K. Mike Merrill is the world's only publicly traded person. In order to allow shareholder control of his life he had to develop his own system at KmikeyM.com. He works on projects in various forms with many people, all guided by the gentle hand of his shareholders who have invested their money and time to add accountability and expertise. Currently he is obsessing over his new company, Chroma.io, and coping with a crippling magazine addiction while still maintaining a full time relationship with the internet.
In “The Numbers Game: Why Everything You Know About Soccer Is Wrong” authors Chris Anderson and David Sally begin their argument with a quote from Bill James: “In sports, what […]
The corporation is a monster in the same sense that the creatures in Pokemon are monsters. They are used by people for different purposes but ultimately they are trained creatures.
In March of this year the IRS decided that Bitcoin (and all virtual currency) is property. Bloomberg points out that, “Purchasing a $2 cup of coffee with Bitcoins bought for […]
Will Self argues that crowdfunding is doomed. He says eventually the crowd will wise up that people are really just begging for money. His argument is based on someone who […]
I was recently (virtually) introduced to Simon de la Rouviere after reading his recent article, “In the Future, Everyone Will Have Their Own Cryptocurrency.” Simon makes a bold prediction: personal cryptocurrencies […]
Having recently visited LA I was imagining driving on the early freeways. Few other cars on the road, low gas prices, and just a smooth and relaxing way to quickly […]
My good friend and college professor Dr. M. Ritchey wrote a manifesto for a new project of mine. She has turned my insistence on bothering everyone about what objective qualities […]
Masud Harouny was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, moved to India as a toddler, and to the US when he was six. He attended Cal Poly Pomona and studied mathematics and […]
I love the future. (I just want to state my bias upfront.) It’s very easy to think about global conflict, ecological destruction, rising population, and economic inequality and believe the […]
I contributed to Bang for Your Buck over at The Morning News with how to best invest a dollar. They needed something a little more succinct so I’m including my […]
I’m all about high risk investments. Most of my money is held shorting pork belly futures. But I recently made some space to invest in the future brand value of […]
Control is a shift from our animalistic reactive mode to a humanistic proactive mode. This can be as small as not watching whatever happens to be on television when you […]
I enjoy “griefing“, which is when people use aspects of a system that make that system less fun for others. It’s a term normally used in multiplayer video games. As […]