The Revolution with No Face

In the early 2000s the United States went to war with the Taliban in Afghanistan, which began a frustrating, expensive 20 year war which yielded no definite outcomes. Guerrillas proved that it was possible to continue to exist in spite of being occupied by a huge conventional force--simply by hiding.…

How Learning to Invest Should Be

Cryptocurrencies offer incredible opportunities to make investing more tangible for regular people. Traditionally, common stock in public companies is the most practical starting point for the investor journey. Unfortunately, understanding what a stock represents is hard. Anyone who has ever tried to explain exactly what stock is and how it…

The New DAOism

DAOism is the belief that every large scale human organizational problem can be solved with some blockchain proposal making and voting software. Is that idea oversimplified? Yes. Do I care? No. I'm inspired by the idea that DAOs change everything: corporate structure, common goods management, and the legislative process In…

Is Eth Likely to Win the Race?

In a marketplace of alternatives, with marketing lower network fees, is Eth likely to be overtaken as the most important smart contracts platform? Short answer: No. Why is that likely the case? Because probabilistically, if 90% of all the blockchain developers are trained on EVM compatible languages, then when innovation…

LeetCode is my Crossword Puzzle

Growing up, one of my distinct memories was mom doing crossword puzzles while drinking coffee every morning. This is how I've been treating LeetCode. Last year, there was a 4 month period where I studied data structures and algorithms while practicing with LeetCode problems in preparation for job interviews. It…

The basics of liquidation bots

I don’t understand liquidation bots, but I want to. So I set out to figure out how they work. I quickly found this medium article: Creating a liquidation script for Aave DeFi protocolAnd got liquidated to test itCoinmonksIván Alberquilla I wanted to get a high level idea of how…