Gryphonboy's Crypto Journey
Gryphonboy's Crypto Journey

Gryphonboy's Crypto Journey

Dedicated cryptocurrency advocate! I hold the majority of the assets I discuss. This is not investment advice. Views and analysis expressed are my own and pertain to projects that I am invested in and passionate about. Support my work by tipping what you can here or you can support me directly by donating to gryphonboy.eth


When Tech Disrupts: The Rise of Blockchain and Its Challenges to the Status Quo

8 hours ago 5 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

Blockchain, simply put, is a distributed digital ledger of transactions. A chain of blocks containing transaction records managed by consensus between participants instead of a central authority. This decentralized structure is key. By distributing t...

The Future is Bright... and Murky: Prospects and Perils on Ethereum's Path Forward

1 Mar 2024 4 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

Greetings readers! Things are wild in the crypto market. Let's take some time to touch some grass and get up to date on some of the recent Ethereum trends. Ethereum is a blockchain platform that runs on a global, decentralized computer called the Eth...

Innovation on the Horizon: A Critical Look at the New Possibilities Unlocked by the Gnosis Pay Network

29 Feb 2024 4 minute read 3 comments Gryphonboy

Digital currencies like Ethereum promise a more fair and open financial future. But most people can't spend their crypto in stores today. A new card called Gnosis Card looks to change that. As a degenerate crypto enthusiast I signed up for Gnosis Pay...

Swapping Simplified: Uniswap's Path to Adoption and the Costs of Centralization

28 Feb 2024 5 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

Greetings, readers. In this essay we will examine Uniswap's recent updates and what they mean for decentralization in the cryptocurrency space. Uniswap, the largest decentralized exchange (DEX), allows users to swap between Ethereum-based tokens with...

Sending AI Art to Space: The Continuing Adventures of the $TURBO token

26 Feb 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

AI Art Exhibition to Launch in Space The $Turbo Space project is sending an exhibition of AI-generated artworks to the stratosphere. 120 lucky artists will have their digital creations launched into low Earth orbit, giving a whole new meaning to disp...

Crypto Countdown: Will Bitcoin and Ethereum Hit New Highs Before the 2024 Halving?

25 Feb 2024 5 minute read 2 comments Gryphonboy

In this essay I'm going to investigate whether Bitcoin and Ethereum could achieve new all-time high prices in the short term. For those unfamiliar, Bitcoin ($BTC) and Ethereum ($ETH) are the two largest cryptocurrencies by market value. Their perform...

Uniswap at a Crossroads: How Voters Could Shape the Future of a DeFi Pioneer

23 Feb 2024 4 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

For those new to the space, Uniswap is a decentralized exchange, or DEX, built on Ethereum. A DEX allows people to swap cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens without needing a middleman, instead using smart contracts that match buyers and...

Beyond Zero Value: Counterarguments to the ECB's Dismissal of Bitcoin's Fair Price

23 Feb 2024 5 minute read 2 comments Gryphonboy

Bitcoin's potential and risks have been hotly debated since its emergence 15 years ago. While proponents see it as the future of money, replacing traditional currencies, others view it as a speculative bubble with no intrinsic value. The recent appro...

From Mortgages to Crypto: Larry Fink and BlackRock's Long Game

22 Feb 2024 5 minute read 2 comments Gryphonboy

The entrance of powerful financial institutions into the cryptocurrency space seems like it should be a positive development on the surface. With the deep pockets and extensive resources of firms like BlackRock and Fink's long history in financial ma...

Network Security, Game Theory, and the Implications for Blockchain Design

21 Feb 2024 5 minute read 4 comments Gryphonboy

Quantifying the Cost to Attack Bitcoin and Ethereum Lucas Nuzzi and fellow researchers have put out a paper that seeks to cut through speculation by providing empirical data on the true costs of attacking cryptocurrency networks. In the realm of dig...