No matter who you are and what you do — as an internet user — you should protect your privacy. Here comes Stacks which extends the design of Bitcoin to enable smart contracts and decentralized apps.

Not sure what smart contract is? Never heard of DApps? Let’s go for a ride. I’ll show you where to start. It might be a long run but it’s worth it. There is THE better internet at the finish line. Ready?

Are you ready to make internet a better place?

First thing you should know as an aware internet user is that any decentralized system is better than centralized. Even simple application. Why…


While cryptocurrencies are getting popular, more people decide to HODL. It applies especially to assets that plays important role in an ecosystem. Stacks makes Bitcoin programmable, enabling decentralized apps and smart contracts that inherit all of Bitcoin’s powers. You can earn BTC while Stacking STX tokens. Let’s have a closer look at three available options. All of them give approx. 10% APY.

1. Stacking in the Friedger’s pool

PROS:

  • non-custodial wallet
  • KYC is not required
  • user-friendly desktop application
  • delegated STX tokens do not leave your wallet
  • possibility of pooling with others — even if you don’t meet the minimum, you can still stack and earn Bitcoin


Trading is not the only way to make a profit. You can earn passive income while HODLing as well. Then you face the question: which method should I choose? Let’s have a look at key differences between staking (on ETH) and Stacking (on STX).

STX vs ETH (part of an image comes from ethereum.org)

When you are staking your funds, it means you are holding them in a smart contract to support the security and operations of a blockchain network.

If you decide to do so on the Ethereum blockchain, you have to deposit 32 ETH to activate the validator software. Your “work” will keep Ethereum secure so you should…


How to HODL?

No matter if we are at the bull market or prices fall, no matter it’s early adoption period or we’re approaching the cliff — digital currencies pay interest. It can be done by staking.

Bitcoin is based on Proof of Work, and cannot be staked directly. However, there are several options for you to earn passive income on your BTC and increase gains by managing your assets wisely.

Custodial or non-custodial wallet? What are the pros and cons? How to set it up and use it? Let’s skip through three crypto rewards companies or protocols that provide yields in BTC.

1. Celsius Network


Since everyone would love to have NFTs, only a few think about what to do with them. Buy and store are not the only options. Here comes Oort Digital — a new project that allows you to send, borrow, lease, trade, pay, mine, and game with your NFTs. What is more this project aims to create an account in which a single NFT can be used and played in different gaming environments! Let’s give it a try.

So what is it all about?

NFT is a non-fungible token, which has recently gained attention in the “real world”. …


We call ourselves a genius in a bull market. At the time of price growth, it’s hard to make a bad investment. Many people think it will last forever and many people know it’s not true. But not so many know how to protect their profits.

Is there any chance for a win-win situation while trading? Usually not. But one is really close and we call it Stacking. While other options like “staking” in crypto (Tezos, ETH, etc.) give you yield in its own native coin, Stacking STX gives you yield in BTC.

Let’s take a closer look at a…


#stayhome was cool until it has not become the only option. But thanks to NFTs, our cultural experiences can migrate online freely. Have you ever heard of Beeple? Now you can visit his museum and believe me, it’s a way more exciting than sightseeing with Google Street View.

Mike Winkelmann, aka Beeple, is a digital artist. An NFT of his work was sold for $69 million at Christie’s. The sale positions him “among the top three most valuable living artists”. Why are we so excited about it? Because this piece of art was minted on blockchain and we can see it while visiting B.20 Museum in online universe of CryptoVoxels.

Screenshot of the B.20 Museum in CryptoVoxels

So what is it all about? NFT is a non-fungible token, which has recently gained attention in the “real world”. It’s a special type of cryptographic token that represents something unique, such as a digital work of art.


“We see NFTs as a new way for creators to engage with their audiences. The possibilities are endless, and thats why they’ll be around for a long time,” said Dan Trevino. In this interview co-founder of Boom Wallet explains how does the minting process happen and gives a little sneak peek of upcoming Boomboxes.

1. What is the difference between NFT on Bitcoin blockchain and Ethereum?

At a fundamental level, NFTs are NFTs. Whether they’re minted on Ethereum, or Flow, or Bitcoin. We believe that Bitcoin being a fundamental global store of value gives more long term meaning to NFTs.

2. What does Stacks has to do with it? Does Stacks 2.0 help?

Stacks 2.0 is a game changer. Stacks 2.0 allows NFTs on Bitcoin…


I assume you have STX and your Xverse Wallet is set up and ready. If not you can check out my quick tutorial video. Now you are ready to delegate your tokens to earn Bitcoin.

This secure participation is called Stacking. You need at least 500 STX to start.

  1. Click on „Stack and earn Bitcoin” tab. Here you can see estimated yield, time in which next cycle registration closes and a pool fee.

A single cycle lasts for 2,100 blocks, or about two weeks. STX can be locked for at most 12 reward cycles.

If everything is clear you can…


The Stacks blockchain brings predictable smart contracts and decentralized apps to Bitcoin. By anchoring Stacks to Bitcoin, it is integrated with Bitcoin’s security, capital, and network.

This article seeks to give light on how beginners can easily have access to the STX token which have been listed in a number of exchanges such as:

1.OKCoin

2. Binance

3. Gate.io

4. KuCoin

5. OKEx

And take note of the fact that all these exchange are user-friendly. I will provide the links to two sites and show you how you can by the STX token

1: OKCoin

http://https://www.okcoin.com/spot/trade

2: Gate.io

http://https://www.gate.io/trade/STX_USDT

These…

Marek Leszek Slawinski

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