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


Community-Owned Everything

30 Sep 2020 3 minute read 1 comment jer979!!

l;dr: Cryptoeconomic networks change the economic model from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. A few days ago, anyone who had contributed liquidity to the Uniswap decentralized exchange, woke up to find that they had been “airdropped” some UNI t...

The Census and the Data

29 Sep 2020 2 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

tl;dr: how secure is census data? Does that concern matter? As many people know, 2020 is also a year for conducting the Census as mandated by the US Constitution. What many people may not know, however, is that a small sub-section of households recei...

How LinkedIn Makes it Easier to be a Biased Recruiter

28 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

tl;dr: LinkedIn may be the top place for recruiting, but it’s hiring interface facilitates bias and is out of step with a decentralized world. I’m running a recruiting process now for a demand generation leader. As it’s the largest site for professio...

Why CNN, NYT, and SNL May Secretly Love Trump

25 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

tl;dr: it’s all about the Benjamins. Turn on CNN at any point, scroll through the NYTimes, or catch a clip from Saturday Night Live and you’re pretty much guaranteed one thing. There’s going to be something about Donald Trump. And there’s no secret h...

The Good Governance Premium

24 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

tl;dr: DeFi is exploding. Barriers to entry are low. What is the differentiator? Good governance. The pace of innovation within the DeFi space is too fast for me to keep up. A few weeks ago, a project called Sushi Swap came on the scene and within 6...

Liquid Art is the First Step

23 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

tl;dr: crypto-native art, secured by non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on a blockchain, can be converted into cash in seconds. A new market and asset class emerges. I didn’t know what day it would arrive, but I knew it would arrive one day. And it happened...

When all is said and done

22 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

I went to a funeral the other day. In person. As I stood there, listening to the Rabbi, I gazed around at the other headstones. All these lives lived and completed. I knew nothing of these people except they existed at some point. Well, that’s not...

Digital Shipping Containers and the Data Economy

21 Sep 2020 4 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

tl;dr: what the shipping container did for physical global trade, Ocean datatokens might do for data. Yeah, it’s big. It’s difficult for me to convey the amount of excitement and enthusiasm I have when I have the opportunity to sit down and immerse m...

Capital One and Changing Customer Needs

18 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

tl;dr: new tech adjusts the definition of “need.” Crypto and traditional finance. There’s an ad on where I live from Capital One saying “when you need your bank, it’s there for you.” It’s a nice sentiment, but not entirely true. What about when:...

MMT, Economic Slack, and Liquidity

17 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments jer979!!

tl;dr: how much of modern macroeconomic theory is premised upon restrictions to financial liquidity? I was very reluctant to start reading The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy. My deep biases for crypto, hard...