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LocoSocioCrypto

Examining the inter-connection between cryptocurrency, society and psychology.


4 Memes That Perfectly Capture Being a Crypto HODLer

15 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments LocoSocioCrypto

Disclaimer before I begin: I am in crypto for the long haul. As Sam Hinkie would say 'Trust the process'. Below are a handful of fun memes that I feel have captured my crypto journey pretty well - let me know in the comments if you share any of the s...

#TallyHoWallet - 3 Features That Excite Me

13 Jul 2022 1 minute read 2 comments LocoSocioCrypto

With the recent #TallyHoWallet contest underway as of today, I thought I would take a deep dive into the project. Here are 3 intriguing things which stood out to me as being worth getting excited about: Ledger Support As the old adage goes, "not you...

Top 3 Reasons I'm Still HODLing My Bitcoin

13 Jul 2022 2 minute read 3 comments LocoSocioCrypto

I'll be honest with you - I am one of those 'new' crypto users who got started near the peak of this most recent bull run. As such, I can say with absolute confidence that at this point in time, crypto has not looked on paper to be a good investment...

Revisiting El Salvador: How Are Things Going?

14 Jan 2022 2 minute read 2 comments LocoSocioCrypto

On June 8th, 2021, The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador passed the Bitcoin Law - effectively making Bitcoin legal tender across the country.  In order to stimulate citizens to use Bitcoin, the El Salvador government gifted all citizens $30 USD in...

Introducing Tonga: The Next Country To Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender?

13 Jan 2022 1 minute read 3 comments LocoSocioCrypto

Recent tweets from Lord Fusituʻa, a former member of parliament in Tonga, appear to show that Tonga could be the next country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, following El Salvador. It's important to note that no official decision has yet been made...

Top 5 Coins By Market Cap: A Characterization

13 Jan 2022 3 minute read 2 comments LocoSocioCrypto

If you're anything like me, Top 5 lists grab your attention like a piece of seaweed brushing your leg in a lake. Albeit, hopefully minus the high pitched screaming and thrashing. I thought it would be fun to assign each of the top 5 cryptocurrencies...

Digital Land & Getting Rich: Vanderbilt or Vanderbust?

12 Jan 2022 3 minute read 0 comments LocoSocioCrypto

How much would you pay to be Snoop Dogg's neighbour? Or rather, how much would you pay to be his digital neighbour? This person decided that 71,000 SAND would be a fair price to rub fences with him in The Sandbox. At the time of purchase, that transl...

How To Introduce Friends & Family To Crypto

2 Dec 2021 2 minute read 3 comments LocoSocioCrypto

If you're anything like me, you've tried explaining to friends or family why Bitcoin is amazing and why they should consider investing. Perhaps it was just a passing comment, perhaps you created a PowerPoint, or perhaps you just went ahead and bought...

Which Things That We Use Today Will Eventually Become Obsolete Due To Crypto Technology?

1 Dec 2021 3 minute read 4 comments LocoSocioCrypto

A few weeks ago, I started re-watching Seinfeld on Netflix (not that there's anything wrong with that). Being a 90s kid, I watched a lot of Seinfeld growing up. However, watching it again in 2021 has been a (pleasantly) different experience. Mainly,...

A Bitcoin Mystery: Can You Figure Out Who Did It?

29 Nov 2021 4 minute read 1 comment LocoSocioCrypto

*I will reveal the answer to this story on Friday, December 3rd at 6:00 pm EST* Vinnie Gallardo exited his house and began walking to his left down the sidewalk. Upon arriving at his destination, he knocked at the door and broke out into a wide smile...