Wrong A Lot

Matti 👾
Musings of the optimist
Created 08 Jan 2020
  • Ohmies Ain’t No Normies
    04 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    This essay was originally published on Bankless. Now republishing to update the library of my writings. Blockchains such as Ethereum enable consumers to participate directly in the new monetary regime...
  • The Supercycle
    29 Jun 2021 • 9 min read
    This post was originally published on Coindesk. I’m republishing here with slight edits. You can also check a discussion on crypto markets, reflexivity and “The Supercycle” we had on the Uncommon Core...
  • On Reflexivity & Imitation (Part 2)
    21 Feb 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    This essay was originally published on Deribit Insights on January 10th 2021. Also, it was discussed and expanded upon on Uncommon Core podcast. You can listen here. This is a quest to make sense of t...
  • On Reflexivity & Imitation
    14 Nov 2020 • 10 min read • 2 0
    This essay was originally published on Deribit Insights. What is the difference between a game and a financial system? When does a game become real finance? As software-enabled speculation eats the wo...
  • Why did you kill Andre?
    12 Oct 2020 • 5 min read • 2 0
    I did a little write up about $YFI/yearn.finance sometime in the summer of 2020 and shared it with the Zee Prime team. The proliferation of food emoji coins and the incessant copying made me anxious. ...
  • Progress As a Myth / The Thielian Moment
    14 Jul 2020 • 18 min read • 3 0
    At this moment in time, in what I would refer to as the "Thielian moment", we witness a culmination of tech cornucopia narrative reckoning with the fact that progress is neither unconditional nor real...
  • Demokracia na Slovensku
    08 May 2020
    (pôvodne publikované 22.1.2020) Voľby sú za rohom a ako tak pozerám, je dosť možné, že za 10 rokov bude na Slovensku minimálne semi-autoritársky režim. Kotleba je symptómom dlhodobého nie-len-lokálneh...
  • The End of The Long 20th Century
    23 Mar 2020 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Foreword I wrote the first draft of this essay on March 13th, 2020 when it seemed the world is doomed because it cannot appropriately respond to a rapidly growing global pandemic. Since writing the fi...
  • Čierna labuť: Koronavírus a jeho skutočné riziká
    06 Mar 2020 1 0
    Koronavírus je oknom príležitosti na to, aby sme sa zamysleli nad schopnosťou civilizácie uvažovať v dynamických súvislostiach. Ľudská intuícia zlyháva, keď čelí neviditeľnej hrozbe. Neviditeľnosť hro...
  • On VC
    22 Jan 2020 • 3 min read • 1 0
    From AngelList’s study we’ve learned that the best returns are made by investing “in every credible early stage deal” - think a “startup index/ETF”. Consider a quote by Peter Thiel: “When you have too...
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