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Nxter News – July 2018 (V): All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter, Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

  July (V)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! We are all wandering through life, trying hard to put on a good face and deceive others into thinking that we have life “figured out” but these are lies we tell to our coworkers and friends. We are all wandering, but we need not be …

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Nxter News – July 2018 (IV): Life Has No Remote Control, So Get Up And Change It Yourself

July (IV)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Recently the batteries in my tv remote died, and to my great dismay, there were no other ones that small around my house. So there I was, comfortable in my lazy clothes, staring at a blank tv. No amount of button pushing would power the tv …

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Nxter News – July 2018 (III): Imagination Is The Highest Form Of Research

July (III)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Imagination is not the same as following a trend. Adding a touchscreen on your espresso maker does not make it better, you have just feature-creeped an existing product likely at the expense of a good user experience. No, imagination is coming up with a unique solution, …

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Nxter News – July 2018 (II): Earth Provides Enough To Satisfy Every Person’s Needs, But Not Every Person’s Greed

July (II)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Yes, we have entered the holiday season, if you are in the Northern hemisphere which you likely are. Less is happening, less to write about, more time to spend with the family. Right? Well, of course, we do appreciate you reading this, but is your kid …

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Nxter News – July 2018 (I): Strength Lies In Differences, Not In Similarities

July (I)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! A nice inspiring thing to realize is that everyone is different and that is a good thing. Our community is made stronger by the great diversity it contains – we have many active Nxters in the US, Europe, China, Korea, Russia, and many other places the …

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Nxter News – June 2018 (IV): The Caterpillar Does All The Work, But The Butterfly Gets All The Publicity

June (IV)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Change is important, it provides for compelling character arcs in narratives and powers evolution. Like our title suggests, caterpillars might do all the work, but butterflies get all the credit. Sucks, but it is true. One should not be content being a complacent caterpillar when you …

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Nxter News – June 2018 (III): All Truly Great Thoughts Are Conceived While Walking

June (III)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Walking is healthy, and for that alone everyone should do it. Walking also allows for you to clear your head and just be alone with your thoughts. When walking you can think about how to use blockchain to change the world, as a friendly suggestion – …

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Nxter News – June 2018 (II): Those Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change the World Usually Do

June (II)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! People tend to like the familiarity of routines and changing the world is often lumped in with “delusions of grandeur.” It was crazy for bicycle shop owners to think that man could fly and yet the Wright brothers built the first plane. It was crazy to …

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Nxter News – June 2018 (I): A Man Who Has No Imagination Has No Wings

June (I)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Thanks to our imaginations we have many wonderful things that make our lives better – including sliced bread, planes, staples, sunscreen, and literally dozens more. The blockchain is such a technology; once someone’s imagination turned into reality. Once I was like “sequentially hashed files” why would …

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Nxter News – May 2018 (IV): The Artist Is Nothing Without The Gift, But The Gift Is Nothing Without Work

May (IV)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Work is hard, that is why we call it work after all. Work takes time, effort, frustration, inconvenience and much more. Yet, it is worth the reward. A reward without working for it does not feel as satisfying as when you struggle, perspire, and finally overcome …

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Nxter News – May 2018 (III): The Surest Way To Make Your Dreams Come True Is To Live Them

May (III)   Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Our dream is a world in which society is all around better, more accountable, more connected, and more convenient – all powered by distributed ledger technology: blockchain. We are living out our dream of a world in which ecosystems of decentralized apps exist and our data …

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Nxter News – May 2018 (II): Life Can Only Be Understood Backwards; But It Must Be Lived Forwards

May (II) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Progress is not always elegant or “picture-perfect.” Progress is often slow, painful, but ultimately greatly worth the momentary inconveniences of the growing pains. The computer did not change our lives in a day, it took decades for the technology to mature to benefit the average person. Then …

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Nxter News – May 2018 (I): He Who Has Overcome His Fears Will Truly Be Free

May (I) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! What are you afraid of when it comes to mastering Ardor? Unlike Ethereum’s Sharding which forever seems to be “right around the corner,” we have Ardor and Nxt. They are right here right now and they are working. To many, a blockchain is a scary thing, an …

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Nxter News – April 2018 (V): You May Say I’m A Dreamer, But I’m Not The Only One

April (V) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Dreams are important, they guide us – they inspire us. Dreams give us visions of what the world can be. But turning dreams into reality is hard work and it is beset by problems. Blockchain technology is the future, but the vision of what the future can …

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Nxter News – April 2018 (IV): Obstacles Are Things A Person Sees When They Take Their Eyes Off Their Goal

April (IV) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! Spring is a time for growth and the crypto community sure is growing. With growth comes growing pains like exit scams. With growth comes news that South Korea’s largest token exchange is going to have an ICO, in Switzerland. Growth requires effort, work, time. This newsletter started …

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Nxter News – April 2018 (III): Don’t Tell Me The Sky’s The Limit When There Are Footprints On The Moon

April (III) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! The flowers are blooming as is the blockchain space and the sky is not even close to the limit. “Mooning” is the term that is used when a token goes to an all-time high, but why shoot for the Moon when the blockchain can take us to …

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Nxter News – April 2018 (II): You Can Cut All The Flowers But You Cannot Keep Spring From Coming

April (II) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! We here at Nxter take data security very seriously and we hope you do as well. Much has been written about companies like Facebook and Cambridge Analytica harvesting and maliciously using personal data from its users. It is the responsibility of every netizen to take care of …

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Nxter News – April 2018 (I): You Can’t Swim For New Horizons Until You Have Courage To Lose Sight Of The Shore

April (I) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! The cryptocurrency world had another turbulent week, token values are down and many countries are considering bans and lawsuits and the EU prepares to implement GDPR (more on this below). Yet it was not all bad news as the US and UK governments continue to look for …

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Nxter News – March 2018 (IV): The Man Who Moves A Mountain Begins By Carrying Away Small Stones

March (IV) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! The world continues to show mixed feelings about blockchain tokens as Twitter announced that they will soon ban crypto ads while Malta, with the Binance exchange relocating its headquarters, desires to become the largest cryptocurrency haven. Regulators do not know what to make of this new world, …

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Nxter News – March 2018 (III): Instead Of Worrying About What You Cannot Control, Shift Your Energy To What You Can Create

March (III) Welcome, dear Nxters and other followers! The Ardor Hackathon in Norway is upcoming and will be lead by Lior Yaffe, a core-developer of Ardor; Jelurida was announced as a partner at the upcoming Blockchain Expo – Europe 2018 in June, a new Ardor forum is about to be launched, the latest news on …

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