What is Stellar Lumens XLM?

Stellar Lumens (XLM): An open network for money Stellar is a digital currency platform that connects banks, payments systems, and people. It is not just a cryptocurrency, but a cross-border payment solution that connects financial institutions. Recently, Stellar was featured in the Coinbase Earn program, where new users get to earn free XLM by watching … Continue reading What is Stellar Lumens XLM?

Sears at Christmas in 2021

UPDATE: Since publishing, it's been announced that this store will close in March 2022. Two years ago, we checked in on two Sears stores around Christmas in 2019. We skipped last year but we are back at it this year. The difficulty, first, is to find a Sears store. As we have documented, there are … Continue reading Sears at Christmas in 2021

What is Decentraland & MANA?

Welcome to Decentraland: A virtual metaverse owned by its users I have to admit, when I first heard about Decentraland, I immediately thought of Dwight from the Office. In one episode, another character Jim is concerned about Dwight because he joined a website called "Second Life". Within Second Life, Dwight had created a whole other … Continue reading What is Decentraland & MANA?