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...

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Apr 13, 2021

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....

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Jan 10, 2021

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 alway...

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Dec 15, 2020

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 hook...

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Dec 08, 2020

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...

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Oct 02, 2020
Sunk Cost/ Crash/

Hello!I hope you've had a wonderful weekend and got to try something new. This week I reflected on my experience in developing my blog with the post Sunk Cost as a Tool. I write about how I used the sunk cost fallacy as a way to make myself write mor...

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Sep 27, 2020

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 sho...

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Sep 26, 2020

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 examp...

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Sep 22, 2020

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 com...

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Sep 16, 2020
Berlin/ Sports Broadcasting

Good afternoon, hope all is well and that you had a relaxing Labor Day weekend.This week I wrote a piece about Berlin and quickly went over some of the reasons I love the city. Something that I wish I would have gotten into were some examples of what...

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Sep 13, 2020

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...

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Sep 12, 2020
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...

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Sep 09, 2020
Shut up and Dribble/ Betting on Sport/ Find good books

Hi friends,Last week I wrote a post called Shut up and Dribble about the history of athletes feeling the consequences of their social activism. I got to learn about Tommie Smith & John Carlos as well as Muhammad Ali and his protest as a conscient...

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Sep 06, 2020
Manchester City/ Body Armor/ Zero

Hi friends,yesterday I made a tragic mistake and forgot to save a draft of this email. So instead of a Sunday letter you now get a Monday letter!Last week I wrote a post called How to buy a Championship about Manchester city and how Sheikh Mansour fu...

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Aug 31, 2020
Collaborative Technology/ Shared Ownership/

Hello ,Monday I wrote about collaborative technology, which has been the saving grace of the Covid crisis. When I was reading into this as a trend I found that one of the areas that doesn't seem to have a category winner was interactions with custom...

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Aug 23, 2020