I've decided to put my 30-day writing challenge on hold. There is a simple reason: I'm going on vacation.
A tweet got me thinking more generally about the value of podcasting and would like to share some of those views here.
In preparation for our interview with Ben Groetzel, some thoughts about blockchain and AI come to mind.
I am following Sam Harris' Waking Up course. Today marked day 32 of 50
The simplest (and very French) way to describe the city of Lyon: it has the charm of Paris, but without the shit.
In December of last year, I bought at Volca Beats drum machine. It was the beginning of an obsession.
Cight's inaugural audio recommendation is this week's episode of Freakonomics, which looks at the economics of the meat industry and the transformations we may see in the coming decade.
As the host of a podcast, it's easy to get into a one-way conversation with your audience. Typically, information flows in one direction and is one-way, and one-to-many. It's the nature of the medium.
There are certainly benefits to a more progressive approach to evolving Ethereum. However, I do see something which could play in Ethereum's disfavour.
Routine. It seems to symbolize the polar opposite of everything which is exciting and fun about life. Who wants that? I do.
The notion that sexual selection is based solely on fitness is being challenged.
The European Data Protection Regulation which came into effect in 2018 gives its citizens and residents certain rights over their data. One such right is the right to erasure, often referred to as right to be forgotten. Article 17 of GDPR reads:The data subject...
Spotify's recent acquisitions signal the beginning of a new era for podcasts, in terms of discovery, distribution, and monetization.
Last month, I challenged myself to write every day for 30 days. Here's what I learned one week in.
Yesterday, it was revealed by the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company (the company behind Zcash) that a major counterfeiting vulnerability in Zcash had been detected and successfully remediated.
I finally got around to listening to Joe Rogan's interview with Jack Dorsey. What struck me the most in this interview is the genuine nature of Jack's character.
Though Dutch auctions regularly appear in the crypto space and are frequently mentioned on Epicenter, it occurred to me that I only had a superficial understanding of their mechanics. Here's my attempt at explaining how they work in simple terms.
If you've been following the news and are still on the fence, here's some reading material which may tip the scales.
In recent months, I've taken steps to get off all Facebook products entirely and reduce my dependency on Google services. The goal is to protect and gain sovereignty over my personal and private data. To date, I have achieved the following: Deleted my Facebook and...
Facebook is once again in the news. This latest scandal event adds to the mounting evidence that the company lacks any sense of ethics and morality.
In her talk “People Might Actually Use This” Laura Kalbag addresses product design and user experience at a high level. It provided a sobering view of everything which is wrong with the decentralized technology space
TL;DR – Web3 is in building more and needs better hammers. Oh, and we need to agree on how to decide on how to improve the hammers.
In his excellent post, Who Controls Bitcoin Core?, James Lopp describes Bitcoin Core as “a focal point for development of the Bitcoin protocol rather than a point of command and control.”
Today, I deleted my Instagram account.Well, that's too bad...This is one step in a larger process of getting off Facebook and Google products altogether. Today's post focuses on Facebook, though Google will be addressed in the future.This processes began several months ago...