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.

Operating Layer-1 Mainnet to Offer Fractional Real Estate NFTs (associated with physical real properties)

4 Mar 2022 3 minute read 4 comments kev_nag

Introduction The purchase of traditional assets in today’s world is an inefficient exercise, not to mention time consuming and costly. While investing in real property is rewarding in the long run, serious barriers to entry into the market exists as...

The Renewed Push for Crypto Regulation to Ensure Sanctions Against Russia are Effective

3 Mar 2022 3 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Well, US Lawmakers and Federal Reserve Chairman Pro Tempore Jerome Powell are at it again (still?). This renewed call for regulation is a result of discussions concerning the potential use by Russia of cryptocurrencies to circumvent the imposed sanct...

As of 02/28/22 Ukraine has Received Millions in Donations

1 Mar 2022 1 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

As reported by Cointelegraph, as of February 28, 2022, donations to Ukraine in response to the Russian invasion has topped $37 million. This figure represents the tracked donations which have been sent to the Ukrainian government, military and variou...

US Treasury Dept. Warns Not to Facilitate Crypto Sent to Russia

1 Mar 2022 2 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Pursuant to Regulations from the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the US Treasury, US residents (companies and individuals) are prohibited from utilizing cryptocurrencies to the benefit of the Russian government (including the Russian Central Bank...

Call in the Bean Counters - Some Tax Considerations Concerning DAOs

10 Feb 2022 5 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

First Thoughts A DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) is an entity represented by encoded rules within a computer program that is transparent, controlled by the organization's members, and is free from central government influences [See, e.g.,...

Walking Your Dog Without Leaving the Living Room - The Petaverse

10 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

Do you love dogs [or even (ugh) cats]? But you live in an apartment where no pets are allowed. Well, now you can own a dog to walk, play with, etc., without even leaving your living room. Just purchase an NFT with your favorite breed and move it onto...

A Low-Cap Metaverse Project Worthy of a Look - RFOX

28 Jan 2022 6 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

First Thoughts The Red Fox Labs blackpaper explains this project as follows: RFOX’s vision is to be the global leader in immersive metaverse experiences focused on retail, media, gaming, and rewards, where the RFOX token is the multi-chain digital a...

A Neat and Novel Metaverse Technology Project: Metahero (HERO) - A Deep Dive

17 Jan 2022 6 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

First Thoughts The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly ushered in a new paradigm as to the way we live our lives. Lock-downs and mandates have forced us into a new era of remote working, on-line concerts and sporting events, virtual shopping, and yes -...

BLOKTOPIA: A New Metaverse Project Built on the Polygon Network (A Deep Dive)

14 Jan 2022 7 minute read 3 comments kev_nag

Introduction to Bloktopia Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic the need for a new communications paradigm has been amplified. And the metaverse is the technology to satisfy this need. The metaverse provides people the new platform of a virtual world where...

What Are Decentralized Digital Identities and What Purpose Do They Serve?

4 Jan 2022 5 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

Introduction Tedious. That is the perfect word to describe the current state of providing and verifying your identity on-line. Other descriptive words and phrases include: repetitive; boring; time consuming; and let's face it, the all encompassing 'p...