Blog

  1. Why rewilding the planet matters

    We are destroying our beautiful homeland. In the process, thousands of species might disappear. Is rewilding the solution?

  2. Rushing through life

    There’s always a next meeting. There’s always a next call. There’s always a next goal to reach. You are never good enough.

  3. The paradox of productive creativity

    How being creative is the ultimate form of productivity.

  4. The future that got stolen from us

    Once upon a time, society saw technological progress as the way to free people from 9-to-5 jobs. Where did that dream go?

  5. The Tweetdrop

    A novel mechanism for viral token distribution leveraging Twitter.

  6. We cannot get there fast enough

    Society is crumbling down, and our products aren't able to meaningfully do anything about it. Let's keep building, because we cannot get there fast enough.

  7. Timing markets

    Even with the right people and the right vision, a product can still fail in getting product-market fit and becoming widespread. Why? Market timing.

  8. The sorry state of crypto UX

    If we think mainstream users are going to use any of this, we have drunk too much kool aid. We need to take a 180-degree turn in our priorities

  9. Notion as a read later app

    How to use Notion as a drop-in replacement for apps like Pocket or Instapaper

  10. Telegram DAOs

    Let's go where existing internet communities live and supercharge them with crypto. Let's take DAOs to Telegram!

  11. Expert DAOs

    Expert DAOs allow for the bottom-up formation of clusters of experts that can cryptographically attest truth

  12. What 2020 may look like

    A view into social and economic factors for 2020

  13. Digital scarcity

    How NFTs just clicked for me

  14. Learnings in 2019

    Compiling my 2019 learnings after moments of clarity

  15. Value what you have

    To value what you have, remember its worth every day

  16. Three years of fighting for freedom

    Three years ago Aragon was born. When we started it, it was clear that this would be a decade-long effort. It is tough, but it is the change the world needs

  17. Leveraging travel

    Leveraging travel so it helps you be more creative and productive

  18. Expectations and happiness

    Happiness = reality - expectations

  19. Processing what you read

    Tools and processes to make sure you take advantage of what you read

  20. Being healthy and how it increases productivity

    Diet, exercise and their compounding effects on productivity

  21. Saving time by writing better

    Save time to you and others by being brief and concise, while still communicating your point

  22. Setting daily and weekly goals

    Reducing the noise so you can focus on what matters

  23. Saying no should be the rule, not the exception

    Regaining control of your life and time by saying no

  24. Debugging your day

    How to find bottlenecks and bugs by tracking your time

  25. A series on personal productivity

    Tips and tricks on how to increase work output while being healthy and happy

  26. The power of knowledge graphs

    Reducing the gap between language and code

  27. The uncomfortable truth of college

    Why it made sense in the Industrial Era, and why it doesn’t today

  28. Personal review of AGP proposals for the Jan 24th, 2019 vote

    With the next AGP vote around the corner, I wrote an overview of the proposals that made it to the ballot

  29. Not Earth, not Mars, no planet will be our home

    Thriving as species could be more efficient by creating a new world rather than conquering the current one

  30. Disintermediating marketplaces

    Why I am advising district0x

  31. Bitcoin Unlimited is a bug by itself

  32. Idea for a decentralized, open source platform for deep machine learning advancement

  33. Facebook serving fake news is not the problem we should look at

  34. Human relationships have been owned

  35. Solving the biggest bug in programming

  36. Investing in crypto 101

  37. The sorry state of the blockchain

  38. Distractions and dystopia

  39. Subconscious manipulation