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This is a side project from my main blog (termuxuser01.blogspot.com) mainly dedicated to my exploracion into blockchain technology and the new fronteirs it opens. I like learning and sharing what I find in the digital sea.


Terms From the Wild Part 3: Market Cap (Market Capitalization)

6 Aug 2021 1 minute read 2 comments fred_nurk

    This is a pretty common term that is often misinterpreted, simply put (in terms of crypto), is the product of the amount of tokens times the price of each token. But why is it important? It is a way for you to evaluate the size of a project, a p...

Terms From the Wild Part 2: Timelocks

5 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments fred_nurk

    One of the greatest dangers of yield farming is the possibility of a rugpull. Think of a farm as a safe you put your money into. Vectors for a hard rug (like a migrator in the smart contract) is like having a safe where the manufacturer of that s...

Terms From the Wild Part 1: APY vs. APR

3 Aug 2021 2 minute read 1 comment fred_nurk

    There is a big hype when it comes to investing in the crypto markets, the problem is that it might get a bit scary when you're thrown all sorts of terms that you don't know what they mean or maybe don't understand completely. I want to take the t...

The Misconception of "From" Addresses in BTC

30 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments fred_nurk

    Most people like to view Bitcoin addresses like something analogous to a bank account. Like I alluded to in this post this is incorrect. Now I find this topic very crucial for the Bitcoin user and personally I find it very interesting. That is wh...

The Huge Mistake of Reusing Bitcoin Adresses

26 Jul 2021 3 minute read 0 comments fred_nurk

An Unintended Practice       We all know that everything that happens on the blockchain is visible to anybody who wants to take a look. Even though this adds to the security and confidentiality of the public ledger, there is a misuse problem that can...

A Second Look at Mysterium and the Delicate Balance Between Privacy and Security

25 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments fred_nurk

At first glance I thought of the Mysterium Network to be an excelent Idea. It sort of gives me a feel of the tor network (more on that later. The main perk is that you can not only offer yourself as a node you get paid. Business wise this is a great...