These Chains Will Set Us Free

These Chains Will Set Us Free

Insight and news about the crypto space, exploration of blockchain technology, and predictions for the future.

Nightfall Brings the Light

6 May 2019 4 minute read Alexander Niski $4.13 tipped

Some would claim that Ethereum was single-handedly responsible for sparking the 2017 cryptocurrency bull run. By providing a means to easily introduce a token via the ERC-20 standard, Ethereum paved the way for millions of dollars to flow into new id...

The Cost of Not Believing

18 Apr 2019 5 minute read Alexander Niski $3.35 tipped

In a recent essay titled “The Case for a Small Allocation to Bitcoin” Wences Casares makes a convincing argument for responsible investestment in the Bitcoin “experiment”. Mr. Casares has not only served on Paypal’s board of directors from January 20...

MakerDao: The Decentralized and Democratic Path to Leveraged Positions

30 Mar 2019 9 minute read Alexander Niski $1.81 tipped

Humans have been borrowing things from each other for a long time. We’ve spent the majority of our evolution--some 70,000 years--in tribes of 100-200 members, so borrowing most likely took place using the IOU method that we still use today between fa...

The Revolution of the Supply Chain: On TRAC

10 Feb 2019 6 minute read Alexander Niski $2.07 tipped

In true American fashion, the chair I’m sitting on was made in China, my table is from Thailand, and the whiskey on my shelf was imported from Ireland. Most of the stuff around me originated from somewhere else, and if you’re indoors it’s a safe bet...