Is the Petro a cryptocurrency? What is cryptocurrency anyway?

Blockchain post-it. An article about the Petro and the concept of cryptocurrency.
Photo by Hitesh Choudhary on Unsplash

Below are the sidebars I wrote for the article “A Complete Guide to Petro – Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Driven Attempt to Attain An Edge“, which ended up published by Hackernoon, a tech publication with a specialized audience that probably didn’t need basic information like this. You, on the other hand, definitely do. So here it is. You’re welcome.

If you’re interested in the Venezuelan cryptocurrency, jackpot, you found the motherload.  And even if you’re not, there’s a lot of valuable, easy-to-digest data ahead:

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ARTICLE: “Tales of a Venezuelan Expat: Dispatch #2 (Disorder and Progress)”

The second chapter in the travel chronicles of Eduardo Próspero is live on Metapsychosis, a site of the highest caliber. This time our hero appears in Brazil and, as per usual, nothing goes his way. He falls on his feet, though, and lives to fight another day. And no, I’m not spoiling anything. The story is in the journey, not in the destination. And it starts dramatically:

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