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kev_nag

kev_nag

Retired, finally. I enjoy learning about crypto and sharing my discoveries. Also, I follow the News closely and enjoy discussing current events. I have no political agenda, but advance views based in reality with a slant toward real world consequences.


In Terra's Wake Could Tether (USDT) Be Next?

19 May 2022 2 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

Introduction Long beleaguered by concerns regarding its cash reserves, in the wake of the Terra/UST crash, Tether faces more concerns. As Tether’s peg with the United States Dollar is backed (supposedly) by cash, bonds, and Treasuries, each individua...

Introducing Your On-Line Gambling Casino to Quantum Mechanics

4 May 2022 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction Australian Researchers from the Australia National University have joined forces with AP13, a blockchain oracle provider, to offer the first Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG). This QRNG utilizes a fluctuating quantum structure so as...

Merging the Bitcoin Ecosystem with Mainstream Finance - Tokenizing Stocks of Pre-IPO Companies

2 May 2022 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction - Why Bother Tokenizing Assets in the First Place? Tokenization of assets is one such concept that includes tokenization of securities (for example stocks and bonds), commodities (such as gold), and other non-financial assets (such as r...

DeFi, Crypto Lending, and the Need for Decentralized Credit Ratings

30 Apr 2022 6 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction Shylock to Antonio: This kindness will I show.Go with me to a notary, seal me thereYour single bond; and, in a merry sport,If you repay me not on such a day,In such a place, such sum or sums as areExpress'd in the condition, let the for...

Is All the Buzz about Quantum Computing Killing Bitcoin Hogwash? Well...PROBABLY!!!

25 Apr 2022 5 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction About a week ago, I penned an article on Quantum Computing being a possible answer to crypto adoption as a method of payment [see, Nagoda, K. Is Quantum Computing the Answer for Adoption of Cryptocurrency as a Method of Payment. (Accesse...

Why is Staking POLYCUB as xPOLYCUB Such a Damn Good Idea

22 Apr 2022 7 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction Welcome folks, the future is here now - PolyCub has been launched and is all the buzz in the cryptoverse [see, e.g. BeInCry.pto Staff. DeFi 2.0 Meets Yield Optimization with PolyCub. (Accessed April 5, 2022); and Cointelegraph. PolyCub:...

Is Quantum Computing the Answer for Adoption of Cryptocurrency as a Method of Payment

21 Apr 2022 3 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction What are Quantum Computers? Something from Sci Fi? No friends, Quantum Computers are not Science Fiction - they are Science Fact and exist in today’s world. So, what are they? “A quantum computer is a type of computer that uses quantum m...

Beanstalk Farms $76 Million Exploit and its Path Forward

20 Apr 2022 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction On April 18, 2022, Beanstalk Farms, a credit-based stablecoin protocol, reported suffering an exploit where the platform had $76 Million stolen from it. While not of the magnitude of some of the exploits we have seen, nonetheless, $76 Mi...

Hive Backed Dollar Investment at 20% APR is a No-Brainer (Good for Investors/Good for Hive)

10 Apr 2022 4 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction Oh, the possibilities surrounding the Hive Backed Dollar (hereinafter HBD) are expanding at an accelerated rate. So accordingly, let’s take a moment to identify these possibilities and what results may emanate to the overall Hive ecosyst...

So I Joined a Splinterlands Guild and am Discovering its Benefits

5 Apr 2022 3 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction Well, I have been playing (and greatly enjoying) Splinterlands for about eight months now and thankfully have greatly improved upon my gameplay from those first days. While not yet fantastic, at least now my monthly statistics are presen...