Wisdom

Nuggets of wisdom that I have collected from meetings, readings, watchings and listenings.

From the Glitzy to the Mundane: Crypto Regulation

Almost every day we hear of a new shiny set of crypto coins or protocol listed on your friendly crypto exchange and inevitably thrust into the ‘mainstream’. I suspect this is going to continue well into the future. The concepts the prop up these assets, are still novel and in their infancy (10 years on), and are developing at an incredible pace. The value of crypto assets, especially Bitcoin and Ether is increasing and gaining legitimacy, and this attracts people’s attention to this area. Somewhat of a self fulfilling process. But there is a sting in the ‘tale’, pun intended.

Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, in a recently discovered note to himself

“Writing isn’t so bad really when you get through the worry. Forget about the worry, just press on. Don’t be embarrassed about the bad bits. Don’t strain at them. … Writing can be good. You attack it, don’t let it attack you. You can get pleasure out of it. You can certainly do very well …

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My “4 BITCOIN REVELATIONS” – Adapted from the Stone Ridge Shareholder Report

Bitcoin is a journey, not a destination, and everyone is on their own path. Over the past year I have been looking deeper into the inner workings if the code required to run the bitcoin protocol, the idea of it being a store of value and a host of other themes and disciplines. This truly …

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Quotes on Courage

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.”— C.S. Lewis “Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing …

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Action Bias

In new or shaky circumstances, we feel compelled to do something, anything. Afterward we feel better, even if we have made things worse by acting too quickly or too often. So, though it might not merit a parade in your honour, if a situation is unclear, hold back until you can assess your options. All …

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Stanislavski In 7 Steps: Better Understanding

There are so many different acting techniques and books and teachers that finding a process that works for you can be confusing. Ironically, most acting books and teachers use similar principles as basis of their pedagogy; Stanislavski’s system. This is because Constatin Stanislavski is considered the father of modern acting and every acting technique created in the …

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