(Rough notes) The American response to TikTok is a watershed moment of conflict between international tech elites, national bureaucrats, and national politicians keen to stir up narratives for ideological purposes. We already had the TikTok moment when Libra failed. Libra was the coup d'etat of the West Coast
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.
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]
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,
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