Esoteric Selections
Esoteric Selections

Esoteric Selections

From the deep reaches of the inner mind, to the lighthearted musings of a friendly conversation, to investing and crypto ramblings, to reflections on pop culture phenomenona: assorted subjects and scattered connections.

FTX to Sell LedgerX for $50 Million

26 Apr 2023 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

Per a Bloomberg article, bankrupt crypto firm FTX has agreed to sell LedgerX. The price tag? A cool $50 million. LedgerX is a crypto-derivatives exchange platform. While widely available to all traders, it is known to institutional investors primaril...

Your Sunday Dose of Crypto Memes, 4/23/23

23 Apr 2023 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

What it is P0x'ers, one love!! Bitcoin has dropped below 30k and once again entered what I call "neutral" territory. You know what they say about "higher lows" tough, right? But this isn't a technical analysis post, is it? You didn't come here for ch...

How Much SPOT Have You Accumulated?

22 Apr 2023 2 minute read 3 comments RocketEnthusiast

SPOT was introduced here on Publish0x as the notorious third tipping token almost four months ago, to the date. A December 22, 2022 post introduced us all to the token and described it as "an inflation resistant store of value...pegged to the price o...

Pump Shitcoin: We Can Only Hope It's a Joke

20 Apr 2023 2 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

You may have heard of crypto as being described as "the wild west" of trading. That may still be true, and legal...for now. But then the other night, I stumbled upon this gem via PTC ad on Crypto Junkie. We can only hope that the site is a joke, thou...

Your Sunday Dose of Crypto Memes, 4/16/23

16 Apr 2023 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Good evening, P0x'ers -- a tip of the cap to all of cryptoland on this mighty fine Sunday. Another week in the books, another dose of crypto memes. Why not, after all? Crypto and memes...peanut butter and jelly...rubber and road...bees and

Origin Materials - Lobbying For a Future with Sustainable Materials

16 Apr 2023 3 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

In the political environment of the United States, lobbying is an essential part for any business. For the chemical industry in particular, who may be seen in the general public eye as leading environmental offenders, lobbyists are crucial for the de...

Bitcoin Propels Above 30k; What Does the 1-Year Chart Say?

14 Apr 2023 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

It was back in February that I did my last post with a chart of Bitcoin. Back then, I had written that it appeared to be approaching a golden cross and the price action was neutral. I'm certainly not a prognosticator, and it's easy to look back and s...

First P2P Transaction: Bitcoin for Stickers

13 Apr 2023 2 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

Lest we forget, Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer version of electronic cash. If that phrase sounds familiar to you, it is directly from the Bitcoin white paper. And that's exactly what it is: money. As far as transacting goes, my experience with that has be...

Your Midnight Dose of Crypto Memes, 4/12/23

12 Apr 2023 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Good night, P0x'ers! You know the deal here...some of the latest and greatest in crypto/econ memes -- carefully curated from the far reaches of the interwebs and rolled into one blog post. I claim no authorship of the memes; I am but a conduit, a for...

Bitcoin Adoption in El Salvador: Not as Widespread as You May Think

11 Apr 2023 2 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

El Salvador and Bitcoin have become synonymous ever since the country's president Nayib Bukele announced a bill in June 2021 that adopted Bitcoin as legal tender in the country. It was not the first time the cryptocurrency was pushed in the country....