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Doomberg • 5270 implied HN points • 17 Mar 24
  1. In the stock market, rapid swings in market value can be astonishing, such as Nvidia's $270 billion intraday swing – highlighting the unpredictable nature of markets.
  2. Rampant speculation in assets like Bitcoin can be a sign of impending currency devaluation, drawing parallels to historical financial crises like the Weimar Hyperinflation.
  3. Michael Saylor's aggressive strategy of leveraging debt to buy Bitcoin with MicroStrategy serves as a unique case study of riding high in the volatile crypto market, showcasing the power of 'pumpamentals.'
Astral Codex Ten • 4336 implied HN points • 12 Mar 24
  1. Academic teams are working on fine-tuning AIs for better predictions, competing with the wisdom of crowds.
  2. The use of multiple AI models and aggregating predictions may be as effective as human crowdsourced predictions.
  3. Superforecasters' perspectives on AI risks differ based on the pace of AI advancement, showcasing varied opinions within expert communities.
Where's Your Ed At • 20772 implied HN points • 26 Sep 23
  1. Investing in NFTs as a way to own unique digital assets may not guarantee value or ownership of intellectual property.
  2. Many NFT projects overpromise benefits like voting power and ownership in the company, leading to unfulfilled expectations.
  3. The NFT industry is often characterized by scams, fake transactions, and inflated values, preying on the desperation of people seeking investment opportunities.
Where's Your Ed At • 24184 implied HN points • 30 Aug 23
  1. The man in the arena speech by Theodore Roosevelt emphasizes the importance of taking action over criticism.
  2. Chamath Palihapitiya symbolizes a detrimental mindset in Silicon Valley of valuing image over actual value creation.
  3. The tech industry's obsession with funding specific kinds of founders and companies has created a harmful monoculture that prioritizes profit over societal impact.
Where's Your Ed At • 10237 implied HN points • 01 Nov 23
  1. Gemini's
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  3. program misled customers into investing in risky lender Genesis Capital.
  4. The NY Attorney General filed a significant fraud suit against Gemini, Genesis, and Digital Currency Group for misleading customers and covering up losses.
  5. The Winklevoss twins actively deceived customers, putting billions of dollars into an unstable lender and reaping profits while customers faced losses.
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Snowball • 1965 implied HN points • 14 Jan 24
  1. Investing in a Monaco monopoly like SBM can be interesting due to its history and unique position.
  2. The French government agency SISSE has the power to block international investors; exploring its role can be informative.
  3. The SEC's approval of Bitcoin ETFs marked a significant moment, raising questions about the future of decentralized finance and traditional finance.
Points And Figures • 559 implied HN points • 26 Feb 24
  1. Power is the ultimate goal for those in political positions, beyond money or economic profit.
  2. Political systems can be analyzed using economic theories like supply and demand curves applied to power dynamics.
  3. The push and pull between centralized and decentralized government is evident in various aspects, including cryptocurrency and tokenization.
Points And Figures • 319 implied HN points • 08 Mar 24
  1. Bitcoin hit $70k, causing excitement among investors and discussions about the potential for other cryptocurrencies to increase significantly.
  2. Including Bitcoin in a portfolio can positively impact return, volatility, and drawdown, leading more institutional investors to consider its value.
  3. Despite Bitcoin's high returns, skepticism remains about the actual value and utility of cryptocurrencies compared to traditional assets.
Astral Codex Ten • 6056 implied HN points • 01 Aug 23
  1. CFTC's regulation on prediction markets sparks debate about potential rigging of US elections
  2. There is curiosity and activity in predicting the possibility of a room temperature superconductor
  3. PredictIt faces legal challenges but gets a stay of execution, highlighting the complexities in regulating real-money prediction markets
Bitcoin Magazine Pro • 432 implied HN points • 09 Feb 24
  1. Genesis won a court ruling to sell millions of GBTC shares, aiming to reimburse creditors and stabilize Bitcoin's price.
  2. A large sale of GBTC triggered a market decline for both GBTC and Bitcoin in the past, causing concerns within the Bitcoin community.
  3. Despite legal disputes and setbacks, Genesis is moving forward with plans to sell GBTC to settle debts, potentially impacting Bitcoin's valuation.
All-Source Intelligence Fusion • 361 implied HN points • 15 Feb 24
  1. Orbital Insight CEO Kevin O'Brien moved to the cryptocurrency surveillance firm Chainalysis, leaving behind the collapse and financial struggles of Orbital.
  2. Orbital Insight faced challenges leading to financial decline, including defaulting on rent, a nonfunctional main phone line, and failed attempts at a merger with Privateer Space.
  3. Despite substantial funding and strategic partnerships, Orbital's downfall was partially attributed to market changes, such as Apple's privacy measures affecting their commercial data analysis business.
Snowball • 550 implied HN points • 28 Jan 24
  1. Tesla stock has dropped significantly, raising questions for long-term investors.
  2. The Chinese government aims to regain investor trust in their financial markets after a significant drop in the CSI 300 index.
  3. Generative AI is disrupting the entertainment industry, potentially leading to more immersive storytelling experiences.
bad cattitude • 123 implied HN points • 13 Mar 24
  1. Beware of scam-coins in the cryptocurrency world, they can be deceiving
  2. Some people may manipulate coin supply to benefit themselves, so stay vigilant
  3. Don't fall prey to individuals who try to spend coins they don't own in cryptocurrency schemes
Points And Figures • 319 implied HN points • 14 Feb 24
  1. Bitcoin is often underestimated as a fraud, but it has potential for legitimate uses in finance and marketing.
  2. Investing in new, seemingly 'crazy' ventures like cryptocurrency is risky but crucial for progress and innovation.
  3. Cryptocurrency has the potential to revolutionize industries by breaking down monopolistic structures and introducing new possibilities like tokenized systems for immigration and voting.
Vincos Newsletter • 550 implied HN points • 20 Jan 24
  1. Pika 1.0 is now available with tutorials for creating videos from text, animating images, and editing videos.
  2. Zuckerberg aims to develop AGI and make it open-source, with powerful infrastructure equivalent to 600,000 NVIDIA H100 GPUs.
  3. CES showcased products enhanced with AI, such as Walmart's AI for grocery shopping and Samsung's Galaxy S24 Ultra with new AI capabilities.
Bitcoin Magazine Pro • 412 implied HN points • 01 Feb 24
  1. Bitcoin ETF inflows have been strong in January, reaching $1.3 billion in net inflows.
  2. Price reactions to ETF inflows have not been strong yet, but are expected to come.
  3. The recent FOMC decision had no change in policy, causing initial stock sell-offs, but stocks rebounded, and the macro thesis suggests potential recession signals.
Snowball • 314 implied HN points • 11 Feb 24
  1. Sprouts Farmer Market, an American supermarket chain focusing on healthy products, saw its stock increase by over 250% in 3 years due to a new CEO's strategy.
  2. Artificial intelligence has the potential to disrupt consumer behavior and economies, as explored through a study by the investment fund a16z.
  3. Events like the Super Bowl can indicate economic trends and provide insights into the financial health of companies through their marketing spend.
Bitcoin Magazine Pro • 511 implied HN points • 17 Jan 24
  1. Bitcoin's worldwide acceptance is growing post ETF approval in the US.
  2. Countries are reevaluating their digital asset policies in response to Bitcoin's rise.
  3. Bitcoin is influencing global economic and political decisions, especially in countries like El Salvador, Argentina, India, and China.
Liberty’s Highlights • 373 implied HN points • 31 Jan 24
  1. Reflect on past technological transitions to appreciate progress made and inspire future advancements
  2. Batteries are crucial for transitioning to clean energy but require significant investment and innovation
  3. Exciting developments in technology, from Apple allowing game streaming to Neuralink's brain implants