These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 5: Finance as Time Travel: Inventing the Stock Market FINALLY WE’RE GETTING INTO THE GOOD PARTS! THE STOCK MARKET!!!! “… trading and stealing stuff from faraway lands.” Ah yes, the true origin of… Continue reading Money – Chapter 5
These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 4: How to Get Rich with Probability Oh, we’re going to get into math!!?? I’m ready, I’ve been taking this math class on probability! You knew I was going to look up knucklebones, right?… Continue reading Money – Chapter 4
These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Part II: The Murderer, The Boy King, and Invention of Capitalism No offense to my former business partner, but this initial description of John Law reminds me a lot of my friend and shareholder… Continue reading Money – Chapter 3
These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein.Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 2 – When We Invented Paper Money, Had an Economic Revolution, Then Tried to Forget the Whole Thing Ever Happened In that initial anecdote about Marco Polo and Pisan the part about his travels… Continue reading Money – Chapter 2
These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Author’s Note Jacob’s aunt Janet seems rad. A poet with an MBA feels like an intellectually dangerous person in the most interesting way: Money is fiction. It was never there in the first place. This made me think of cryptocurrency!… Continue reading Money – Chapter 1
Update The WATCHMIKE remote control experiment is now live at weejee.io/watchmike Background On September 13th 2020 I posted a question to weejee about updating my rule on not watching superhero fare. In the original proposal from 2017 I had included a clause that allowed me to go back and watch any movie that won a… Continue reading WATCHMIKE: A TV Control Experiment
When shareholder Kyle Barry told me he was presenting at the 2020 Shareholder Conference on investing in Magic cards I asked if he had any for sale. He sold me a Taiga, which is now part of my Alternative Assets portfolio.
I was definitely drinking too much the first few weeks of the stay-at-home order, but it wasn’t really a problem. I rarely felt the effects the next day and I didn’t start until at least 5pm. On the other hand, alcohol is poison, and as a publicly traded person there are health implications to having… Continue reading 🥃 Drink Tracking
The vote to paint my nails this coral/orange color passed on the 10th of April and Kathryn painted my nails the approved color on the 11th. It’s been four days and I have not had a single instance of nail biting. So far so good.
In 2008 I launched a market and sold shares in myself. I also asked my shareholders for advice, and they voted with the power of the shares they had bought, giving me a clear course of action whenever I was unsure of something. The project is called KmikeyM, which is an abbreviation of K. Michael… Continue reading How To KmikeyM