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.


Down & Out -- Gemly, Another P2E Scandal

14 Sep 2023 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

After few weeks of observation, it appears that Gemly is no longer. In fact, it may have never been really. I had been playing, though never paying, the game for a while now and have noticed that the site is unreachable. Prior posts on the matter: G...

Your Daily Dose of Crypto Memes, 9/6/23

6 Sep 2023 1 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

It's after midnight, which can only mean one thing...mid-morning is right around the corner. The memes tonight are probably a little bit funnier than that opening line. Digression halted. Let's roll those .jpeg's (and .png's) already!!! The o...

Top 3 Questions Going Forward on Origin Materials

4 Sep 2023 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

This post is a follow-up to a prior blog post about Origin Materials At this point, it's clear that Origin Materials stock (NASDAQ: ORGN) is in a bit of a purgatory. Following the announcement of a multi-year delay and a reduced capacity Origin 2 fa...

Your Daily Dose of Crypto Memes, 8/22/23

22 Aug 2023 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

A special late late night edition of the daily meme roll, coming in hot on the P0x wire. Remember, that I'm not the creator of said memes but merely the curator. While you and everyone else's mother awaits the approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF, take a m...

What Will Become of AMPL and SPOT Tips?

19 Aug 2023 1 minute read 3 comments RocketEnthusiast

In case you haven't seen the announcement and the copious amount of articles on said announcement, Publish0x will be switching to the Optimism Network in 3 to 6 weeks. While we await another week or so for more information on the matter, I'm wonderin...

Futurama Takes on Bitcoin

18 Aug 2023 2 minute read 10 comments RocketEnthusiast

The episode "How the West Was 1010001" of the animated series Futurama inspired me to create this here list of references & jokes related to crypto that were mentioned/alluded to in it. Before getting down to it, let me just mention that this reviva...

Actual Bitcoin Supply Will Be Less Than 21 Million

17 Aug 2023 2 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

I wrote back in July 2021 about lost Bitcoin and actual max supply. My conclusion was that the actual max supply was around 17 million at the time of that writing. I thought it would be interesting to revisit the subject, and see if we can draw any n...

I Tried to Pay For an Oil Change with Bitcoin

16 Aug 2023 1 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

As my experience with Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies continues, I like to test the waters sometimes. When someone asks me "what is Bitcoin," my response always simple. Money. Despite what many may say, that's what it is. In my time, I've only actually...

Your Daily Dose of Crypto Memes, 8/14/23

14 Aug 2023 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

What it is P0x'ers, good morning/afternoon/day/evening. Having been off the wire for the better part of a week, many memes have escaped me so there was some catching up to be done. BTC still stuck on that 29-30k line, Larry Fink licks his chops, and...

Small Cap Slaughter - Origin Materials Descends On Delay, Lowered Guidance

12 Aug 2023 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

It's taken me a few days to fully collect my thoughts on Origin Materials and their Q2 2023 earnings call which did not exactly go over well with investors and traders alike. Please see the below chart and try to guess exactly where the bad news came...