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Blog of Brian Crain. Regular short posts on crypto, entreneurship, productivity, meditation & more.

Reading Books Sequentially

Naval Ravikant is well known for his often insightful and unorthodox advice. One such recommendation is about how to read. He says that you shouldn't read books to completion, but just pick up whatever interests you and be fine with reading many books at the...

Urbit for Interplanetary Computing

I recently did an Epicenter episode with Chun Wang, the founder of one of the leading staking provider Stakefish and a major mining pool F2Pool. One of Chun's interest is humans becoming multi-planetary and that is also a topic that I'm interest in. In the...

The Man Who Solved the Market

I just finished reading The Man Who Solved the Market, a book by Gregory Zuckerman about Jim Simon and his company Renaissance Technologies. Renaissance is the most successful hedge fund in history generating average annual returns of 66% in the roughly thirty years since it...

Checking In

This has been an intense start of the year. At Chorus One, we've been growing fast and going through a lot of change. And as a result, I've been doing too many calls. For me, doing too many calls is not great. A lot of...

Put Yourself First

You cannot expect anyone else to do this for you. You need to sleep and eat. You need some kind of exercise and take care of your health. You need time with friends and family. Maybe you need time in nature. Or to travel. Or...