Possibility Over Stability: My Entrepreneurial Journey

  By Joseph McKinney   Life is Risk. Every step you take is a gamble. The question is, how do you gamble? You can take two basic approaches. Stability entails low returns, and low risks. Or, you can pick the fun way: possibility. Possibility is marked by rich potential and epic failures. For those willing to try, few will succeed. But for those that do, … Continue reading Possibility Over Stability: My Entrepreneurial Journey

The Pro Crypto Lobby and The Coming War

By Thibault Serlet   Trouble is brewing. Biased news coverage of the Silk Road, cyber attacks, online terrorism, and the NSA have once again tipped public opinion against cryptography. Soon, the government became oddly intent on regulating encryption. Once again, the government will clash with cryptographers over the use of the controversial technology. The stakes are higher than ever; the Second Crypto War is about … Continue reading The Pro Crypto Lobby and The Coming War

How Sharia Finance can Save the World

By Joseph McKinney Like many students of economics, my intellectual journey began in 2008. After the collapse, confusion prompted countless young adults like me to search the internet, looking for answers. One of the most interesting discoveries I made was the resilience of Islamic finance. Islamic Finance: Recession Resilient  Despite the anarchy in global banking systems after the 2008 recession, Islamic Finance survived untouched. According to the IMF, … Continue reading How Sharia Finance can Save the World