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Yes … I Read the Whitepaper

Humanity’s struggle to locate the easy button permeates all aspects of our existence.

The Blocksize War – Chapter 4 – Scaling II – Hong Kong

Chapter 4 of the book The Blocksize War is published below. The full book is available on Amazon. As a reminder, 50% of any profits from physical...

The Blocksize War – Chapter 3 – Scaling I – Montreal

Chapter 3 of the book The Blocksize War is published below. The full book is available on Amazon. As a reminder, 50% of any profits from physical...

ALL ABOARD!

I am an arbitrage trader at heart. In May 2013 brimming with my experience as a delta one trader, I entered the crypto capital markets. The first trade I ever put on was buying Bitcoin from Mt. Gox, depositing them on ICBIT, then selling BTC/USD June 2013 inverse futures contracts at a premium. My first trade captured a premium of 200% per annum (PA).

Enhancing the BitMEX Compliance Programme with Kharon

We’ve been steadily enhancing our compliance programme as the crypto derivatives sector evolves. The latest step comes in the form of a new partnership with Kharon, a...

Scheduled Temporary Downtime for 1 April (Testnet) and 8 April (Mainnet) for Upgrades to...

On 8 April 2:15 UTC, we’ll have a temporary period of scheduled downtime on production/ Mainnet to apply an upgrade. Continuous trading will recommence from approx 02:45 UTC.

The Blocksize War – Chapter 2 – March To War

Chapter 2 of the book The Blocksize War is published below. The full book is available on Amazon. As a reminder, 50% of any profits from physical...

The Blocksize War – Chapter 1 – First Strike

Chapter 1 of the book The Blocksize War is published below. The full book is available on Amazon. As a reminder, 50% of any profits from physical...

Poor Wojak’s Almanack

I became an avid cyclist after the onset of COVID. I try to ride twice a week for 40 – 60km. Given the popularity of cycling with Boomers, you might think it’s a nightclub for uncles on the public bike paths circa 5am—but it’s a high stakes affair.

Introducing Bech32 Deposits on BitMEX to Deepen Bitcoin Integration, Lower Fees

We’re very pleased to announce the imminent launch of Bech32 deposits across the BitMEX platform, boosting efficiency and deepening our integration with the latest Bitcoin address format. In...

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