The Purpose of Life

If you believe Maslow's hierarchy of needs are innately wired into the human species, then I argue, you also believe the purpose of life is to live forever.This post was inspired by Balaji Srinivasan's "The Purpose of Technology" post, where he discusses that the ultimate goal of technology is…

Weekly Ways to Earn Crypto: yearn.finance

This series has one goal: To make money.  In the pursuit of making money, however, there are two approaches.  First, you can spend time (labor) to earn money by performing tasks for others.  Second, you can utilize cash (capital) to allow it to earn for you.  This second approach is…

Weekly Ways to Earn Crypto: Algorand Rewards

This series has one goal: To make money.  In the pursuit of making money, however, there are two approaches.  First, you can spend time (labor) to earn money by performing tasks for others.  Second, you can utilize cash (capital) to allow it to earn for you.  This second approach is…

Compiling a Bitcoin Node from Source on a Raspberry Pi

High Level Steps Install the latest Raspberry Pi OS (64-bit if you have more than 4 GB of RAM)Install some tools (pydf, htop, screen)Set up your USB drive and mount it automatically on rebootClone the Bitcoin sourceInstall build dependenciesBuild runtime dependencies from sourceRun ./autogen.shRun ./configure with the…

Saving Money by Running Bitcoin on a Raspberry Pi

I've been playing around with a Raspberry Pi and one question I wanted to answer was: How much electricity will I save by running the Raspberry Pi instead of my desktop computer?To answer this, I bought a cheap power meter that can be used when plugging in a device…

Raspberry Pi 4 Setup - External USB SSD

When I saw that you could get an 8BG Raspberry Pi for under $100, I was very intrigued.  That is a lot of memory for such a cheap little computer.  My goal is to set this thing up and use it for some experiments and possible use it for running…

Weekly Ways to Earn Crypto: Uniswap Liquidity Provider

This series has one goal: To make money.  In the pursuit of making money, however, there are two approaches.  First, you can spend time (labor) to earn money by performing tasks for others.  Second, you can utilize cash (capital) to allow it to earn for you.  This second approach is…