Ten Billion Dollars. No, that isn’t a demand from Doctor Evil. It’s the diminishment in account value I’ve had in my virtual portfolio since October 29th, and that is by far the biggest drop ever. It vividly illustrates what a horrific time the bears have had in November. Just a nightmare.
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One of my more frequently-cited crypto suggestions has been Enjin Coin, which is shaping up nicely.(more…)
Preface from Tim: from 1992 through 2008, I worked at the company which I founded, Prophet. A couple of days ago, my star engineer from those days wrote me out of the blue. Since I hadn’t heard from him in many years, he wrote me of a relatively recent experience which I considered amazing. I asked his permission to share it, which I have done below. The only changes I have made are deleting, for instance, the actual name of the hospital. Here we go:
Back in March, 2019, I went on a ten day vacation to Panama. While there, I caught a virus, not a coronavirus, it was an adenovirus. But think of the worst case scenario Covid patient, short of actually dying, that you’ve heard about during the pandemic, and that’s essentially what happened to me.
I was feeling unwell my last few days in Panama. Once I got back home, things only got worse. I got home March 27th, 2019. By March 31st, having already gone to an urgent care and visited my doctor, I had a friend drive me to the ER of the hospital closest to my house [redacted]. Within a few hours, they told me they were transferring me into the ICU. They asked me who should make medical decisions for me if I got to a point where I could not make such decisions. This is when I realized something really bad was happening.(more…)