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Not too long ago I dug up ancient internet history and read some of my posts on a little blog […]

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On Christians and Homosexuality, Part 1 | Hour Blog

Bitcoin is changing the world, but what exactly does that look like? In this essay I wrote for Ripple Labs, […]

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“Can Bitcoin Lift Botswana?” | Writing Sample

Finance is littered with brilliant innovation, but also puzzling anachronisms that are better suited to history books than our wallets. […]

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“5 Crazy Payment Practices We Accept As Totally Normal” | Writing Sample

Marx hated capitalists. The bourgeoisie. The ruling class. Whatever their name, he despised the lot. While disliking rich people is […]

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What is Bitcoin? What are Ripples? Part 3 | Hour Blog

To truly understand the Bitcoin revolution, you must understand money.  I’m no economist.  Let’s get that out in the open. […]

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What is Bitcoin? What are Ripples? Part 2 | Hour Blog

What seems all-important is often a product of selective hearing. You could, for instance, feel like the entire world is […]

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What is Bitcoin? What are Ripples? Part 1 | Hour Blog

Degrees are one hell of a double-edged sword. Everyone has one, which means that not getting letters by your name […]

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The Myth of a Worthless Degree, Part 3 | Hour Blog

I hope, by this point, that I haven’t caused too much scoffing.  “You can whine all you want, an art […]

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The Myth of a Worthless Degree, Part 2 | Hour Blog

What’s in a degree?  In these hard times, it doesn’t seem like too much.  Especially from a job prospect perspective […]

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The Myth of a Worthless Degree, Part 1 | Hour Blog

Stir-fried green peppers, stir-fried shoe-string potatoes, spicy tofu, and sweet and sour eggplant. My lunch.   Since living in China, […]

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Why Applying Sucks, Part 2 | Hour Blog