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Explorations of the emerging crypto-economic models and their potential implications


The Barrier to Web3 Growth

13 Sep 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

As of today, the market cap of all of crypto is $1 trillion and DeFi is under $40 billion. That’s nowhere near the potential for what the industry can, should, and will be. The question then, is what is holding it back? At Radix, we’ve been thinking...

“Why doesn’t the world adopt this?”

9 Sep 2022 1 minute read 1 comment jer979!!

I had an amazing opportunity spend a few days with some friends whom I have known since kindergarten. We were sitting on the beach, catching up, and one of them started asking me about blockchain and crypto. I started to explain the concept of a glob...

Network-based Thinking

19 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I’ve started reading Balaji Srinavasan’s new book, The Network State. It’s basically a how-to guide for starting a “cloud-first, land-second” country. At first, you might be thinking, “this is crazy, a new country starting in the cloud and then getti...

Centralized Economies and Low Interest Rates

16 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

There was a great book review in the WSJ the other day called ‘The Price of Time’ Review: Getting Interest Rates Wrong based on Edward Chancellor’s new book, The Price of Time: The Real Story of Interest . I read a previous book by Chancellor cal...

Pundits

10 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

One of the most satisfying and yet perplexing part of being in crypto is watching how the “brilliant pundits” and “thought leaders” eventually come around. In the moment, we say things like “Oh, Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin a fraud” or “Larry Fink...

Ecosystems and Capital

8 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

Radix is about 7 months away from the biggest product release in its history. From a technology perspective, it’s a paradigm shift in the way that decentralized financial applications are built, secured, interoperate, and scale. The sad, but true, le...

Iceland’s Marketing

3 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

Here’s how Iceland has built an integrated marketing engine. Offer cheap flights via Icelandair that are probably subsidized by the government. People see the cheap flights and think “hey, cool, I can get to Iceland! That’s exotic.” Go to Iceland. Pa...

Digging into Code

2 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I’m reading The Code Book : The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking It’s a fascinating story about the ongoing battle between those trying to protect secrets and those trying to uncover them. Considering the crypto is a descendant of this scien...

The Daily Writing Practice

28 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I had noticed that one of my blogging inspirations, Fred Wilson, had recently cut way back on the number of his posts, from daily to just occasionally. He wrote about that. He, along with Seth Godin, were the two people I looked two as examples of pe...

Maintaining the Stillness

26 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment jer979!!

Calmness is viral. I’ve found that when I concentrate, mindfully, on staying calm, it has a ripple on effect to those around me, whether I know them or not, whether I am involved with them or not, and whether they know it or not. I’ve noticed that th...