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Total Value Locked (TVL) is simultaneously the most popular and most misinterpreted metric in DeFi. Total Capital Allocated (TCA) is perhaps the more accurate phrasing. TVL insinuates that value is “locked” in a protocol, loyal and unwavering. Unfortunately for many projects, this is not the case. Short-term money games dominate…

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Art by Will Tempest on behalf of the Ethereum Foundation (CC BY 4.0)

Previously I shared how to access blockchain data for DeFi projects using various centralized APIs like DeFi Llama and decentralized APIs like The Graph. This time around we’re going to query the blockchain directly using the Web3.py Python library.

Doge using Dapps // Art by Will Tempest.

Note: nothing herein is financial advice. Crypto projects are inherently associated with risk, largely unaudited, and experimental in nature. No charts, images, statistics, or observations herein should be used for investment decisions.

In this article we’ll access these APIs while providing sample code for how to work with REST, GraphQL…

Note: nothing herein is financial advice. Crypto projects are inherently associated with risk, largely unaudited, and experimental in nature. No charts, images, statistics, or observations herein should be used for investment decisions.

You can find the full code associated with this article here: GitHub Repo.

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Applied AI continues to accelerate, largely fueled by the maturation of tooling and infrastructure. Couple this infrastructure with a strong pool of talent and enthusiasm, readily accessible capital, and high customer willingness to adopt AI/ML and you’ve got something special. …

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