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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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CTRL ALTZ: SD26 Professional Athlete Token

Surprising news coming from the NBA: Professional basketball player Spencer Dinwiddie has had a disappointing response to his offering of tokenized shares in his $34 million contract with the National Basketball Association (NBA). Cointelegraph The regulatory filings were posted to the SEC website and only 9 of the 90 shares were sold. Each share cost $150,000 so… Continue reading CTRL ALTZ: SD26 Professional Athlete Token

CTRL ALTZ: Are.na

In March of 2018 I invested $100 into Are.na via their investment campaign on Republic via a Crowd SAFE (Crowdfunding Simple Agreement for Future Equity). The actual investment in WHEN IT CHANGED, INC., a Delaware Corporation that created and operates Are.na. The idea of a SAFE was developed by Y Combinator as replacement for the… Continue reading CTRL ALTZ: Are.na

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