Decentralized exchanges, such as Uniswap and 1inch, have exploded in popularity within the past year. Their user interfaces are extremely easy to understand and use and have attracted billions of dollars in volume. Their decentralized nature is what makes them so valuable. 100% uptime, the inability to halt trading, provide liquidity and no identity verification process are their main benefits. They are the future of trading cryptocurrencies and are surpassing centralized exchanges like Coinbase, Robinhood and Kraken in usage and volume.

100% uptime

Due to the fact that decentralized exchanges run on top of blockchains, almost all of which are on ethereum…


All of us wonder where all of this bitcoin stuff is coming from. Why can’t I just say “I have 100 bitcoin? Why do we need to mine something that is digital and not physical?” This is the genius behind bitcoin. It uses math and energy to ensure it cannot be created without the expenditure of lots of energy. The energy being electricity and used for the guessing of lots of numbers. The energy used to mine bitcoin is far less than the gold mining industry and the banking industry, but this is for another article. …


Blockchain is the buzzword of the decade, but wtf is it? Put quite simply, it is a chain of blocks. No shit. So what is it, a bunch of blocks linked together by a chain? Figuratively, yes. Literally, no. However, thinking of it in this way is a good way to think of it. But why is it so revolutionary and how does it relate to cryptocurrency? In this article, I will attempt to explain it in a simple to understand way and answer these questions that, I feel, so many have.

Banks are private, alterable ledgers

Think of what a bank does. It keeps…


Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies are based on what is called Public Key Cryptography. How it works is beyond the scope of this article, but if you are planning on investing in cryptocurrencies, it is important to know what they are and how to use them.

Public Keys

Public keys are just that, information that you make public so that you can receive cryptocurrency from someone. This is what a public key will look like:

384LxN8xX1dxPwALVAH9ZKXJ3bu1Aoe2v9

A long string of numbers and letters that you would make public so you can receive crypto. You will get a pair of public and private…


So you’re finally making the jump and have decided to invest into cryptocurrency. I applaud you. Welcome to financial freedom! There are a number of steps I will go through in this article for you to kick off your cryptocurrency journey and achieve true financial freedom.

First Step : Invest in a Ledger Nano

A Ledger is a cryptocurrency storage device. I put this as the first step because proper storage of cryptocurrency is absolutely essential. If you do not take the steps and make the investment to properly store (custody) your cryptocurrency, you will not be in full control of your money and will not achieve true…


As we progress into the roaring ’20s, it is becoming increasingly apparent that a neutral, decentralized, digital store of value is exactly what the world needs. Time and time again, centrally issued reserve currencies or stores of value, gold included, have failed to function as intended. Yes, gold is a centrally issued store of value. Gold mining companies have the ability to mine more gold and flood the market however they please. The more bulldozers you have digging, the more gold you will find. You would never know if a gold mining company found an asteroid full of gold which…


I’ve been thinking about bitcoin quite a bit lately (haha bit, get it?). I have been involved with the space since 2017, however, just recently came to the realization that bitcoin is a fake money converter and needed to write an article about it. You put your inflating, unchecked, freely printed fiat money in the bitcoin machine and out comes sound, decentralized, inflation-resistant money. I often get asked, what is bitcoin backed by? And I retort by saying, what is your central bank issued currency backed by? A fumbling, poor worded response is what always follows. This demonstrates how desperately…


Colorado has established itself as a breeding ground and safe haven for blockchain based companies. The newly appointed crypto-friendly governor, Jared Polis, signed the Digital Token Act on March 6, 2019 providing clarity on the often murky U.S. crypto regulations. The bill excludes certain digital tokens from securities laws and provides a clear definition as to what it considers a digital token. The definition is as follows:

A digital unit that is:

1. created by deploying computer code to a blockchain network and/or in response to verification or collection of transactions relating to a digital ledger or blockchain;

2. recorded…


Dance, movement and neuroscience are three fields of study that are the target of a relatively novel therapeutic approach aimed at rekindling empathy, social interaction, and morality within those who may have lost the ability to do so or those who have a disorder that prevents them from doing so. This type of therapy has been termed dance/movement therapy (DMT). DMT takes advantage of the fact that specific types of neurons, referred to as mirror neurons, have the ability to promote empathy, attachment, and social bonding through the use of dance and movement (Berrol 2006; McGarry & Russo 2011; Behrends…


Oh, Tether. It amazes me how projects or should I say, scams rather, as big as Tether manage to stay afloat so long, regardless of the mounting questionable rumors circulating about them. It also amazes me how the people behind such large projects seem to think opacity and lies are better than transparency and honesty. With a few hundred million Tether being taken out of circulation every week or so, more and more legitimate and audited stable coins are coming to fruition.

If you aren’t aware, Tether is a stablecoin who’s value is supposed to be pegged to the US…

Perri Corsello

Blockchain, cryptocurrency and neuroscience are life

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