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
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. - Twitter• Elon Musk has an air about him, he will always … Continue reading Tesla Predictions
A 51% attack is currently being carried out against Ethereum Classic. ETC is currently trading at $5.05. Before February 1, 2019, ETC will at one point have a market price below $2.50. The goal of a blockchain is to maintain consensus. Once that's gone, the value is gone. - Twitter Resolved• False. ETC dropped as … Continue reading Ethereum Classic 51% Attack Fallout Predictions
China is currently projected to pass the U.S. in GDP before 2030. I predict this will not happen before 2050.
Within 14 days of Coinbase Pro enabling full trading on DAI, the APR of supplying DAI on Compound Finance will be halved. It is currently at 4.80%. - Twitter Updates• As of 2019 December 12 Coinbase Pro has still not enabled full trading. DAI is still in "Limit Only" mode. The Compound Finance historical interest … Continue reading
Before 2022 USDC will be in greater circulation than any other stable coin. It currently trails Tether and TrueUSD. - Twitter Before 2035 there will be over one trillion US$ worth of stable coins in circulation. There are currently ~2.5 billion US$ worth. - Twitter
Before 2030 there will be a stable coin that is not tethered to one specific currency, but to a basket of assets. It may predominantly be backed by USD, but also may include EUR, gold, and other assets to avoid reliance on any one currency. - Twitter Resolved • True. Saga launched on 2019 December … Continue reading
Tim Berners-Lee's Solid and Inrupt projects will not reach meaningful adoption before 2030. - Twitter Why?• Ownership of data is not enough of a concern for the general public.• No obvious incentive for companies to comply with these new standards.• Top down approach is not viable for such a huge undertaking.