My thoughts on various topics

Taproot activation of Bitcoin is coming

6 Dec 2020 2 minute read 3 comments paragism

  Cover Image Source Taproot is a proposed Bitcoin protocol upgrade that is going to be deployed as a soft fork. Taproot isn’t extremely controversial, unlike some other soft forks of Bitcoin. During the 2017 SegWit2X proposal, there was vast disagre...

Celsius crypto asset management app review

5 Dec 2020 2 minute read 14 comments paragism

Cover Image Source Celsius is a financial services platform by Celsius Network for the cryptocurrency users. It connects crypto asset holders with borrowers and helps to earn interest on the crypto assets or get a loan against it. The ICO mania of 20...

Zcash outlook after halving

27 Nov 2020 4 minute read 3 comments paragism

Zcash, a fork of Bitcoin, shares many similarities with Bitcoin. Total supply of Zcash is 21 million and it is the same as the supply of Bitcoin. The initial development work on the project started in 2013 and the first Zcash was mined in 2016. Zcash...

This DeFi shop on EOS wanna embrace true decentralization

24 Nov 2020 2 minute read 2 comments paragism

DeFi or decentralized finance is happening mainly on Ethereum but many other blockchains are catching up. EOS is one blockchain where DeFi related development is happening with sheer speed. EOS currently has 22 live DeFi projects and some are really...

Will Ethereum break out big? Part 2

23 Nov 2020 3 minute read 3 comments paragism

[I don’t want to write a prologue but this is the second part of the article. Here you can find the first part of the article.] “What Ethereum intends to provide is a blockchain with a built-in fully fledged Turing-complete programming language that...

Surviving a Harsh Winter on the Farm - Story of Chad Farmer

22 Nov 2020 5 minute read 7 comments paragism

  The surge of a storm is flexing the trees tonight. Chad doesn’t want to sleep now. He wants to see the thunder. Hail often takes the throne as winter arrives in the valley. Chad likes to read a poem to himself in the middle of the night sometimes....

Will Ethereum break out big? Part 1

22 Nov 2020 4 minute read 6 comments paragism

This Wednesday Bitcoin price reached $18,488 on Coinbase. Most probably Bitcoin will reach a new ATH this time. Crypto Twitter is going crazy to speculate how soon it’ll reach $20,000. Bitcoin has very low historical trading duration above $18,000. C...

Swapzone Review

18 Nov 2020 2 minute read 6 comments paragism

  Cover Image Source I love DEXs or decentralized exchanges because of privacy. It is really easy to trade on a DEX from the personal wallet while I hold my keys. But a DEX is has a lot of limitations. An Ethereum DEX doesn’t allow me to trade XLM or...

Hedging in Bitcoin with Hegic options

17 Nov 2020 3 minute read 0 comments paragism

  Thursday, March 12th of 2020, is known as ‘Crypto Black Thursday’. The prices of all cryptocurrencies tanked on that day in sync with a global financial market crash due to the breakout of coronavirus pandemic. The order book depth in all exchanges...

Bitcoin Cash is splitting this week

14 Nov 2020 2 minute read 3 comments paragism

Cover Image Source Bitcoin Cash Hard fork (also known as the Bitcoin Cash Network Update) will take place on November 15, 2020, at 12 pm (UTC). The hard fork will make changes to the Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm (DAA), the Coinbase Rule, and Autom...