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Staking Withdrawals Explained

Intro  With The Shanghai/Capella upgrade rapidly approaching, there is a lot of discussion about Ethereum Staking Withdrawals and what this means for the Ethereum ecosystem as a whole.  So how do withdrawals work? What are common misconceptions about this process? And what are the implications of enabling Ethereum stakers to […]

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FTX Collapse – What Is The Path Forward For Crypto

Intro  The collapse of FTX is clearly one of the most impactful events in the history of crypto.  So what’s the story behind FTX? How did it rise to power and became one of the biggest crypto exchanges so quickly? What led to its collapse? And what kind of impact […]

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The Ethereum Merge Explained

Intro  The Ethereum Merge, despite being one of the most significant blockchain upgrades in the history of cryptocurrency, is still a poorly understood topic.  So what is the Ethereum Merge? What are its economic implications? And what are the main merge risks and misconceptions? You’ll find answers to these questions […]

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DeFi – Past, Present and Future

The DeFi space is clearly at an interesting point.  On the one hand, DeFi tokens lost up to 95% of their value during the current market cooldown, NFTs and Metaverse have taken the spotlight and DeFi 2.0 lost its initial momentum. There were also a lot of exploits, regulatory uncertainties, […]

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Perpetual Protocol – Next Level In Decentralized Trading

So what is Perpetual Protocol all about? What are some of the improvements that come with the recently launched version 2 of the protocol? How does it make use of Uniswap V3? And what are perpetual futures in the first place? You’ll find answers to these questions in this article.  […]

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DeFi 2.0 – A New Narrative? OlympusDAO, Tokemak Explained

So what is DeFi 2.0 all about? Is this just a new, temporary narrative or a paradigm shift? What are some of the most interesting DeFi 2.0 protocols? And what does this all mean for the already existing DeFi projects? You’ll find answers to these questions in this article.  Intro  […]

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NFT Mania – Hype Or A New Paradigm

NFTs are clearly one of the hottest topics in crypto at the moment. CryptoPunks, Autoglyphs, Bored Apes, Pudgy Penguins – some of them selling for hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars.  So are NFTs just a hype or a paradigm change? What are some of the most interesting […]

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Rollups – The Ultimate Ethereum Scaling Solution

So what are rollups all about? What’s the difference between optimistic and ZK rollups? How is Arbitrum different from Optimism? And why are rollups considered to be the holy grail when it comes to scaling Ethereum? You’ll find answers to these questions in this article. Intro Ethereum scaling has been […]

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Bank Run in DeFi – Iron Finance Fiasco Explained

So what was the first large scale bank run in DeFi all about? Why is it so hard to create a working algorithmic stablecoin? And what can we learn from the IronFinance fiasco? You’ll find answers to these questions in this article.  Algorithmic Stablecoins  IronFinance initially launched on Binance Smart […]