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What Is Real Yield in DeFi?

With high APYs abundant in the DeFi space, how does one estimate the true value of projects and their interest-generating potential? One option is to look at a project's crypto real yield.

How AI Will Influence DeFi: Promises and Delusions

Artificial intelligence (AI) can potentially increase transparency and decentralization in the decentralized finance (DeFi) world.

What Is Maximal Extractable Value (MEV)?

The goal of MEV is to make as much additional profit as possible. Block producers are best placed to do this as they have the ability to select and order transactions.

What Is a Dynamic NFT and How Does It Change Over Time?

These NFTs differ fundamentally from their static counterparts as they can evolve, thanks to smart contracts and the conditions encoded by their creators.

A Brief History of the Metaverse and Crypto’s Role in It

The rise of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency has also played an important role in the development of the metaverse.

What Is a Crypto Index Fund?

A crypto index fund simply takes the idea of a traditional index fund and replaces the underlying assets with cryptocurrency tokens instead of company shares. Crypto index funds, however, are still a new development, with very few currently available.

What Is the Ethereum Shanghai Upgrade, and How Will It Affect Me?

For Ethereum stakers, the Shanghai update is a well-awaited change to Ethereum's Proof of Stake consensus mechanism. Aside from its effects on staking, it's also likely to have some ramifications on market demand for ETH.

What Are Token Standards?

Token standards are sets of rules and conventions for governing how a crypto token works. Popular standards include ERC-20, BEP-20, ERC-721, and ERC-1155.

Five Risk Management Strategies

Risk management entails predicting and identifying financial risks involved with your investments to minimize them.

What Is Layer 0 in Blockchain?

As a foundational layer to blockchain networks and applications, Layer 0 protocols are among many solutions aiming to fix the challenges the industry faces, such as scalability and interoperability.