Sirwin
Sirwin
The Part Time Economist

The Part Time Economist

Hi everyone. This is just a place for me to post some of my thoughts and analysis. I hope that someone finds them useful.


4% Guaranteed Crypto APR For Institutions?!?!? - Compound Treasury Explained

19 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments The Part Time Economist

Compound Finance is arguably one of the better-known decentralized finance protocols, and it was one of the first DeFi protocols that I used when I started to learn about lending crypto. But, did you know that Compound Finance also offers its “Compo...

Is Splinterlands Still Play To Earn???

18 Feb 2023 1 minute read 4 comments The Part Time Economist

As Splinterlands continuously nerfs player rewards in the name of fighting bots, my season rewards have hit a new low to the point that I can barely cover the cost of renting my cards. Indeed, removing liquid cards from the rewards chest means that...

SEC vs Staking - Gary Strikes Crypto Again!!!

11 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments The Part Time Economist

In this week's crypto news, SEC chair Gary Gensler strikes again by hitting the Kraken crypto exchange with a $30 million fine and forcing them to shut down all of their US staking services. In today's video, we're talking about what this means for...

Is Splinterforge the Future?

4 Feb 2023 1 minute read 1 comment The Part Time Economist

Splinterforge is a revolutionary blockchain-based video game that allows players to use existing assets from another game (Splinterlands) to start playing and earning in Splinterforge. The ability to start earning without making any in-game purchase...

What is Liquid Staking? - Cryptocurrency Beginner Overview

28 Jan 2023 1 minute read 1 comment The Part Time Economist

Liquid staking is a cryptocurrency innovation that is designed to give crypto investors the best of both worlds: the ability to earn passive income on their crypto while also retaining the ability to trade a liquid asset. Although there are advantag...

Bull Trap, Falling Knife, Dead Cat Bounce??? - Crypto Terms Explained

22 Jan 2023 1 minute read 1 comment The Part Time Economist

As the price of Bitcoin continues to recover, some people simply can't enjoy a good thing and have cautiously warned us all that the recent positive price action is a "Dead Cat Bounce". But what even is a dead cat bounce, and why do cryptocurrency t...

Bitcoin Short Positions LIQUIDATED!! - But What Even Is A Short Sale??

21 Jan 2023 1 minute read 2 comments The Part Time Economist

As Bitcoin continues its bullish rally and breaks past multi-month highs, almost everyone in the crypto world is celebrating the increase in Bitcoin price. Everyone except for the people who lost $300 Million as their short positions were liquidated...

Splinterlands Community Proposals Go Live!!!

14 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments The Part Time Economist

The Splinterlands blockchain-based video game has finally given players something that they have been clamoring for for ages.....the ability for individual players to submit game-changing proposals to a community vote. In contrast to many other vide...

Is Bitcoin Growing Faster Than The Internet....and Does It Matter?

8 Jan 2023 1 minute read 4 comments The Part Time Economist

Cryptocurrency is growing faster than the internet. Bitcoin will have one billion users by 2025, and the price of Bitcoin could be over $300k per coin.....or so we are told. As a cryptocurrency holder, the prospect of mass adoption of BTC in the nex...

EIP 5643 and Subscription Based NFTs

3 Jan 2023 1 minute read 4 comments The Part Time Economist

Current NFTs work on a "pay once, receive value forever model" which means that once you purchase an NFT it can be used essentially forever with no additional cost. In many ways, this is good for consumers as their NFTs resist the wear and tear of p...