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

The Benefits of a Distributed Team

At Chorus One, we have been a distributed company since the start. I was a fan of this model from the beginning. And over time my appreciation of the benefits have only grown. Three benefits stand out to me the most: Limitless Talent Pool We...

Q2 2019: 6-Day Fast

I've been interested in fasting for many years. Around 2010, I read a book called "Eat Stop Eat" by Brad Pilon about intermittent fasting. Afterward, I started fasting for 24 hours once or twice a week. I did that pretty consistently for a few years,...

Writing Struggle

I started on a dozen different ideas for a short post. None of them really resonated with me. They were too ambitious, or didn't feel pertinent enough. If I will continue doing this on a daily basis, there will be many more occasions like this....

Writing & Marketing

One of my weak areas as a CEO at Chorus One has been that I have been too inward focused. I have focused on strategy, hiring, how the organization should be run, culture and values. But what I have done far too little of is...

Chorus One Loom Launch

Yesterday, we announced the launch of our Chorus One Loom validator. We will publish more content about Loom coming shortly, including an in-depth thesis about the project. While Loom could be a general layer-2 scaling solution for Ethereum, their current focus is on gaming. Personally,...