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I'm getting a lot of salaryman practice recently in reading updates from crypto firms that say a very different thing than they will be read as saying, in a way which is extremely, extremely intentional.

3 months ago

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BlockFi was confidently fine two days ago, which should be further evidence (if you need it) of very probable futures for some firms which are confidently fine today. t.co/SWlSXcR69q

3 months ago

Pro-tip: also works for getting hired at many places. And, as long as I'm here: many conference talks end up on Youtube. Conference talks are often by senior employees and almost always include their email address on an early or late slide. t.co/Sk8di5oWTG

3 months ago

"Diagram out the consequences to Bank of America USD at Chase bank being indefinitely frozen" would actually be a pretty good interview question for a lot of jobs. t.co/8iVlg3GIV4

3 months ago

Now normally you'd think "But wait, why does Tether need market stabilization? They're a money market fund holding perfectly liquid Treasuries and generate risk-free yield." But some Tether co-conspirators are apparently a little worried what happens if they stay depegged. t.co/z8DdfoskVK

3 months ago

In other crypto news, Solend is mostly unable to function due to a combination of congestion and market movements, and depositors there will likely suffer some bad debt. From the (public) Discord ~20 minutes ago: t.co/84m5pD8pQR

3 months ago

One day later: FTX announces that they are being purchased by the competitor spreading a whisper campaign about them. Trying to catch up on the why, but I have a high-quality speculation as to it. t.co/z8PCWOJkBa

3 months ago

World’s largest institutional investor announces transaction which materially increases its crypto holdings: t.co/P1HzNKA5OT

3 months ago

Have you ever wondered if perhaps we did not understand the sense of humor of the ancients as they would have expressed through Tiktok had they had Tiktok? Because this is *definitely* getting categorized as “religious site” by future archeologists. t.co/m8ZhF190rk

3 months ago

“Pharmacies routinely lie to patients about the availability of medication, as a matter of policy” one of the things which most blew my mind last year. t.co/OEcnu1ZeEM

3 months ago

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