Insights and Observations

Insights and Observations

Posts about my thoughtful perceptions and opinions of noteworthy topics.

A Relationship That Had Potential

25 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Glenn Stok

I began creating YouTube videos from my relationship poetry using a text-to-video service called Pictory. It uses artificial intelligence to determine the best visuals and background music for the written content. Here is an example of one of my poem...

The Curious Future of Blockchain

7 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Glenn Stok

Many companies are discovering methods to enhance business endeavors with the use of blockchain. It’s not only for cryptocurrency transactions. It’s already being used in the healthcare, transportation, publishing, accounting, and law enforcement ind...

Are You Reporting Your Taxes When Buying Stuff With Crypto?

11 Nov 2021 1 minute read 5 comments Glenn Stok

Did you know that purchasing a cup of coffee with Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency has tax consequences? When you make that purchase, you are selling a small portion of your Bitcoin. The IRS considers that a sale of assets. Therefore, in the Unit...

SEO Considerations for Your Publish0x Articles

26 Apr 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Glenn Stok

This is a discussion of essential details I discovered that you could take advantage of with Publish0x. Some items will help improve readership and earnings, while others will help you use Publish0x much easier. I’m a retired computer systems analyst...

How to Explore Unexpected Alternative Content on Publish0x

25 Apr 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Glenn Stok

In addition to posts on cryptocurrency, Publish0x has alternative categories where writers can post unexpected topics too. You might not be aware of that because the focus is on crypto and blockchain.  However, I discovered Publish0x has many well-wr...

Apple Discontinued Support of Older iPhones

15 Apr 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Glenn Stok

If you have an iPhone 6+ or older, you probably already noticed apps crashing. And you most likely already keep getting requests from app developers asking you to update your app in order to keep using it. Unfortunately, that’s impossible. The update...

How to Get Bitcoin Rewards With Square’s Cash App

9 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Glenn Stok

I will tell you a neat feature of the Cash App Debit Card that caught my attention. I recently opened a Cash App account to experiment with their debit card. Since Square runs Cash App, I felt it’s safe. Square is a well-known payment processor for p...