Sirwin
Sirwin
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?


Cindicator: STEEM back in the predictions!

29 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bengy

  It has been quite a few months since STEEM has actually featured in a direct binary question on the Cindicator platform. I guess that interest was lost in it during the end of last year as other projects started to look more promising. However,...

Cindicator: Schnorr, Stablecoins and Privacy coins

21 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Image from Google Play store, press kit for Cindicator   Cindicator has being spawning a batch of really quite long term predictions for this coming year (2020). The last batch were more to do with price predictions... which are tricky things at...

Publish0xTutorials: What to do with your DAI?

16 Feb 2020 5 minute read 5 comments bengy

  So, you have just cashed out your BAT (Basic Attention Tokens) from Publish0x (or elsewhere) and they are now sitting in a wallet to which you hold your own private keys. What to do with them now, what do they do? What is Dai?       Unsplash...

STEEMIT/TRON: The Exchange Stranglehold/Leverage?

15 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Unsplash   So, the dust is still a bit up in the air about the Tron/Steemit partnership that was announced yesterday with a pretty detail free Medium post. The most curious idea was the concept that there would be the possibility of a new "S...

BREAKING NEWS: Steemit and Tron!

14 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bengy

  (Image from the Medium Tweet Annoucement) I just saw a tweet from Justin Sun... but when I clicked through it was already deleted. But I did manage to catch the Medium Link though! This is a bit of a new development and a hint of sunshine for thos...

Cindicator: 2020 price predictions (BTC, ETH and DeFi)

8 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Image from Google Play store, press kit for Cindicator   It's been a while since I've made a Cindicator post... but I've still been plugging along with the predictions and getting myself a little drip of CND tokens to convert to BTC/ETH/BNB alon...

Publish0xTutorials: What to do with your BAT tokens?

4 Feb 2020 5 minute read 4 comments bengy

  So, you have just cashed out your BAT (Basic Attention Tokens) from Publish0x (or elsewhere) and they are now sitting in a wallet to which you hold your own private keys. What to do with them now, what do they do? Well, the answer depends on what...

Uniswap: 2 month review

1 Feb 2020 7 minute read 2 comments bengy

Source   I had first heard of Uniswap (a novel take on the decentralised exchange (DEX) based on the Ethereum blockchain) on a podcast of Unchained where the host Laura Shen interviewed the developer of Uniswap (Hayden Adams) about the project. At t...

Admitting Fault in Politics

31 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

Unsplash At some point in recent (less than 50 years), our Western democracy has been captured by spin doctors and media minders, where the idea of "staying on message" has trumped the idea of just having ideas. The fear of being "wrong" or just eve...