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.


18 Mar 2021 3 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

INTRODUCTION:  [ This introduction is reproduced from my prior article entitled "Common Goods Parachains in POLKADOT & The Free-Rider Problem" found at

Common Good Parachains in POLKADOT & The Free-Rider Problem

17 Mar 2021 3 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

By way of introduction, the core of the POLKADOT system lies within its Relay Chain which is responsible for the interoperability of the network and the shared network security all while securing the parachains and parathreads within the protocol. Th...

DYNAMIC NFT'S - An Interesting CHAINLINK (LINK) Project

14 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

For the benefit of those who might not know, an NFT (Non-Fungible Token) is a secured token representing ownership of something incapable of being  replicated and therefore unique in nature existing on the Blockchain. Remember Cryptokitties? Unlike ...

GOOD NEWS FOR SYNTHETIX - Short Selling is Now Live on KWENTA

10 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Short selling provides investors with a mechanism to exchange downward price movements of an asset into potential profit. KWENTA has now made available short selling on SYNTHETIX's sBTC and sETH.  How does it work? Within the KWENTA network, a trader...


8 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Across the Decentralized Finance universe Synthetix has placed itself as one of the largest protocols in the space. As such, it is essential for engineers, technicians and bounty hunters alike to receive incentives and bonuses to disclose errors, vul...

HIGHER LEVEL FARMING - Harvest Finance and APWine Finance Collaboration (Simple Version)

6 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

By now you should know what Harvest Finance is. But, on the oft chance you don't, Harvest Finance "... is an international cooperative of humble farmers pooling resources together in order to earn DeFi yields. When farmers deposit, Harvest automatica...

FARMER CHAD HARD AT WORK - Recent Updates for Harvest Finance

4 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

If you have read any of my prior articles on Harvest Finance, you would know I am very impressed with this project. I scour the internet daily looking for any information to share in the hopes that it advances the project. So what follows is a very b...

What Exactly is CHAINLINK (LINK) Attempting to Solve - Simplified Version

4 Mar 2021 2 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

By looking at the header on the web site, according to Chainlink itself its stated purpose is to: "connect your smart contract to the outside world. Chainlink's decentralized oracle network provides reliable, tamper-proof inputs and output...

FLASH LOANS SIMPLIFIED - What are They and What Risks Do They Impose on the Ecosystem?

2 Mar 2021 2 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

In DeFi, Flash Loans were the first uncollateralized loan option available and were originally designed for developers. Simply put, a Flash Loan allows a borrower to easily and quickly obtain a loan without providing collateral with the condition the...

THE HYPE THAT IS AAVE - What it is and how it Works - The Basics in Simple Terms

1 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

The history behind what is now Aave is an interesting story in and of itself. Aave was born in Finland in 2017 under the name ETHLend. Now, when we think of Finland we do not think of it as the caldron for brewing high tech DeFi projects. Silicon Val...