My thoughts on various topics

Adshares – The Web 3 Advertisement Protocol

7 Dec 2021 5 minute read 8 comments paragism

It was 2016. I made a small experimental website with my limited web development skill and wanted to monetize it. Google AdSense was the most popular choice at that time and I applied for monetization. My tinny site was rejected as it did not have en...

Know Unslashed Finance – Your Crypto Insurer

3 Dec 2021 5 minute read 3 comments paragism

More than $110 billion is locked in DeFi or decentralized finance today. Permissionless and participatory DeFi protocols have caught the attention of people and the TVL (total value locked) has skyrocketed in recent times. Decentralized trading, deri...

Hodling with HODLNAUT

3 Oct 2021 2 minute read 4 comments paragism

Cryptocurrency is often condemned for its outrageous volatility. Double-digit positive spikes get converted into deep red candles and create fright in this market. Even experienced traders find it difficult to trade in a turbulent time. The volatilit...

Cryptocurrency - Just Another Asset Class?

1 Oct 2021 5 minute read 3 comments paragism

“Let’s change the world, let’s lift it / Let’s take it and awake it …” - Wayne Visser The internet is inseparable today from our daily life. The history of the internet started in the 1960s and it came up as an academic project with the idea of a g...

Crypto Volatility, FUD and Some Random Thoughts

26 Sep 2021 4 minute read 7 comments paragism

“People, it turns out, are not that averse to risk. For many reasons, they are not opposed to risk, but they are opposed to losing and the possibility of loss plays a very significant part in their decision.” - Daniel Kahneman Some of my long posit...

Harmony is Ready to Ride the DeFi Wave

24 Sep 2021 3 minute read 1 comment paragism

Harmony is a blockchain that focuses on smart contract applications and it is a competitor of Ethereum. The network has random state sharding and so the block creation time is very less. Harmony has 2-second transaction finality so it seems to be sui...

Arbitrum Autumn in L2 Landscape

22 Sep 2021 2 minute read 0 comments paragism

DeFi TVL continues to grow on several L1 platforms. The new generation blockchains like Solana, Avalanche and Fantom have seen exponential growth of TVL due to high liquidity mining incentives. While these L1 blockchains have attained investor attent...

Huobi Invested Social Media TORUM Makes Uniswap Debut

15 Sep 2021 2 minute read 7 comments paragism

I was a private beta tester of TORUM, a new social media platform when it was launched some years back. It was really amazing to see the growth of the platform in recent times. TORUM has a user-friendly interface and it resembles Facebook but it look...

Ethereum – The Internet of Money

14 Sep 2021 3 minute read 11 comments paragism

“Wealth flows from energy and ideas.” – William Feather Internet was created to connect computer systems worldwide and it has revolutionized the communication system. It has really opened a plethora of interactional opportunities for individuals an...

A Quick Dive Into Optimistic Ethereum

12 Sep 2021 3 minute read 1 comment paragism

The daily issuance of ether (ETH) is often becoming negative post-implementation of the Ethereum network's EIP-1559 upgrade nowadays. The upgrade brought changes to the monetary policy of Ethereum by burning a part of transaction fees in every new bl...