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The note I included was short and simple. It read “If anyone can make citizen science popular, it is you, Elon. Find inspiration in GridCoin. Much Respect & Good Luck, @NewWrldOptimist.” This note will give a little more detail.

Part of the reason I sent it was to hopefully get your attention and propose that you create a cryptocurrency that incentivizes your fans to contribute their spare computing power to process scientific data. GridCoin does this. But, they do not have the devoted following that you do.

Imagine the discoveries we could make if this were to be combined with…

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In the wake of the riots at the Capitol Building in DC and some members of congress flaunting their refusal to part with their firearms, metal detectors have been installed at the House chamber door. Freshman Republican house member Lauren Boebert has been vocally defiant to any demand that she surrender her firearm before heading on to the floor.

The first day the metal detectors were installed, Capitol Police were met with opposition by Boebert who set off the alarm, but refused to consent to a search of her purse. Other lawmakers, like Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert and Louisiana Rep…

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We’ve already lost Net Neutrality & the Fairness Doctrine. Sometimes, it’s easy to lose sight of the interconnectedness of our laws.

It’s interesting to see that those who so strongly support capitalism, corporate freedom, and the First Amendment are sidestepping these fundamentals to put a laser focus on repealing Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Most people are unaware of the story of the Communication Decency Act of 1996. Let’s take a moment to review it, shall we?

If Section 230 were to be repealed, we would essentially see the 21st-century equivalent of book burnings.

Origin of Communications Decency Act of 1996

  • The CDA was a…

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Babe Ruth’s quote is the perfect analogy to burn into your brain going into 2021.

What is the best startup advice for entrepreneurs? For the startup community, it can be difficult to identify solid advice when the field is so vast and there are so many options available. Often entrepreneurs spend far too much time trying to figure out which startup idea to pursue, rather than focusing on what they need to do to get their business off the ground. While some of these options are beyond the scope of this article, most aspiring entrepreneurs will benefit from reading about…

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The motto for business in the 21st-century is “Disrupt or Be Disrupted.” But, what does that even mean?

The concept of disrupting an industry is simple. But, it is not easy. There are many reasons why people are interested in learning about the ways of how to disrupt an industry. One of them is that disruption has been one of the hottest topics of conversation among business gurus and the leading business publications in the country and even around the world. However, it can also be a rather daunting subject to most new and aspiring entrepreneurs who wish to engage…

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The Public Relations industry knows our minds better than we do. These 8 Google Ads examples use psychology to boost interest.

As a startup founder, you’ve got a lot on your plate. The resources needed to craft attractive Google Ad copy can be more than you’re able to commit right now. But, you don’t need to hire an expensive copywriter or spend hours perfecting your ads to make them enticing.

These 8 examples give you a strong template to build upon. …

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Newsletters have a mixed reputation in the business landscape. But, the benefits far outweigh the naysaying.

If you want to promote your product or service through mass print, one of the best options available to you is a newsletter. Many consumers and companies have decided that it is more efficient and effective to subscribe to an electronic format for many communication types. However, some questions are often asked why one should subscribe to such publications and whether the benefits outweigh the hassle. Find out how to craft a newsletter that will intrigue your audience and is perfect for your business.

Benefits of a Startup Newsletter

Kimberly Forsythe

New World Optimist - I 🖤 asking “What if?” -Leveraging the power of techno-optimism to improve the human condition in exciting and thought-provoking ways.

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