Practical Matters – Why Artists Should Consider Minting Their NFTs on Proton ($XPR)

So, it’s tough to write about this topic, because I don’t want to seem like I’m knocking certain blockchains and their respective NFT platforms. For that reason, I’m going to be intentionally vague, and this article is mostly just going to be an expression of my own preferences, along with a brief explanation of why …

Pulse of the Network – Understanding How ANKR Tokens Are Utilized

Whenever the subject of token utility arises, it often feels as though many have this unshakeable image in their heads of a person strolling into 7-Eleven, handing their trusty cryptocurrency card to the cashier and walking out with a savory box of Milk Duds. Their underlying assumption about crypto is that it should function more …

The Switzerland of Web3 – Ankr ‘s “Chain Neutral” Approach Lights a Path Toward Multi-Chain Future

Anyone who has spent a significant amount of time in crypto knows that there are a number of persistent rivalries between different blockchains. Taking on a factional form, these rivalries often exist both at the project/developer level and within the wider communities themselves. Much of this can be chalked up to friendly competition, genuine technical …

Proton Powers Up With Top-Tier Domain and New Whitepaper

Proton (XPR) has officially outgrown the ProtonChain.com domain name and has upgraded to Proton.org. For those of us who are veterans of the domain industry, this is fantastic news and an obvious indication of good things to come. I’ve said this a million times, but most projects in crypto use low quality domain names or …

Taking a Gander at Ankr Scan, Ankr’s Multi-Chain Block Explorer

As someone who spends an inordinate amount of time researching coins and attempting to ascertain useful (and occasionally useless) information by eyeballing transaction info, I can appreciate any tool which makes this task more efficient. It can be tedious to have to hop around from blockchain explorer to blockchain explorer to lookup transactions on individual …

Of Cosmic Proportions – All Eyes On Jupiter as it Makes its Move

Precarious market conditions in the crypto space have apparently not deterred Jupiter from pursuing its gargantuan ambitions, as the project continues pushing forward. For instance, after working patiently all these years, they appear to have finally secured the exchange listing equivalent of the golden fleece. That’s right, Jupiter is set to be listed on Coinbase. …

Best in Show – A Brief Look at “PANTZO TopDog Finest,” a New NFT Collection on Proton

Created by two friends with contrasting styles and tastes, Pantzo TopDog Finest is a new NFT series minted on Proton (XPR). It’s described by its makers as “a handmade collection of unique, surreal 2D creatures that change the visual scene and affect the NFT space.” The Pantzos have a cool, strikingly colorful and casual appearance. …

In a Builder’s Market, Ankr Forges Ahead With Web3 Construction

It may be easier said than done sometimes, but we must avoid allowing the tumultuousness of the markets to distract us from noticing which projects are actively building things. One such project is Ankr (ANKR), which describes itself as “the fastest-growing infrastructure provider in the Web3 space.” If you want to dive into the technical …

Cherub Fields – The Angelic NFT Collection That’s Recapturing Crypto’s Lost Innocence

The recent calamity in the markets, the ceaseless vulgarity of discourse, the phishing scammers, the soulless botnets, the shell corporations, and the rug pulls have all taken their toll on the crypto community recently. Minted in such precarious conditions, a delicate, sensitive and heartwarming NFT project like Cherub Fields might seem too pure for our …