We have reached the end of the beginning. Or the beginning of the end. This year, multiple factors have led me to believe that my time in Colombia is likely coming to an end, and the next chapter may be about to start. At the end of 2021 I gave myself a year to live … More Year in Review 2022: Time for a Change
A hefty dose of magical realism has been applied to the Bogota food scene in the past twelve months, as an explosion of fine dining restaurants and a massive influx of venture capital to food tech companies seems to defy the grim reality of the local and global macroeconomic backdrop facing Colombian restaurant owners. Recently the … More Magical Realism in the Bogota Gastronomic Scene
Seven weeks of travel in the past ten weeks spread across three trips to the UK & France, within Colombia, and 9 days in New York, has left lasting impressions on the current differences in outlook and sentiment in the world today. The hot button issue everywhere is the rising cost of living, but each place … More A world in contrast: Colombia, the UK, & the US
This tweet is funny because it’s true. My old neighborhood of Williamsburg, the now-gentrified, formerly hipster neighborhood in Brooklyn is today the unofficial capital of Web3, and represents a caricature of all the memes (good and bad) about crypto and Web3. But I don’t think it’s funny because it’s ridiculous; quite the opposite, I think … More The Pizza Paraiso NFT Collection 2022, and why Small Businesses <3 NFTs
I do many things well, but few things excellently. In so many aspects of my life I feel like I get 90% of the way to achieving something great, but struggle to get to 100%. Fortunately, in other people’s minds my 90% looks great – succeeding at Fordham, at JPMorgan, and now with Mesa Salvaje/Pizza … More Am I a writer?
A few days ago I bought five NFTs from the WoW Pixie NFT collection for a total of 0.919ETH, or about ~$2825. I’m so excited. I have bought/received about 50 NFTs over the past 6 months as I have experimented in the space, but these five WoW Pixies feel like the first time I’m really investing in Web3 … More WoW Pixies – Really Investing in Web3
Good riddance to 2021. The worst year of my life is at least ending with signs of hope for 2022, and I’m hopeful that when I write my next year in review I will retrospectively be reflecting on how the events of 2021 opened up a new chapter of life that has allowed me to rediscover my … More Year in Review 2021: A New Start
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A few years ago, I could reach pretty much anyone I had ever met by searching for them and messaging them on Facebook. That world no longer exists. Gen Z never opened an account, Millenials have closed their accounts, and now I have to work out if I am best trying to communicate with someone … More The World is Fragmenting
We live in an age of Kickstarter, Patreon, Substack, Shopify+Etsy, Twitch, Anchor+Spotify, TikTok, ProductHunt, AngelList, and new Web3 creator tools like NFT platforms (OpenSea, Rarible, KnownOrigin, FTX, and soon to be Coinbase), Mirror.xyz, and DAOs. We live in an age where there are insane amounts of capital looking to be invested in people doing interesting … More The upside is there for the taking.