Say what? I think in web3 culture, saying that Bitcoin is not decentralized is an equivalent of making fun of someone’s religion. The kind of fanaticism the BTC community has is unparalleled. Before we proceed further, a few disclaimers. (A) I am a part of this fanatic community just with a little more open eyes. […]
The New World Order: India the Media Superpower?
A summary of The Balaji Podcast by SuperTeamPodcast I come from two Indias, one… wait a minute. I have heard this one before! So have you! So here’s a corollary I recently came across: “I am moderately bullish on India, but extremely bullish on Indians” . This was recently tweeted by none other than Balaji […]
How to Redirect Your Unstoppable Domain to a Traditional Website?
A few days ago, I purchased my first NFT. No it was not a JPEG of an ape or Donald Trump. It was my first web3 purchase of a domain name. When you make a purchase in the web3 world, it is stored in the form of immutable records on blockchain. For this to happen, […]
What is Yield Farming in Crypto?
If this were a college Viva, I would have said that farming for more yield is called yield farming. Lucky for you, this isn’t one. So I am going to break down every piece of this seemingly complicated topic, in such a way, that you can become smarter version of yourself when you finish reading […]
What is Uniswap and UNI token?
Recently, I had a chance of visiting my hometown and meeting my grandparents. In one of our dinner conversations, he told me that the primary aim of having a business about 60 years ago was to feed the family. There was no concept of luxury per se. As a result, he would quite often accept […]
What are Flash Loans and it’s Uses?
It’s DeFi season at pandatechie and we couldn’t be more excited about this one. Why? Because this takes my respect for blockchain backed decentralized finance ecosystem, up a notch. Whenever a new technology comes up it usually starts with very rudimentary use cases. These ones often involve mimicking the existing functionalities in the blockchain landscape. […]
What is DeFi or Decentralized Finance?: Top Use Cases
While I intend to cover DeFi in depth in this post, I want to spare some lines to my favorite hobby i.e. bashing centralized banking system. In the past we have always used centralized finance which is where there’s a central authority that controls the flow of money. It is usually the government and the […]
The Blockchain Dilemma: Distributed Vs Decentralized
Before sleeping every night, I tend to mellow down a little bit by listening to soft music on my Amazon Echo Dot. This had become an integral part of my routine. However, I never evaluated the flip side. What if I cannot get that ‘mindgasm‘ some day? Is it going to be a disturbed sleep? […]
What is Distributed Trust in Blockchain?: Analogy
Just like digital marketing and SEO, the world of blockchain loves it’s jargons. These jargons essentially have a pretty straight forward dictionary meaning. However, there’s a lot more to them when you dive in deeper. Today, we discuss one such jargon and try to understand it through a very interesting analogy. The term of the […]