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The Future is Multi-Disciplinary

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Welcome to The Block. I’m Jeremiah Lewis, crypto-enthusiast and early adopter. This is a twice-weekly
 

The Block

March 5 · Issue #21 · View online
Weekly curated #cryptocurrency news and commentary.

Welcome to The Block. I’m Jeremiah Lewis, crypto-enthusiast and early adopter. This is a twice-weekly email digest comprising one or two short topical essays followed by a manageable collection of curated links.
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Source: MASA/Breed London
Source: MASA/Breed London
This was the tweet I thought worth including in today’s newsletter. This is the way one must think about this subject, and to truly grasp its revolutionary impact on society.
Pomp 🌪
Crypto requires understanding of:

1. Technology
2. Economics
3. Business
4. Cryptography
5. Finance
6. Cybersecurity
7. Monetary Policy
8. Securities law
9. Psychology
10. Sociology
11. Geo-politics
12. History

It pays to be well-rounded in this new world.
In short, fully understanding crypto requires being a polymath. As the world gets smaller, innovation increases along with chaos and uncertainty, it’s the people with the firm grasp of multiple disciplines who will see the most success. The world does not owe anyone anything, though we might imagine or wish it did. It behooves us to make the most of the knowledge we have at our fingertips now, so that when sea change happens, we’ll be equipped for the upheavals and power dynamics shifts that inevitably will occur.
Learning a wide array of subjects, such as the ones in the tweet above, will be paramount. And we have no excuses. The information is free and it is out there, right now. So read on, and keep digging. The future is coming.
Links of Note
Crypto Exchanges Are Raking in Billions of Dollars - Bloomberg
Thieves steal 600 computers used for mining cryptocurrency
Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Set Up Self-Regulatory Body
A Simple Explanation of Crypto-collectibles
The Crypto-Awakening   or: what happens after the crash?
ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017
In case you haven’t been paying attention, crypto is not just a thing in the U.S. And other nations are making amazing strides at adoption:
Swiss regulatory unveils new rules for crypto-currencies
Germany Approves Cryptocurrency as Legal Means of Payment
Here’s a friendly reminder that Tether is still tethering:
Tether Might Still Be Crypto's Ticking Time Bomb
And finally, you’ll know you’re heavy into crypto when you’re like….
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