From the outside, blockchain and cryptocurrencies are synonymous. From the inside, crypto does not mean 'blockchain'. While crypto is a high-volatility speculative digital asset, blockchain is simply a type of backend software that can be applied to different verticals. One of those emerging use cases is financial services. It turns
I just wrote a draft paper about: 1) The Three Tokenomics Problems 2) an attempt to mitigate them with a Productivity-Linked Tokenomics Design Here's [https://twitter.com/jackchong_jc/status/1509304372605431808] a short Twitter thread. Here's [https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4071089] the full text on
In case you haven't noticed, I have gone all-in web3. I think some boomers used to call it 'crypto' Some updates on the content I made on Twitter: * How Inflation-betting works [https://twitter.com/jackchong_jc/status/1495916405778264068?s=20&t=xFpBTAhaon5fpMc6ZmTWXw] * Why [https://twitter.com/jackchong_jc/status/1502322219975946242?
I am hosting a crypto dinner at the RICH hacker house in Oxford [https://www.jack-chong.com/blog/a-manifesto-to-build-the-rich-house/]. However, the noise:signal ratio here is terrible [https://www.jack-chong.com/blog/a-manifesto-to-build-the-rich-house/#rich-as-counter-culture-to-oxford] . What should I do to make sure that everyone is actually actively building in Web3, rather
A book review of China Bound: John Swire & Sons and Its World Amazon.co.uk [https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Swire-Robert-Bickers/dp/1472949943]John Swire [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swire#History]The Swire Group is everywhere in Hong Kong: the airline Cathay Pacific, the property development Taikoo Shing, Food
The first hacker house for young founders in the UK Welcome to the first hacker house in Oxford. From HBO: Silicon Valley [https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/emmys-silicon-valley-set-visit-799421/] We write this manifesto to publicly announce that we have started a co-living house for aspiring Rebellious Intellectually Curious Hustlers (RICH)
A meditation on agency, historiography, and inevitability For the best reading experience, please read this on my website on a browser so that you can use the table of contents 1. A meditation on agency, historiography, and inevitability [https://www.jack-chong.com/blog/the-great-founder-theory-musk-bezos-and-instagram/#a-meditation-on-agency-historiography-and-inevitability] 2. Prelogue: The Great Man