Archive of posts with tag 'hobbies'

Labor Day Sailing

September 5, 2022 • #

We took dad’s 42’ Catalina out this weekend for a sail just on the outside of Clearwater Beach. 6 adults and 7 kids — adults enjoying the sailing, kids complaining to go to an island or go fishing. Soon we’re going to get out and go farther offshore or make some longer runs down the coast. This was a blast, though!

Here’s the voyage:

Weekend Reading: Bubbles, the Magic of Hobbies, and Legitimacy

June 18, 2021 • #

🗯 Well-Behaved Bubbles Often Make History

Byrne Hobart wrote this piece in the inaugural edition of a16z’s new publication, Future. On bubbles and their downstream effects:

Bubbles can be directly beneficial, or at least lead to positive spillover effects: The telecom bubble in the ’90s created cheap fiber, and when the world was ready for YouTube, that fiber made it more viable. Even the housing bubble had some upside: It created more housing inventory, and since the new houses were quite standardized, that made...