June 18, 2020

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  • New BTC Yield Farming Pool from Synthetix, Curve, and Ren

    We are pleased to announce that Synthetix, Curve, and Ren have collaborated to launch a new incentivized pool to provide liquidity for tokenized BTC on Ethereum. Our goal is to create the most liquid Ethereum-based BTC pool available to offer traders access to the lowest slippage for trades between sBTC, renBTC, and WBTC.This incentive will run for 10 weeks, and is planned to go live at 4am, Friday June 19 (UTC):Time converter at worldtimebuddy.comTime converter at worldtimebuddy.comwindow[wtb_e… … More

  • 🤖Gitcoin Grants Round 6 is here!🛠️

    a.image2.image-link.image2-746-1456 { padding-bottom: 51.23626373626373%; padding-bottom: min(51.23626373626373%, 746px); width: 100%; height: 0; } a.image2.image-link.image2-746-1456 img { max-width: 1456px; max-height: 746px; } It’s been just over a month since DeFiZap & DeFiSnap joined forces to create Zapper.Fi – the lean mean DeFi machine providing you with easy… … More

  • The Smart Contract Security Mindset

    4 security principles that every Ethereum developer needs to know, plus fundamental tradeoffs.Though the industry is maturing, smart contract development is still a relatively new and maturing field. Therefore, you should expect constant changes in the security landscape, as new bugs and security risks are discovered, and as new best practices are developed. Learning and following best practices is only the beginning of the security work you will need to do as a smart contract developer.Smart co… … More

  • How Compound’s Liquidity Mining Scheme Works (Explainer Video)

    Hey everyone, I’ve started a DeFi Weekly Youtube Channel which has hand drawn videos of me explaining complex DeFi/crypto topics! They’re highly detailed and the perfect thing for if you want someone to sit down, and tell you how DeFi works.Here’s the next video in the series explaining how Compound’s Liquidity Mining scheme works:Like usual, please don’t hesitate to reach out and let me know what you think or if you have any specific requests for future videos! … More

  • Coinbase Announces Support for COMP Governance Tokens

    Coinbase – the leading US crypto exchange – has announced that they will be adding Compound‘s new governance token – COMP on Monday, June 22cnd. On Monday, June 22, our COMP-USD and COMP-BTC order books will enter transfer-only mode, accepting inbound transfers of COMP in supported regions. Orders cannot be placed or filled. Order books will be in transfer-only mode for a minimum of 12 hours. https://t.co/maPTOLdYiW
    — Coinbase Pro (@CoinbasePro) June 18, 2020 The … … More

  • Why the VCs are missing DeFi

    How cool would it be to have Bankless in video format? That’s where I want to go next. But I need your help! If you want the Bankless program in video give 1 DAI & let’s make it happen!GIve $1 to help take Bankless to videoDear Bankless Nation, I had a conversation recently with JJ a VC & the author of today’s piece.We had the same baffling question—why are all the Fintech VC’s missing DeFi?“Maybe” JJ said…“maybe it’s beca… … More

  • You’ve Learned How to Open a Maker Vault––Now What?

    The Maker Foundation’s latest video, How to Open a Maker Vault, demonstrates how easy it is to generate the Dai stablecoin. Anyone can open a Vault to generate Dai by locking accepted collateral (currently ETH, BAT, wBTC, USDC-A, USDC-B, or TUSD) into it, and making sure that the ratio of collateral value to the total Dai generated is the required minimum. If that ratio is breached at any time, the Vault will be automatically liquidated. To reclaim the collateral before a liquidation occurs, a … … More

  • Scaling connections with Ruby and MongoDB

    By Michael de HoogCoinbase was launched 8 years ago as a Ruby on Rails app using MongoDB as its primary data store. Today, the primary paved-road language at Coinbase is Golang, but we continue to run and maintain the original Rails monolith, deployed at large scale with data stored across many MongoDB clusters.This blog post outlines some scaling issues connecting from a Rails app to MongoDB, and how a recent change to our database connection management solved some of these issues.Global VM Loc… … More

  • $COMP Frenzy Continues With Leveraged Yield Farming and Coinbase Listing

    Hello Defiers! Lots going on in DeFiHow to maximize your COMP mining with InstadappCoinbase lists COMP Bancor finds potential exploitWyre allows dapp to connect with Apple and Google walletsand more :)🎙Listen to this week’s podcast episode with Aragon’s Luis Cuende: a.image2.image-link.image2-167-816 { padding-bottom: 20.465686274509803%; padding-bottom: min(20.465686274509803%, 167px); width: 100%; height: 0; … … More

  • Compound (COMP) is launching on Coinbase Pro

    On Monday, June 22, transfer COMP into your Coinbase Pro account ahead of trading. Support for COMP will be available in all Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions, with the exception of New York State. Per previous launches, transfers will open during business hours, Pacific time.On Monday, June 22, we will begin accepting inbound transfers of COMP to Coinbase Pro. Trading will begin on or after 9AM Pacific Time (PT) the following day, if liquidity conditions are met.Once sufficient supply of COMP … … More

  • Is The Fed Hurting The Economy Long Term?

    To investors,The coronavirus led to a potentially catastrophic economic shock. Entire industries saw 95%+ drops in revenue. Tens of millions of people lost their jobs. GDP fell off a cliff in a matter of weeks and the conversation around a repeat of the Great Depression was getting louder and louder. This dire situation led the Federal Reserve to take u… Read more … … More

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