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The Little Bead Store on 30th Street

Using storytelling to boost sales at a legacy retail store in Midtown Manhattan.

Enforcing Property Rights with Digital Assets

Digital assets may liberate capital, but they require legal recognition to gain widespread adoption.

Introduction to Enterprise Blockchain

A brief overview of the enterprise blockchain landscape.

Unbundling the Bloomberg Terminal

Symphony is betting against Bloomberg by unbundling chat from market-making.

The Maritime Industry is Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

The Automatic Identification System is a maritime communication standard used by every passenger ship in the world to broadcast navigation and operational messages to ships nearby. Surprisingly, this protocol has zero security measures in place, making it vulnerable to cyber attacks.

The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence

Imagine a future in which agents have monopolies on necessary resources, not just for freedom and flourishing, but for survival.

Notes on Municipal Pension Funds

Notes from my introductory dive into pension funds.

API Underwriting and the Future of Lending

By the year 2022, lines of credit will oblige borrowers to perform complex specialized tasks in the future, such as creating a sponsored Instagram post with a certain number of impressions, contributing code to an open source software project, or driving an hour for Uber.

Why Your SaaS Needs a Pricing Page

SaaS websites should be designed to engage candidly with your customer, and this interaction happens on the pricing page.

How Wish.com Works

Wish.com succeeded by distinguishing brandless products from branded knockoffs. Here's how it exploited a hidden segment of the market.

The Logic of Cooperating With Your Competitors

In the face of an uncertain future, competitors in an industry may form alliances to gain strength in numbers.