The Bullet

Rob Ellison
My life and crypto
Created 07 Sep 2021
  • The Bullet No.10 COP a Load of This.
    09 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    This week’s letter is inspired by my darling sister, who asked me to try and tackle environmental concerns in crypto. So with COP26 (the UN Climate Change Conference) in full swing and crypto having a...
  • The Bullet No.9 Meta Thinking.
    02 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    It seems everyone has an opinion on the renaming of Facebook last week to Meta, (note the rename is at a company level and not the app). Seeing as there is also a connection with crypto, I thought thi...
  • The Bullet No.8 Back to the Future
    26 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    4 years ago, to the day, I was sat on a balcony in Mallorca plugged into my laptop, as part of an early personal and successful “work from home” experiment. As I write this, I find myself on the exact...
  • The Bullet No. 7 Who Run the World? Girls!
    19 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    Lately I’ve been trying to engage more in the crypto community. A first step was taking Pomp’s Crypto Course back in August and I’ve met some great people there, as well as learning a ton. However, it...
  • The Bullet. No. 6. Always Listen to Your Nan
    12 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1
    “You like the adverts on TV more than you like the programmes” – My Nan, circa 1985 My Nan was right, I did. I also liked seeing other people’s reactions to them and observing the ways they impacted t...
  • The Bullet. No.5. The Cat Killing Issue.
    05 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 3 3
    Curiosity is a very good thing. Apparently, it not only kills cats, of which I’m allergic, (sorry cat lovers), but I find it helps me keep an open mind and expands my understanding of the world. I’ve ...
  • The Bullet. No. 4. Addressing Bitcoin concerns.
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Bitcoin uses more energy than Argentina. That’s the often-quoted main concern about Bitcoin attributed to research from Cambridge University. I’ve no reason to doubt the validity of that finding and I...
  • The Bullet. No.3. Some Rabbit Hole Learnings.
    21 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    On 1st April 2017, the price of 1 Bitcoin was worth $1,070 US Dollars, which rapidly grew by 1,800% over the following 9 months to be worth $19,666 on the 16th December 2017. After that, Bitcoin didn’...
  • The Bullet. No.2. The Bitcoin Rabbit Hole.
    14 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 3
    Learning about Bitcoin is often referred to as going down the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole, where nobody has yet found the bottom. This rings true for me as well as many others in the Bitcoin community and I t...
  • The Bullet. No1. Why I left my job.
    07 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 3
    In August 2021, I left my role at Unilever as Global Media Director. It was a great job, at a great company, that was well rewarded, and something I spent 20 years working towards. So why did I decide...
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