The true value of a company is on the human side: the people that work in it and the glue that holds them together: their culture. A sensawunda as the genetic makeup of a company will always attract and retain talent that is curious, that innovates, and that challenges established patterns.
The blockchain – and crypto in general – is infrastructure and infrastructure is a means to an end. Infrastructure should be "boring"; when I say boring, I mean it doesn't provide aggregate value by itself. The blockchain's intrinsic value is the rails by which wealth can be transferred and the underlying contracts.
also titled "A rave review of AI-generated art". It's the first time in decades that the art community will face again the question of "What is merit?". It happened with Warhol in the 1950s and 60s when he and other contemporary artists embraced mass production and used it to create
We get emotionally attached to our ideas because they're a projection of our value – or so we may think. When someone questions those ideas, especially in a professional setting, it can trigger irrational responses that vary depending on your position of authority and leverage. As a company founder, you have
Most software projects fail because they're too large and teams can't communicate effectively. I wish there were a more complex explanation, one full of crazy metaphors, but there isn't. Large projects are hard to manage because complexity doesn't grow linearly, but exponentially.
The next generation of companies will be built on top of bootstrapping, not lavish vanity rounds I started writing this post with wild metaphors about the public markets, sprinkling in some anecdotes about the Coinbase IPO, trucks filled with Teslas in the 101, and general imagery depicting plentifulness and obscenity.
Every now and then, I’ll obsess about something and I’ll try to learn absolutely everything I can about a minuscule part of our history or knowledge. This is how I learned about the most important prostitute in history. The foundation of Rome is a historical mystery surrounded in