Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite articles, videos, and podcasts I read, viewed, and listened to over the past week.
This week features a podcast that explains how blockchain technology works, an article on how to determine which projects are worth your time and much more. Enjoy!
My Favorite Video
This 5 minute video features a group of guys hiking through Hang Sơn Đoòng, the largest cave in the world. The shots around 3:50 look like something straight out of a sci-fi movie.
My Favorite Articles
via Budgets are Sexy
“Here are the 3 questions to ask yourself whenever you’re reassessing your projects:
- How much time are these projects sucking away from me?
- How much money are these projects making me?
- How much FUN am I really having doing them??”
“You can hack some things: opening jars, technology, occasionally your burrito order. But nothing long-term worth working for can be hacked, and if it can be hacked, it won’t be nearly as meaningful.”
“Money is important, sure. But I can account for time and happiness too. That’s the beauty of having choices.”
“If your individual net income is over about $32,400, then you too are among the top one percent globally.”
“If you get up and you start your day answering emails or working on things that are important to others but not to yourself, chances are you’ve already started your day in mediocrity. You’ve just limited your capacity to create something great.”
My Favorite Podcast
Hash Power Episode 1 – Understanding Blockchains
Love it or hate it, cryptocurrencies are causing some serious disruption in the finance space. While it’s hard to predict which of these currencies, if any, will survive long-term, the blockchain technology underlying these currencies is likely here to stay. This podcast episode offers a great introduction to blockchain technology.
That’s all for this week, thanks for reading 🙂
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