Sometimes the biggest shifts in general-purpose technology seem to take the longest time to reach mass adoption. Web3 is no exception - or is it? In this piece, we’re going to take a look at the concepts of decentralization, blockchain, and token-based economics and pick a use case for each.
noun - (1) the division of something into two branches or parts. “the bifurcation of the profession into social do-gooders and self-serving iconoclasts” (2) either of two branches into which something divides. Source: Oxford Dictionary
Somewhere, three layers deep inside the gear is a setting that’s toggled to the left or the right. It’s not easy to find. You have to think like a systems engineer, and how many of us think like systems engineers? If you’re persistent, you’ll find it. If you’re frustrated, you won’t. This is a reality. Modern life UI/UX. If there’s an issue, you’ll need to start with the settings.
Did you ever have a soup that fell flat on the flavor meter? Sometimes it’s a simple seasoning deficiency. Sometimes it’s a lousy recipe. Achieving depth of flavor in recipes isn’t easy. In Japanese cooking, it’s called Umami - or “essence of deliciousness.”
Three weeks since my last entry - it’s almost as if I had a vacation. I did, and I needed it. The constant cadence of work disconnects us from our ability to draw connections between complex problems. Time off results in terms like recharge, replenish, and renew. I’m particularly attracted to the word regenerate as it’s been at the center of my current research in new start-ups and AgTech. A break from the daily tends to guide us toward better correlation, deeper context, and the ability to remain curious rather than settling for TL;DR.
Failure is inevitable. Failure is a requirement for learning. Embrace failure, because it’s going to happen. In fact, the failure is often systemic and is generally caused by or impacted by a much larger subset of consequences.
There’s a ton of discussion in commercial real estate circles right now about the impact distributed teams are having on office space use. There’s no crystal ball, but the outlook for some office towers in CBD’s is grim. Companies are exploring alternative options for how often people need to be face-to-face, and the end result is impacting demand.