Getting started with open source software

Getting started with free open source software

This is the first part in a series on blockchain & security best practices. In the coming weeks we will be taking a look at various aspects of securely and safely using and storing blockchain tokens.

Table of contents:

  1. Libre Software
  2. Some Linux distributions…

Making the world a better place through decentralization

A lot of intelligent people and blockchain industry thought-leaders have extolled the virtues of blockchain’s unique characteristics, and the positive impact the technology will have on society. It’s often about making profitable trades and taking advantage of cryptocurrency’s legendary volatility, but there…

What’s the utility?

A lot has been said and written about utility tokens, especially during the ICO craze and record setting bull market in crypto assets which peaked in December of 2017. We saw Bitcoin reach a dizzying price peak of almost $20,000 USD. …

A look at banking in 2050

The genie has been let out of the bottle. Pandora’s box has had it’s lid ripped wide open. Cryptocurrency is here to stay, and it isn’t going away. The recent US dollar Tether controversy has sparked a lot of discussion about cryptocurrency and fractional-reserve banking. In light of this paradigm…

How Kpop swag can transform you into a blockchain idol

Normally, articles like these start out with a cursory reference to Gangnam-style by Psy, so now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s begin. This time we’re going to be taking a look at K-Pop Boybands and what…

Before we dive into our 7-course DeFi meal, let’s define what decentralized finance means. Also known as open finance, or DeFi, decentralized finance generally means creating blockchain-based solutions to the structural inefficiencies in the current iteration of our global financial system.

This means using solutions like smart contracts, decentralized applications…

Ricardo Martinez

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