Redefining Blockchain Development and What That Means

On the surface, it might seem that the time has never been worse for a company to try and make its mark in the technology field. Thanks to the way Internet 2.0 has played out, mammoth companies like Google and Facebook control the data and control the world. If your mind has not yet been boggled ...

The Natural Evolution of the Blockchain via Forking

As the first to advance the theory that natural selection in nature resulted in the continuation of a species through survival of the fittest, Charles Darwin would likely have been a fan of forking as an evolutionary mechanism for blockchains. And much like natural selection in the natural world, forking allows for simultaneous experiments, choosing which ...

Introducing the New Global Blockchain Infrastructure

What we do right now, in the early stages of the blockchain revolution, will have a lot to do with what this new technology looks like to future generations. Though the initial design of such a system was set in motion when Bitcoin inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto, released a nine-page white paper that summoned an incentive-based blockchain ...

Game Changer #2: The Protocol Token

You can’t throw a squirrel online without it landing on an article about blockchain technology. Nothing wrong with that. It’s a pretty big deal in both the financial and tech sectors these days and might eventually change the internet landscape in significant ways. The thing to keep in mind is that, though the blockchain is usually ...

Introducing FAT Protocols and the Inverse Value Stack

With computer and IT engineers around the world debating whether or not the blockchain represents the first serious challenge to the present underlying technological foundation of the internet, there is a more interesting game afoot here. We’re talking about the relative value between protocols and applications. As it has worked out the first time around, the ...

The 3 Book Rule to Become An Expert

I remember the first time I heard a white person speak Chinese. It was amazing.  I thought to myself, how was this 45 year old man speaking so fluently. It was a weird mixture of awe, admiration and jealousy. The man was my coworker and had been living in Taiwan for quite some time. He could ...

The Simple Math of Success

You all already know the “secret” to success. But you love searching for it. The funny thing about it is, the most obvious answers are always right in front of us. We see it, yet still want something newer, more exciting or exclusive. Barring exceptions like freak athletes, born-geniuses and other rare specimens of human excellence, ...

Why Your New Habits Fail and How to Fix Them

What is a better predictor of overall life success – intelligence or willpower? If we aren’t talking about taking math tests than willpower wins ten times out of ten. While someone might be hyper intelligent, they might not necessarily have the willpower to develop successful habits. It’s those people with the willpower to continue regardless of ...

9 Ways To Be More Original And Live a Better Life

“The hallmark of originality is rejecting the default and exploring whether a better option exists.” Adam Grant We often equate originality with being the first to do something, having a unique talent or ability that no one else possesses and most importantly, not copying others. The first two are realistic but the third is seriously flawed. Everything ...

Vujà De not Déjà vu – The Art of Seeing With New Eyes

Déjà vu, French for “already seen”, is that gut feeling you get when you experience something that you’ve already experienced.  Some people think of déjà vu as an indication of precognition– the ability to see into the future, but research shows that it’s just the distinct impression of an expression being recalled. If you think about ...