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Token Daily for Sept 18


TWEET OF THE DAY



"'I heard Bitcoin mining in China predominately uses electricity generated through fossil fuels' he types confidently into a tweet, and presses send. He then slowly leans over to turn on his 550W subwoofer and 65' TV to watch a documentary on Netflix on soybeans."

- Dan.
 

 
  

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT



🚫 Why PayPal's recent crackdown should worry you. An article on the latest casualty of PayPal's trigger-happy ban policy: ASMR creators. In addition to the ban, creators funds were frozen for 180 days without warning. We've said it before, but we'll say it again - if your funds rely on a centralized third party, they aren't really your funds. 


For a complete list of today's trending articles, head on over here.


  

READ OF THE DAY



📖 The Untold History of Bitcoin: Enter the Cypherpunks. A brief overview on how the cypherpunk movement started and what the precursors to bitcoin were.  

  
 

THOUGHT OF THE DAY


Opinions and observations from our readers. Have a thought you'd like to share? Reply directly to today's issue, and we'll review your submission.

Leopold Bosankic:
 

"What will Web 4.0 look like, and what will it be trying to fix? Currently, the narrative around Web 2.0 (centralized companies like GAFA) is that they are 'bad' because of their power and the lack of control users have. Web 3.0 is trying to fix that. But what will we be trying to fix about Web 3.0?" 
 

      
QUESTION OF THE DAY 


What was the biggest challenge in building OpenMarketCap?

Yin Wu discussed her learnings in building a decentralized CoinMarketCap alternative in our Q&A this morning.

 

  
LAUNCHES OF THE DAY 


🚀 Aurora EOS: Mulitcoin's Myles Snider is on to his next adventure as CEO of Aurora, a block producer aiming to serve the EOS community with reliability and transparency. Not exactly sure what a block producer is? Read our token analysis on EOS over here.

      

 

⚡️ Lightning Tasks: complete microtasks and receive compensation through Lightning.

      

 

⚡️ energyKitchen: A Swiss-based web shop for ordering food, powered by Lightning.

      

THING TO KNOW



RPoW 


Reusable Proof-of-Work was created by Hal Finney and intended as a prototype for a digital cash based on Nick Szabo's theory of collectibles. 
 

  
 



 

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