Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #decred

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1/I am extremely pleased to present the first of a three part series on critically reviewing the stock-to-flow model for #Decred and #Bitcoin.

In this paper I undertake numerous regression analyses to validate inputs and compare performance age-for-age.

medium.com/@_Checkmatey_/…
2/ I establish fundamental reasons why I have studied #Decred further as a contractor as well as explain the similarities and differences between monetary policies.

I conclude that in the realm of digital, immutable, sound money, both #Bitcoin and #Decred are best in class.
3/ Undertaking regression analyses for $DCR, $BTC and $LTC over multiple timescales, I present stock-to-flow models for all three assets.

#Bitcoin continues to impress, R2 = 0.90
#Bitcoin at age 3.67 has R2 = 0.66
#Decred at age 3.67 has R2 = 0.70
#Litecoin no valid fit R2<0.5
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1/ I am studying #Decred in the context of #Bitcoin in the early days.

I aim to assess the following:
- Compare $DCR and $BTC supply characteristics
- Performance of #DCR compared to young #BTC
- Decred unforgeable costliness
- Mathematical rigor for $DCR S2F model

Prelim ideas
2/ #Decred launched in Aug 2016 (~ BTC block 33600).

Given similar supply curve, I have offset $DCR performance by 33,600 BTC blocks and plotted as if #Decred launched side by side with #Bitcoin.

Unsurprisingly, #Decred behaves much like a 'smooth' #Bitcoin without halvings.
3/ Plan B established the invaluable and statistically valid S2F model for $BTC.

Key difference between scarcity of $DCR and $BTC is #Bitcoin immaculate conception, time alive (network effect) and block reward distribution.

21Million, predefined schedule and S2F path are equal.
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If looking for an institutional grade #Decred staking pool: blog.coinfund.io/announcing-gra…
Imagine if you could have earned a 10%+ annual yield on your #bitcoin, denominated in $BTC.

That’s what’s available for active participation in #Decred, denominated in $DCR, right now.
If interested in #GeneralizedMining at large, check out @coinfund_io’s grassfed.network.

Beyond @decredproject, they’re already involved with @LivepeerOrg, @steemit, @compoundfinance, and gearing up to support @NuCypher & @geo_protocol.
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0/ Surprise surprise, it's been another hot start to the week for the #crypto/#blockchain ecosystem. Encouraging to see!

Below is a 18-part thread I created to help you keep informed re industry news that broke over the past ~24 hours. Hope you enjoy it!
1/ 🌐 An ann. from Elliott Suthers (Comms. Director, @Coinbase) revealed that "high-volume @CoinbasePro and Prime customers in Asia and Europe [can now] use cross-border wire transfers to fund their Coinbase accounts."

Now *that* is progress! blog.coinbase.com/announcing-new…
2/ 🙋🏻‍♂️ Staying with @Coinbase, news emerged that the top-tier #crypto exchange hired Quito Zuba as its Head of Market Operations last November.

Formerly, Quito spent over 6 years as the Global Head of Operations for @ThomsonReuters. Big get for Coinbase!
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1/ One of my biggest pet peeves is when crypto people talk about on-chain governance blockchains and act like they're all the same.

In reality, nearly every on-chain governance system has a different implementation {thread 👇🏼}.
2/ To illustrate this point, let's discuss two of the most thoughtful teams building blockchains with on-chain governance: Decred and Tezos.

Both teams have stake-weighted voting systems but they differ greatly in terms of proposal scope and overall mechanics.
3/ Starting with #Decred. $DCR holders can vote for two types of proposals:

🔘 Proposals that aim to establish voter support for a course of action (e.g. adopting or changing some policy)
🔘 Proposals that commit to spending the Project Treasury
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Lo que sabemos del #Petro hasta ahora, en los próximos tweets:
- Token será representado con el acrónimo $PTR
- Emisión máxima sería de 100.000.000 de $PTR
- Preventa comenzó ayer 20 de febrero y terminaría el 19 de marzo
- Venta pública pautada para iniciar el 20 de marzo
- Preventa estaba pautada en #Ethereum con un token ERC-20
- Maduro y manual oficial del comprador afirman que la preventa será en #NEM
- Hay contratos de ICO en ambas cadenas, Ethereum: etherscan.io/token/0x3341b1…; y NEM: explorer.ournem.com/?#/s_account?a…; No se sabe si son oficiales
- El registro para el ICO es engorroso y presenta problemas
- Maduro afirmó que $735 millones han sido invertidos en el ICO, no hay manera de confirmar pues aceptan transferencias bancarias
- Miembros de @NEMofficial aseguran no haberse reunido con el gobierno, como éste indicó
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