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Navigating the AI Epoch: Societal Implications of an AI-Driven Economy

15 May 2023 4 minute read 3 comments Zacharias

As we stand on the precipice of a new era, it is the incessant hum of artificial intelligence (AI) that resonates from the depths of every industry. An AI-driven economy is no longer a question of 'if', but 'when'. Its implications echo across the co...

Vital Components of the New Internet: True Ownership in Web3

21 Jan 2023 8 minute read 4 comments Zacharias

21 January 2023: One of the core philosophies of the web3 space is the basis of decentralized ownership over vital infrastructure. The goal of this is to limit the power of centralized entities and work to ensure the internet remains a medium that is...

Key Trends to Watch in 2023 as a User, Investor

7 Jan 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Zacharias

7 January 2023: Brands, businessess, and investors have continued to enter the blockchain ecosystem at a rapid rate, despite the notoriously difficult bear market that reared its ugly head as early as May 2021. The crypto market has been met with cri...

Reflecting on the State of Crypto: Decentralization, Self Custody, and Privacy

19 Nov 2022 2 minute read 6 comments Zacharias

19 November 2022: Over the past year, the bull market came to an end and the cryptoeconomy has entered the cold depths of a long recession. Since this downturn, a large number of projects have failed - notoriously led by the complete collapse of cent...

Cardano Launches ADA Pay Plugin with Odoo

2 Aug 2022 3 minute read 8 comments Zacharias

Cardano has managed to attract many new developers with the Cardano Github repository booming with developments. The influx of development has allowed for the blockchain network to begin expanding the utility of Cardano’s native token ADA. The latest...

The Rise & Fall of CeFi Crypto Companies

19 Jul 2022 3 minute read 9 comments Zacharias

19 July 2022: CeFi cryptocurrency companies refer to any entities offering services to fill the gap between on-chain protocols and off-chain financial institutions. This most commonly comes in the form of a centralized exchange (CEX) like Coinbase, B...

Crypto Market Rallies After Record Inflation | RTWM 1.41

17 Jul 2022 5 minute read 2 comments Zacharias

  RekTimes Weekly Markets Writer: Zacharias 17 July 2022: The Cryptocurrency market reclaimed a $1 trillion market cap as many blue chip tokens & projects rallied hard over the past week. This rally was a much needed relief to exhausted investors...

Why Can Layer-2 Gas Fees Go Higher Than Ethereum?

14 Jul 2022 5 minute read 8 comments Zacharias

14 July 2022: A common misconception with the emergence of layer-2 and rollup protocols within Ethereum is that they will automatically come with cheaper gas fees and easier transactions for users. While this will largely be the case and is the inten...

Summarizing Crypto in Q2 2022 | RTWM 1.40

9 Jul 2022 5 minute read 1 comment Zacharias

RekTimes Weekly Markets Writer: Zacharias 9 July 2022: The second quarter of 2022 was extremely eventful as the cryptoeconomy moved further into its market contract & recession. The market was led by a near 60% contraction in Bitcoin, coincidi...

Bitcoin Poised to Drag Crypto Market Lower | RTWM 1.39

2 Jul 2022 8 minute read 3 comments Zacharias

RekTimes Weekly Markets Analyst: John N. Gettas 1 July 2022: This past week bitcoin closed the month of June below the 200 week moving average, below the realized price, and with the lowest RSI ever, at a price of $19,925. This equates to a 40% dr...