Tag: chris-dixon

  • Bitcoin, Magical Thinking, and Political Ideology

    A must-read from Alex Payne, Bitcoin, Magical Thinking, and Political Ideology. Here is what he says is the general view of Bitcoin among many (including me): Most charitably, Bitcoin is regarded as a flawed but nonetheless worthwhile experiment, one that has unfortunately attracted outsized attention and investment before correcting any number of glaring security issues. There is…

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  • Writing is the how I think

    Yesterday Chris Dixon tweeted a link to this thought-provoking blog post by Cal Newport about needing downtime to truly get into deep work. I agree with much of it, such as this nugget: If you’re looking for the next Tao, in other words, ignore the guy checking e-mail while running to his next meeting, and…

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