Working from home combined with the stress that was 2020 resulted unfortunately in several people putting their weight on the back burner, including myself.

That is why in 2021 I found a spark of motivation to start walking. The spark was in fact a Facebook post I saw to walk…

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Something that has been brought to the forefront of the workforce over the course of the global pandemic has been the rise of remote work. Of course many jobs exist that can not be done remotely. A carpenter can not build a house remotely or a chef prepare a meal…


The power of a dream.

One of my all time favorite movies is Rudy.

It follows a guy from Illinois who dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. After high school he begins to work at the mill for a few years after he is told that he is…

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The next big wave of blockchain technology usage is the tokenization of assets. What does this mean?

Tokenization is turning a real asset, house, car, financial security into a digital asset by issuing tokens that represent ownership in a compliant manner.

Why is this beneficial? Tokenization makes the issuance and…

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We are getting closer and closer to leaving our reality…if we are even in reality.

You are probably aware of the theorem at this point, but essentially Elon Musk and many others believe that the chances we are currently living in reality is very slim.

This may be true…

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I was watching the JCole interview with Angie Martinez the other day, highly recommend watching it, when Cole said that he does not think celebrities will exist in 1000 years. (discussion on this around the 1:02:00 mark)

This statement was expanding on the discussion surrounding the current Kanye episode…

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If you follow Vitalik, the founder of Ethereum, on Twitter you will see that his name is put as “Vitalik ‘Not giving away ETH’ Buterin”.

Hmmm…that must mean that he gets asked quite a bit for free ETH.

So I found it quite strange last night when I was looking…

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The other day I was doing research for a project and I needed to look up the current world population which led me to the World Population Clock.

The number is currently a little north of 7.4 billon. The rate at which it was increasing is what truly astonished me.

I have been debating this with myself recently as I am in the process of starting a for-profit company that has a purpose-driven mission.

My company is essentially selling hats with several American-themed designs with a portion of the proceeds going to a select few causes that support military members…

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Today I went knocking door-to-door in a nice neighborhood by campus. I was doing this to raise money for the organization I am Co-President of on campus, Outreach360 UNC-CH.

My script was along these lines:

“Hello how are you today?”


“Great, well my name is Jake and I am…

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