Until now there is still no proof that this is the real Satoshi as he currently holds about 980k of Bitcoins where there has been no transaction on it.
So the big question still remains .. is he the real Satoshi ? If he is .. all he has to do is just to move any amount of BTC from that wallet to anywhere … really does not matter nor does it matter how much. It would be proof of ownership I would guess.
We are just days away from the full reveal, however, would you think that it would impact the market stability? Would it pump bitcoin or will it crash and burn ? or would it just be another social experiement which someone is doing and does not have any significant market change.
Afterall … for a billionaire , he did use only $1 to buy his domain. So lets wait and see what happens once all 3 parts has been revealed.
Who knows … perhaps he is going to distribute his 980k of BTC to everyone ! but hey …. anything could happen…
Today I celebrated with my lil boy his 10th Year Old birthday…. its amazing on how fast they grow up. I guess all parents feels happy yet a bit sad watching their kids grow up.
I’m blessed as I’m able to watch them grow from the tiny lil baby they were and gone thru with them the ups and downs in their live so far. I guess its because I choose to sway away from the 9 to 5 jobs to be with them.
I do remember someone once asked me that when we are about the draw our last breath, what would be our last thoughts? So I decided that no matter what, I would spend as much time as I could to watch my kids grow up and be with them as they turn into young adults.
I do know that I would cherish every single moment and memories of the time spent with them. Yes its never easy as they can be angels one minute and monsters the next … however its part of growing up I guess.
I’m thankful to god for having a really supportive lovely wife and 2 amazing kids… We’ve been thru a lot over many years together.
Happy 10th Birthday Lil Chris … aka .. @bitrockerjr
Its already been 10 years since my dad passed on. It was one of the saddest day of my life. Every 27th July is my late father’s birthday and I would say an extra prayer for him.
My father was born during the time just after the Japanese occupation in Malaysia, however, he never did speak much of his childhood to us. I sometimes wished I had spent more time with him to ask him about his childhood.
He was an english teacher for over 35 years and even after his retirement he still continued teaching as he was passionate about educating people.
There are days where I do wish I could just pickup the phone and call him like how I would usually do, as since I left home … we would just have a few minutes of conversation on the phone pretty often. One thing I cherished was that he had never missed my calls as I know he would just drop everything he was doing to pick up my phone call. I do miss him even after 10 years of his passing … however I do know that he would always watch over us.
Everyone who has a little fortune on crypto either actual or fictional gets really excited when the price of Bitcoins ( BTC ) goes up and they go beserk that the price starts going down.
So far there are 4 types of people which I’ve met and I could categorize them like this when BTC starts fluctuating like a yoyo on steroids.
Hold on their crypto and yet imaginatively think how much they have either made or lost if they sold it just now.
Stuck in ALT coins and wished they had sold it when it was at its All Time High (ATH)
The FOMO dude … gets excited or frustrated but do not hold a single crypto wishing they had imaginatively bought some when it was 6 cents.
A trader … enuf said !
Not many dare venture into crypto trade with so much news of exchanges being the targets of hackers and exchanges just do an exit scam. Some also tried it out and had bad experience with it, therefore, they decided not to try it again.
There is no right nor is there wrong in doing any of the above as its your money and your assets. If you had held BTC at a certain point in time, you would almost be in profits just by holding your coins as the value had increased so much that it would be stupid to buy pizza with 10,000 BTC.
Just like in some traditional markets, today’s variety of crypto trading has widened to match the options of the traditional markets. Instead of only the typical exchange which only offers Buy High and Sell Low trade boards. We are all now introduced to other instruments like FUTURES Market for crypto.
In a really simple term, you are able to make money whichever way the markets go. Now, also remember that you are also able to loose money whichever way the market goes.
One of the platforms which I kinda like to mess around with is Kraken. I think it has a really slick interface and most importantly, the platform is fast and so far reliable for me.
In most of these Crypto Futures trade platform, you would normally see that they do not use the symbol of BTC as you are not really trading Bitcoins / USD , however, you are trading Bitcoin Contracts. Each contract is normally worth $1 . So if you are buying $100 , you are actually buying 100 contracts.
There are 2 main type of trades. You can either buy LONG or SHORT. Buying LONG means you buy it at a low price now and possibly sell it at the Higher price. Going SHORT would meant your want to sell at a high price now and then buy it at a lower price. So both ways you are able to earn a lil bit of $$$ …. if you place your order in the right direction.
Those are the 2 most basics you need to know. There are so many other things you can do to minimize your losses, to increase your profits with minimal capital.
So if you are keen or even interested in starting to trade crypto futures market ( its not meant for the weak heart ) I do suggest you just give it a try with perhaps at least $50 or $100 ?
Only trade what you can afford to lose should always be your no.1 rule. As things move extremely fast in the crypto world.
I do suggest you look up tutorials which is abundance on youtube from people who has been trading crypto futures and you will be able to learn a lot. Again, it’s your money, therefore, I’m sure you would always like to make the best decision to your best ability.
Here is the link if you want to checkout the platform
We all have dreamt of that gaming laptop and all that power and performance on the go. However, with great performance, comes a great price as your battery will go flat extremely fast and your machine will heat up like a toaster.
With that, it would drain your batteries so fast that you can’t even finish that last quest … or that last level … or that last battle.
What is the problem ?
Its pretty simple, you may have an i7 processor and its running many cores to give you that performance. To check how many cores you have, you can just press SHIFT+CTRL+ESC and you will be able to see it under the performance tab
In this case, there is 6 cores and every since core takes a certain amount of voltage to power it up. So when you are running games or any heavy task this starts firing up and heating up.
When this happens, your laptop fans will start spinning fast trying to get as much air to cool your entire CPU. Powering your CPU and powering the fan to cool your CPU will results in consuming your batteries fast. Also have to take into account that you may have a high end Graphics card which also requires to be cooled.
This is different in a gaming PC as you have way more space to place in larger fans or even liquid cooling. However, in the laptop, there is no room for that and you would require to do something about it.
What is the solution ?
One way of doing this is to undervolt your machine. Meaning give less power to the CPU & Graphics card and also ensuring you do not compromise your gaming experience too much. This post is to show you tools which you need to do exactly that. However the settings and how to use it varies from laptop to laptop, you may require to google it to figure out the best settings for your machine.
This is one tool which you would be able to tweak your CPU voltage. Make sure you save the default profile before you make any changes so you are able to revert back if you made a mistake. If you add in more voltage, you are most likely overclocking your CPU and will add more power. Please do not make extreme adjustments unless you are absolutely sure on what you are doing.
This is the most common tool used to either overclock or underclock your GPU. There are many writeups about about using this tool. You may want to google it up and read more about it. You can relatively make a lot of changes here and its best done while you have your game open and to see if it has affected your game performance. You can adjust just how much you are willing to sacrifice in FPS for that extra battery savings.
What now ?
Once you have downloaded with it and familiar yourselves with these tools, go ahead and try out several settings. I managed to go from 4 hours on the battery to 7 hours on normal usage, however on the gamng way much less but a lot more compared to previously before the tweak.
REMEMBER ! do not make changes to this if you have NO idea what you are doing. Google and YouTube has tons of searches to refer to from people who has already done tweaking. You may be able to find the most optimal settings without compromising too much of your performance.
Its already July 2019 and half the year has already passed. Its so far been an amazing year for the blockchain community especially here in Malaysia. With the Malaysian Govt endorsing that there is a need for regulations required for this space by providing conditional license for 3 crypto-fiat exchanges its seems like its going to be a bright future.
As witness no. 92 at the moment of this writing, I would just like to give a brief summary on what has happened over the past 6 months in terms of awareness and adoption of the STEEM community and a highlight to what I’ve been doing to promote STEEM. Even though I’m not a full time coder, however, I’m full time in growing the awareness of this amazing blockchain which we all have come to love.
After much success in running multiple events in East, North and Central Malaysia, the community seems to be vibrant and rapidly gaining awareness about how they can use STEEM on the daily basis. Most of these events are targeted towards a diversity of audience from different background. So meaning that it has to be as simple as possible to understand and get started.
Appart from running our own events, I was also honoured to be able to speak at several events which we more focused on the blockchain community.
Having done the most recent ones in June 2019 was Malaysian Blockchain Week where I was asked to share about the STEEM blockchain in the Blockchain Tracks which had audiences from all over asia.
And also another STEEM sharing session which was done to a small group of individuals who were content creators (photo bottom)
The drive and aim this year was of course to explore and to show those in the blockchain space that STEEM is not just another blockchain to shill and compete with others however its a blockchain where communities are able to come together to share content and could also be used as a alternative way to get rewarded for their artistry.
Irregardless of the age group, I am always ready and available to talk about STEEM to a crowd if provided the opportunity. These students below are from a rural part of Sarawak where they have absolutely no idea what blockchain is however they know what social media is , so sharing about STEEM and its DAPPs made it relevant to them.
I must say that there is absolutely NO way I could have traveled all around Malaysia and do these talks without the help of the community and its unending support. Some people I would love to mention who has always supported me and my drive to push for growing the community here in Malaysia are amazing individuals like @kevinwong, @davidke20, @elizacheng, @littlenewthings, @danieldoughty, @veenang, @bboyady, @wilsonkoh, @joannewong, @aaronleang @littlenewthings, @zord189, @coingecko, @awesomianist, @dongkeypong, @tombstone, @bitcoinmalaysia, @currykhoo, @patriciawpy, @ninjaboon, @hightouch, @starkerz, @anarcotech, @project7, @thecryptodrive, @anomadsoul and so many other steemians out there which just can’t fit in one single post.
Also a great big fat thanks to some of these amazing projects which runs off the blockchain who just makes an enormous impact to the STEEM blockchain which is worth mentioning thruout any of my presentation. @fundition , @dtube, @oracle-d, @curie, @partiko, @steempress, @tasteem, @steemhunt and many many other projects.
I’ve always have new stuff to talk about when it comes to STEEM, and now with @aggroed and his team who has launched SCOT and the Nitros interface, its going to be a lot of new and upcoming projects showcasing the communities and the potential of STEEM.
WHATS NEXT ?
Moving forward in the next 6 months, I’m looking at more collaborative efforts to be able to gain more awareness about STEEM. These are some of the stuff which I have already begun discussion :-
Organizing partner events at several selected locations with one of the approved crypto – fiat exchange in Malaysia
Continue discussions with a national TV station to host a blockchain based segment to showcase not only STEEM but credible blockchain projects within the community.
Continue talks on getting advertising space on one of the largest wifi providers in Malaysia with more then 16,000 wifi hotspots.
Attending and engaging with more communities both blockchain and others.
So there you go , this is my witness update and I do hope that you would be able to support my witness with a witness vote here.
For those who have voted .. thank you thank you thank you ! Will continuously update the community on all events that is happening and will try to push for more collaboration to gain awareness of the STEEM blockchain in Malaysia.
For some who has been away from STEEM for the last 3 months, there has been a lot of changes which you may not be aware of. Most would be so confuse that they do not know where to start.
So here is a quick breakdown as to what have been happening if you have not caught up yet.
Most importantly, you need to know that @aggroed and his team has created a tool called http://steem-engine.com which enables or simulates smartcontracts on the STEEM blockchain. In simple terms, it gives others an opportunity to create their own token using the same design as STEEM which post, vote and earn. And the best is that everything still runs off the STEEM blockchain
So here are the current 4 sites which has deployed their own token and is currently live with steemians using their same login to use these apps.
With thousands of users already in the community of PAL ( Peace Abundance & Love ) where it was a easy transition for them to just go in.
Steemcoinpan was started by a Korean community member which then quickly got picked up by other communities as they managed to maintain a high token value by introducing burn tokens and staking incentives.
This is one of my favourites so far as it is very focus on SPORTS content and even though there is a huge amount of distributed tokens pushing the token value down however with a moderated site for just SPORTS, I have a good feeling that this will just grow at a steady rate
One of the first projects launched thru STEEM Engine, like the title goes, its meant for Weed enthusiast who like to create content based on the subject matter. Do check it out if you are into it.
Whats Next ?
With STEEM announcing that SMT would be launch very soon, I do believe that these projects would transition to SMT upon launch. The only challenge for these projects is to work out a way to maintain the Token value else it would just turn into another useless token sitting in your wallet.
All the listed projects above has support for the Chrome plugin to login using your STEEM account with Keychain. So to ease your login process do download and install Keychain.
So its just 1 more day before another STEEM sharing session. That would be my closure for the month of June. This month has been a very busy month with many different events and met a bunch of really amazing individuals in the blockchain space.
Kuala Lumpur has been gaining a lot of focus of expansion for crypto projects after the announcement of 3 conditional licensed Crypro Exchanges by the security commissions of Malaysia.
This is why, its one of the best place to start talking and getting more awareness about STEEM within the community here. Projects will now realize that STEEM is not only about blogging however, its driven by content and its not to be seen as a competitor to other blockchains as it is easily able to co-exist with other projects as a form of content distribution. Exactly like how reddit or even FB is used.
So in the upcoming event tomorrow, I would be sharing about STEEM to a community which is NOT from the blockchain space and I’ve tweeked my slides to make it easier for it to be more relatable to the audience. Hopefully it works.
More information about this event can be taken from the link below.
Its going to be an awesome day tomorrow and I look forward in meeting more people.
Thanks to @fundition in supporting my drive to continuously share about the STEEM blockchain and all its amazing projects out there. If you would like to read about my fundition project more click this link
As you all may already know, the same team which has brought us the amazing platform of STEEMHUNT will be launching their new platform called REVIEWHUNT by July 2019.
REVIEWHUNT is a review platform where app makers & tech innovators are able to get real people reviewing their platform, apps or games
How App Makers can make use of REVIEWHUNT ?
If you are an app developer and want reviews on your app, you can engage with about 22,000 tech influencers and create a Review Campaign which then picked up by interested influencers to do the intended tasks.
One the task is completed, the Hunters are then rewarded with HUNT Token which is now tradeable on several exchanges.
At the time of this writing, there is already about 22,000 tech influencers which has signup to be part of this exciting new platform. This is by far going to be one of the largest number of influencer on one platform.
Its really going an exciting time once this gets launched as there is a huge demand from the market for social influencers especially when there are so many apps out in the market which just does not gain any reviews or awareness.
All the images above has been taken from REVIEWHUNT ‘s new pitch deck, if you want to have a look at the full deck do check out the link below.
There is already up to $683k of monthly budgets by almost 100 companies which has already signup. If you are not a HUNTER by then , you may loose out on this amazing opportunity to utilize your influence and to earn from that.
Also, Do checkout @steemhunt ‘s blogs for further exciting updates and try out the existing platform https://steemhunt.com to get rewarded for hunting cool items and earning HUNT Tokens .
Its finally here, Malaysian Blockchain Week with a series of events happening thru-out the city leading towards the event on the 20th June tomorrow where there would be conferences and speakers from all over the place in 1 location.
This was one of the event which I attended at WORQ in GLO Damanasara.
Was there to mainly support my buddy from SINEGY where they are one of three exchanges regulated in Malaysia. Had a lot of feedback from him regarding how they are going to expand rapidly in Malaysia.
He was on the Panel with a lot of questions from the audience which was a very mix crowd.
All events won’t be complete without a good tehtarik session where more discussions continued. Left to right ( Colbert – Bitcoin Malaysia , Jack – he seriously look like Justin Sun , Leslie from Intersteller.org and myself )
This is just the start and many more people to meet this week. Have a great week and if you are in Kuala Lumpur and would like to join in some of these events, here is the spreadsheet links.