So you’re considering quitting the rat race and becoming an entrepreneur — congratulations. Whether you’re working on a killer startup with a few pals or embarking on a career of self-employment, you’re about to discover what life is like when you have maximal control. In many ways, it’s awesome. I’ve been self employed, running Tweney Media, for […]
At #money2020, @martindale predicts Bitcoin price will increase 10x, to $6,000+, in 12 months 🙄 crossposted from Facebook October 24, 2016 at 05:05PM
“If you have an immutable record, authoritarian gov’ts might find that very interesting too.” Jamie Smith of @BitFuryGroup #Money2020 crossposted from Facebook October 24, 2016 at 04:42PM
“Smart contracts are neither smart nor are they contracts…what they are is automated bits of business logic.” Jacob Farber at #Money2020 crossposted from Facebook October 23, 2016 at 02:35PM
Here’s something *neither* candidate is likely to talk about during tonight’s debate: 1/3 of working Americans do freelance work. Yet the deck often seems stacked against freelancers. Why not create a White House task force to look into this important issue? See: Three things freelancers need from the next administration
Today I learned about Sukkot, the Jewish holiday celebrating agriculture and … living in huts? As I was walking up to the pool today I saw a U-Haul pickup with a big wooden structure on the back of it. Coming around, I saw it was open to the back, and there was a semicircle of […]
The South End (aka SERC) is one of two swimming-rowing clubs that share a building in Aquatic Park, right next to Hyde St. Pier. It’s a terrific group of welcoming, fun-loving people who are into all things aquatic. What’s more, it’s a San Francisco institution, dating back to 1873. Serious history here! Visitors are welcome […]
As you start your day, remember that there are so many things we have to do better, and cyber is one of them.
I was a kayaker this morning for a group of veterans swimming from Alcatraz to SF. It was a great morning… Beautiful, flat water, warm… And a bunch of men and women hauling ass through the water. Including guys missing limbs but swimming just the same. It was pretty cool. Before the swim I was […]
I got invited to join an elite networking club on LinkedIn. Unfortunately the entrance requirement was a net worth of $10MM+. I told the guy I’d been a journalist my whole career, up until last year, so it might be awhile before I qualify. crossposted from Facebook September 22, 2016 at 10:50AM
I seem have a real talent for losing swim gear. In the past year I’ve lost two pairs of goggles by dropping them in the surf, one set of fins by leaving them behind in the locker room, a pair of sandals left behind in the locker room, and countless little bottles of body wash. […]
Univision is acquiring Gawker Media for $135 million, news reports confirmed yesterday, beating out Ziff Davis in an auction for the media company’s assets. Here’s what that means for the media industry.