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Mina Down

Mina Down

Writer interested in blockchain projects that will add to the social good. Regular contributor to Hacker Noon, Coin360.com, blockdelta.io, and other great venues.


The Best New Platform for Solidity Development is Holding a Mining Competition

7 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Mina Down

OneLedger, a blockchain service solutions company, has been helping businesses integrate blockchain technology for several years but they have most recently decided to highlight one huge service they provide: a robust development environment.  Progra...

Introducing Pepémon: Gotta Farm 'em All!

20 Oct 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Mina Down

Meme coins and DeFi platforms are taking the crypto world by storm. Now, imagine a world that combines crypto, DeFi staking, NFT farming, Pepe the Frog, and Pokemon. Pepemon started as an experiment between developers and graphic designers. But thing...

Where the Crypto Rich Spend Their Bitcoins

20 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Mina Down

A small but growing industry of luxury boutiques that cater exclusively to cryptocurrency holders has emerged. This article profiles a pioneer in this area: BitDials, which was the world’s first cryptocurrency-only online luxury store.   Most people...

The Rise and Fall of a Tribal Cryptocurrency

14 Sep 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Mina Down

MazaCoin is a cryptocurrency that tried to bring together two very different communities: cryptocurrency maximalists and a North American indigenous tribe looking to assert its sovereignty. Introduction Over the past several decades, financial and in...

Decentralized Data Storage and Enhanced Privacy and Security with Blockchain

7 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Mina Down

Everyone has noticed stories in the media of massive data breaches that compromise the privacy and security of individuals. For example, Marriott Hotel’s recent breach or the infamous fappening/celebgate that saw celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence h...

Top Altcoins for 2020

2 Sep 2020 7 minute read 1 comment Mina Down

The cryptocurrency market is heating up and many are calling 2020 Bitcoin’s next “bull run” year. But out of the thousands of cryptocurrencies available, it is hard to know which have a future without putting a lot of time and energy into researching...

Staking Made Simple: Generating Passive Income by Holding Cryptocurrency

19 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Mina Down

TL;DR: Staking coins using a staking service like Kucoin’s Pool-X is the easiest way to earn passive income from cryptocurrency. How to Generate Free Cryptocurrency One of the most popular ways of earning profit in the cryptocurrency space is...

Unlocking the Value of Digital Currencies with Crypto-Backed Loans

4 Mar 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Mina Down

Currently, the value of all the bitcoin in the world is $154 billion, and bitcoin is only the most well-known cryptocurrency in the global economy. If we combine the value of bitcoin with other cryptocurrencies with a market cap of at least $1 billio...

Turkish city Konya set to launch its own crypto

17 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Mina Down

It's more good news for Turkey and crypto today following the exciting announcement by the mayor of Turkish city Konya, Uğur İbrahim Altay, that the city is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency.   Turkey has seen a huge boom in the use of crypto...

A Decentralized “Internet of Blockchains:” Blocknet Protocol

7 Dec 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Mina Down

Blocknet is moving to the v18 base chain and gearing up to support business customers with the release of XRouter 1.0. In this article, I take a look at the inner workings of the Blocknet Protocol and what it offers. Why Decentralization is Impor...