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Investors Including Tim Draper Invests $1.2 Million in Hedgy that Provides a Block Chain Hedging Product For Bitcoin Miners

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Polkadot, PoUW, The Cost Of Learning As A Causal Factor For heterogeneous Beliefs [Exploring The Bubble Mindset]

1)Interledger vs Polkadot? Wood to the rescue Polkadot is off to a good start. At this point, it is unclear how viable such an interchain solution is going to be by the time they intend to launch but I question the community support of Interledger. While IL certainly has a huge lead regarding interchain transfers, it lacks the incentive layer to be used by people outside larger organizations. IL also mainly focuses on money transfers. Paritytech in my opinion has a grander vision and want to apply the same concept not just to currencies but applications and data processing. Therfore, it could be a viable LT investment as a missing link.
While Polkadot is going to have a pretty rich valuation if they can make it work it could become a pretty useful network and staking could be really a great way to earn some passive income.
2) Will PoUW Displace PoW/PoS? Speaking of usefulness, some guy on HackerNews recently brought it up again (anyone read the story, cant find the link): Proof-of-Useful-Work - this is basically the reason why I have always and will always consider Bitcoin a ponzi-like scheme that will eventually crash big time because technological advancement will fully disrupt it. Proof-of-Useful-Work is the future. While Bitcoin could theoretically adopt PoUW, I think it is more likely that miners will start mining on a new chain that is built from the ground up to incorporate that and in 2017 there is no lack of possible contenders. BTC can always retain some value because of the money that has been invested so far into infrastructure but in my opinion currently speculators suffer from mass-delusion and hot hand fallacy and this opinion won't change unless I see Bitcoin devs working on this specific problem.
My recommendation if you have to gamble, at least gamble on ETH which has far better odds of making it through the next 5 years. So for me BTC will always remain a ping pong trade, it most definitely is not a longterm hold and I would urge any LTs to really think it through and take a look at historic bubbles and learn about the bubble mindset.
At current valuations there are far better investment opportunities out there and 12 months from now there will be many more in the stock markets (If any interest we could discuss in a separate thread, I have already started my watchlist for 2018/2019). Hopefully this next recession is going to come sooner than later. Bitcoin's first recession will ultimately show how resilient it really is (my money is on it not faring well).
3)Within The Bubble Mindset - Is Shorting Really Enticing Enough Yet? How Costly Is Learning In This Market?
Bitcoin is without question one of the greatest bubbles of all time. The really tough question is not whether Bitcoin is a bubble or not, it is the question of how long it can last.
So I asked for how long can this state persist? Why are not more people realizing that Bitcoin won't work over the long-term, why are people not skeptical? In this paper https://www.princeton.edu/~wxiong/papers/review.pdf the author writes about the cost of learning. I believe this can also be applied to Bitcoin:
heterogeneous beliefs can persist in an environment where learning is costly and endogenous
If you start shorting Bitcoin in this environment it will likely cost you money if you aren't a trader who knows how to read the market. Rather than trade, a large majority simply adopts the "hold-and-see" approach which so far has been the correct strategy.
It is not unreasonable to assume that we may need a whole lot more upside before the downside is enticing enough for people to wager on it. Also exchanges need to make it easier to take large short positions. When that happens and you read about it on some sites that exchanges make shorting more accessible to hedgies, it will trigger a huge cascade. When that is going to happen is anyone's best guess.
Also see my list of potential triggers for early disillusionment: https://www.reddit.com/ETHInsidecomments/6zm07e/biweekly_rethinsider_discussion_september_12_2017/dn6spgn/
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Trick 'r Treat - Your Spooky Crypto Games for Halloween

Trick 'r Treat - Your Spooky Crypto Games for Halloween

Scare, or be scared. For this terrifying season check out our list of top 10 crypto games to sink your sharp claws into. We have everything you need from the darkness consumed Cutieland to crazy parties in MyEosVegas. Nothing will get in the way of your crypto fix, not even zombies.

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1. Axie Infinity

Just surpassed 30,000 battles with more than 929 ETH worth of P2P sales made on the game’s marketplace, Axie Infinity is releasing a Halloween battlefield this season.

2. ExoPlanets

ExoPlanets is getting into the Halloween spirit by having a pumpkin carving competition where you can win this unique and exclusive pumpkin planet. Not only is it unique in its looks, but it is also a super planet with 17% life rate and is matched with Bitcoin Cash (because it is trying to trick you into thinking it’s Bitcoin, Exoplanet is also trick or treating!)

3. Blockchain Cuties

Blockchain Cuties is gearing up for Halloween as cuties have gone from cute to “terrifying”. Cuties will have to build a better Spirit World for themselves in phase one. While in the second phase, cuties will enter the Spirit World with even more blood-chilling content and extra adventures.

4. 0xUniverse

Are you brave enough to take on a dangerous mission and venture out into the cold depths of space? 0xUniverse's Halloween contest has started! What will the prize be for our fearless winner? A special Legendary Pumpkin! Hurry as the contest ends on October 31.

5. Etheremon

In this Halloween Season, Etheremon has a mission for you - Revive the Dead! A special Wisp called Spookaboo found in adventure mode has the power to revive "Dead" Mons and only 7 Spookaboos can be found.
According to Etheremon’s co-founder Nedrick, this will be the one and only Halloween themed opportunity to revive a Mon. So what are you waiting for? Go catch the Spookaboo now!

6. Hedgie

What is the scariest monster … a hedgie? That’s right. Hallow Hedgie is just as fearsome as the monster. Hear the names: Franken-Hedgie, Dracula Hedgie, Pumpkinhead Hedgie, Zombie Hedgie… Do you want more? Go to OpenSea.io to own 1 (or 2) of 24 special Hallow Hedgie Collection. If you dare!

7. Crypto_Puzzles

It's puzzle time! Looking for fun and exciting puzzle games to keep the party going? Crypto_Puzzles got you covered. They have a variety of Halloween puzzles for you to choose from. Plus, you will have the chance to win cryptocurrencies!

8. MyEosVegas

Speaking of the Halloween party, what else you can play besides the puzzle game? How about have some fun in a casino? Welcome to MyEosVegas! They have Halloween super promo right now and 100 EOS for grabs. Let’s get the party started!

9. CryptoMiner World

Cute Gem now wants you to scream! CMW will be releasing not 1 but 3 custom Halloween Gems and those gems will have special gameplay bonuses! Go to CryptoMiner World and find out more. Here’s a little sneak peek into one of the special Gems - the Pirate Garnet:

10. CryptoKitties

Last but not least, here comes one of our favorites - CryptoKitties. Want to get yourself into a purrfect Halloween spirit? Go breed your very own Stitches now!

https://www.dapp.com/article/trick_r_treat_your_spooky_crypto_games_for_halloween
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