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
San Francisco godfather Jimmy Flowers talks planting gardens in public spaces, giving away weed, spreading love, and following his angels. Watch on YouTube, subscribe via iTunes, Spotify, or wherever podcasts are available. Support the show on Patreon. Follow on Instagram and Twitter for pictures of the guests and show updates. Produced by Chris Derr. Music by Chris Hoogewerff.
On Hyde and California in San Francisco we talk SF culture, the short fuse in the court of public opinion, and how "being gay isn't all roses and penises." Watch on YouTube, subscribe via iTunes, Spotify, or wherever podcasts are available. Support the show on Patreon. Follow on Instagram and Twitter for pictures of the guests and show updates. Produced by Chris Derr. Music … Continue reading To be gay, with Mathew Holliday
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
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.
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