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Crypto

Ethereum and its Role in Crypto

TL;DR Ethereum is a crypto platform that allows other applications to use it’s blockchain. The token is a bet on the network. Smart Contracts have a lot of problems… but we’re getting there. Ethereum Ethereum looks like it is the future of the crypto economy. It’s proven itself to be the leading smart contract platform […]

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Crypto

Decentralized Exchanges

Over the last few days I have taken a dive into Decentralized Finance, or DeFi. DeFi is the blockchain communities effort to invade the financial world. While Bitcoin has chipped away at gold as a store of value, DeFi could flip the financial world. DeFi has Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs), which allow the private and efficient […]

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Basic Systems

What I’ve discovered over the last few months is that how much I get done comes down to what I do every day. I’ve always heard about Systems as the way to make incremental progress and evaluate what you do. When people talked about systems I’ve always gotten confused, thinking they spoke of finding ways […]

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What People Buy

Yesterday, I read the first few chapters of the Boron Letters. The Boron Letters are a series of letters written by Gary C. Halbert written from jail to his son. After reading what he wanted to call the book that was to come of the letters I was hooked; How to be your own Messiah. […]

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volleyhead.com

Over the last two months I have been working on a new website, volleyhead.com. As you may remember in the middle of the summer I made an ugly website called sandcourts.info. The point was to give outdoor volleyball players access to information that I’ve often found myself desiring; where can I play. Over the course […]

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Musings On Color

Crash, fast to slow

A few nights ago I watched a movie called Crash. It takes place in LA and connects the lives of several characters who seem to have no association. Throughout the film we see certain characters change from hate filled to loving and vice versa. It shows us that we are all reacting and doing what […]

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Musings

Sunk Cost as a Tool

Sunk cost is an incurred and unrecoverable cost. This often leads the “spender” to continue investing in something, even though it is bringing little to no benefit. A common phrase that describes sunk cost, is throwing good money after bad. For example, buying a ticket and staying because you already spent the money. In this […]

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Technology

twich and sports

Twitch is the leading streaming platform. In 2007 it began as a wild experiment by Justin Kan, Emmet Shear, Michael Seibel, and Kyle Vogt. Seibel is the CEO of Y-Combinator, Vogt went on to found Cruise. Twitch has the coolest origin story of any company I’ve ever heard of. The team wanted to get people […]

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Sports Technology

Sports Broadcasting Technology

Within Sports, broadcasting has been the ultimate tool for success throughout the pandemic. Many competitions have come back to finish their seasons and broadcast games. The Champions League concluded with a tournament in isolation and currently the NBA playoffs are running in a bubble. Both events have been successful. Leagues understood the value of competing […]

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Travel

Stop in Berlin

For the passed week I’ve been in my favorite city in the world, Berlin. I lived in the city between the ages 13 and 16, and recognize its impact on my life. It’s been great to see how it changes but always remains energetic. Berlin is magical. There are a few things that make it […]