Tag Archives: Cryptocurrencies


Will the Startup Bubble Burst?

When someone talks negatively about an innovative idea like startups or cryptocurrencies, I get triggered. I know I have to be rational and let those intense emotions go, but sometimes, it’s difficult. In such cases, I use those emotions as fuel for creativity and write a blog post about them. Who Are the Critics of […]


A Billion Dollar Disaster of a Business Model

People will gravitate to the social platforms that pay them. This is the future of social media. Last week, I have published an analysis of Steemit, a social platform with its own cryptocurrency. The idea behind Steemit is to pay its users to post, comment, and upvote. Wait don’t rush to Steemit.com yet. Let me […]


In the Intersection of Social Media and Cryptocurrencies

Is this the future of social media? UPDATE February 17, 2018: I have published another post titled A Billion Dollar Disaster of a Business Model about Steemit after using and researching it more in depth. There are countless social media platforms out there. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, and the list goes on. Of course, Medium […]


How the Hodlers Fail the Crypto-Economy

December 2017 was a missed opportunity for hodlers as well as the crypto-market in general. Hodlers could act responsibly in December 2017 and be rewarded for their actions. Instead they’ve chosen to be greedy. They’ve lost the opportunity to profit and to contribute to the stability of the crypto-market. By hodlers, I don’t mean the […]


I’m Irrational

So are you. So are we all humans. Next time you think someone is acting irrational, remind yourself that we are all irrational by default. It takes effort to overcome our biases and logical fallacies to become rational. Sometimes, being irrational gives us an advantage. Sometimes, it results in us shooting ourselves in the foot. […]


Technical Analysis of Stock Prices is Useless

Holidays have been just over and I had some great time with family and friends. I met an old friend in my hometown and most of our conversation was focused on cryptocurrencies. At a certain moment, my friend started to explain his technical analysis on Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. My old friend told me to […]


7 Tips for a First Time Bitcoin Investor

My credit card is hacked. Again. This is the second time my credit card is canceled because of fraudulent transactions. Make no mistake, I don’t use my credit card recklessly. I use it only with a few reputable websites and brick and mortar shops. I didn’t have to pay for the fraudulent transactions attempted via […]

Burak Bilgin

Software developer with a Ph.D. and 15 years of experience. I write daily on personal development and life lessons. Sign up to my email newsletter to receive a weekly overview of my latest content on personal development and life lessons.