WritingOnTrains

WritingOnTrains

Capturing my thoughts on various topics.


Portfolio Critique?

24 Mar 2021 3 minute read 3 comments Basalt

  Hey everyone. It's been a while since I wrote. Been really busy.Was inspired by some articles to show my portfolio and would be interested to see what you guys think of them. *This isn't financial advice, I'm just writing what I hold and asking for...

Improving Publish0x. My thoughts and suggestions.

8 Aug 2020 4 minute read 9 comments Basalt

Publish0x has been one of the better publishing platforms I've seen out there. I'll like to take this chance to put forward some suggestions on how this platform can move forward, grow in readership as well as attract more writers. Hope you like it....

My Harrowing Defi Experience

5 Aug 2020 3 minute read 4 comments Basalt

I just want to share my recent experience with defi and my thoughts before,during and after. Disclaimer: This isn’t meant in any way to disparage the various services I used in the entire process. My aim is to share this experience with you, and perh...

A contrarian, realistic view of DeFi

23 Jul 2020 2 minute read 3 comments Basalt

DeFi. Everyone who’s a cryptocurrency enthusiast has probably heard of it by now. Decentralized Finance just means peer to peer money applications built on a blockchain. The most popular blockchain for DeFi right now is Ethereum. Let’s first extoll t...

Building forward during/after Covid19

9 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Basalt

As covid-19 continues taking its toll on human populations, there have been efforts by governments to return to a normal state.   But is this wise? Should this be done? We've seen media reports of how the environment has recovered due to the lack of...

COVID19- Life during and after.

11 May 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Basalt

COVID-19. A pandemic that has spread rapidly around the world.No one knows what the world will be like when we emerge from this.The best thing an investor can do is make educated guesses on what are the likely areas to invest in, and what are the are...

Your web searches can save the Earth. Here's how.

9 May 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Basalt

Plant trees by using your search engine.  Let’s talk about something other than crypto for a second. Let’s talk about saving the world. After all, no amount of bitcoin (which is environmentally damaging, btw) matter if all anyone can think about is h...

Investing in real estate through blockchain

1 May 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Basalt

Invest in the US real estate market through fully-compliant, tokenized ownership. Let's break that down. I want to talk about a project I'm very excited about. RealT First: Why invest in real estate? Real estate has been proven to increase in value...

Thoughts on cryptocurrency and blockchain adoption

25 Apr 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Basalt

Note: these are just my opinions. Adoption is something of a mantra that every crypto enthusiast keeps on uttering; the dream that somehow the general public would suddenly buy up cryptocurrencies en masse and prices will go sky high, etc etc. But le...

Privacy? Or Not?

11 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Basalt

Why is online privacy so important? You might want to stop advertisers building a profile as a result of them tracking your spending habits or you don't want to be tracked as a result of sensitive purchases   You might want to prevent others from...