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Crypto SOMO: The Solace of Missing Out on Great Trades

Why missing trades on crypto is not only acceptable but beneficial to your trading strategy. Trading cryptocurrency has not been without its stressors — trying to understand a market with different methods, staying up late with movements 24/7, or missing out on a move because you finally fell asleep or just trying to live life in general. Trading and investing in crypto …

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Introduction to Governance

Disclaimer: The content of these research summaries has been written after a year of reading, researching and writing about blockchain technologies and applications. Definitions may vary depending on the paper cited. The summaries provided are subject to further iterations; whereby, the first version relies on my personal understanding of the industry and the technologies. Most of it is based on …

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Limitations to Decentralisation

One of the major benefits of distributed ledger technology is that it allows several nodes to connect over a Peer-to-Peer network, whereby each node has access to the same information and is initially valued the same. This means that the network does not allow for a single node to have more privileges in the system than other nodes. Arguably, this …

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The Health Industry Data Conundrum

This is the first of my series on particular industries and their data. In this series, I am looking at the problems these industries have with managing and protecting their data and how the Loyakk Vega Enterprise Relationship Management Platform can solve these problems. The health sector has typically had a myriad of problems related to its data over many …

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NKN: The Primer

NKN CA shell

An Introduction to New Kind of Network, Censorship Resistance, and Cellular Automata The decisions we make about communication security today will determine the kind of society we live in tomorrow.Whitfield Diffie, co-inventor of public key cryptography, adviser to NKN This article is a best attempt at a non-technical primer for NKN (New Kind of Network) from an NKN community member. …

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North Carolina Congressman Pushes for Updated Cryptocurrency Regulation

Roughly three months ago, I wrote an article for The Daily Chain describing how multiple states in the US had started to push for better rules and regulations surrounding the sales of cryptocurrency. In my previous article, I wrote about how Denver was working to roll out blockchain voting and a Colorado Governor signed an act for new regulations relating …

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Why Using a Privacy Coin Preserves Our Rights as Global Citizens

Privacy coins are a growing subset of cryptocurrency culture. This article covers an original bitcoin alternative — CloakCoin. Online privacy is becoming increasingly important in today’s interconnected global society. Data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable resource, and we continue to see a year-over-year upswing in cybercrimes. You see, criminals tend to follow the trail of money. If there’s an industry …

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Recognising Your Bias in Cryptocurrency Trading & Investing

Learning Objectives · To recognise the types of emotional biases when trading or investing in cryptocurrency. · To understand how biases can influence and distract one from impartial decision-making. · To identify how one can disregard biased inaccuracies, to improve trading and investment practices moving forward. Introduction The 2017 cryptocurrency bull market created hype and hysteria of somewhat epic proportions, …

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Blockchain: The Illusion of Value

Some Background information (You can skip this part and go straight to ‘Blockchain models in comparison’) Generally, we can differentiate between private, public and consortium blockchains. The main differentiating points are membership access and consensus. Membership access defines who and based on what grounds, is allowed to use the blockchain. Consensus outlines the processes and rules that determine how various …

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A Rubric for Effective Crypto Groups

In cryptocurrency, we can often lose track of all the coins and tokens hatching every month, year after year, along with all the exchanges, paradigms of learning, up and down movements, and our personal daily lives. That being said, it’s commonplace to search out groups to help us be better traders, whether that’s educational tools or to help us find …

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