Is Evgeny Prigozhin Still Alive?
In this video I reveal who Evgeny Prigozhin really was, why his death matters, and what it means for Russia.
Executive Summary: What Is SocialFi? The Latest Crypto Narrative
In this article, I explain the concept of SocialFi, which combines social media and crypto finance to allow monetized interactions. I analyze the hype around it, debate on its merits, popular protocols like friend.tech, and whether it has long-term potential.
Executive Summary: What Is Blockchain Network Congestion?
In this article, I explain what blockchain network congestion is, what causes it, and its effects like increased fees and delays. I analyze real cases of congestion on Bitcoin and Ethereum, and potential solutions like layer 2 and sharding.
Executive Summary: What Is the Lightning Network?
In this article, I explain the Lightning Network, a layer-2 solution on Bitcoin that enables fast, cheap transactions. I analyze how it works, development status, potential use cases, and risks it faces to mass adoption.
Executive Summary: Who Is Andre Cronje?
In this article, I explain who Andre Cronje is - an influential DeFi developer known for yearn.finance and other protocols. I cover his background, views on crypto culture, reasons for departing DeFi, and the impact his absence may have.
Executive Summary: The Role of Crypto in Cross-Border Payments: The Ultimate Comparison
In this article, I compare different options for cross-border payments including traditional banking, fintechs, CBDCs, Bitcoin, and stablecoins. I analyze the mechanisms, pros and cons of each method to send international money transfers.
Executive Summary: The Ultimate Guide to NFT Royalties and NFT Marketplaces in 2023
In this article, I analyze the 2023 NFT market, explaining the concept of NFT royalties and how top Ethereum and Solana marketplaces like OpenSea and Magic Eden are dealing with them. I also examine potential trends like vertical niches and brand-owned platforms.
Executive Summary: A Deep Dive Into NFTs in Fashion and Luxury
In this article, I analyze the growing use of NFTs by major fashion and luxury brands like Nike, Gucci, and Dolce & Gabbana. I explain the utility of NFTs for revenue, experiences, and communities and discuss key trends as brands experiment with leveraging NFTs.
Executive Summary: Deep Dive Into Generative Art — A Future Hype?
In this article, I explain the concept of generative art, which utilizes algorithms and randomness to create unique digital artworks.
Executive Summary: What Are Bitcoin Ordinals? The Ultimate Guide To Bitcoin NFTs
In this article, I explain Bitcoin ordinals, which create unique "Bitcoin NFTs" by inscribing data onto the blockchain. I analyze how they work, community debate around using Bitcoin for data, and effects on the network and fungibility.