Whether it's psychology's halo effect, or behavioral economic's anchoring bias, the order that we receive information impacts how we judge all future information. Put simply, for humans, first impressions matter greatly to all our future perceptions. This is important to understand because human beings are subject to what is known as narrative bias. We make … Continue reading Misinformation, Propaganda, And Narrative Bias
Photo by Christine Roy on Unsplash The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age, provides an incredibly accurate roadmap of the Information Age so far. Yet the book was written 20 years ago! Before the invention of the mobile internet, before remote work, and before communications platforms like Facebook. Despite being published so many … Continue reading The Sovereign Individual: What You Need to Know & Why
Image Source: PRESANS - Centralized Money, Decentralized Nation States, Distributed Tech In 2020, globalism is receding, giving way to aggressive nationalist movements. This trend harms globalists that benefit from a well integrated global economy. As global policy shifts towards isolationism and protectionism, globalists will turn to distributed technology as a haven for global commerce. A … Continue reading Is Distributed Tech Important In A World With More Nationalism?
Photo by Mat Reding on Unsplash The world is fragmenting and its fueled by zero-sum nationalism. State leaders adopt protectionist policies to benefit their countries and extract value from the global community. In this new political era, there is such a thing as a greatest nation status. And you achieve that status by beating out … Continue reading Why Globalism is Dying and Giving Way to Nationalism
Photo by Bermix Studio on Unsplash Financial Protectionism harms the global economy and creates an opportunity for decentralized money. The global financial ecosystem is deceptively complex. As a global reserve currency, the US dollar plays an important role in the growing global digital economy. But in the face of a pandemic and economic depression, financial … Continue reading Why US Financial Policy in 2021 Benefits Bitcoin