productivity

The Best Digital Currency

March 26, 2015

Nothing Economic happens until two or more people get together to make something useful.  This could be a house, a meal, a friendship, or an education. This has been true since the dawn of civilization and it is true more than ever today. Therefore, the best digital currency must facilitate and “account” for precisely this […]

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The Mother of All Hedge Funds

May 9, 2014

Money is supposed to represent human productivity; otherwise nobody would work for it (think about that for a second). Today, money is created from future productivity in the form of debt;  when you take a loan, money is created out of thin air and posted as an asset on the banks ledger.  Unfortunately, the money […]

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The Science of Change

October 17, 2011
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The key is that we need to change ourselves. We need to transform, not them. We don’t need to occupy Wall Street, we simply need to occupy Main Street because that is where they occupy us.

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The Geek Shall Inherit The Earth

September 26, 2011
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“it’s bad enough when we lose the accounting profession, but dear God help us if we lose the Engineers”

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The Game and The Counter-Game

July 7, 2011
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The Value Game does not kill the Financial Game, rather, it challenges, corrects, and improves it. The Value game has reached a critical milestone – it has been funded in dollars by investors.

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Watching The Birds Play The Value Game

February 23, 2011
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Deregulation undermined point-to-point service regardless of market demand, ignoring social objectives of the passengers, having no regard for the final destination of the passengers, and blowing off the “time-value” of their passengers.

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Printing Social Currency; Influence vs. Intentions

December 29, 2010
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The heat is on to discover a new currency. Everyone is pretty much resigned to the fact that the dollar – and indeed most global currency – is irreversibly divorced from actual productivity

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80/20 Rule: The Value of Human Interaction

October 25, 2010
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Viewpoints in this riddle differ based on the perceived definition of money and value. Wall Street would say “Yes”, but Main Street would say “No”. In fact this brings into question the order of how we assign value in our world.

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Of Anxiety and Optimism

September 30, 2010
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Most people feel that a huge change is underway. Most people feel deep in their hearts that whatever we are doing today will be different tomorrow. Most people feel a strange combination of anxiety and optimism.

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Outsourcing Fail

September 28, 2010
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If you take away one of the components, the others become worthless. If you destroy one component, the entire structure could fail.

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