JoelKatz

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  1. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  2. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  3. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  4. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  5. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  6. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  7. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  8. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  9. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  10. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  11. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  12. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  13. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  14. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  15. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  16. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  17. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  18. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  19. MBi liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Insiders Dumpling?   
    I'll comment more when I get back to San Francisco, but I'm not exiting anything. I left the board so that someone who brings a lot of value could join. I'm all in on Ripple either way. My reduction in time working for Ripple is still speculative, but it would be in order to spearhead projects that Ripple needs done but can't do in house. (And, to be honest, me working part time for Ripple and part time for a company building things Ripple needs but can't do itself would probably mean full time for both. I'm a workaholic.)
    And Chris didn't leave. He's still in the office pretty much every day. I still report to him. He's just focusing more on strategic things and not running the company's day-to-day operations. He's not the best guy to run a large company day to day, he can admit that, he found the guy to do it, and he focused on the things he does amazingly.
    I also am happiest when I'm taking everything we know about how to do something, ripping it up, and building it better. This would give me a chance to do that again. By the way, one of the three things that Ripple needs but can't do is a wallet -- one that showcases all of Ripple's awesome features like native multisign and escrow. Another one of the things will help jumpstart XRP liquidity.
    Consensus was amazing. We did do most of our announcements before consensus, rather than joining all the noise of everyone else announcing at consensus. But that let us go into Consensus on a huge up, and it got us meetings and high-level talks throughout the conference (and maybe some awesome new hires). You'll be seeing the benefits of that over the next few months.
    I'm an insider, how do I get my dumpling? It sounds delicious.
     
  20. natethesnake liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in What did Joel Katz mean by this?   
    Well now I'll find out if I can say that without getting into trouble.
    I'm fully aware that anything I say in something like the Zerpbox can be repeated by anyone who heard it. And you can make an argument that information asymmetry is unfair.
  21. natethesnake liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in What did Joel Katz mean by this?   
     
    Oh man, you guys are really trying to get me into trouble. And I was going to share with you the mic drop moment when Nik asked if the demonstration was going to be using X or Y and got the answer, "both, it's going to be Z!".
  22. DarthTrader liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Ripple is Aligned with Us!   
    I agree. But what will naturally happen is that people who don't know what currency they'll need next may choose to hold XRP so they only have half the cost of going into XRP just to go out again. Similarly, the market makers waiting to buy assets with XRP have to hold it until that happens. If there are lots of such market makers, the total amount held could be much greater than the volume. These could cause a huge increase in demand.
  23. DarthTrader liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Ripple is Aligned with Us!   
    I agree. But what will naturally happen is that people who don't know what currency they'll need next may choose to hold XRP so they only have half the cost of going into XRP just to go out again. Similarly, the market makers waiting to buy assets with XRP have to hold it until that happens. If there are lots of such market makers, the total amount held could be much greater than the volume. These could cause a huge increase in demand.
  24. DarthTrader liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Ripple is Aligned with Us!   
    It's funny how people are coming around to the strategies we've been executing for years. This is my favorite:
     
    So now bitcoin is for banks and FI's and not the decentralized payment system for everyone? Who came up with that idea? (And we've never said "XRP isn't for X". We've just pursued the strategies we felt we could be most effective with. Others are free to use XRP how they think best.)
  25. DarthTrader liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Ripple is Aligned with Us!   
    I agree. But what will naturally happen is that people who don't know what currency they'll need next may choose to hold XRP so they only have half the cost of going into XRP just to go out again. Similarly, the market makers waiting to buy assets with XRP have to hold it until that happens. If there are lots of such market makers, the total amount held could be much greater than the volume. These could cause a huge increase in demand.