This Zoom lecture PPT covers five major blockchain applications, six blockchain investment opportunities, and five major crypto investment risks.
This presentation is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It’s not any financial advice, nor any stock and crypto endorsement.
* Proof of Work (POW), Proof of Stake (POS)
* Peer To Peer
- Digital Wallets
- Blockchain Domain Names (Web 3.0 and NFT)
- DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization)
- Defi (Decentralized Finance）
PC, websites. browser war: IE vs Netscape
cell phones, social media.
Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge
Digital wallets: Doors to the digital world
Digital certificate of ownerships;
- Blockchain ID:
Traditional: Gmail login, Facebook login, WeChat Login, etc.
Blockchain login: Universal login with Wallet Passwordless authentication
- DEX (Decentralized Exchange)
Dappradar (support both ETH and MATIC)
Coinbase (Stock: COIN)
Binance (Crypto: BNB)
Square: DEX coming soon (Stock： SQ)
- App favorite wallets:
MetaMask wallet (Ethereum blockchain, Crypto: ETH)
Coinbase wallet (Stock: COIN)
Binance Trust wallet (Crypto: BNB)
Phantom Wallet (Solana blockchain, Crypto: SOL)
- Other wallets：
Exodus Wallet (Desktop)
Hardware wallet: The Ledger Nano
- Wallet format: PC software, Cell phone App, USB
Blockchain Domain Names
Cell phone contact list
Internet Domain Names
Estimated 1.7 billion websites exist in 2021
576,000 New Websites Per Day
Web browsers, DNS servers, root servers
Domain Names: History
The cost to register an internet domain name is less than $20.
Generic names such as: business, flower, rose, tiger, new york, … etc cannot be registered as trademarks
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Blockchain Domain Names
Blockchain domain names are more useful than the traditional Internet domain names. It has four major applications:
- Wallet addresses: Cybercon.eth to replace 0xf253fc2ca37c078436d07fb75e5a76a649892172
- Website addresses: https://cybercon.eth.link
- Online ID / Metaverse ID: tom.eth no one can fake anymore
- NFT: 520.eth one and only
Web3.0 Decentralized Web
Blockchain Domain Names
Decentralized Autonomous Organization
- DAOs are democratized organizations. All the members of a DAO need to vote for any changes to be implemented.
- The funding of DAOs is mainly based on crowdfunding that issues tokens.
- DAOs’ operations are fully transparent and global.
Decentraland Metaverse (Crypto: MANA):
What Is The Sandbox? （Metaverse Crypto: SAND）
Launched in 2011 by Pixowl, The Sandbox is a blockchain-based virtual world allowing users to create, build, buy and sell digital assets in the form of a game. By combining the powers of decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO) and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the Sandbox creates a decentralized platform for a thriving gaming community.
How to create a DAO
DAOstack is designed to catalyze the future of collaboration. It’s a platform for decentralized governance that enables collectives to self-organize around shared goals or values, easily and efficiently.
DeFi (Decentralized Finance)
* With DeFi, you can do most of the things that banks support:Earn interest, Borrow, Lend, Buy insurance, Trade derivatives, Trade assets.
* DeFi runs on public blockchains, it’s fast and doesn’t require paperwork or a third party.
* DeFi is global, peer-to-peer, anonymous, and open to all.
Crypto.com crypto interest rates:
Celsius crypto interest rates:
- Startup companies, issue coins
- NFT tokens
- Crypto mining
- DeFi earn high interests
- Crypto investment: BTC, ETH, SOL, SAND, MANA
- Stock investment: BLOK, BITO, COIN, SQ, NVDA, MARA
Ethereum Blockchain Smart Contract: Solidity language
NFT (Non-Fungible Token)
Digital collectibles, Digital arts
Digital collectible, Digital art
Total Bitcoins: 21 million (17M out, 4M left to mine)
- Cell phones, PCs: not useful miners
- PC with GPUs: decent miner (Stocks: NVDA, AMD）
- Bitmain miners: Best Bitcoin miners
Latest: Antminer S19XP
Computing power: 140 terahashes/second (TH/s)
produces 140,000,000,000,000,000 guesses/second
Crypto Investment: Government
Crypto Investment: Companies
Payment companies: Square，Paypal，Visa, Mastercard
Public Companies: Square, Tesla, Microstrategies
Crypto Investment: Investors
All own Crypto coins.
- Crypto Heatmap: https://coin360.com/
- Crypto Coins:
BTC: store of value
ETH: apps, slow, high gas fees
SOL: apps, fast, low gas fees
SAND, MANA: Metaverse
- Crypto Trading:
Megapro data platform:
All Bitcoin addresses, every transaction.
Money flow –> build trading models.
- BLOK: Blockchain ETF
- COIN, SQ: Apps and services
- BITO, MARA, RIOT: Assets
- NVDA, AMD: Hardware tools
Crypto Investment Risks
- Government crack downs
- Pumps and Dumps
- Human hacks: Outside hackers or inside stealing.
Mt. Gox: It processed 70% of all world Bitcoin trading until it got hacked and filed bankruptcy in 2014.
- Computing power breakthrough
- No Government insurance
Pumps and Dumps
In five minutes SQUID coin dropped from $2861 to $0.0007
That was a 99.999976% drop in five minutes.