…guage of Nassim Taleb utilized. Antifragility and lindy are powerful concepts but often misapplied. While bitcoin is maximally lindy compatible within its field (10+ years old, 100% uptime, unhacked, high value blockchain) and, given bitcoin’s aforementioned forkability, it has a degree of antifragility, one must be careful not to assume bitcoin (the Order) is equal to BTC (the Species). BTC is arguably neither antifragile nor lindy. Thinking deeply about the implications of this is a fruitful exercise.
More employers are looking for experience, tangible results, giving test projects and trial periods, and fewer are looking at degrees and static resumes with third-party credentials. Thanks to plunging information costs, your body of work is more demonstrable than ever, which makes an institutional stamp of approval less important than ever. What’s worth more, a degree in marketing, or proof you built an online store with great conversion rates, marketing copy, and sales numbers? Will that BA in Communications scream to employers that you have the creativity to create and test marketing campaigns, or the resolve to research, pursue, and track sales leads? Unlikely.