The Bad of Coin Pump Tweets

What happens when people do whatever a Twitter account say. BAT and PTOY just shot to the moon!! Why? Well, because of this… Except for… It was supposedly a hack of John McAfee’s Twitter account. Sure, John could have been playing a fun game on everyone by telling them to buy some low volume coins. Or, he could have been making a point about what he was trying to get across about his suggestions that these coins are long-term investments and not pump and dumps. Either way, it looks like some people fell for the Tweets and got caught in Continue reading The Bad of Coin Pump Tweets

What a Litte Steem Will Do

Checking in on My Coin Balances In late November, I decided to stop sitting on the fence and try to get a little money into the cryptocurrency trading game. It has been 27 days since I posted my article, Dipping My Toe Into Cryptotrading. Luckily, part of my strategy of depositing STEEM and Steem Dollars(SBD) has helped add to my tiny initial cash investment. And that cash investment was just to see if I could buy BitCoin using PayPal. I am currently only in Bittrex and Binance. There are some exchanges that USA citizens can’t even get into and there Continue reading What a Litte Steem Will Do

Are BitCoin ATMs A Good way To Get into BitCoin

Walking right up and join the cryptocurrency revolution BitCoin is getting so much attention now, that even Clark Howard is letting people know about BitCoin as part of an article from Dayton, Ohio pointing out an ATM that offers BitCoin. Currency of the future? Some argue it’s bitcoin BitCoin ATMs have been around a few years, but they still are very rare. As the map above shows, a region with over 1 million people and is called The Silicon Valley of the South, due to The Research Triangle Park, that has been around since Silicon Valley existed only has a Continue reading Are BitCoin ATMs A Good way To Get into BitCoin

The Difference a Year Makes in Cryptocurrency

Is 2017 a predictor of 2018 in cryptocurrency gains? @Taumantis on Twitter, Shared this image as a reminder of what things looked like on January 1, 2017 BitCoin at $1,034. Currently at $16,523.20, but has touched $20,000. +1,497.969% Ethereum at $8.43. Currently at $801.98, but has been higher. +9,401.779% LiteCoin at $4.69. Currently at $315.83. +6,634.115% Ripple at $0.006317. Currently at $0.745490. +11,701.330% Dash at $12.13. Currently at $1,530.66. +12,518.796% Steem at $0.158683. Currently at $3.00. +1790.562% There are a lot of coins in the Top 100 that didn’t even exist on January 2017. There are coins that have done Continue reading The Difference a Year Makes in Cryptocurrency

Where Did the Sleep Button Go?

Has Technology Forgotten Basic Functionality? Back when I was a young child, I built my first crystal radio. I remember being up in my room, that I shared with my two brothers, and listening to the broadcast from WGN in Chicago. It was amazing that I could listen to a radio station from another state with what amounted to just a few pieces of wires and electronic bits. When I got older and only had to share a room with one brother, the parents got all of us our own little radios. I believe the basic functions were AM/FM, tape, Continue reading Where Did the Sleep Button Go?

Simple WordPress to STEEMit Test

Testing the schedule feature of the WordPress with STEEMit. In my last post, I did change the publish time, so that might be the reason it published when I wasn’t expecting it to be published. This time I am setting the publish time to 14:30 and will leave it. Currently it is 12:54, so it will be over an hour before I expect this post to be published. If the publish feature doesn’t work, then there are still benefits of using WordPress over STEEMit to draft my Articles. The first benefit is that the article will be published on both Continue reading Simple WordPress to STEEMit Test