Film, I

Film, I

For fun, and to force a creative constraint upon myself, I bought an old film camera. This is the first roll I’ve shot on film since I was twelve, or so.

It’s an odd experience to not be able to immediately tell if a photo will be any good. Carrying a film camera made me think a lot more about what I was shooting. Usually, I’d take the same photo 10 times with slightly different settings, and cut down nine out of ten photos.

The full roll of 36 is below, only slightly edited. More...

Monetary policy, Bitcoin, supply, and demand

Monetary policy, Bitcoin, supply, and demand

One of Bitcoin’s many claims to fame is the fact that it provides a strong defense against inflation, with a supply mechanism that caps the total number of coins in circulation and controls the rate at which new money is created. This, in fact, points to how Bitcoin favors deflation, which incentivizes saving and allows us to clearly see progress in reduction of prices of the goods and services we consume. Continue reading...

Books read in 2020

Books read in 2020

2020 was a strange year. The isolation and confinement brought about by COVID-19 meant that there was a lot of time to read, but also a lot less brainpower left at the end of the day. Continue reading...

Joshua Tree, 2020

Joshua Tree, 2020

In November, we rented a house in Indio with our friends, and drove down to Southern California. Oddly, I didn’t take any photos at the house, but I took a bunch on the couple of trips we did into Joshua Tree National Park that week. More...

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