CBDCs are coming to New Zealand

Central Bank Digital Currencies (#CBDCs) are coming to New Zealand. It’ll be a powerful tool for the state and if not designed carefully could result in the infringement of individual privacy, freedom and liberty.

Exploring Metcalf’s Law and Its Impact on Cryptocurrency Prices: Understanding the Network Effect

Metcalf’s Law is a principle in network theory that states the value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of its users. In the context of cryptocurrencies, this law suggests that as the number of users or participants in a cryptocurrency network increases, the value or price of that cryptocurrency may … Read more

Are blockchains a governance technology?

Public blockchains operate without the need for a central authority and allow individuals to self organize and manage themselves in a more transparent, accountable, and efficient way. Transactions are executed by individuals and these are not just recorded, but also verifiable by other individuals without the need for a centralised authority, creating a transparent, tamper-proof … Read more

Chainlink + Swift: Bringing traditional banking onto the blockchain

Global bank messaging system SWIFT has partnered with decentralized oracle network provider Chainlink to conduct experiments exploring the integration of major financial institutions with blockchains. The tests will leverage Chainlink’s technology to enable value transfer between private blockchains, between private blockchains and public blockchains like Ethereum, and between two public blockchains. By building on existing … Read more

What to watch out for in terms of Tyrannical Government control?

As the World Economic Forum continues to pursue its DEI and ESG agenda on the worlds population it is important to understand the techniques used as defined by Orwell and how crypto, as a decentralized and cryptographic technology, can potentially offer countermeasures and alternatives to some of the concepts depicted in Orwell’s dystopian future.

What is slippage tolerance?

Slippage tolerance is a predefined limit set by the trader to manage the impact of slippage on their trading outcomes. It refers to the maximum acceptable deviation between the expected price and the executed price that a trader is willing to tolerate for their trades. It

What is the EVM?

The EVM, or Ethereum Virtual Machine, is a crucial component of the Ethereum blockchain platform. It is a runtime environment that executes smart contracts and runs decentralized applications (DApps) on the Ethereum network. The EVM enables developers to write and deploy code in a programming language called Solidity, which is specifically designed for creating smart … Read more

What is a crypto mixer?

A crypto mixer, also known as a cryptocurrency mixer or a tumbler, is a privacy-enhancing tool used to obscure the traceability of transactions made with cryptocurrencies. Its primary purpose is to improve the privacy and fungibility of digital assets.