Evolving thoughts on writing, coding, and web3

“The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.”

- William H. Gass

The Marketer's Dilemma

Nov 9, 2023
4 mins

Is creating standout content worth the effort? It depends on what you get out of it. Which is (happily) within your control.

Tokenizing Time

Aug 1, 2023
4 mins

Tokenizing time as an immutable on-chain asset aims to enhance labor market liquidity and fairness, though its efficacy remains to be proven.

WealthTech3: A Confluence of Needs

Jun 18, 2023
11 mins

When assets are as liquid as capital (the ‘DeFi Matrix’ being the term coined to describe this phenomenon), the opportunities - and complexities - of wealth management will multiply, creating a stronger need for expert advice.

Breaking the Power Law

Apr 21, 2023
6 mins

Innovation flourishes when there are a large number of small experiments. Blockchain technology has the potential to kickstart innovation across many fields by empowering disparate inventors and communities to thrive outside of mainstream structures.

Encoding Culture in Crypto Communities

Mar 26, 2023
4 mins

As an organization moves away from narrow goals and takes on more complex objectives, the importance of culture increases, serving as a complement to the code that undergirds it. The role of technology is to support these values, and nothing more.

The Role of AI in Writing (Original) Content

Feb 1, 2023
12 mins

We know that “AI + Human” is a better paradigm than “AI or Human”. But where does the boundary lie, and how can use technology to create content that is better (not just faster or cheaper)?

Code + Culture

Jan 1, 2023
5 mins

The crypto purists have tried - and failed - to solve human problems purely with computer code. But code will always be subordinate to culture, as long as people are involved. Crypto communities cannot afford to ignore it.

Why Web3: A Skeptic's Guide

Dec 1, 2022
4 mins

It is too early to write off web3, and too early to say with confidence exactly what role it will play in society. The early failures and scandals are focused on a narrow area of speculative finance. The wider use cases are where the long-term potential lies.

"The depth of both his understanding of the fundamentals of the space and his ability to intelligently research was very clear in how well he was able to incorporate  the cutting edge concepts we are implementing - and without need of significant revisions from his first draft!"

- Head of Strategy

"Matthew is an incisive writer with the intelligence to delve deep into understanding the essence of complex topics, and the flexibility in his writing style to be able to engage any audience. Matthew is a pleasure to work with."

- Futurist & Commentator

"Unlike many of our writers, we don’t need to spend any time editing his work. He also gets the work in quickly and offers a high level of insight instead of just regurgitating news. We look forward to working with Matthew more in the future."

- Journal Editor

"I had the privilege of collaborating with Matthew on a book - a long project that took many different twists and turns. Matthew was the epitome of patience but also provided good guidance and direction as we worked together. The result was better than I could have hoped for. The reviews for readers were very encouraging, and confirmed that it was worth all the effort! I'm very appreciative of Matthew for his wisdom, insight and tenacity."

- Advice Firm Owner

"Matthew is not only an exceptional writer but is also a fantastic collaborator. Matthew understands the assignment but then goes deeper to ensure he understands the context most important for the audience to receive."

- Consultant

"His meticulous research ensures that every piece he produces is not only factual, but also credible. Working with Matthew has been an absolute pleasure thanks to his unwavering professionalism and commitment to excellence."

- Wealth Content Manager

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