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.

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...

Ronin Bridge on Axie Infinity Hacked for $612 Million (News Brief)

29 Mar 2022 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Pursuant to announcements on Axie Infinity’s Discord page and Ronin’s official Twitter account, the Ronin Bridge and Katana Dex were hacked for 173,600 ETH and 25,500,000 USDC. Photo Source In a statement by Ronin: We are working with law enforcemen...

Will I Be Buying My Crypto Through My Refrigerator? (News Brief - LG Electronics)

28 Mar 2022 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Looking to expand beyond its core business of the manufacture and distribution of home appliances, LG Electronics, based in South Korea, announced several additions to its corporate charter. More specifically, on March 24, 2022, at its Annual General...

Welcome to Satoshi Island - No Fiat Allowed! (News Brief)

27 Mar 2022 2 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

Well, it’s not every day that a government expresses support for a cryptocurrency project, but on March 16, 2022, that is precisely what the Prime Minister of the Southern Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu did. Yes folks, that’s what the Honourable Bo...

Are the Bulls Gearing Up to Run for THORChain?

25 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Introduction THORChain (Rune) is a decentralized liquidity platform providing users the ability to exchange assets across a range of blockchains (cross-chain) in a permissionless fashion. As per CoinMarketCap, at the time of the writing of this artic...

Beware: Your Neighborhood Pub May Become Digitized

22 Mar 2022 2 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

Coach, the absent minded bartender at Cheers will be crying in the beer. The ‘Internet of Beer’ is upon us. Using the cloud, AI and robotics, Pubinno, a San Francisco-based Tech firm, allows beer patrons to receive their own beer seconds following sc...

Symbiosis Finance - The Mechanics behind it's Cross Chain Swaps

21 Mar 2022 5 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

Introduction Symbiosis Finance, in simple terms, is a multi-chain Automated Market Maker (AMM), that operates as a Decentralized Exchange pooling liquidity from multiple users and pricing said pooled assets utilizing algorithms. As per the Symbiosis...

Have You Heard This? What a Costly NFT Mistake!

20 Mar 2022 2 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

What a difference just a couple keystrokes make! A misplaced keystroke plus a devious ‘bot sniper’ cost the owner of an ‘etherrock’ over a cool million dollars. NFT Collector DinoDealer mistakenly listed his very expensive Rock NFT for 444 WEI instea...