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?


Crypto is Water...

7 Jun 2023 2 minute read 2 comments bengy

Unsplash     Unsplash   Phew... what an eventful month for crypto, and one that got a little bit more interesting as Binance and Coinbase were accused by the US SEC of being unregistered security platforms. Well, Binance was definitely accuse...

Archway (ARCH): Coinlist Crowdsale

27 May 2023 3 minute read 1 comment bengy

  So, this was the CoinList sale that alerted me to the fact that I had somehow missed the notification for the Neon one that I wrote about yesterday. Archway is a completely different project compared to Neon, but still an infrastructure sort of...

Ledger Recovery: The Sky is Falling!

18 May 2023 2 minute read 4 comments bengy

Unsplash   Ah... Crypto-Twitter and influencers! Always fast to jump on to the end of the world narratives before stepping back to think. I guess that is the nature of aiming for link clinks and engagement farming. Okay, that said, Ledger proba...

Money: Emergence

10 May 2023 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

Unsplash   Ah.... stupidly long car trips means that my mind wanders off at points and starts thinking about other things. Probably should keep an eye on the road still, but it does mean that an occasional thought pops up into my head. Anyway,...

Writing a Scordatura (and using my new desk!)

5 May 2023 2 minute read 1 comment bengy

  I have a concert of d'amore music coming up in a month's time... and for this instrument, I really prefer to play from a scordatura part (a tablature...). This is due to the fact that the instrument is always tuned differently depending on the c...

SUI Listing Dump!

4 May 2023 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Teehee... it starts to feel like the fun of a bull market is starting up again, token drops and crowdsales are starting to appear again. Which does make for some easy money, but you have to be quite wary when it comes to chasing airdrops (don't....

SUI: The Latest Hype?

2 May 2023 3 minute read 4 comments bengy

  It was not that long ago when Ethereum was constantly derided as too slow, too expensive, and too unscalable... well, Ethereum is the tortoise of smart contract blockchains, in that it is just slow and steady progress. These days, we have Layer...

Thoughts on EDU Binance Launchpad

22 Apr 2023 5 minute read 1 comment bengy

  Hmmm, so soon after the last Launchpad and the currently running Launchpool, we have another Launchpad on Binance! This used to happen quite frequently during the bull market, and that was a great way to make a nice bit of money in the sudden su...

Eeep... stick your head in!

21 Apr 2023 2 minute read 6 comments bengy

  @tayvano_ on twitter is one of the must follow accounts... She is formerly of MEW (My Ether Wallet), and is now attached to Metamask... and she is a no nonsense sort of woman that does so much behind the scenes work for Ethereum and crypto in ge...

Capital Gains Tax Losses?!??

16 Apr 2023 3 minute read 4 comments bengy

Capital Gains Tax Losses?!??     Unsplash   Slogging, still slogging through the accounting for Australia... now that I have gotten much better with the sorting and all of that with Cointracking, it is going much much faster. I've mostly caug...