The Daily Gwei

Anthony Sassano
Daily commentary on the Ethereum ecosystem.
Created 03 Jun 2020
  • Healthy Competition - The Daily Gwei #343
    27 Sep 20211 day ago • 2 min read • 1 0
    Competition is the lifeblood of a capitalist system. By having a vibrant competitive environment, various ventures can all battle it out to create the best products and services which ultimately benef...
  • Fitting Square Pegs Into Round Holes - The Daily Gwei #342
    24 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    When it comes to classifying what a specific crypto-asset is it seems that regulators take a very general approach where they basically state that most things are securities. I think that this is the ...
  • Financial Freedom - The Daily Gwei #341
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 3 2
    Financial freedom - it’s what many people dream of achieving but unfortunately very few ever do. It also means different things to different people - some want to achieve it so they can “retire early”...
  • Decentralize Everything - The Daily Gwei #340
    22 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    The SEC has been making lots of enforcement-related moves lately and current chairman Gary Gensler has been pretty upfront about the fact that more regulation is coming very soon. Of course, the crypt...
  • Supply Shocks - The Daily Gwei #339
    21 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    We all know that EIP-1559 has been burning a lot of ETH over the last 6-7 weeks (336,000 and counting) but what I hadn’t seen yet was some data on the impact of this burning for miners. As you can see...
  • Changing the World - The Daily Gwei #338
    20 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    It’s easy to get stuck in an echo chamber when you spend all of your time in crypto because it can easily take over your entire life. It may start off slowly then before you know it you’re reading The...
  • HODL Waves - The Daily Gwei #337
    17 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    I love diving deep into various different on-chain Ethereum metrics - from tracking how the growth of layer 2 is fairing to observing the behavior of whale addresses. Though the thing I enjoy most abo...
  • Time Preferences - The Daily Gwei #336
    16 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    One principle that the Bitcoin community has been spreading for a while now is the notion of having a “low time preference”. Defined simply: someone with a low time preference will place more importan...
  • The Grand Design - The Daily Gwei #335
    15 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 5 0
    I’ve mentioned Vitalik’s original rollup-centric roadmap post a few times before though I haven’t ever really dug into why I believe this is the best way to scale a blockchain. Basically, Ethereum is ...
  • Ethereum is Home - The Daily Gwei #334
    14 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 3 1
    I’m sure everyone is well aware by now of yesterday’s shenanigans involving fake reports about Walmart integrating LTC for payments. As you can imagine, the initial announcements caused a massive spik...
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