This post has links to the books I’m currently reading to learn about how capitalism fails society, imperialism in the context of a globalized world, and what we can do to reduce inequality and other evils.
My recent Twitter thread commenting on an essay describing Bitcoin as a fungus intertwined with humanity.
This will hopefully be my last post about the crypto bubble for a while. I feel terrible about myself for spending so much time being distracted by trying to convince people not to “invest” money that they can’t afford to lose into gambling on chance, but I also feel oddly satisfied too, as if I… Continue reading Flocking Behavior
In this post I try to explain the “unit of account” function of money and why cryptocurrency can’t fulfill it, using El Salvador as an example.
I explain the harm reduction that we can get, if we’re going to live with cryptocurrencies at all, by migrating from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake, or by starting with proof-of-stake for new blockchains.
A link to a lengthy essay by [tante] explaining why you shouldn’t invest in NFTs.
In this essay, I explain why I’m calling NFTs and smart contracts the new #Ponziverse.
This essay was originally posted to Medium on Mar. 29, 2021. I have one more prediction about Bitcoin. I recently learned about George Soros’s theory of reflexivity which explains so much about how markets often become detached from reality when pricing a new asset. At first there’s a slow buildup of hype and excitement that spurs further investment… Continue reading The Great Bitcoin Bank Heist
Note: This is another Medium repost, originally written Mar. 10, 2021. I’ve slightly edited the formatting. I’m a solution-oriented person, so I figured out a way to take care of the collective damage to our planet that we’re causing by chasing crypto tokens for greed. I think the solution will need to be along these… Continue reading How to wind down the crypto market
My post from Mar. 10, 2021, regarding cryptocurrencies and cults.