Ryan Yosua's Blog

Ryan Yosua

I am a software engineer currently working as a contractor at Nutrien. At Nutrien I am working with a team to develop an e-commerce site built in JavaScript and React. I occasionally blog about technology and entrepreneurship.

I am Shutting Down Fragmented

April 21, 2019

It has been about 1.5 years since I started the Fragmented project and I have decided to shut it down today. I think the problems that I…

How to Create a Blog With Gatsby for Front-End Developers

January 19, 2019

Moving from Ghost to Gatsby When I first created this blog I used a platform called Ghost and chose to host it on the official Ghost hosting…

Fragmented Development Update 7/30/18

July 30, 2018

I have not shared any updates on Fragmented in a while, so wanted to create a post to share my progress since the last update , and to…

Top 10 Ethereum DApps That You Can Use on the Mainnet Today

June 30, 2018

With this post, I want to highlight 10 of the best decentralized applications that you can use today on the main Ethereum network. I have…

Seasteading and Ethereum

May 30, 2018

When most people hear about seasteading the first time they dismiss it as a crazy idea. Seasteading is building floating cities on the ocean…

Is EOS a Threat to Ethereum?

April 29, 2018

Disclosure - I own Ether, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin, and some tokens on Ethereum, but no EOS tokens. Please keep this bias in mind while reading…

Problems with Regulating Ethereum in the US

March 31, 2018

There has been a lot of news recently around crypto regulation. I think there are a number of problems with regulating Ethereum in the US…

Understanding Casper

February 22, 2018

The Ethereum development team is working hard on Casper, which is the codename for proof of stake consensus on Ethereum. In this blog post…

Some Thoughts on Censorship

January 08, 2018

Yesterday Fragmented got a lot of attention from a Reddit comment I made to share the project. In the comments, a discussion was started…

Beginners Guide to Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash

December 07, 2017

Over the last two days, I have had a few friends ask me about how to buy Bitcoin or ask for more information on how it works. I decided to…

Devcon 3 Talks

November 04, 2017

I have put together a list of links to the all of the Devcon 3 talks. Day One Day One Full Stream Ethereum Team Introduction Youtube…

Vision for a Decentralized Social Network Built on Ethereum

October 21, 2017

I want to build a decentralized social network for Ethereum enthusiasts. Ethereum users spend a lot of their time posting, commenting…

Toshi - The Best Mobile Ethereum Wallet

September 30, 2017

Toshi the mobile Ethereum wallet developed by Coinbase is finally available on the main Ethereum network. Toshi is open source, user…

Thoughts on the Bitcoin Hard Fork

August 25, 2017

I typically don’t write too much about Bitcoin because I believe that Ethereum is the better cryptocurrency. Ethereum can do everything that…

How to Start a Lean Startup

July 31, 2017

This post is a response to a reader’s question. The question was along the lines of “I have an idea, how do I start it?“. When I was in…

GPU Mining for Fun and Profit

June 22, 2017

What is GPU Mining? One of the key value propositions of any cryptocurrency is decentralization. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other…

Understanding the Aragon Token Sale

May 16, 2017

What is Aragon? Aragon is a platform that allows anyone to create and participate in a DAO . In the founder’s words , “Aragon was born to…

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations as the Killer App of Blockchains

April 22, 2017

Now that Ethereum is starting to gain momentum, it is time to start talking about what types of applications that blockchains enable that…

Akasha First Impressions

March 30, 2017

I reject the myth of the creative genius - the idea that it takes a special kind of person to generate ideas for businesses, products, and…

How I Come Up With Tech Business Ideas

February 19, 2017

I reject the myth of the creative genius - the idea that it takes a special kind of person to generate ideas for businesses, products, and…

The Most Important Thing I Learned from Publishing 5 Mobile Apps

January 22, 2017

After starting a mobile app company, I met tons of people who wanted to make their own apps just like I did. Some of these people shared…

Why I am Starting a Blog

January 08, 2017

I’ve been wanting to start a blog for awhile now, and what better time of the year to start something new than January? I have a few primary…