The 22nd of December, 2020, was the day everything changed for Ripple. Up until then, it had been one of the most promising cryptocurrencies on the planet. It was the third biggest crypto project by market cap. It had a huge, dedicated army of investors. And it was one of
Once again, it seems crypto’s fate rests in the hands of US regulators. On the 15th of June BlackRock applied to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – yes that same SEC that just sued Coinbase and Binance – for permission to create a Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). If you’
We’re going to take a look at the top 5 DeFi projects by Total Value Locked (TVL). We’ll cover what each project is, what it does, how it got so popular and, of course, investigate its pitfalls, too.
What’s the most over-used business analogy? It would have to be either: “The Amazon of…” Or “The Google of…” And, let’s be honest, most of the time those analogies don’t really fit. The person who comes up with them is usually trying to manipulate their audience. They
Every now and then you come across a product that genuinely improves your life. The first thing that springs to mind when I think of this is Bluetooth headphones. I lived in London for most of the last decade, and I used to either cycle or run everywhere, usually while
In December 2021, Ethereum’s Lord and Saviour, Vitalik Buterin, published a blog post called Endgame. In it, he imagined three possible futures for big blockchain projects, but for Ethereum in particular. The way Vitalik sees it, there are three paths to achieve scalability, while maintaining decentralisation and security… which
If you’ve ever wondered what the hell web3 is, why it matters, or why it has so many people excited, this is the deep dive for you.
In the battle for blockchain's soul, which will win, the maximalists or the multi-chain world?
Aptos is the perfect example of crypto's duality problem. It wants morals. It wants ideals. But more than that... it wants money and power.