Bidding on Bytes: A Bitcoin & Ethereum Fee Market Update
In this week’s issue of State of the Network, we delve into the data behind the latest fee market frenzy that has simultaneously engulfed both the Ethereum and Bitcoin networks.
Using On-Chain Data to Investigate the Fall of FTX
In a shocking turn of events, FTX suffered an unexpected downfall. In this State of the Network issue, we use on-chain data to investigate the details surrounding FTX’s fall.
Introducing datonomy™: A Digital Assets Taxonomy
More than a decade has passed since bitcoin was launched as crypto’s first digital currency. The digital asset ecosystem has grown exponentially in breadth and complexity since then. Coin Metrics counts thousands of coins across our suite of data products. [...]
Through the Blockchain and Beyond: Combining On-Chain and Off-Chain Data with Coin Metrics Charting Tools
At Coin Metrics, we recently announced new market data capabilities in our charting tools, including exchange and exchange-asset pair metrics. In this SOTN, we walk through some examples where combining on-chain and off-chain data empowers users to make better insights.
Understanding Crypto Asset Scarcity Through the Data of Forked Blockchains
In the age of digital technologies, copy-paste, and open-source code, the great innovation encoded in Bitcoin and in later crypto assets was a concept that was alien and absurd in the digital world: scarcity. And yet, opponents of crypto assets [...]
Stablecoins Come Into Focus in EU’s MiCa Legislation
A data-driven update on stablecoins as the European Council votes in favor of Markets in Crypto Assets legislation (MiCa), set to come into force in 2024.
Running an Ethereum Node from your Home
In this write-up, we walk through the details of how to run an Ethereum node from scratch.
State of the Network’s Q3 2022 Wrap-Up
Reviewing the most important data and stories in the crypto ecosystem from Q3, 2022.
State of the Network’s Q3–2022 Mining Data Special
Analyzing some of the most important data points and stories in the mining industry from Q3 2022.
Examining Coin Metrics’ New Staking Metrics
Walking through Coin Metrics’ new staking-related Ethereum metrics released alongside The Merge.
The Rise of Stablecoins
The idea of having a stable digital currency has existed for a long time, and even predates Bitcoin. But for all intents and purposes, the rise of stablecoins started in early 2015 when cryptocurrency exchanges began listing Tether for trading. [...]