As no gradient interim editors, we would like to apologize for letting down the no gradient community, as well as Dick Lucas himself (aka Richard, aka Lakkis, aka Buzzy), who left us in charge of his legacy while he was away. It’s inexcusable, and we vow to make Dick proud over the next week before … Continue reading What Dick’s Missed Since He Left
For Immediate Release: Los Angeles, California — no gradient today announced that Sawyer Billings will be joining as Managing Editor and Pat Daly as Assistant to the Managing Editor. A fortunate addition given founder Dick Lucas will be on leave until 2020.
Before 2030 Apple will be called to account by the United States government for their willingness to cooperate with the Chinese government. - Twitter Readers of no gradient will know that I've discussed this in my In 2018 and Facebook’s Feasible Future is Apple’s Fictitious Present posts. I have also tweeted about it several times (copied … Continue reading Apple will be Called to Account
Editor's note: A business plan I wrote for Coinbase in late 2018. Publishing here for posterity. TodayCoinbase has positioned itself as the most trusted cryptocurrency exchange with its perfect track record of security and its constant rollout of new products and features. More importantly though, it has established itself as the leader in pushing the … Continue reading Coinbase and the Future
The things we think and do not say. CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg just had his Jerry Maguire moment. In his mid 30s and at the height of his career Zuckerberg has released an about face mission statement for the future of his company. That's where the metaphor ends though. Unlike Tom Cruise's character Zuckerberg … Continue reading Facebook’s Feasible Future is Apple’s Fictitious Present
Nearly a decade ago when it was difficult for small sites to handle large amounts of traffic, especially from DDoS attacks, I remember stumbling on Cloudflare's first promotional video. At the time it seemed like magic. No hardware or software configuration needed, and you could ensure your site would stay up using Cloudflare's infrastructure. Today, … Continue reading Cloudflare, The Most Important Company You’ve Never Heard Of
Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, recently made public statements (shown below) voicing his support for Bitcoin while showing his lack of support for other cryptocurrencies. Given Jack is CEO of two publicly traded companies with a combined value of over $50b, it is no small thing for the cryptocurrency space that he is … Continue reading Square, Twitter, and Cryptocurrency
Was riffing with some brothers on Tesla and some predictions came out of it. We'll check back on this one in a few years. Let's start with the no gradient prediction. Before 2030 Tesla will be worth $100 billion as an independent company. - TwitterResolved• True. Tesla crossed $100 billion in market cap on 2020 … Continue reading Tesla Predictions
Beginning January 5 Ethereum Classic was the victim of a 51% attack allowing the malicious party to successfully double spend tokens to exploit one exchange. Here's what I learned.
In 2018 I made a concerted effort to focus my attention on the slow moving trends behind the constant events of the news cycle. Here I cover things top of mind for me in 2018, which I think will help you put our world in perspective.