This entry is part 13 of 20 in the series Sunday Recap

What can I say, things haven’t slowed down this week. Its been a steam-roller of news, narratives, and tech developments. Fun to dig into but very time-consuming. This week, I’m adding a new feature – Pick of the Week. If you only have time for one piece of crypto ‘insight’, I recommend you check out the weekly pick.

Pick of the Week

If you do nothing else check out this week’s podcast. A Human Right’s Perspective on Bitcoin – With 52% of the world’s population living under authoritarian regimes Bitcoin and blockchain are of immense importance to our future freedoms.


Let’s start light:


BTC as a hedge against a cashless future:

KuCoin has been a bad actor it would (clearly) seem:

Neutrino recently acquired by Coinbase has a worrying history it would seem:

General thoughts from someone who always has some insight to offer:


In-depth analysis of blockchain’s impact on global systems (recommended):

For a look into the numbers for 2018 by Investment firm Grayscale (highly recommended):

The flaws of crypto market capitalization:

Unpacking Asset-backed tokens (recommended):

An example of AI training (non-crypto):


A Human Rights perspective on Bitcoin (highly recommended):


A brief technical examination of the Bitcoin transaction process:

Should EOS holders be excited?:

A double hitter for EOS this week – Mega Update 19 (recommended):

Website / Utility

A great site to connect with expert-grade, actionable information on markets in general including crypto:

Hope you enjoyed your rummage around the cryptoverse. As always, looking forward to your comments and suggestions.

Note on Sources:

Twitter & Reddit (cryptos current meta-brains) / Medium / Trybe / Hackernoon / Whaleshares / TIMM and so on/ YouTube / various podcasts and whatever else I stumble upon. The aim is a useful weekly aggregator of ideas rather than news. Though I try to keep the sources current – I’ll reference these articles and podcasts etc. as I encounter them – they may have been published just a couple of days ago or in some cases quite a bit earlier.

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  1. Bit Brain

    Good link, thanks. I’m not buying the KuCoin washtrading saga just yet – if it is happening then it’s very low level, but I don’t find the evidence to be conclusive in any way. To me it looks like the guys who got delisted are acting butthurt.

  2. Nicholas

    52% under authoritarian… Freakin’ huge number 🙁 Even if i see it each day, and dont understand, why dont see it everyone. And then i read in press, btc only for speculation… Maybe we have to ask a random venezuelan about it…