Bitcoin getting its own emoji on Twitter…now that’s a thing! Oh, and the market moved towards a confirmation of a change of trend (jury still out but close to a verdict). There was a palpable air of expectation throughout the cryptoverse last week – happily, BTC and friends delivered. Have we entered a time of marked appreciation on good news? – ICON (Chainlink partnership) and Ethereum (rumours of a transaction burn proposal) certainly indicate that may be the case. Nonetheless, don’t drink the social media Kool-Aid quite yet.
The DeFi market just crossed a billion in locked-in value…2020 will be a key year for this burgeoning crypto sector.
What medium of exchange will the kids of today choose as they enter their financial adolescence?
A dollar a day into BTC looks like this (recommended for context):
Do you have a sell plan for your BTC? (highly recommended):
Bitcoin is NOT priced in:
A visual representation of the performance of the high-cap cryptos for the month of January (highly recommended):
Crypto dominance inevitable?
$1 billion now locked in DeFi:
How to market yourself (non-crypto specific but highly recommended for content creators):
An excellent overview of the broad investment thesis for Bitcoin (highly recommended):
Four things to consider before buying BTC:
An increase in price may not lead to adoption:
Trust and blockchains – not as simple as it may at first seem (recommended):
Stablecoins playing a big role on the Ethereum network:
GenerEOS expands voter rewards:
Chintai makes a further DeFi play:
Liquid X up and running – interoperability just go that little bit easier (recommended):
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce Proposes 3-Year Safe Harbor Period for Crypto Token Sales (highly recommended):
Blockchain and human rights (recommended):
A coherent explanation of Bitcoin’s monetary design/structure (highly recommended):
An overview of the current Decentralized Finance (DeFi) sector:
A break-down of this very informative/insightful analysis of the power/potential of Bitcoin – article linked in last week’s recap (highly recommended):
Vastly optimistic price prediction aside – informative roundup of the current state of the Ethereum network:
A brief discussion of recent developments for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Cardano
Colin on Alts/BTC:
Excellent overview of the DeFi space:
LiquidApps Offers a lot of interoperability to EOS sister chains and beyond:
EOS 2.0 and block producer upgrades bringing back reliability to the EOS network:
A healthy-looking partnership ecosystem developing around Chainlink:
Another excellent crypto research website:
Perhaps all those articles, tweet-storms, and YouTube videos are about to pay-off in the coming months as they anchor you for the noisy/mania-filled space that crypto is about to become (again). As always, looking forward to your comments and suggestions.
Note on Sources:
Twitter & Reddit (cryptos current meta-brains) / Medium / Trybe / Hackernoon / Whaleshares / TIMM and so on/ YouTube / various podcasts and whatever else I stumble upon. The aim is a useful weekly aggregator of ideas rather than news. Though I try to keep the sources current – I’ll reference these articles and podcasts etc. as I encounter them – they may have been published just a couple of days ago or in some cases quite a bit earlier.