Facebook’s Feasible Future is Apple’s Fictitious Present

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

The Wonderful Jimmy Flowers

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.

To be gay, with Mathew Holliday

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

Cloudflare, The Most Important Company You’ve Never Heard Of

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

Square, Twitter, and Cryptocurrency

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

In 2018

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.

Ethereum Classic 51% Attack Fallout 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