Compound Finance “Soft Fork” scam email

Beware of emails with these titles:Compound Protocol Soft Fork User WalkthroughCompound Cross-Chain Compatible Soft Fork Walkthroughnetworkcompound@substack.comcompoundnetwork@substack.com And apparently there are more variations. This very convincing email is targeted at crypto savvy people. But a ERC20 doesn’t ‘soft fork’, nor does it need to be ‘upgraded to be cross chain compatible’. Stay alert: fake newsletters contain…

Audius: a pretty good decentralized Spotify

note: apparently archive.wakarimasen.moe (4chan archive) that was linked in the last newsletter can load ad scripts that hijack Chrome to show you really invasive ads. Like ads that trick you into thinking Windows is telling you you have viruses, getting you to install some shady malware.People, please. If you wouldn’t have unprotected sex, don’t browse…

Why you shouldn’t sell when the price dumps

You might be wondering, why does crypto/blockchain matter, besides potentially making me rich? Didn’t it just dump horribly, like 50% in a day? Well, that was a coordinated shakeout. But more on that later. If you care to DYOR, it’s out there. Look I even gave you a link ffs just click on it. Throughout…

Preparing Data for a Mere Simulation is Harder Than You’d Think

Balancer Simulations is an open-source cadCAD model of a Balancer V1 AMM smart contract. This is useful for exploring “what if” questions involving an AMM pool e.g. “as an arbitrageur, how could I have made the most profit with this particular AMM pool (given historical data)?” or “how high should I set the pool fees…