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

Published
Categorized as Book Club

Money – Chapter 6

These are my notes for the K5M Book Club on the book Money, by Jacob Goldstein. Join the K5M Book Club Chapter 6: John Law Gets to Print Money Amsterdam’s problem was too many coins. This is very crypto. I just Googled “how many cryptocurrencies are there 2020”: “So in 1609, jut a few years… Continue reading Money – Chapter 6

Published
Categorized as Book Club

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 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

Published
Categorized as Book Club

Money – Chapter 4

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

Published
Categorized as Book Club

Money – Chapter 3

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

Published
Categorized as Book Club

Money – Chapter 2

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

Published
Categorized as Book Club

Money – Chapter 1

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

Published
Categorized as Book Club

CTRL ALTZ: Magic Cards

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.

🥃 Drink Tracking

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

Published
Categorized as Votes