Another important stress test for bitcoin (stop panic-selling!)

Bitcoin is a 13-year-old young’un who’s already seen a lot. It was born in the woke of one of the worst financial crisis in modern history, and it has already survived a global pandemic and the 2017-2018 craze-turned-chaos, the first (of many) crypto frenzies that nearly broke the system and killed the market. But it didn’t. And now there’s a war.


Naysayers and ‘status-quoers‘ (is that even a word? Whatever I just made it up) will continue to cherry-pick data and timeframes to support their narrative that bitcoin is useless. But it doesn’t matter. They can stay away from it if they don’t like it, I’ll buy it.


Bitcoin has been called a currency, an asset, a fad, a scam, a hedge against inflation. It has been called many things but the only thing that’s proven to be true beyond recourse and objection, so far, is that bitcoin is essentially a technology that’s completely immune to opinion. It doesn’t do what you want it to do, and more to the point, it is immune to FIAT. In other words, it is immune to “because-I-said-so’ dynamics that rule the world.


The ongoing tensions aren’t helping, and the fact that social media and legacy media outlets make a mountain out of a mole hill isn’t either (generally speaking). I realise and understand that many will panic-sell and liquidate their positions to “get out while we still can”. But they’re wrong.


This is another important stress test for bitcoin, but it isn’t first, and it won’t be the last, and it isn’t the worst.


Please note: I don’t wish to downplay nor magnify the situation but I only talk about crypto, not geopolitics. If you’re reading this, I hope you are safe and happy.



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Somebody just bought one of my NFTs for $5 and is now selling it for $290,000!

A couple of weeks ago I came up with an idea for an NFT collection dubbed ‘Birds of Belgrade‘ – because I like birds and I live in Belgrade. I used the crypto.com/NFT platform because it is, in my opinion, the easiest to use for beginners and one of the least expensive for buyers, I’ve set up a low floor price and sold a few so far. And then this morning, somebody bought one of my cheapest NFTs for $5 and immediately listed it for sale with a price of $290,000.


The idea behind the collection is simple, I take pictures of birds in the city of Belgrade, edit the pictures and use them to mint NFTs, I’m going to create 99 in total (so far I’ve minted 16) and hopefully, should things go well, I’ll create maybe a Part II, but that’s an idea for later.


As some of you probably know, the creator gets a 10% royalty for each resale and so I obviously hope the new owner sells it again, but I’m still curious as to why they bought it in the first place. Maybe they liked it, or maybe they thought there might be some potential in there and decided to have a go considering the low price.



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8 bullet points to keep in mind in any conversation involving crypto vs FIAT

These days I find myself preaching the merits of crypto way too often but while the conversation is always intriguing, I sometimes struggle to find the right words to express concepts. Partly, because these things are complicated and I’m learning every day, but also because, as they say, you should never use seven words when four will do and that’s a superpower I still don’t have. Working on it.


But anyway, what I thought I’d do is put together 8 key bullet points to remember (and bear in mind) whenever I’m having a conversation with somebody who puts way too much trust in FIAT money and can’t see how important crypto will be. In random order.


1. FIAT, as in FIAT money, derives from Latin and it means ‘let it be done’. It basically means ‘because I [the issuing bank/government] said so’.


2. The U.S. Dollar is not backed by anything because the Bretton Woods system is de-facto dead.


3. The Bretton Woods system was implemented after WWII and in short, this is what it entailed: the U.S. Dollar is backed by gold, all other currencies are backed by the U.S. Dollar


4. In 1971, President Richard Nixon unilaterally cancelled the direct convertibility of the United States dollar to gold. Until then, U.S. Dollars could be redeemed for gold BUT since then, it can’t, which means there’s no underlying asset to guarantee the value of the U.S. Dollar


5. The Federal Reserve is NOT ‘federal’ and it has no ‘reserve’. It is a private company created by five bankers, a Senator of the U.S. and the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Teasury Department. They came up with the idea on Jekyll Island (Georgia) in 1910 and officially founded it in 1913.


6. Nearly 50% of all U.S. Dollars in circulation has been printed since the start of the Pandemic.


7. Bitcoin is not anonymous, it is pseudonymous, which means that tracing the identity of the owner of an address to the activity of said address is yes, extremely difficult, but technically not impossible.


8. Bitcoin and Ethereum alone represent around 57% of the market (40% and 17% respectively).


Is there anything you wanna add to the list? Let me know in the comments.


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3 ways we could be using NFTs in the future (that aren’t JPEGs)

Some people seem to think that NFTs are just overpriced and overcomplicated JPEGs. “Why should I pay for an image when I can just click *right button* *save* for free?”, they keep asking. They’re wrong, of course, but you can’t really blame them because people in the crypto space are doing a terrible job at explaining what an NFT actually is and what it can represents.


An NFT is essentially just a permanent line of code that can’t be altered. You can attach anything to it, including (but not limited to) digital art, which is what most people do. Anything can be made into an NFT, including songs, documents. The list is endless. NFTs guarantee permanent authenticity and ownership.


So far, we’ve basically only seen one type of NFT in the shape of the 3D/2D images that people buy and sell and trade and collect. That is indeed essentially a form of digital art but there are many things that NFTs could be used for and I thought I’d put together a quick list. Feel free to add ideas in the comments, by the way.


1. Web domains


I run my blogs about cars and crypto on WordPress, which is a phenomenal platform in my opinion, but every year since 2011 I’ve been paying a fee to renew my domain subscriptions (two in total, but at one point I had four). This is not only inconvenient and pricey, but it also leaves me exposed to third-party risks. Like, what if WordPress suddenly decided that your domain could no longer be used by you because a major global company wants it, or because of change in government regulations or internal policy? You’d be screwed.


In addition to the domains I use on WordPress I’ve minted my own personal domain on Unstoppable Domains, and I now own it forever. If anybody wants to buy it, they’re gonna have to talk to me and no one else, and I can choose not to sell it And I paid for it outright, which means that I won’t have to spend a dime on it again.


I’ve used Unstoppable Domains but other platforms are available and while it is true that these web 3.0 domains are not available and usable on most browsers it’s just a matter of time before they’re integrated.


2. Certificate of ownership



Kevin O’Leary, watch collector and businessman, has been very vocal about this in recent months and he strongly believes there’s a use case for NFTs as a certificate of authentication and ownership for rare watches. And he’s right. Imagine you want to buy a rare timepiece made by Rolex, which is by far and away the most counterfeited watch brand, and you want to make sure the watch is legit. You have to have it authenticated and that costs money and time. Imagine you could attach an NFT to a physical product you buy, whether it’s your house, or a watch, or a car, or whatever.


The NFT would give you immediate access to the information you need. It would guarantee legitimate ownership as well as authenticity of said product, saving buyers and sellers time and money.


3. Music


This is also, in essence, a type of certificate of ownership but it’s related to an industry where ownership and authenticity are a vital component of every transaction and every interaction. When you go to your favourite club, or bar, or restaurant, and you hear some songs you recognise. When you’re listening to the radio. Or spotify. When you’re at a large event and there’s music in the background.


Virtually every single time you listen to any song, ever, anywhere in the world, that recording is played under strict regulations because the owner and/or author (not always the same person or entity) has to be compensated every time that record is played, even when they’re not present. Even when you get it for free. And that puts in motion a complex sequence of events, linking an endless list of entities, some are private entities, some are government-linked and government-regulated authorities that work in the music industry as copyright holders and distributors.


NFTs could help smooth these transactions and reduce the amount of stress and trouble these companies go through to make sure everything is done right. 


Are there any other examples you can think of? Let me know in the comments below.



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Here’s why this year’s Super Bowl is such a big deal for crypto companies

This year’s Super Bowl will likely go down in history as the ‘crypto bowl’, given the amount of dollars that crypto companies have invested in the event. It’s a world’s first, and we don’t know how it’ll play out. A wide array of crypto companies are on board, including top flight players like Coinbase, FTX Bitbuy and Crypto.com.



The Super Bowl is arguably one of the most important sports events of the year – every year – partly because of the huge marketing machine that keeps its wheel in motion, and also because Americans are famously (some would say ‘notoriously’) extremely talented at turning everything and anything into a spectacle. No one does hype and no one harnesses the ‘wow’ factors like Americans do.


This is part of what makes the Super Bowl so relevant and intriguing even to people who normally couldn’t give a toss about the sport that’s being played on any other day. Kinda like the Fifa World Cup, the Winter Olympics and the Six Nations Rugby Union Championship. These events sort of supersede the impact of the sport by also providing value to people who are into something else.


Advertisers have always provided the fuel to keep this 30-billion-dollar engine running. Automakers have historically spent a small fortune trying to outbid one another to secure a coveted 30-second spot during the halftime show and this year, it is estimated that companies will spend as much as $6.5 mln for a 30-second ad.


And it isn’t the usual, boring, B-roll-focused ad either: they usually throw everything but the kitchen sink at it, hiring celebs to star in their commercials and screenwriters to write the script. I remember Kevin Hart’s hilarious Hyundai ad, Will Ferrell wanting to ‘declare war’ on Norway to beat the most EV-friendly country at the electric car game [with General Motors] and even some cringey ones like the ad starring Bruce Springsteen and Jeep.



I believe we’re seeing a sliding doors scenario here because the car industry is in trouble. Automakers aren’t spending as much on marketing these days because they have other priorities and because profitability has become a Chimera. In the meantime, crypto giants are now investing huge sums of cash in marketing.


I don’t know what to expect but as somebody who’s equally passionate about cars and crypto, I’m gonna stay up until 0:30 AM CET time to watch the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl LVI. Not because I care who wins, but because I want to see how car makers and crypto brands play their cards in the halftime show.



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This is going to be interesting: Netflix will cover the Bitfinex hack with an upcoming film

The Cointelegraph, one of the most influential crypto news outlets out there, reports that Netflix has officially announced the production of a docu-film covering the Bitfinex hack and the New York-based couple that reportedly perpetrated the hack and/or helped launder the 119,000-something BTC that was stolen.


The [in]famous hack happened in 2016, when a grand total of 119,756 Bitcoin disappeared from the platform, in what remains one of the largest crypto hacks to date. It was worth around $72 mln back then but worth well over 5 billion dollars at today’s rate.


Netflix has remained rather cryptic about it, probably because they’re still in early phase of development, but we do know that the docufilm will be directed by Chris Smith (The Yes Man, Fyre, 100 Foot Wave), and co-produced by Nick Bilton. In 2017, Bilton published a book titled ‘American Kingpin’, telling the story of the Silk Road marketplace.


The news that the funds stolen during the hack have been retrieved and will possibly lead to a lengthy sentence for the two people that were either behind the hack or at the very least instrumental in laundering the funds stolen has since been used by many to reinstate the fact that Bitcoin is not, as many believe, anonymous, but rather pseudonymous, which means it actually doesn’t lend itself well to crime.



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If you’re here, you’re on the right side of history

Three things this morning: Russia officially confirmed it wants to adopt crypto as legal tender, BTC reclaims $45,000 and Fitch, the American credit rating agency, has decided to lower El Salvador’s score due to bitcoin adoption.


Please take a moment to consider and remember this: back in 2007 and 2008, right before the financial crisis, credit rating agencies kept concealing the risks of CDOs by assigning high-value rankings to mortgage-backed securities, even though the underlying mortgages were collapsing. I’m gonna give them the benefit of the doubt here but even the most bank-loving, rose-tinted glass wearing person in the world will have to admit that they were either seriously wrong or they were lying. So do you trust them with bitcoin now?


I don’t want to sound like a crazy conspiracy theorist so I’ll just stick to what I know and that’s crypto. Little by little, day by day, the lies – or let’s call them ‘mistruths’ – and myths about bitcoin have been debunked. Everyone knows bitcoin is immune to inflation but it is also immune to censorship and, more importantly, it is immune to opinion. And that, in this modern day and age where people think their feelings and opinions are truths and facts, is hugely important.


Speaking of inflation, some have even tried to argue that bitcoin is actually not that great as a hedge against of inflation, but their argument is weak. First of all, bitcoin shouldn’t be described as a ‘hedge against’ inflation, it should be described as ‘immune to inflation in the long run’, because that’s what it is. Because it means that bitcoin’s value can be impacted by global events, yes, but it can’t – and it won’t – be altered by the arbitrary inflation of its supply. Which is exactly what we’ve seen with the U.S. Dollar.


Banks and governments don’t like bitcoin because they’re quickly realising they can’t really control it. At least not the same with efficacy and power they control FIAT money. So they try to fight it or, that’s the case with El Salvador and Russia, they join in.



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You can’t stake Bitcoin, but you can still earn decent APY with these two apps

I know a guy who says he doesn’t want bitcoin because “I can’t stake them” – that’s what he said – and so he’d rather own proof-of-stake coins and tokens he can stake. Fair enough. However, I firmly believe that nothing beats Bitcoin, and probably nothing ever will, he says other cryptocurrencies are better. And so I told him to sell his BTC “so I can buy it”.


But that got me thinking, surely there must be platforms where you can earn interests on your BTC with stake-like APYs. I can think of at least two: Wirex and Nexo.


I’m gonna start with Wirex because that’s the app I’m a bit more familiar with. It was launched by two Russian IT specialists in 2014 and for a few years, it was basically the only exchange that offered crypto debit cards before it was popular. It must be said that they’ve had more than their fair share of trouble with the cards a few years ago even though it wasn’t entirely their fault. I still remember the moment: I was having a pint in my favourite pub and got a text saying that my VISA card would be terminated ‘effective immediately’ # panik. The next day, after a little bit of digging, I found out that VISA had decided to abruptly cut every tie with the bank that Wirex and other providers (including platforms outside of the crypto space) were using to issue the cards. I’m not gonna tell you the name of the bank that pissed VISA off for two reasons. One, I don’t actually remember, and two, it doesn’t really matter.


Anyway Wirex is still alive and kicking, still offering debit cards (but it’s on the Mastercard circuit now), and offering up to 10-14% APY on Bitcoin if you opt to have your interest paid out in their own token called WXT, operating on the Stellar blockchain and the Ethereum blockchain.


The other app is Nexo. I’m not as familiar with Nexo as I’ve only been using it for a few weeks but they offer up to 12% interest on Bitcoin if you hold at least 10% of your portoflio in their own token, called NEXO (duh), and opt to have your interest paid out in NEXO. Sorry I said Nexo like a thousand times.


I’ll leave both links here, you can use them to get a $25 bonus sign-up bonus on Nexo (paid in BTC, top up your account $100 or more and hold for at least 30 days, any currency including stablecoins), and a $15 sign-up bonus on Wirex (paid in WXT, top up your account $100 or more in crypto). Hopefully that helps. Cheers.



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I sold my first NFT!

I used an app called NFTgo to mint my first ever NFT on the Polygon network, it cost me around $30, and I immediately realised I’d just made a mistake. My NFT is available on OpenSea, which is great, but it doesn’t make sense to spend money to create an NFT unless you’ve got a bankable name (ie, you’re a celebrity) or a solid idea with a serious marketing strategy.


You live and you learn, as they say, and I still wanted to create a collection so I tried Rarible/Blocto (Flow network), but for some reason it still didn’t feel like the right place, and eventually I signed up for Crypto.com/NFT.


I needed an idea and I needed to market it. The idea came first, my collection is called ‘Birds of Belgrade’. Why? Because I like birds and I live in Belgrade. I started taking pictures of birds (mostly ducks and swans) around the city and after a little bit of editing, I began uploading the pictures on crypto.com/NFT, I have a plan to create 99 unique NFTs for this collection, so far I’ve created 10 (with six more that I’ll create right after writing this) and sold one. Yay!



Crypto.com/NFT allowed me to create NFTs for free (they keep a percentage on every sale) and I believe that with the right marketing (I’ve just created an Instagram page), I may be able to sell more in the future (and they’re super cheap but like I said I’m not famous). Fingers crossed. Just wanted to share the news. Now I’m off to the pub to celebrate. And it feels good because the beer is paid for by the NFT I sold.

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Here’s why I couldn’t care less what billionaire investors say about crypto, and neither should you

Here’s something to remember: whenever anybody is trying to make a point by using this or that billionaire investor’s quote as further evidence and proof what they’re saying is true, that’s basically what communication experts call an ‘appeal to authority’, also called ‘argument from authority’. And that, as far as argument-winning techniques go, is a losing strategy.


With the ‘argument from authority’ strategy you’re esentially using the influential power of a public figure as self-evident proof to back up your argument, but the opinion of an authority is only relevant if everyone in the conversation believes in the authority. That’s like saying it’s true because “it says so in the Bible”, that’s all you need to know if you’re Christian but it’s obviously irrelevant if you’re agnostic or follow a different religion.


In the crypto space – and this happens every day – influential CEOs and billionaire investors share their opinions. And these opinions are used as facts by both crypto evangelists and crypto non-believers to make their point, but they’re both wrong.



First of all, we should bear in mind that most billionaires became successful for one of two reasons: they were either right more times than they were wrong, or they were right once but that one time was enough to make them billionaires. Warren Buffet, for example, most likely falls under the first category. Jeff Bezos probably falls in the second category. But that doesn’t mean that either of them is 100% right, 100% of the time.


There’s an old saying in football (soccer, if you’re reading in the U.S.), “you should count goals but you should also ‘weigh’ them”. And it applies to opinions as well. The value and weight of people’s opinion depends on what they do, and who they are. When it comes to crypto, if Vitalik Buterin is talking, everyone else listens, including Warren Buffet. When it comes to stocks, it’s the other way around. When it comes to, say, smartphone technology, both should probably take a seat and listen to Tim Cook. See where I’m getting at?


And their opinions are often generic and fail to provide any actual value. A famous hedge manager, for example, recently said that the “crypto craze is overblown”. What does that even mean? That’s like somebody in the mid 1990s saying the “internet is overblown”.


Lastly, and this is also important, I don’t care what they say because they change their mind all the time. Institutional investors have a vested interest in preserving the status quo, and crypto destroys the status quo. Sooner or later they’re all going to join the bandwagon, because they will have to, because crypto can’t be killed. And it can’t be killed because it isn’t a financial instrument or an asset, it’s a new type of technology.


In the meantime, I honestly couldn’t care less what billionaire investors say. In the short term, I’m happy when they praise it, frustrated when they slam it, but in the long run, it doesn’t make a difference, and that’s why I don’t care.



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