Shitcoin Newsletter #87 - Hot takes, hacks and research papers

April 24, 2020
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Yo Shitcoiners,

This week we have hot takes, hacks and a research paper or two. We aim to please. Before we jump in we ask you to head over to the latest episode of The Show on YouTube, Spotify or Apple Podcasts where we spoke with mining OG, Marshall Long.

Once you have done that, it’s time to begin. Big news this week from DeFi as decentralized protocol dForce had $25 million go poof!

In a dramatic twist all of the funds were returned… what?

Samson Mow gave a hot take on DeFi right now.

If that story has got you all on edge about where you store your crypto, here’s a Bitmex 100x meme to calm your nerves.

Now to a great read from Bruce Fenton. His latest Economic Report suggests a new beginning for capital markets is just beginning. We suggest taking a look, it’s an insightful read!

Now to breaking news from Craig Wright. He has decided that at 50 years old he’d like to get himself diagnosed as being on the Autism spectrum. Interesting timing.

If you’re looking for investment advice then look no further, we have a hot tip for you from Richard Heart. Please note that does not ever give investment advice.

Meanwhile Ripple are getting all legal on Alphabet Inc after YouTube supposedly didn’t protect consumers from scams.

Now what is a newsletter without Mike? Here’s his latest Daily Mempool Report. A must watch for those looking to stay in the know.

It was also interesting to see the Daily Mempool Report sponsored by! They had a productive week, having integrated Bitcoin PayJoin into the no sign up coin exchange.

Here’s the full breakdown of what that means, why it’s important for Bitcoin privacy and exactly how they did it using BTCPay Server.

Follow Andreas on Twitter and remember to follow @Shitcoindotcom on Twitter too, you know you want to.


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