Become a member of the LA Chapter of the Democratic Socialists

I am very serious about selling shares in myself. You could even say I’m deadly serious. But the impulse of KmikeyM has always been to experiment and play with capitalism. The slogan I’ve used for years, “Community Through Capitalism” is about how relationships are built because of capitalism. It’s a multiplayer game and by selling shares of myself… Continue reading Become a member of the LA Chapter of the Democratic Socialists

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Disclosures

A list of my investments as of December 11th, 2020. I sell shares of myself as part of an experiment in personal capitalism. You can read more about that here. I use various hardware and software tools which I list here (but update infrequently). What follows is a list of financial investments organized by platform.… Continue reading Disclosures

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Money – Chapter 12

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 12: Money is Dead. Long Live Money It’s interesting how banks would close their physical space and it would cause such a huge crisis. I haven’t been to a bank since before the pandemic…… Continue reading Money – Chapter 12

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Money – Chapter 11

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 11: Just Don’t Call It a Central Bank The name Nicholas Biddle seemed familiar to me… where had I heard that name before? OH YEAH! When I was working on my Economic Tourism… Continue reading Money – Chapter 11

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Money – Chapter 10

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 10: The Gold Standard: A Love Story Before we even get started, just based on the title, I’m reminded of the talk by Marcus Estes on “What Is Money” which is from May… Continue reading Money – Chapter 10

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Money – Chapter 9

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 9: But Really: Can Everybody Can Have More Money? The answer to that questions seems like it’s yes, as long as money is worth less. Or yes, as long as those in power get to… Continue reading Money – Chapter 9

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Money – Chapter 8

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 8: Everybody Can Have More Money The concept of measuring economic progress from the perspective of the cost of artificial light reminded me of how excited I was to see the 2011 Justin… Continue reading Money – Chapter 8

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WATCHMIKE: Phase II Trials

The initial experiment is over! I posted 19 total votes. 3 are still pending, 10 were approved, and 6 were rejected. I’ve finished three of them, and am in the midst of five of them. My initial hypothesis was that direct control of my TV watching would be compelling to a subset of my shareholders… Continue reading WATCHMIKE: Phase II Trials

Money – Chapter 7

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 7: The Invention of Millionaires Man, we jump into this chapter with some of the violent history of capitalism. “… looting and pillaging and harvesting cinnamon and getting rich” for hundreds of years. Sucks… Continue reading Money – Chapter 7

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