Back to daily blogging

  I’ve taken a few months off writing daily and although I just recently published a book and feel like I’m a better writer now than I was at the start of 2018, I can feel my writing muscles atrophying a bit and want to commit to writing daily again. Writing is a very strange […]

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What other people want

Here’s a simple trick for getting more people to give you what you want: think about what they want and give it to them. It’s such easy advice that it’s a wonder how many people forget to put it into practice when they’re pursuing something they want. But they do. The other day, for example, […]

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Lessons on life and business from my father

I don’t have what you would call a normal father. Where everyone else’s parent’s I knew growing up went to college, my dad dropped out during his freshman year. Where everyone else’s parents had a job as a lawyer or a doctor or a teacher, ie, something “respectable,” my dad was an international arms dealer […]

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Satoshi’s emails are now at NakamotoStudies.org (Satoshi Nakamoto Institute Cash)

For a while now I’ve been a bit troubled by the fact that much of Satoshi’s original writing is most accessible on a site that I think is openly hostile to the original intent of Bitcoin. I registered the domain NakamotoStudies.org (name subject to change) a few months ago after a reader suggested I make […]

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My Bachelor’s Degree Means Nothing

This is an essay from my book Create Your Career (No Degree Required) written by philosopher (outside-academia) Steve Patterson. Steve is the author of What’s the Big Deal About Bitcoin and Square One: The Foundations of Knowledge. My shiny bachelor’s degree holds a secret: graduating from college isn’t impressive. It’s embarrassingly easy. Not because I’m smart, but because […]

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