Preparing for crises doesn’t have to be a lonely thing. I have found that it makes preparation less stressful to compare my notes with those of others.

This post contains notes on my timing and preparation requirements for the four global crises most humans are facing now: Pandemic, Civil Unrest…


I’m writing this to explain how I ultimately broke through my climate change pessimism and have become hopeful.

I used to look at the climate situation and see a hopelessly impossible set of governance problems.

Now, I see a desperately urgent set of tractable governance and engineering problems.

That’s a…


Status: Basic setup and connection between metamask and a dev node works. Connection between truffle test framework and the dev node works. Need to revisit this again to get the drizzle app working.

If you have a recent pixelbook, and you are trying to get set up for smart contract…


As Andreas hath sayeth regarding Bitcoin:

https://youtu.be/ZUiMJ9iy7to?t=605

“In the time between December 11 and December 31st, we will see a *lot* of volume (through CME).”

Basically, the CME is going to bring futures into the Bitcoin market in a big way. …


I dug into the history of the term blockchain. As a former technical writer, it’s hard not to cringe when I see yet another ambiguous use of this word.

Here I will relate my research into the history of the word blockchain, and a few opinions on it’s usage. If…


TL;DR — The Ethereum network was saturated with transactions from a particularly challenging ICO — exchanges had insufficient controls to slow a flash crash, and were isolated from rebalancing one another via arbitrage — a big ether holder in one exchange put in a huge sell order at-market that caused…

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