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What is Bitcoin | A Beginners Guide

You may have only recently come in contact with Bitcoin. Maybe you saw a news headline or your techy son or daughter has been transferring some to his or her friends. Many people make the mistake of thinking that it’s purely a speculative investment that can make you a lot of money. While the price…
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Jan 17, 2019 0

New Finance | Rethinking the Governance of Money

I, like many others, love the promise of Bitcoin. It’s a censorship-resistant currency with a hard cap that doesn’t steal the purchasing power of the masses through infinite paper printing. Bitcoin addresses many of the issues we have with the current fiat system and yet I don’t see much debate over the future governance of…
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Jan 3, 2019 0
CoinCentral

I’ve Started Writing for CoinCentral

I started writing for CoinCentral in June of 2018. My writing has improved a bunch since and I’m enjoying the process of working with a reputable online publication. If you want to check out what I’ve been up to lately, head on over to my CoinCentral author page. Here are some of the first few articles which…
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Jun 20, 2018 2
Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview

Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview

Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview Let’s dig a little deeper into the cryptocurrency exchange overview. There are an ever increasing amount of cryptocurrency exchanges appearing every year as new players recognise a global market which is largely untapped and as some established players post record profits: Binance is More Profitable than Germany’s Biggest Bank. A cryptocurrency exchange…
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May 23, 2018 0
Store Your Coins

Digital Currency Storage

Digital Currency Storage The cryptocurrency market is still maturing and as of early 2018 we are still waiting for standardised security solutions when it comes to storing your coins. The fundamental difference with crypto is that you now become your own bank. Being your own bank means taking full responsibility for all the advantages/disadvantages that…
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May 22, 2018 1
Skin In The Game

Skin in the Game – Catching Exponential Price Moves

Cryptocurrency – The Emerging Asset Class Millionaires are emerging in the cryptocurrency sphere. Traditional markets are well matured and by all accounts artificially inflated through government and central bank printing of huge amounts of paper money. The chart below shows the huge growth in money supply of the US Dollar, particularly since the late 90’s.…
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May 18, 2018 0
Crypto Fundamentals

You Cannot Separate Blockchain from It’s Underlying Currency

You Cannot Separate Blockchain from it’s Underlying Currency There is an annoying trend among main stream media of so-called experts trashing a cryptocurrency but praising it’s underlying technology, blockchain. Here’s one such example: Ex Goldman Sachs President Says Global Cryptocurrency Will Come But it’s not Bitcoin This shows a complete lack of understanding on how…
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May 11, 2018 0
Crypto Portfolio

The Most Important Thing to Consider When Building Your Crypto Portfolio

Building your crypto portfolio. The fundamental mistake most new investors to crypto make is measuring your investment in dollars, rands or the paper currency of your country. That’s not to say that you shouldn’t consider it but rather that the new benchmark for all of crypto and I would argue (controversially) all of finance too,…
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Apr 10, 2018 0

What is a Cryptocurrency?

What is a currency? Before we get into the details about cryptocurrency let’s briefly define what a currency is first: Store of value Unit of account Medium of exchange Store of Value Money has value if it is scarce, in other words if it has a limited supply. Too much of something usually reduces the…
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Mar 22, 2018 1

Advertising Models Ripe for Disruption

Advertising models are ripe for disruption. There is a worrying trend in digital companies whose revenue is generated primarily through advertising, ad spamming. The culprits? You know who I’m talking about, the Facebook’s and Google’s of this world. In a recent search I did, not a single organic result appeared above the fold: This kind of…
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Mar 12, 2018 0