Crypto

Crypto analysis essays. Think out loud with me on Twitter.

What is Event Horizon?

One DAO to Unite them all.

Is Crypto Valuable? A First Principles Approach

“Crypto isn’t intrinsically valuable.” We’ve all heard it before. But what is intrinsically valuable in the first place, economically speaking? I’m confident very few people have actually thought this through. This is a shame because the single most fundamentally important concept any investor should clarify for themselves is this: just what is economic value? This…

Why I’m not a Bitcoin maximalist

I recently had a friendly exchange with @RadagastTBrown on my Twitter account. Radagast is a Bitcoin maximalist. He used to buy into the promise of smart chains like Ethereum in the past, but after several ETH2 delays he’s consolidated his faith into Bitcoin as the end all be all crypto. Radagast is a smart, level-headed…

Holding ETH While Farming UST on Anchor Protocol

So you want to keep your exposure to ETH as an asset but Anchor protocol’s 19.5% APY is too hard to pass up? Thankfully you can have the best of both worlds! To start, let’s assume you have some ETH in your Metamask. The first thing you need to do is go to Lido to…

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