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Book Review | Principles by Ray Dalio

I read 52 books in 2018, mostly because I fetishized CEOs, hustle culture, and reading as a heuristic for achievement. Principles is the first book I’ve put down without getting to the last page. There is not enough time in life to read bad books.

Book Review | The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous

The Bitcoin Standard is Saifedean Ammous’s Bitcoin thesis. What makes the book great is that it doesn’t start from Bitcoin and draw conclusions about sound money but, rather, Saifedean reasons from first principles and comes to Bitcoin as the conclusion.

Buy Bitcoin Everyday with Coinbase Pro and AWS Lambda Functions

Table of Contents* Background Coinbase Pro API Google Sheets API AWS Lambda Functions AWS Cloudwatch Automation *Not financial advice Background I got into Bitcoin in 2017 and had a consistent monthly dollar cost averaging schedule set up. When the price tanked in 2018 so did my interest. I played all sorts of little psychological games … Continue reading Buy Bitcoin Everyday with Coinbase Pro and AWS Lambda Functions

How I Automate My Bitcoin Purchases and Track Profits

Table of Contents Background Install Python Coinbase Pro API Python Scripting Resources and Considerations Background I (like many others) started buying Bitcoin in 2017. I was buying monthly – in 2017 almost every month included a huge price movement culminating in a $19,000 high in December. The media noise Bitcoin made every month made it … Continue reading How I Automate My Bitcoin Purchases and Track Profits

Book Review | Superforecasting by Philip Tetlock

This book is about prediction and “Superforecasters” – people who are better at forecasting than better than above average forecasters. Turns out the biggest thing preventing you from becoming a Superforecaster is not your inability to do high school math, but rather your inability to let go of closely held beliefs. People who are emotionally … Continue reading Book Review | Superforecasting by Philip Tetlock

Quora Question | If Jeff Bezos is so rich, why does Amazon have such a low pay and poor conditions?

Because Jeff Bezos is uniquely evil and this is how capitalism inevitably ends up! Or at least that’s what some of these other answers would have you believe. The bottom line is, Amazon’s “low pay” and “poor conditions” are exaggerated. Some jobs have lower salaries than other jobs because more people are capable of doing … Continue reading Quora Question | If Jeff Bezos is so rich, why does Amazon have such a low pay and poor conditions?

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