What Critics Fail to Understand about Kin — Part #1

Kik (the company behind the Kin ecosystem) recently launched their first beta app “Kinit” on the Google Play Store. The launch received polarizing feedback with both an out-pouring of positive reviews on the Play Store, but, some tough criticisms from both the community and reporters who failed to understand parts of Kik’s strategy. A Quick […]

What is Metcalfe’s Law and how does it apply to crypto?

Metcalfe’s Law Unless you work in the telecom industry, you may never have heard of “Metcalfe’s Law.” And rightly so, as Metcalfe’s law is a simple and obscure mathematical observation relating to the impact/reach of a telecommunications network. The law states that the potential of a network is simply the number of nodes squared, or […]

On the Subject of Nodes

One of the great debates in blockchain centers around what it means to be decentralized, whether it’s a necessary trait for the application you’re developing, and how a blockchain’s centralization should affect the regulatory status of the cryptoasset(s) running on top of it. While many followers of the blockchain space would identify as decentralization ‘maximalists,’ […]

Who is Kin’s secret board member?

Want to discuss this post? Check out the discussion on the NuFi forums! One thing that we try to avoid at NuFi is wild and unfounded speculation. Instead, our wild speculation is mildly founded with rough interweb sleuthing. While most of the community has been on a fervorous hunt for bread-crumbs that they believe are […]