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Feb
14
A response to David Rosenthal’s crypto critique

A response to David Rosenthal’s crypto critique

An early enginer at Nvidia published an essay recently, and it’s been doing the rounds on Twitter. It is
10 min read
Dec
16
Individual computational biologists will replace entire pharma companies.

Individual computational biologists will replace entire pharma companies.

A dispatch from the crypto near future
4 min read
Dec
16
The Flywheel

The Flywheel

Adjacent to crypto, but powerful underlying forces, these three technology themes form a self-reinforcing, accelerating feedback loop. Think: gravity, accelerating.
1 min read
Dec
14
Start here.

Start here.

A walk through a thesis.
1 min read
Dec
14
Nature’s Networks - Fractal Flows of Information and Energy

Nature’s Networks - Fractal Flows of Information and Energy

It’s fractals and photons, all the way down.
2 min read
Dec
14
Volatile role models.

Volatile role models.

Life is the essence of Nature. Nature is the complex, chaotic, emergent property of Life.
3 min read
Dec
11
Crypto is alive and antifragile

Crypto is alive and antifragile

The story of evolution and civilization is: whomever most efficiently produces and channels energy and information wins.
1 min read
Dec
11
Unexploded Ordnance in Crypto

Unexploded Ordnance in Crypto

We *also* need to talk about the hidden risks in crypto.
4 min read
Dec
10
Patterns. Evolution. Synthesis.

Patterns. Evolution. Synthesis.

Why crypto will be more impactful than the internet.
2 min read
Dec
10
Decomposing. Evolving: Monoliths become Flows

Decomposing. Evolving: Monoliths become Flows

How systems are composed is as important as how they're decomposed. Crypto will eat rotting systems, recomposing them into new, living, systems.
2 min read