crypto choking has left the United States shores and started to find its way to Australia. Seriously, do we have to keep following the lead of the United States? It sort of gets quite tiresome... we should be...

IMVU (VCORE): KuCoin Spotlight Sale

15 Jun 2023 3 minute read 3 comments bengy

  There can be some really weird arse projects that launch on the KuCoin Spotlights, most of them I've never heard of before, and I am usually a bit dubious about their staying power. The last one (Sui) was a bit of an exception to that rule.... sti...