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Bitcoin Doesn’t Care

Does Bitcoin matter? Does Bitcoin care? What do you think about it? The President of the United States believes that Bitcoin indeed matters. He labeled it a potential threat to the national security of the United States of America. I don’t think that Bitcoin cares about what the President of the United States thinks about …

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The Cult of Done Manifesto

“The Cult of Done Manifesto” by Bre Pettis and Kyo Stark states that there are three stages of being: not knowing, action, completion. Bre Pettis wrote, together with Kio Stark, “The Cult of Done Manifesto” in 2009. He then went on to found MakerBot, and I’m sure he is doing exciting things today. At the …

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Ukraine Will Win

Russia’s attack against Ukraine in an attempt to invade and control it, is the largest conflict in Europe since World War Two. There are countries that believe to be far enough to be able to ignore it, or to take a balanced stance without taking sides. They are wrong. In today’s globally interconnected world, these …

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Improve the News

I recorded this episode of “The Context” on the day that Russia invaded Ukraine. I don’t know what will happen in the next few days, but it’s guaranteed that there will be a lot of confusion, and our ability to make sense of the world will also depend on the kind of tools that we …

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Standup

Have you ever looked into the socks drawer of a horse? It’s full of socks in ones, twos and threes, completely useless. Did you laugh? Didn’t you? Well, that is the point. Either of those outcomes is fine.  I want to be a comedian. Do I want to be a comedian? My father was an …

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DAOs can Scale to Meet Our Challenges

After corporations and our democracies, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) promise to scale even further our ability to coordinate and to organize. The objective is to achieve our goals in a transparent and accountable manner, and in a flat partecipative structure that doesn’t depend on the infallibility of anyone at the top. The concept of DAO …

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