One of the survival traits of human beings is psychological homeostasis, or the tendency to get used to circumstances quickly, both good and bad.

Arthur C. Brooks theatlantic.com/family/archive

Languishing is a sense of stagnation and emptiness. It feels as if you’re muddling through your days, looking at your life through a foggy windshield. And it might be the dominant emotion of 2021.

Adam Grant nytimes.com/2021/04/19/well/mi

The percentage of illicit transactions in crypto is minimal (less than 1% according to one report from Chainalysis), and falling. In context, estimates of illicit activity conducted through traditional intermediaries range between 2-4 percent of global GDP.

Michael J. Morrell forbes.com/sites/stevenehrlich

As a global society, we spend an incredible amount of time thinking about who will lead our country and very little time thinking about who will lead our money.

Ric Burton ricburton.substack.com/p/open-

Silk was the one of the first true international currencies, facilitating trade between nations, tribes and kingdoms like never before in history. At other times, salt was so powerful as a form of money that the word ‘salary’ comes from the salt rations given to Roman soldiers known as... kashev.blog/2021/03/16/silk-wa

All money is a technology of future-making. We only accept a particular money as payment because we think it will be accepted tomorrow by someone else. Every transaction is a prediction, and therefore an affirmation, of a particular future.

Lana Swartz noemamag.com/bitcoin-as-a-meme

Imagine navigating the internet alongside your friends. A live, social portal to the web will be a big deal. Instead of surfing the net, dive into it.

Greg Isenberg latecheckout.substack.com/p/we

'Insiders from , , , , and reveal how these platforms are reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.' thesocialdilemma.com/

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What is the #IndieWeb?

"We should all own the content we're creating, rather than just posting to third-party content silos. Publish on your own domain, and syndicate out to silos. This is the basis of the "Indie Web" movement."

IndieWeb.org
indiewebify.me

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Would be nice if Facebook SDK remained broken so people would be forced to remove it from their apps...

What has happened in 2020 so far is surreal 😐

Today there's only so much you can do to make sure you have some on the 🙄

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