Posts by Zachary

ZacharyZachary
18 July 2022
Jul 2022
31 min

Some of Crypto’s Biggest Scams

Here are 5 of the biggest scams that have taken place in crypto.

ZacharyZachary
06 May 2022
May 2022
30 min

Easy Money & Veblen Goods

Since 2020, the Fed printed more than half of all the money … ever. This article explains a few second order effects of that.

ZacharyZachary
08 April 2022
Apr 2022
20 min

Solana Pay x Solflare

Solana Pay is a non-custodial method of payment that can disrupt incumbent networks like Visa and Mastercard. You can now buy physical goods, in person, with crypto.

ZacharyZachary
06 April 2022
Apr 2022
29 min

Unbanked to Bankless

The majority of the world has at least one bank account but there are millions of people who don’t. This article looks into the ramifications of that and the promise of going bankless.

ZacharyZachary
31 March 2022
Mar 2022
22 min

What are Perpetual Futures Contacts? 

Perpetual Futures contracts are essentially the same as standard futures contracts but they don’t expire. Read this to learn more.

ZacharyZachary
23 March 2022
Mar 2022
19 min

The 3 Wallets Everyone Should Set Up

Raj asked a good question. This article is an answer to it.

ZacharyZachary
19 January 2022
Jan 2022
21 min

What is a mnemonic phrase / recovery phrase and how does it work?

A mnemonic phrase, sometimes referred to as a seed phrase, is a 12-24 word sequences that enables a user to access funds in a digital wallet. This article dives deeper into their form and function.

ZacharyZachary
17 January 2022
Jan 2022
28 min

Zeta Spotlight

Zeta.Markets is a powerful under-collateralized derivatives platform that offers futures and options trading. This spotlight is in honor of them going live on Solana’s mainnet yesterday after being ideated at the same hackathon that Solrise came out of.

ZacharyZachary
14 January 2022
Jan 2022
70 min

Web 3: A Path Forward

This article wraps up the 3 part series breaking down the state and function of the internet over time. While the previous articles focused on the cultural movements behind the internet, this one is more oriented towards some of the innovations that will likely define the future of the internet.

ZacharyZachary
11 January 2022
Jan 2022
58 min

Web 2: The Crisis

Web 2: The Crisis is the followup article to Web 1: The Unraveling. Each of these iterations of the internet help describe its nature and function. This article breaks down the importance of the Web 2 era and how it set the stage for Web 3.

ZacharyZachary
07 January 2022
Jan 2022
40 min

Web 1: The Unraveling

Web 1 denotes a time period and philosophy of how the internet was used. This article is the first in a series of deep dives on Web 1, Web 2, and Web 3 and will break down the history, function, and legacy of Web 1 through the lens of the Strauss-Howe Generational Theory.

ZacharyZachary
27 December 2021
Dec 2021
18 min

Why Solflare and Marinade Partnered for the Greater Good

Marinade is integrating directly into Solflare which will help further decentralize the Solana blockchain.

ZacharyZachary
21 December 2021
Dec 2021
21 min

Orca: Solana’s wondrous DEX built for people, not programs

This article breaks down why Orca is among the most user friendly DEXes available. Novel features and a great interface go a long way.

ZacharyZachary
14 December 2021
Dec 2021
30 min

What is Proof of History (PoH)?

This article breaks down the innovative Proof-of-Work mechanism and its implications.

ZacharyZachary
10 December 2021
Dec 2021
9 min

MeanFi’s IDO

This article breaks down the innovative launch process that MeanFi is implementing to release their MEAN token.

ZacharyZachary
07 December 2021
Dec 2021
29 min

MeanDAO & MeanFi

This article breaks down the value and innovations that MeanDAO and MeanFi are bringing to the Solana ecosystem.

ZacharyZachary
02 December 2021
Dec 2021
19 min

Raydium’s AcceleRaytor

Raydium’s AcceleRaytor helps fund projects across Solana. Here’s an article breaking that down.

ZacharyZachary
29 November 2021
Nov 2021
21 min

Censorship Resistance

Censorship resistance is one of the main purposes of the Solana blockchain. This article breaks down why its so important.

ZacharyZachary
17 November 2021
Nov 2021
23 min

Potential of Permissioned DEXes

DEXes are technological marvels but their inherent pseudonymity prevents institutions from being involved. This article breaks down how that can change with the advent of Permissioned DEXes like Solrise’s Pulse DEX.

ZacharyZachary
17 November 2021
Nov 2021
33 min

Liquidity Pools

This article breaks down what liquidity pools are and what issues they address.

ZacharyZachary
21 October 2021
Oct 2021
20 min

Solana’s NFT Ecosystem

Solana’s NFT ecosystem is quickly making a name for itself. This article breaks down some of whats happening and how you can get involved.

ZacharyZachary
21 October 2021
Oct 2021
21 min

What are SPL tokens?

Different blockchains require different types of tokens. These tokens can have all sorts of capabilities. Think of them as smarter versions of money. For more information on Solana’s smart money (SPL tokens), check out this article.

ZacharyZachary
21 October 2021
Oct 2021
19 min

What are Non-Custodial Wallets?

This article breaks down the function, potential, and importance of non-custodial wallets.

ZacharyZachary
21 October 2021
Oct 2021
24 min

What is SOL Staking?

SOL staking is a risk-adjusted way for you to earn outsized rewards on your crypto holdings. It’s also a symbiotic investment in the Solana network. To learn more, read this.

ZacharyZachary
21 October 2021
Oct 2021
21 min

What are Swaps?

Cryptocurrency swaps are what you might expect, but how do they work? To find out, read this.

ZacharyZachary
21 October 2021
Oct 2021
14 min

Derivation Paths & My Solflare Wallet

Derivation paths are a powerful cryptographic tool. To learn more about them and how they work, check out this article.

ZacharyZachary
03 October 2021
Oct 2021
20 min

Private Keys, Mnemonics, Keystore Files – What Are They and How Are They Different

There are many types of wallets and many ways to make new ones. This article breaks down some of the most common methods.

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