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My thoughts on various topics

Social Recovery Wallets For Crypto Mass Adoption

19 Jan 2021 3 minute read 11 comments paragism

The ever-changing blockchain technology and cryptocurrency field are complicated and an end-user really has no need to understand the deep insights of the technology. From an end-user perspective, the use case is most important. Yes, using cryptocurr...

Is Bitcoin the Ultimate Digital Scarcity?

16 Jan 2021 4 minute read 7 comments paragism

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan, shocked the world by calling Bitcoin a fraud in 2017. He said at that time that, “It’s worse than tulip bulbs. It won’t end well. Someone is going to get killed.” Time really changes many things. Very recently, a JP Mor...

CBDC for financial inclusion is not a distant thought

13 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments paragism

CBDC or ‘central bank digital currency’ is a buzzword today. It is a new type of currency that central banks around the world are experimenting with. To simplify the term, we can call it a digital form of fiat currency with some differences. The conc...

How Ampleforth Is Redefining Money

8 Jan 2021 7 minute read 10 comments paragism

One of my American friends told me some years back that the US was amidst an obesity pandemic. I googled that time to learn that the rising obesity in the country was indeed a public health crisis. Why did people eat so much there? We eat when we are...

Is Bitcoin Maximalism Winning?

6 Jan 2021 4 minute read 7 comments paragism

Bitcoin extended its record-breaking rally and surged past $34,000 some days back. The new year brought a new ATH for Bitcoin. While a section of mainstream media is still calling Bitcoin a ‘punt’, the corporate money is flowing into the young asset...

Transaction Fee Reform of Ethereum is Upcoming

4 Jan 2021 3 minute read 7 comments paragism

Ethereum is the most popular platform to build decentralized applications.  The majority of decentralized finance or DeFi activity is happening on Ethereum only.  Numerous wrapped tokens are arriving on Ethereum to take part in the thriving ecosystem...

2020: The year of Bitcoin

30 Dec 2020 3 minute read 5 comments paragism

“If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a shortage of sand.” – Milton Friedman The US government is going to launch another $900 billion COVID-19 relief stimulus and already there is a high demand t...

Is the game over for the banker's coin? Part 2

23 Dec 2020 4 minute read 6 comments paragism

[This is the second part of the article. Here you can find the first part of the article.] Before Bitcoin, we needed a trusted third party to keep an account of money transfer from one point to another point. Your bank, VISA or MasterCard are the exa...

Understanding EOS DeFi project Vigor Protocol

21 Dec 2020 3 minute read 1 comment paragism

Cryptocurrency is gaining mainstream adoption very fast. Post COVID-19 global economic crisis has kick-started a renewed interest in cryptocurrency. DeFi or decentralized finance has achieved astounding success and it is growing exponentially. It is...

Is the game over for the banker's coin? Part 1

20 Dec 2020 4 minute read 6 comments paragism

Almost three years back, XRP reached its ATH of $3.4. I remember that I bought some XRP in December 2017 and sold at 5X price just within one month. The banker's coin was the talk of the crypto world at that time. Even the mainstream media was gettin...