Getting Started with Chia Blockchain in Just Minutes, and Get Free Chia

Let’s get you started with Chia Blockchain in just a few minutes. Follow these steps and you’ll get some free Chia, do your first transaction, and even play with Chialisp, a new smart contract language. Chia’s blockchain network is secured primarily by computer storage rather than energy, so it’s much more energy efficient than Bitcoin. […]

The Next 10 Years… Live Videocall on Tuesday, July 7th

My next Live is this Tuesday, I hope you can join me… Space is limited, Free registration, link below… We’ll be doing it in a group Zoom call, not webinar mode. Naturally this will include some discussion of investing, risk management, and how we can make personal decisions. It’s at 5:30pm Pacific / 8:30pm Eastern […]

Pandemic Multiplicative Viruses, Conditional Probabilities and Occam’s Razor

I’m just logging these notes here to point back to it later. Here are some thoughts I’ve had for quite a while regarding the current pandemic. In probability, a very useful concept is called conditional probability. It means what is the probability of something given that we know something else exists or has happened. It […]

Building a startup is like: “Going around a corner that never ends”

The Fintech panel at the KinnerLat conference 2019 in Panama featured Carlos Vega from Tesorio, Felipe Echandi from Cuanto, Raymond Katz from Adelantos, Luis Ruben from Yotepresto and Raquel Garcia from Credicorp. A few choice quotes from Tesorio CEO Carlos Vega: building a startup early on and trying to find product-market fit is like “going […]

How to moderate the Best Crypto Panel ever; Tips for a highly engaging panel that your audience will love

by Adrian Scott, Ph.D., Founder/CEO of Freedom Stack Originally posted in Crypto Daily at Hi folks, I am Adrian Scott, founder of Freedom Stack. If you want to become a profitable investor or already are one and want to have a handy mobile app to make trades while managing risk, please take a moment […]

NN Taleb is talking about Bitcoin for Lebanon as Central Bank replacement

The Bitcoin force is strong in Nassim Nicholas Taleb. He calls Bitcoin the only solution for freedom from rule by central bankers, and said it on national TV in Lebanon. Don’t forget to try out our amazing new mobile app Zooch! , plus subscribe to this blog to get notifications of new posts, plus follow me on Twitter and Instagram, and get trading […]

Want to poop in China? Facial recognition if you want toilet paper – I sh*t you not

You may have heard that China has gone gaga over facial recognition technology. It appears in government areas — China now fingerprints and photographs all foreigners entering the country. And it appears in private locations — such as entering business buildings (hello, Alibaba). But this latest one may take the cake. In the Hangzhou train […]

Improv for Business People… Why? The Hat Game

I regularly do “improv” — improvisation. Sometimes we rehearse and practice in a small group, sometimes I perform in public. What is improv? Well, first of all, it’s not stand-up comedy. In fact, improv doesn’t even need to be comedy or make you laugh, even though a lot of improv scenes are quite funny. You […]