Blockchains that are Platforms for ICOs, Tokens, and Dapps

I personally think Platform blockchains have the brightest future as they have endless use cases. Here is a list of the ones I’m aware of, please add more in the comments. Jason Christie – NXT – Ardor – Waves – Ethereum – Ethereum Classic – Expanse – Burstcoin – Counterpunch – RSK – Omni Protocol […]

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5 Things that would make crypto more adoptable

5 things to look for that would make a Crypto Asset more adoptable: – Easy to use mobile app allowing you to trade, send, receive (Check out the WAVES mobile app as an example) – Interoperable Blockchains (Komodo Platform and Lamden both seem to be working on this) – Pre-Paid Cards that can be bought […]

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Ripple – XRP

Crypto Knowledge The Crypto Asset with the 4th highest market cap is Ripple (XRP). There is a lot of controversy around Ripple so here are the facts. – XRP the Cryptocurrency is a decentralized currency – Ripple the company is a company whose business is to promote the adoption of Ripple for institutional payments. (Payments […]

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Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 101

Learn what is Bitcoin Blockchain Proof of Work Proof of Stake Tokens Smart Contracts Dapps Segwit Lightening Network And much more! If you enjoy Donate at Donate.AlexMerced.com Learn more at BitcoinBlockchainCrypto.com

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The Direction of Technology

My Futurist Prediction of the Day: – Someone will discover how to use unused brain power for computing – unskilled labor will lease excess brain capacity for Blockchain Mining – the rewards from the mining will essentially become the universal basic income everyone is so up in arms about. Those who are skilled will possibly […]

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The State of Bitcoin Blockchain Crypto: Dec 2017

Possible reasons for the sell off in crypto (aka upcoming buying opportunity): – Deleveraging by those who leveled up expecting further rally’s and getting out before they lose too much in margin interest – People expecting a New Years sell off (people take their gains after the ball drops to defer taxes on their 2017 […]

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Multi-Currency Blockchains

Crypto Knowledge for the Day There are a handful of coins that are using a multi-currency approach to create different incentives to address concerns around single currency Blockchain incentives to mine, spend, buy. What do I mean? Sometimes there are incentives to mine (putting you computer to work and being rewarded in coin) but it […]

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Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake

Crypto Knowledge for the day: The Method by which participants help verify transactions and are rewarded with Cryptocurrency come in many flavors the most popular two being… Proof of Work (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin) and Proof of Stake (Waves, Bitshares) There are a handful of others but by far these are the most common. PoW (Proof […]

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Valuable Advice re: Crypto Investing

Some Crypto Thoughts: – While some early adopters made a huge return there is no free lunch in crypto. Early adopters took a huge risk and often were individuals who put in time developing or financing all the software making the current crypto market possible and were rewarded handsomely for doing so. If you trade […]

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