All posts by Elliot Lee

Why an Altcoin Could Beat Bitcoin

If you’d asked me early this year whether any altcoin could beat bitcoin, I’d have said: No.

And I did, in multiple conversations. “Bitcoin has the network effect. There’s no technology an altcoin can invent that Bitcoin can’t adopt. And for Bitcoin’s primary use case as a currency, it’s perfect. It’s the best form of money humanity has ever had.”

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PlateJoy #1: Sautéed mushroom scrambled eggs

I recently discovered a startup called PlateJoy that offers meal delivery (but the meals are not cooked — they provide ingredients and recipes). Technically, the ingredients (in my case) were delivered by Instacart. That went flawlessly: somehow the deliveryman even managed to get inside my apartment complex (“The door was still open,” he said) and meet me right at my door. Great!

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