Warning: longread. A sort of tl;dr at the bottom.

In this post I’ll outline why I think that Nano (a cryptocurrency), rather than Bitcoin or gold, might be the “final” store of value, because it approaches the theoretical limit of perfect store of value/reserve currency characteristics. Much of this is…

With Nano becoming ever more well known, the time seems right for a short history of Nano. For those that haven’t been around since the start it might add some colour, while for those that have been around since the very beginning it might bring back memories.

I generally try…

Staking is one of the more recent buzzwords in crypto. It allows you to earn “passive income”. Different chains offer different implementations of staking. Some make staking very easy, some have high returns on staking, and in all cases you supposedly help secure the network.

In this article, I explain…

My thesis in this article is that cryptocurrencies relying on Proof of Work (PoW) or Proof of Stake (PoS) for consensus centralize over time, leading to degraded security. An expanding money supply, fees, and staking encourage a loss in stall resistance and a loss in security. …

The promising world of cryptocurrencies

There’s a good chance you’ll have heard a friend talking about cryptocurrency recently. What is it, and why are people so excited about it? In this article, I explain what makes cryptocurrency innovative and why Nano specifically is an incredibly exciting project.

First off, to understand the excitement about Nano…

While I’ve written a lot on what Nano can do and how well it works, I haven’t written about the vision behind Nano. Front and center on the Nano website is the Nano Foundation’s motto:

Nano makes money efficient for a more equal world — simple to pay with, easy…

Nic Carter, partner at Castle Island Ventures and cofounder of coinmetrics.io recently released an article titled “How Much Energy Does Bitcoin Actually Consume” in the Harvard Business Review. I believe it deserves a response.

Nic mentions his enthusiasm for Bitcoin. It is therefore only fair to start off by stating…

In this article I describe Nano’s latest innovation — a prioritization method which leads to a feeless, yet spam-resistant network. …

As most are well aware by now, Bitcoin is killing the planet. Tesla is widely derided for their Bitcoin purchase, while whataboutisms from Bitcoin holders are repeatedly shared on Twitter. Despite the whataboutisms claiming Bitcoin incentivises green energy, multiple coal plants reopening for Bitcoin mining (1)(2) seem to disagree with…

Nano enthusiasts will often tell you to take your Nano off of exchanges, and into your own wallet. This article aims to explain why you should do so. …

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