Sirwin
Sirwin
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.


My Top 5 Most Addicting Computer Games

19 Jul 2021 3 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

I'm probably going to age myself with this post a bit and that's fine. I have no shame when it comes to my age. I wear it with a badge of honor. I should note that I have not played any new computer games since about 2007. Yes, I know, I've missed qu...

Cryptocurrency mining: a few bad bananas spoil the bunch

18 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Bitcoin mining as of late Cryptocurrency mining, more specifically Bitcoin mining, has been in the spotlight quite a bit lately. From claims of detrimental effects on the environment to China's crackdown on miners, the digital ledger verifiers adding...

Finding an investment philosophy and sticking to it

17 Jul 2021 4 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

Goals: Keeping Eyes on the Prize It has been said that "all roads lead to Rome." Or, perhaps less eloquently, "there's more than one way to skin a cat." If you're not in a philosophical mood, it's the fact that there are many paths one can take to ac...

US lawmakers divided on crypto regulation

9 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

As the spotlight continues to shine on cryptocurrencies, more US lawmakers are calling for regulation. This week, Senator Elizabeth Warren (Democrat from Massachusetts) is demanding answers from SEC Chairman Gary Gensler. She has given him a deadline...

Death Cross watch - looking at 6 different coins

6 Jul 2021 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

Much has been made about Bitcoin's June 2021 death cross. The death cross is a technical indicator when the 50-day moving average crosses below the 200-day moving average on a chart. It is seen as an indicator of an upcoming bearish trend.  Let me ma...

Five memorable live performances highlighted by special guests

3 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Sometimes, for one reason or another, a band likes to spices things up a bit and bring a special guest on stage during one of their concerts. Sometimes they have a repertoire with the guest, other times it's a spontaneous moment arranged the day of....

Musk tweet props up Baby Doge meme coin

1 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

Elon Musk is back at it again - goof posting about the latest "flavor of the day" meme token. He's graduated from Dogecoin and Cumrocket, moving onto: And its clearly having an efect on trading of the meme token: So I simply ask - why? What does t...

Bitcoin Cash heads toward technical death cross, but I'm not worried

1 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Well, today officially wraps up the first half of the year 2021. As we head into the second half, it's clear that there's still a lot of fear of a crypto bear market. Let's take a look at Bitcoin Cash: As you can see, we are actually heading toward...

One week of noise.cash - came for the BCH, stayed for the content

30 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

I first heard about noise.cash right here on Publish0x. Sorry I can't shoutout the original blog post, as I can't recall who was writing about it. But a big thank you to whoever it was. Anyways, I'm always exploring these new crypto platforms, so I d...

Manic Monday - Exchange news, declining hashrate, Bitcoin ETF

29 Jun 2021 2 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

Happy Monday to everyone out there reading. There was a fair amount of news over the weekend, so I'm starting with that: Major Exchanges Make Headlines Binance seems to be coming under even more regulatory scrutiny recently. In the past 72 hours: It...