All posts by John

Hi and welcome to the blog. Its focus is around building personal resilience in life. Currently I'm sharing my research on Monero, which is more-or-less what we all thought Bitcoin was at the start. Hopefully the content is useful and helpful.

Doge coin emission rate – and how it compares to Monero

Doge has gone from a joke, to quite an expensive asset. As a Monero fan, it was interesting to see another coin with a perpetual emission rate gain traction. Specifically, Doge’s emission rate is 10,000 new coins every block (Doge...

/ May 13, 2021

Pomp Recommended Books – Bitcoin Focused

In a recent interview with Lex Fridman, Anthony Pompliano (Pomp) described the books he found useful when learning about Bitcoin. Whilst I don’t agree with everything Pomp says, I do find his ideas interesting, so have made an effort to...

/ April 16, 2021

If Bitcoin eats the world… where does Monero fit in?

This post questions what happens to Monero in a world where Bitcoin dominates. Does Monero still have a place, or does it become irrelevant?

/ April 6, 2021

Money is Time

This post looks at the concept of money representing people's time, and therefore why it's important supply of money is not unduly inflated.

/ April 5, 2021

Growing demand for digital privacy and how it might affect Monero

This post looks at how demand for 'digital privacy' is growing, and how that might affect a privacy preserving technology like Monero.

/ April 3, 2021

Monero Stock to Flow (S2F) Calculated

This post looks at what stock to flow is, why it's important, and what Monero's stock to flow is compared to Gold and Bitcoin.

/ January 25, 2021

A Timeline for Monero – Tracking key events in the history

This post links to a timeline of key events in Monero's history. A great tool for understanding the rapid evolution of the project since 2014.

/ January 25, 2021

The internet arms race, and the need for resilience

This post covers my thought process on why 'Resilience' is more important than ever in our rapidly changing world + why money is key to this.

/ January 19, 2021