Sirwin
Sirwin
Interesting Thoughts, That Aren't Always Mine

Interesting Thoughts, That Aren't Always Mine

Just tidbits and info about whatever comes to my mind.


I Wouldn’t Recommend Anyone Invest In Cryptocurrencies

11 Sep 2021 2 minute read 10 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

“I wouldn’t recommend anyone invest in cryptocurrencies,” was a quote from John Paulson.  He continued, “I would describe them as a limited supply of nothing. So to the extent there’s more demand than the limited supply, the price would go up. But to...

It Is Not Just The SEC That Thinks Your Stupid (And For 322,000 Of You, They May Be Right)

6 Sep 2021 1 minute read 1 comment SeventyFourSeventyFive

FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) warns over crypto assets pushed by stars such as Kim Kardashian West. This was a recent headline from the Guardian about a reality TV star pushing a one-month-old crypto. I’ll be honest, I have never heard of the FCA...

The Spice Girls Said It Best- When Two Become One. Crypto And Politics Combine

4 Sep 2021 1 minute read 1 comment SeventyFourSeventyFive

(I am sorry for the Spice Girls reference, I was just having a hard time thinking up a title.) Crypto firms snap up ex-regulators, but some struggle to keep them. This is the title from a recent Financial Times article. The write up mostly focuses on...

Crypto Break- Five Most Listened To Songs Of All Time

26 Aug 2021 1 minute read 4 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

(Spoiler: These are my five most listened to songs of all time taken from of a poll of asking just me.) I was thinking what are the songs that I have listened to the most over my lifetime, the songs that never seem to get old to me. It is funny how o...

How Does Afghanistan Affect The World Economy?

19 Aug 2021 1 minute read 3 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

First of all, the US spent over two trillion dollars in Afghanistan. With their latest spending spree on domestic initiatives, this may not sound like a lot, but two trillion spent with what appears to be nothing gained, does have some impact. As for...

“We Lost Our Life savings In A Cryptocurrency Scam”...Or Did They?

31 Jul 2021 2 minute read 8 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

This is a story about “Joseph” as reported by the BBC. And, as it will be important later, the exact title of the article is: “We Lost Our Life savings In A Cryptocurrency Scam” Joseph is in his 70’s and lost over £250,000 his life savings in a scam....

A Guy Name Bob Gets Roasted For The Worst Crypto Take Of The Year. Enjoy.

27 Jul 2021 1 minute read 4 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I was going to write one of my usual critiques of a recent article I came across from the Hill.  The title was “Bye-Bye, Bitcoin: It’s Time To Ban Cryptocurrencies,” by a guy named Robert A. Manning.  Just to show you how important ole Bob is, this i...

Publish0x Should Pay Me Less (Revisited)

24 Jul 2021 4 minute read 19 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I wrote the below article and posted it early last Monday and it was viewed only about 150 times, but, it sparked more comments than any post I have written (and the most downvotes, as well. I’ll take the downvotes, though, as it means people are at...

Top Cryptocurrency Stats

23 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

Some interesting statistics on cryptocurrency just for you, diligent reader.   The first ten cryptocurrencies with the highest market cap make up about 88% of the total cryptocurrency market value. Read on for the top ten list. The Number of Bitcoin...

The Psychology of Shitcoins

21 Jul 2021 2 minute read 5 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

Some basic facts: Shitcoins currently have a market cap of 33 billion. An estimated 90% to 95% of shitcoins are considered dead, already. Dogecoin is considered to be the first major shitcoin and was created in 2013, but did not become mainstream un...