Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: money

18 bookmarks tagged “money

Yanis Varoufakis on Crypto & the Left, and Techno-Feudalism

the-crypto-syllabus.com/yanis-varoufakis-on-techno-feudalism/
Was that a good or a bad thing? Of course, it was good for a young person in Shenzhen who managed to earn $60k a year designing digital hats on his PC – instead of destroying his body in a sweatshop. The question, however, is: Could all workers in Shenzhen (and beyond) be rescued from sweatshops by migrating to a metaverse? The answer is: Not before we have robots working for all of us so that we can reproduce the material conditions of our lives. As long as we do not have these mech...

The Manual

manual.withcompound.com/
Wealth-planning resources for founders and startup employees

The Case Against Crypto

stephendiehl.com/blog/against-crypto.html
History repeats itself first as tragedy and then as farce. The wild economic oscillations of yesterday’s gold standard is today’s dog meme mania. Human nature is remarkably invariant through the ages and if we don’t learn the lessons of history then we’re doomed to repeat the mistakes of past generations. This time around If we’re very lucky then crypto assets simply end in a market crash and a series of progressive New Deal-like reforms to our financial system. If we’re unlucky then...

Money buys even more happiness than it used to

theconversation.com/money-buys-even-more-happiness-than-it-used-to-141766
It used to be that happiness largely leveled off after around $75,000/year, but now it continues to increase even beyond $160,000 a year.