James Whittaker has an interesting superpower.

This afternoon I had the privilege of watching James Whittaker practice his presentation "The Art of Storytelling" in person.

Employer Appreciation Day.

That's right. Today is the day to appreciate your employer.

Knowledge is humbly interesting.

My grandfather often used this simple and elegant drawing to illustrate the interesting relationship between knowledge and humility. He would draw a small circle on a chalk board and ask you to imagine that the sum total of what you know is represented by the area...

Bitcoin Cheat Sheet.

I barely finished hitting the publish button on my Bitcoin magnum opus---the first and only completely clear and understandable description of Bitcoin ever published---when Jeanne messaged me "I still don’t get it." Thanks for bursting my bubble and invalidating my life's work, Jeanne. So it turns...

Bitcoin Voting.

Here's my attempt to delve deeper into how Bitcoin voting works without using the words hash or blockchain or even "ledger". I realized after I summarized the Bitcoin voting process in my Bitcoin Cheat Sheet, you might have been imagining something like each voter raising...

Some will refuse.

Some will simply refuse to pursue their potential.

Bitcoin for Smarties.

Today's cringe-worthy coffee shop conversation goes to the guy who was desperately trying to impress his girlfriend with his Bitcoin prowess, and failing miserably. I swear I could hear his girlfriend pleading with heavenly forces to send lightning, an earthquake, hurricane, maybe open a sinkhole---anything...

You’re an Idiot. And I can prove it.

The cold hard fact is that you're an idiot. And I'm going to prove it to you right now. Ready?

I Understand Women!

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha Sorry. That's ridiculous. But, I think I made some real progress today! After mocking some guy trying to explain Bitcoin to his girlfriend the other day, I decided I would demonstrate how it's done. I wrote the most concise and non-technical summary every conceived---Bitcoin is a new currency...

Soldier or Scout?

Do you have the mindset of a soldier or scout? Check out this TED Talk by Julia Galef! Here's the description to whet your appetite: Perspective is everything, especially when it comes to examining your beliefs. Are you a soldier, prone to defending your viewpoint at all...