Libra You know, it all seems inevitable. Of course a major tech company is going to develop its own blockchain. Of course a well connected consortium of VC backed companies would try to take on the East Coast banks. Of course it would be one of the FAANGs. Facebook has been talking about this for a while, so […]
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Have you heard of generalized mining? The idea is steeped in economics and game theory, and a little hard to explain. This article will focus more on the broad outlines of it rather than detailed definitions and maths. The Beginning: Proof of Work The idea of “mining” tokens began when Bitcoin’s network began in January […]
Note: I’m not a financial adviser and I don’t hold any certifications saying that I know anything about money. I can tell you what my experiences are and what I’m doing, but in no way should you blindly follow what I say. I’ve been wrong a lot, and nobody knows where the market is going […]
Bringing people to Steem, and growing the community, is the best way to grow this platform in the long term. I’m really excited watching all the fine products being developed, from Steem Monsters to Dtube, that are adding value to the Steem blockchain. I’ve recently been playing with live streaming on Vimm. “Live streaming” is […]
In yesterday’s article, I mentioned all the wrong ways to do an SMT distribution. This is focused on the right way to do an SMT token distribution.
One of the most hot button topics in cryptocurrencies, especially with the SMT (Steem Media Token) coming soon, is token distribution. How can we help people find out about a particular token? How does one distribute tokens in an equitable manner? In fact, how do we determine what “equitable” even means?
There are a million ways to make money online right now. Let’s talk about what makes blockchain solutions-and streaming on Steem-special.
Hard Fork 20 has finished and we’ve got Resource Credits! What are we supposed to do now? The Steemit blog wrote a great post about moving forward as a community and iterating on the best way to allocate Resource Credits. I suggest you head over and read the whole thing, if you haven’t, but I […]
Are you looking for a way to generate more income from your blog? Reach a new audience beyond your current readership? Who isn’t? Would you like to integrate a free app into your WordPress blog that allows you to blog for Bitcoin? With SteemPress, you can do exactly that. This article will describe the step […]
Steem’s key system is unique: it gives progressively greater control to users depending on which key they use. It can be difficult and non-intuitive to understand, but each key plays an important role. It may help to substitute the term “password” for “keys”. Let’s take a look at how this system works and why each […]