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What I’m doing during the 2022 crypto bear market

This article contains affiliate marketing links. We’re a few months deep into a crypto bear market spurred by a series of cascading events starting in May 2022. Anyone who’s been in crypto long enough knows how rough bear markets can be. The excitement and collective euphoria are gone. Regulators are kicking us while we’re down. And many …

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Crypto Storage: Hot vs. Cold Wallets

This article contains affiliate marketing links. The main purpose of cryptocurrencies is to offer an unbanked, peer-to-peer solution to finances. This means that individuals will need to learn how to manage their finances independently, and crypto storage wallets are central to this premise. Choosing where to store your crypto will depend on whether you plan …

Airdrops are the best feature of Web3

The last couple of years in the blockchain space has seen several high profile airdrops from some of the hottest blockchain projects out there. Airdrops are proving to be one of the most exciting features of web3 and are increasing in frequency. This article will provide an overview of what airdrops are and how they …

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Black Americans can obtain generational wealth through cryptocurrencies

Over the past few centuries, America has subjected Black Americans to countless inhibitory tactics, stunting the growth of generations to come. American institutions used everything from financial to educational discrimination to strip Blacks of any chance at opportunity. Fortunately, there is now financial technology that bypasses these old institutional gatekeepers. In particular, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and …

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Hic et Nunc is a lesson on Web 3.0 technology

One of the most popular NFT marketplaces on the Tezos blockchain, Hic et Nunc (HEN), randomly disappeared from the Internet recently. Its disappearance sparked some confusion and worry over what happens to everyone’s assets who used the marketplace. And for that reason, the discontinuation of HEN provides a great learning opportunity on how Web 3.0 …

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What is the Metaverse?

In Neal Stephenson’s 1992 book Snow Crash, he imagines a world where society largely exists within a virtual realm which he christens “the Metaverse”. People access the Metaverse through virtual reality (VR) headsets, and once in, they enter a completely digital urban world that behaves much like the “real” world in terms of how people use …

Facebook’s outage is a reminder of why we need decentralization

A couple of weeks ago, the Internet was in an uproar as Facebook and its subsidiary apps Instagram and WhatsApp were down for most of the day. While frustrating for most, it became a moment of clarity for all who frequent these platforms. All the while, users began migrating to other social platforms such as …

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Everything You Need to Know About Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

The impact that the Ethereum blockchain has had on the blockchain and crypto industries cannot go understated. Operating as a “world computer,” Ethereum enables the use of smart contracts, which allow decentralized applications (DApps) to be built. Smart Contracts have evolved over the last few years to spawn an entirely new set of financial protocols …

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Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and Their Use Cases

In 2017, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies first started dominating the mainstream news as each of these assets reached incredible highs. Now, a new trend to come out of the crypto space is creating the same degree of media attention. Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs for short, are turning people into millionaires overnight. But what exactly are NFTs, …