Daniel Goldman

I’m a polymath and a rōnin scholar. That is to say that I enjoy studying many different topics. Find more at http://danielgoldman.us

Joined June 2019 301 Followers

Daniel Goldman

A New Quora Space for Writing Questions

3 days ago 1 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.02 tipped

Just a quick memo. I want to help the writing community grow and prosper. And since I'm fairly platform agnostic, I have a number of different locations where I'm working to improve the community. One of them is now Quora. You can follow the new Quor...

Is publish0x Really Crypto Agnostic?

4 days ago 1 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.40 tipped

A common point that Igor makes in discussions about the platform is that it is crypto agnostic. And it's true that it currently supports a number of different tokens. More importantly, it does not have its own token and so there is less conflict of i...

Tron: A Useful Technology Which Suffers From a Poor Image

1 week ago 4 minute read Daniel Goldman $7.07 tipped

The Tron blockchain has been a successful fork of the Ethereum network. It offers numerous advantages, including cheaper gas fees. But it is unfortunately seen as inferior, and even a scam. Part of the problem rests with the Tron Foundation itself, a...

NPR and the Johnson Amendment

2 weeks ago 3 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.30 tipped

Many people think that the Johnson Amendment is about religion, but it’s not. It’s about politics. And NPR constantly ignores it. The Johnson Amendment seems to come up in political discussions a lot. The amendment, named after Lyndon B. Johnson, t...

Global Wealth Potential from Solar Energy

2 weeks ago 4 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.57 tipped

If Earth were a closed system, economics would be a zero, or worse a negative sum game. Luckily it’s not. A common argument against the ability for life to exist is that the second law of thermodynamics states that entropy increases within a closed...

Returning to the Gold Standard is Foolish

3 weeks ago 5 minute read Daniel Goldman $3.88 tipped

It's also brilliant. In 1933, the US government wanted full control over the ability to manipulate and create its currency, and so it largely abandoned the gold standard. No country in existence today relies on the gold standard. Some argue that th...

Ghosted by Heated, “A publication from Medium x Mark Bittman”

11 Dec 2019 3 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.41 tipped

How unprofessional behavior at one of Medium’s official publications left me with a great deal of disappointment.   Ever been ghosted? You just stop getting any communication from the person, with no word whatsoever. This is the story of my experie...

Destroying The Unspoken Fourth Branch of Government

5 Dec 2019 6 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.30 tipped

People often call the media “the fourth estate” but there is a fourth branch of government hiding right under our noses. Everyone knows that there are three branches of government: the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judic...

How Dare Employers Profit off Their Employees?!

1 Dec 2019 5 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.26 tipped

What’s the deal with employers getting so much money while their employees get so little? Employers (owners) are often seen as worthless components of the economic puzzle, where the employees (workers) are the ones who do everything and the employe...

That’s not Socialism

26 Nov 2019 6 minute read Daniel Goldman $0.13 tipped

What so many people, including many self labeled socialists, get wrong.   But that’s not socialism. These institutions fly in the face of the very founding ideals of socialist thinkers. In fact, I will show further along in this discussion, a quote...