Ethereum staking as future 'bond of the internet'
May 2, 2022
Bitcoin and Ether are seen as risky in turbulent times. But there's something to be said for the fact that this is going to change. Will they be viewed more as risk-off assets? And could Ethereum even become the 'bond of the internet'? We list the arguments for and against this slightly daring proposition.
What is STEPN? The first move to earn game explained
April 21, 2022
Play to earn is a Web3 category some of our readers might already accustom to. The idea is simple. The player performs tasks and in return, he receives a tokenized reward that can be held, swapped, or traded for fiat currency. Hence the name play to earn.
What are tokenomics in crypto?
April 21, 2022
You might have already heard of the term tokenomics if you are interested in crypto projects that often do not rely on their own blockchain but rather on other driving factors. The term has become quite popular in the last few years and basically describes the incentive structure that is underlying a blockchain protocol and its token. If the tokenomics are well formulated a token may thrive and increase in value. Hype and market sentiment is a factor that drives value in the short term. The tokenomics on the other hand focus on the long-term value and are therefore more important to investors rather than traders who are looking to realize profits in a very short amount of time. How are tokenomics working and how do they define the value of a token?
Six arguments against crypto - and how to refute them
April 19, 2022
Although governments and the media have recently been more positive about Bitcoin and crypto, a sizable portion of the circulating opinions remain negative. This is mainly due to a lack of understanding of some fundamental concepts. We list a number of objections - with counterarguments.
What is Thorchain (RUNE)?
April 19, 2022
Thorchain is a sort of change machine for your crypto. Let's say you want to swap your Bitcoin for Eth without using a centralized exchange. On Thorchain you can do this the DeFi way. Thorchain's token is RUNE.
The high inflation numbers and the crypto market
April 13, 2022
The U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI), a widely used measure of the cost of living, rose in March to its highest level in four decades: 8.5% annualized. In Europe, similar figures were recorded for March: 7.5%. What does this mean for the crypto market?
What is the Metaverse?
April 12, 2022
The word Metaverse is popping up more and more often as a description for how we will live online in the future. It is tempting to imagine the Metaverse as some kind of giant video game. A better and more down-to-earth image is that of the Metaverse as a rich and ubiquitous experience of being online.
What is Web3?
April 7, 2022
Web3 or Web 3.0 is a name for the future internet where users can once again be co-owners. It is a reaction to Web 2: the internet where Big Tech has the reigns over user data and content. With Web3, it becomes possible to have influence on and financial benefit from your own content, money and data.