Getting Off Zero is a term to describe buying your first amount of Bitcoin. If you want to start learning about the world of Bitcoin & Crypto, InvestAnswers is a great YouTube channel to follow. James published short videos most days and summarises the latest news through a lens of risk management and cautious capital preservation and growth. As a result, a lot of the hype (aka. hopeium) is relatively low.
Patrick Collison of Stripe maintains a list of big projects that have been executed fast, such as The Eiffel Tower, Amazon Prime, and most recently, The Covid-19 Vaccine. The list is a great reminder that big things can be done when needed.
Tim Ferriss interviewed Balaji Srinivasan for a second time, in a monster 4.5 hour podcast. Highlights of the interview include the future of the world powered by blockchain, China & geo-political outlook, anarchy in the U.S.A. and lots more. Listen to/watch the interview, and you'll be thinking about it for a week afterwards.
The British Medical Journal published an excellent interactive tool to visualise the estimates of COVID transmission as defined by experts in different scenarios. TL;DR; It's airborne, wear a FFP3 mask.
There are a lot of assumptions in Amaca's blog about how he got wealthy without working too hard, but the post is nevertheless interesting & might spark a life rethink for some. Applying the 80/20 rule to any aspect of your life is always worth considering, and so it getting out of the rat race.