On communication and structure

Having worked in small, startup environment in the last 3 years, I fee like I've learned a lot about the basics of successful communication and information flow in a company. Here are some guiding principles that I've found useful: 1. Communicate early and often This one seems obvious, but I've experienced people only communicating when …

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The easy way out

I have a few ideas for my next post, but non of them have matured enough in my mind, so I'll keep you updated with the laziest type of post - a collection of what I'm reading, watching, listening, etc. You know the drill. Reading: Meditations on Moloch This is a cult essay on incentives …

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Thoughts on Eco and digital currencies

I've just finished reading the design proposal of Eco, a new idea for a digital currency powered by a network of verified organization which would run the network nodes. The design paper is relatively short compared to the usual technical white papers I've seen flying around, but it's actually full of good ideas. First off, I'm …

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The key question of cryptoeconomics

I've been following the rise of blockchain and cryptocurrencies with excitement over the last few months. Trying to understand the building blocks of blockchain has proved challenging, but at this point I feel like I have a decent, though still fairly abstract understanding of it. However, there is an issue I have with most major …

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