From my perspective, the single biggest threat to cryptocurrency realizing its full potential is bad government regulation. This response is an attempt to move the conversation forward based on facts and reality. It’s about trying to reach a shared understanding on the potentials and pitfalls of this next technology and asset class. In this video […]Read more "Escaping Dystopia Response to Senator Warren and SEC Chairman Gensler"
I’m start up another web series on decentralized finance. Should be fun. Got some new tech to record/edit shows, so hopefully the production values exist now…but don’t expect too much on that end. It’s still a one-man show.Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Defi Series – Introduction"
It’s been a while since we’ve updated, but I wanted to share the slice of the crypto universe I’ve been following/investing in. This is a good snapshot of both the general universe I am concerned with, and a bit of insight into how it act. The last 24-hours have been the home of a quick […]Read more "Why the Crypto Universe for Escaping Dystopia Acts Like That"
A story in two pictures. A quick cautionary tale about Decentralized Finance (DeFi #dopefi). I had put some 1Inch and renDGB in a swap pool on 1Inch in order to take advantage of some staking rewards. Over the month or so the pool was being promoted, it got the rewards listed as advertised (about 50% […]Read more "Why Ethereum (ETH) is Unusable at $4,000+"
When it costs 5x to get your rewards as they’re worth, what is your liquidity? So fellow humans, you are holding ETH. Congrats! People are starting to realize what ETH is capable of (most people’s money isn’t Turing Complete….tulips certainly never were) and people are getting excited about it. Now…here’s a challenge: You’ve invested about […]Read more "ETH at ATH: What does this do to DeFi?"
Articles Discussed… https://www.forbes.com/sites/benritz/… https://news4sanantonio.com/news/loca… https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpIkl… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA4dD… https://www.agweb.com/article/us-sell… https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/30/us… https://www.thedailybeast.com/attorne… https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl… https://thehill.com/regulation/court-… https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/07/2… https://www.rand.org/blog/2020/07/how… https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/07/27/po… https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/ma… https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation… https://www.washingtonpost.com/invest… https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2… https://www.bbc.com/news/health-53409521Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 107: August 1, 2020: ’93 Representing, Why We Walk"
Quick questions I wish would have been asked during the social media grilling this week on capital hill. [Hypothetical and an aside. I’d also like to know how many of their new subscribers over the last, say, year/month are actually legitimate humans.]Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 106: August 1, 2020: Questions from Senator Crazy Hair"
Live reaction to some of the Congressional testimony from Social Media companies (i.e. the “billionaires”). Fairly dry, with a few high points.Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 104: July 29, 2020: Social Media Congressional Testimony"
Just more desk cleaning and some bit about the violence that Donald’s supporters are visiting upon those that are not. latest shows here: https://www.facebook.com/escapingdystopiaviawah/Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 103: July 27th, 2020: 98 Red Goons"
More of the catch-up stuff. Feel free to join in. Ill be sharing links as we discuss. Make sure to subscribe across various channels for the latest updates. We are shooting for 100 shows for these last 100 days. We’ll see how that goes. 🙂Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 102: July 26, 2020: 99 Bottles of Fascism On the Wall"