There Has to Be a Better Way to Lose $800 Billion
Earlier today, I read an article in the Wall Street Journal titled: There Has to Be a Better Way to Lose $800 Billion— https://www.wsj.com/articles/meta-facebook-metaverse-mark-zuckerberg-11667424987?st=dxn07v3lgwobx82 . I read the whole thing, something I rarely do with the WSJ. I recommend reading it as this post is not a synopsis, but a companion to that piece. The […]
If Bitcoin isn’t the Answer, What Should a Payment System Look Like
I have said more than once in my blog that if I was to create a payment system it would not look like Bitcoin, i.e. a blockchain-based technology. I will bet that you have thought: “Well, smart-guy, what would it look like?” That is an extremely difficult question to answer. And, I have used that […]
The Sorry State of Tech Support… and what to do about it.
If you are like me, you spend too much time trying to fix the problem in a vain attempt to avoid making a call for technical support. Why is this? Because the technical support experience is most often both frustrating and time consuming. I won’t mention, or maybe I will, that the chance of a […]
How to Kill a Business– Slowly
There is a joke going around: How do you make a small fortune in Bitcoin? Answer—Start off with a big one! There is parallel line of thought that applies to companies: How do you make a small, unprofitable company? Answer—Start off with a big one and don’t invest in it. As is always the case […]