The hottest Cryptocurrencies Substack posts right now

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Ecoinometrics • 255 implied HN points • 09 Feb 24
  1. Bitcoin ETFs have winners like BlackRock and Fidelity, along with losers like Grayscale, showing the importance of scale in this market.
  2. Bitcoin and Ethereum are showing decreasing correlation, hinting at potential opportunities for more diverse trading options in the crypto market.
  3. Historically, US presidential election years do not necessarily prevent economic downturns, revealing the limitations politicians have in propping up the economy.
Genuine Impact - Charting Finance, Investing & Tech • 412 implied HN points • 21 Jun 23
  1. The total estimated money on earth is $633.88 trillion, including various forms like physical currency, digital money, stock market, real estate, and commodities.
  2. The wealth distribution is highly skewed, with 69% of the world's wealth being held by just seven countries, showing a significant wealth gap globally.
  3. Top 26 billionaires own more wealth than the poorest 3.8 billion people combined, highlighting the extreme wealth inequality in today's world.
Platform Papers • 79 implied HN points • 14 Jun 23
  1. Decentralized platforms operate without traditional managers by relying on decentralized algorithmic, social, and goal coordination mechanisms.
  2. Web3, as a new internet interaction model, allows users to own and exchange data without relying on central corporations.
  3. Decentralized platforms, like cryptocurrencies and DAOs, introduce a new class of digital economy competitors that require attention from industry, academia, and regulators.
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The ZenMode • 42 implied HN points • 10 Mar 23
  1. Web3 is the decentralized version of the internet, aiming to eliminate intermediaries and give users more control over their data.
  2. To learn Web3, start by understanding blockchain, cryptocurrencies, dApps, smart contracts, and NFTs, then move on to more advanced topics and experiment with tools.
  3. Engage with the Web3 community, join online communities, attend events, follow industry leaders, and keep learning as the technology evolves.
A Bit Gamey • 27 implied HN points • 30 Jul 23
  1. Blockchain is a secure and tamper-proof way of storing information through a distributed database.
  2. Blockchain has diverse uses beyond cryptocurrencies, including financial transactions, supply chain management, healthcare, voting, and intellectual property.
  3. The future of blockchain involves potential applications like smart contracts, decentralized applications, IoT security, and government transparency, indicating it's more than just a passing trend.
Fprox’s Substack • 0 implied HN points • 31 Dec 23
  1. The post discusses implementing the SHA-3 Keccak round function using RISC-V Vector to evaluate speed
  2. Keccak is based on a multi-round permutation process and involves steps like theta, rho, pi, chi, and iota
  3. Vectorizing the steps in Keccak requires handling parallel operations and leveraging vector instructions effectively
Africa Crypto Report (ACR) • 0 implied HN points • 09 May 23
  1. The Nigerian government approved the National Policy on Blockchain, indicating a significant step in utilizing blockchain technology in the country.
  2. The frameworks by the government distinguish between blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, aiming to shift the focus to broader blockchain applications.
  3. Questions remain unanswered about cryptocurrency regulations in Nigeria, as the government has taken measures against crypto since 2021.
Joshua Gans' Newsletter • 0 implied HN points • 26 May 18
  1. Eric Budish's paper highlights a potential contradiction at the core of 'proof of work' schemes supporting cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
  2. The economic viability of Bitcoin in the long term is based on short-term enforcement mechanisms, which could pose challenges as Bitcoin becomes more economically significant.
  3. The use of specialized ASIC chips for mining may increase Bitcoin's robustness against attacks, but it challenges the democratic philosophy initially associated with Bitcoin.