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.


The United States Congress Is Really Bad

13 Apr 2024 2 minute read 6 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I know, not the greatest title.  I have written before, about the amount of money the federal government spends here in the United States. I even pulled some numbers in a past post. A quick recap, in the 1920s, the federal government spent about 200...

Women's Sports (Random Sports Article)

7 Apr 2024 1 minute read 4 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I just watched the Women's NCAA Basketball finals. I will be honest, I have watched three women's games on TV in my life, and they were all in the last week.  Now, you don't know me, but I am 6'7" and played and watched a lot of sports in my day. As...

TV Now and Then. Kids Don't Know What They Are Missing.

29 Mar 2024 2 minute read 4 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

My kids heard the term "Jumping The Shark" the other day and were asking me about it. I am at the age where I watched Happy Days live and remember that episode well. I also remember being a kid and thinking it was awesome, not realizing just how corn...

A Crypto Professor...

24 Mar 2024 1 minute read 3 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

It amazes me that the type of article I came across today is still popping in searches about crypto. This one is on Marketwatch.com and is from an interview with a "Crypto Professor." "I teach cryptocurrency at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business....

Blockchain Statistics from Exploding Topics

21 Mar 2024 1 minute read 0 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

Here are some stats I ran across recently, I put my thoughts in italics on some:   Around 50 million unique addresses have a non-zero balance of Bitcoin. (Non-zero doesn't really mean a whole lot.) Cryptocurrency creator Satoshi Nakamoto is thought t...

What Countries Have Banned Cryptocurrency and Which Have Adopted It?

17 Mar 2024 1 minute read 2 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I think it is interesting to look at the type of countries that have taken different approaches to cryptocurrency. Which in most cases seems to match up with the type of government that is in place in the respective countries.  More authoritative and...

Forbes Top 12 Crypto Billionaires

16 Mar 2024 1 minute read 0 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I know, this is an easy post, but, I thought this list was interesting to see some of the names on it. I have already written on my thoughts about the Winklevoss Twins.  Sam Bankman-Fried: This twenty-something MIT graduate founded the derivatives e...

The Market Is Always Right Vs Market Efficiency (And Is Crypto Always Right)

14 Mar 2024 2 minute read 0 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

These are two terms that are similar when it comes to looking at the stock market, but, they do vary in their meanings: Market Efficiency- refers to the degree to which market prices reflect all available, relevant information. If markets are efficie...

Another Round Of Smart People Talking About Crypto

13 Mar 2024 2 minute read 1 comment SeventyFourSeventyFive

"If you don't believe it or don't get it, I don't have the time to try to convince you, sorry." — Satoshi Nakamoto "If the cryptocurrency market overall or a digital asset is solving a problem, it's going to drive some value." — Brad Garlinghouse " I...

The Details Matter

10 Mar 2024 1 minute read 3 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I was born at 12:02 AM. While this might not seem important, it became a very big issue when I turned 16.  You see, my due date was 3/24. On 3/24, my mother went into labor and headed to the hospital.  Now due dates are just estimates, but, for my mo...