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Bitcoin: Increasing Adoption but Falling Prices… Why?

Bitcoin: Increasing Adoption but Falling Prices… Why?

Empirically, Bitcoin seems to be growing exactly how it should for long-term sustainability – the problem is, even with tons of adoption…we’re seeing a tumbling price. Why? Here’s one possible explanation: It’s a growth phase where one side of the system outpaces the other – typically referred to as ‘growing pains’….

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Lasers, Space Travel & Long Distance Energy Transmission

Lasers, Space Travel & Long Distance Energy Transmission

So, this line of thinking started when I found a cool little magicians prop on Amazon. It’s basically a walking stick that ‘appear’s out of thin air. The trick is it’s one big spring and when you let go (or throw it in the air) it instantly ‘snaps’…

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A Decentralized, Global, Biometric Login System

A Decentralized, Global, Biometric Login System

Here’s a quick essay I did a while ago but didn’t publish. It starts to get really technical and slightly hard to follow near the end – you’ve been warned! My thoughts on how to execute this type of system have changed, but I still think there’s a lot…

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Timeline – Record Your Life

Timeline – Record Your Life

Over the last few years I’ve definitely grown a lot. In my search to understand myself better and ultimately optimize, I’ve built several tools / apps to facilitate this process. The next app in this optimization series is called Timeline. The idea started as a website called captainslog.voyage –…

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Growth Hacking 101: The Basics

Growth Hacking 101: The Basics

So, you built a startup. Sexy logo, website looking sharp, app is in the store, and you even closed a small seed round from friends and family investors. Your initial vision is now a reality, and it’s time to see what the world thinks. This seems…

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Growth Hacking Tips – #3

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Binary, Quantum Mechanics & the Observer Effect – Random Ramblings

Binary, Quantum Mechanics & the Observer Effect – Random Ramblings

Just riffing off some ideas I had earlier: Matter and Anti-Matter. Think of these as 1’s and 0’s. Quantum particles are the first layer of abstraction over the 1’s and 0’s. Similar to logic gates in computers, or ATGC in DNA. All these things have…

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It was only after they invaded that they realized humans had superior technology in all things, except inter-planetary spaceflight…

It was only after they invaded that they realized humans had superior technology in all things, except inter-planetary spaceflight…

Here’s a writing prompt I saw on Reddit a few days ago – loved the concept so I decided to give it a go:  http://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/2jie0h/wp_it_was_only_after_they_invaded_that_the_aliens/clcagu0 [WP] It was only after they invaded that the aliens realized, to their horror, that humans had superior technology in all…

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Simple Labs Website Re-Design

This weekend I updated the Simple Labs website with a fresh design / UX. As part of this effort, I created a video to illustrate the over-arching vision (also needed something for the video background in the design). Spent a lot of time finding the right…

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How-To: Make a $15 Magnetic Stir Plate

A quick tutorial on how to hack together a $15 magnetic stir plate. Mix drinks, protein powder, stir tea, etc. Enjoy! – J

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