As an aspiring designer back in the late 90s, I (and possibly most code-by-hand and IE-on-Mac web designer types) followed Jeffrey Zeldman‘s site.
Reading Zeldman do a retrospective on his site is a like a history lesson on how the modern standards-based web came to be. And for each throwback, I had flashbacks of my own and felt exactly like the sad sacks in T2.
The real opportunity in crypto is taking existing liquid assets trapped on local expensive exchanges and making them global, real-time, 24/7. Not just existing assets but over time every asset, every home, every private equity and venture fund… everything.
The next time you encounter feminism, think of it like space travel. Each is something that everyone feels they understand, in theory, but yet, not all opinions are the same. And the best opinions come from the insiders. In the case of feminism, the insiders are women.
[…] elites push society toward instability and eventual collapse by hoarding huge quantities of wealth and resources, and leaving little or none for commoners who vastly outnumber them yet support them with labour. Eventually, the working population crashes because the portion of wealth allocated to them is not enough, followed by collapse of the elites due to the absence of labour.
Bitcoin is what banking looked like in the middle ages — “here’s your libertarian paradise, have a nice day.”