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


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

4 hours ago 3 minute read 0 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...

India Planning To Ban Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies - FUD Or A Sign Of Things To Come?

24 Nov 2021 2 minute read 3 comments LocoSocioCrypto

India recently announced plans to potentially ban Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies within its borders. While we have seen this story before with China, I'm left wondering if this is the same sort of thing, or different? Why, India, Why? In my opini...

Popular Exchanges in Canada: Shakepay Review

12 Nov 2021 2 minute read 1 comment LocoSocioCrypto

For many Canadians, Shakepay is their go-to exchange for buying cryptocurrency. In this article, I will go through some pros, cons, and special tidbits (timbits?) that I've noticed in my time using the app so far. Pros: Shakepay offers a feature kno...

Receiving Bitcoin As Salary - Hot Trend Or Here To Stay?

8 Nov 2021 2 minute read 1 comment LocoSocioCrypto

If you were offered the option to receive your salary in Bitcoin instead of FIAT - would you choose to opt in?  This choice may soon become a reality in Brazil, where Luizo Goulart (a Brazilian politician) recently introduced legislation which would...

Why Does India Have More Cryptocurrency Users Than Any Other Country?

2 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments LocoSocioCrypto

The Facts: There is no country in the world with more cryptocurrency users than India. In fact, India has more crypto holders than the next 4 highest countries combined (see below). India - 100 million USA - 27 million Russia - 17 million Nigeria - 1...

In Zug We Trust - Switzerland's Crypto Valley & Smart Government Policy

4 Oct 2021 2 minute read 1 comment LocoSocioCrypto

The country of Switzerland is known around the world for many things: chocolate, watches, army knives, and banking to name just a few. However, it might be about time that we add cryptocurrency & blockchain technology to that list. In 2017, the Ether...

How Kazakhstan Became The 3rd Leading Country In The World For Bitcoin Mining

1 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments LocoSocioCrypto

The Numbers According to recent data, the top 5 countries in the world for Bitcoin mining (measured by share of global hashrate - monthly average) are: 1. China (46%) 2. United States (16.8%) 3. Kazakhstan (8.2%) 4. Russia (6.8%) 5. Iran (4.6%) You m...

Earn Free Bitcoin: An Ember Fund Review

30 Sep 2021 2 minute read 1 comment LocoSocioCrypto

Full disclosure - I am NOT affiliated with Ember Fund. I'm just a crypto-nut who's constantly looking for free ways to earn some crypto! After stumbling upon Ember Fund on a Reddit page, I decided to download the app and see what all the fuss was abo...

Bitcoin As Legal Tender & How To Predict Which Country Will Adopt It Next

30 Sep 2021 1 minute read 1 comment LocoSocioCrypto

On June 8th, 2021, El Salvador passed The Bitcoin Law - granting Bitcoin the status of legal tender. Many speculated on what this decision would mean for El Salvador, Bitcoin, and indeed cryptocurrency in general. However, the question this article w...