I recently decided to create a “Fall of Society Fund”. The idea grew out of some observations I and others have made about the trajectory of society. The name is extreme, but the point is to make cultural observations, look for macro trends, and use these trends to develop investment theses. After all, if you’re so sure that X will cause a societal shift, why not put your money where your mouth is and profit?
Death Van is a short film by Michael Enzbrunner. It’s a surreal 6-minute adventure through a land of music and weird creatures. The music is good and the animation is top notch!
Gotta love the hand creature that plays the guitar!
You’ve probably seen a commercial for the Peloton bike. If not, watch below. This magic bike will change your life – at least that’s what they want you to believe. The price tag is a cool $1,995 not including shipping or the monthly subscription! OR keep reading and I’ll show you how to recreate the entire Peloton experience for about $415. Read More…
Bitcoin 101: The Top 3 Resources to Get Up to Speed on Cryptocurrencies & Learn the Basics of Bitcoin
Bitcoin was created by Satoshi Nakamoto and made public on Halloween of 2008. His whitepaper is what gave birth to Bitcoin as it exists today. Since then, Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency landscape as a whole have exploded.
In 9 years, Bitcoin has gone from a mere idea to an asset with a market cap of over 60 billion dollars and a current value of $3,650/coin (as of 8/11/17). Read More…
The United States is built on capitalism. Capitalism requires competition. One of the main reasons our economy has been able to grow into what it is today is because of companies and individuals constantly trying to outdo their competitors and offer a better product or service.
Without competition, we are left with stale monopolies and no urge to innovate. A lack of competition leads to complacency and ineffectiveness.
We see the opposite of this in sports. In modern society, there is intense competition in everything from football to golf. The result is a continual raising of the bar and unprecedented heroic feats. This would not happen if competition was limited.
How exciting would college football be if there were only two teams? Read More…