Not your keys, not your coins.

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Long-term believers of sound money deserve the best bitcoin wallets the market has to offer. However, the great power that comes from a stack of satoshis also comes with great responsibility. From hacks to exit scams, a lot could go wrong without a secure bitcoin wallet.

These risks are why…


Providing liquidity can be pretty lucrative on the Terra blockchain

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LUNA’s price movement in the last few weeks has been nothing short of euphoric. As of this writing, the asset has just reached a new all-time high of $32.

Anyone on crypto-twitter can see just how happy early adopters are. From “$1000 LUNA is not a meme” tweets to discussions…


A brief overview of Terra’s up-and-coming arbitrage platform

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Herman Melville’s 19th-century classic, Moby Dick, uses the white whale to symbolize forces beyond human control — nature, fate, and God.

In the crypto-verse, whales seem to symbolize the same thing. Their decisions dictate the price, and their capital gives them unique opportunities not easily accessible to regular investors.

Fortunately…


A quick history of Samsung, Korea’s technology-focused behemoth.

Samsung’s Lee Byung-Chul (1950), Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Despite the hardships brought by the pandemic, Samsung had sales totaling over 210 billion dollars in 2020. Net income after accounting for all expenses? A whopping $23 billion.

It’s no wonder that the closest thing Apple has to a competitor in the smartphone market is Samsung in my part of…


The piggy bank that pays you to save — a proof of concept.

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In America, the average household credit card debt is over $5,000. The interest that people have to pay on top of the debt? A whopping 16.28%. Americans are going into debt and are paying a hefty sum to live the life they want.

People are paying to purchase things they…


Blockchain and Cryptocurencies

With Angel Protocol, everybody wins.

WebApp interface for Angel Protocol (Source)

“Give once, give forever.”

With the power of Terra’s blockchain, this is what Angel Protocol seeks to bless the world with.

Angel Protocol is an application that allows donors to turn their contributions into perpetual charity endowments. …


Who was the Walker behind the whisky?

Johnnie Walker logo, 1909, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

While I always prefer a beer as my drink of choice after a long day at work, my father leaned more on whisky. His humble collection of bottles was always on display whenever we had guests. The poison that was usually offered? Johnnie Walker’s Black Label. …


Axie Infinity can often pay Filipinos more than minimum wage.

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The average daily minimum wage in the Philippines is $8.15. With most jobs requiring a minimum of eight hours of hard labour per day, that works out to around a little over a dollar per hour.

Axie Infinity, an online game powered by crypto, can reportedly make you $50 per…


Bringing life back to your savings to the tune of 20%

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The savings account has sunk, and without an anchor, your savings will slowly drift away.

Interest rates, which is how much the banks are paying you for borrowing your money, have fallen down a whopping 99% since 1985. …


Everybody’s favorite ogre has an uncanny resemblance with Maurice Tillet

Maurice Tillet in 1953, photo by IISG, CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Big, green, mean, and chunky — all words that accurately describe the Dream Works Animation’s lovable ogre Shrek. From the many movies I consumed in my childhood, Shrek might have been the funniest. And I suppose much of its charm comes from its protagonist’s celebration of his “not-so-charming” looks.

Much…

Ben Kageyama

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