kev_nag
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.


Way Out Of My Wheelhouse - My Submission to HARVEST FINANCE'S Creativity Contest

5 Apr 2021 1 minute read 3 comments kev_nag

Boy, this one is a stretch - I definitely am not the most creative kind of guy. But I figured, what the hell, I'll give it the old college try. With that being said, please be kind - don't let me hear you laughing from your computer screen to me here...

BIG NEWS - COINBASE VENTURES is Backing DeFi in the POLKADOT System

2 Apr 2021 1 minute read 3 comments kev_nag

COINBASE VENTURES, the investment vehicle of the COINBASE EXCHANGE, has invested in a Layer-1 Blockchain design that when complete will bring full service DeFi to POLKADOT. The investment is split between ACALA and KARURA, however neither the amount...

Bypassing Ethereum Network Congestion (AAVE/POLYGON)

1 Apr 2021 1 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

Currently there is approximately $43 billion locked in DeFi lending protocols. AAVE is the third largest in this DeFi sector, with both retail and institutional customers, and has a market size of approximately $5.41 billion. Being built on ETHEREUM,...

Sharded Parachain Ecosystems Close to Reality (POLKADOT/ACALA NETWORK)

31 Mar 2021 1 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

As announced on March 26, 2021, ACALA NETWORK secured the first parachain slot on POLKADOT'S Rococo testnet. Parachains such as this are acquired as a result of an auction process whereby different projects bid against each other for the parachain sl...

Do Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide the Required Stability for DeFi

29 Mar 2021 6 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

INTRODUCTION: "An algorithmic stablecoin is a token that adjusts its supply deterministically (i.e. using an algorithm) in order to move the price of the token in the direction of a price target.... At the most basic level, an algorithmic stablecoin...

NFT'S DON'T FRET - Relief from High Gas Fees Are On The Way (POLKADOT/KUSAMA)

27 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

NFT'S may be added soon to POLKADOT thanks to KUSAMA, its canary network. Many of the present initiatives surrounding KUSAMA share a common goal of providing NFT'S on POLKADOT as soon as possible supporting applications in gaming as well as art and m...

Quick Update - ONE STEP CLOSER - HARVEST FINANCE and BINANCE SMART CHAIN

26 Mar 2021 1 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

On or about February 11, 2021, HARVEST FINANCE announced its intention to hire two developers to bring the Harvest platform to the BINANCE SMART CHAIN. The HARVEST hope in this endeavor is to demonstrate that cross-chain yield farming is not only pos...

Comparing POLKADOT With BITCOIN and ETHEREUM 2.0 (POLKADOT'S Relative Superiority)

26 Mar 2021 3 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

INTRODUCTION: Currently, the progress and growth surrounding the Cryptocurrency industry moves forward with great speed and due regard to efficiency. Initially BITCOIN was introduced with its demonstrable spike in price. Then, in response to the robu...

PRESEARCH WITHDRAWALS - What You Need To Know (Terms and Conditions)

21 Mar 2021 2 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

INTRODUCTION: PRESEARCH is an open and decentralized search engine that through the PRESEARCH Browser Extension supports Brave, Chrome and Firefox browsers. The Browser Extension allows for searching privately without the necessity of sharing persona...

Keyword Staking in PRESEARCH

19 Mar 2021 3 minute read 3 comments kev_nag

I have to admit that prior to the current writing contest, while I knew of the existence of PRESEARCH, I really knew nothing about it. So, with the goal of submitting an article to the competition, I started researching what PRESEARCH is all about -...