Monthly Archives: December 2013

Function of Aging is Apparently Reversible?

“Declining NAD+ Induces a Pseudohypoxic State Disrupting Nuclear-Mitochondrial Communication during Aging” From the article: “Ever since eukaryotes subsumed the bacterial ancestor of mitochondria, the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes have had to closely coordinate their activities, as each encode different subunits of the oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) system. Mitochondrial dysfunction is a hallmark of aging, but its causes… Read More »

Bitcoin is like dial up internet. Something better will win.

Bitcoin is like dial up internet. Something better will win. People will look back and instead of saying “Remember when we used the internet through telephone lines” they’ll say “Remember when we they ran that currency experiment called bitcoin?” Bitcoin does have some advantages to traditional currencies but it has some critical flaws that make… Read More »

Positive/Optimistic/High Energy Songs

The following are random songs to get in a good mood: Reload – Sebastian Ingrosso, Tommy Trash, John Martin Forever – Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Eminem Guru Josh Project:  Where the Party’s At Kid Cudi Dat New New Otto Knows – Million Voices Wiz Khalifa – Work Hard Play Hard OneRepublic – Good Life… Read More »

Leon Apel Kiva

I’m interested in helping organizations that provide measurable, and accountable assistance to those who need it. Leon Apel Kiva Ideally, I want to help entrepreneurs with time or capital who do the following: Create technological solutions to problems Employ others Perform important scientific research Deploy alternative energy solutions Deploy biotechnology solutions Deploy solutions to protect… Read More »

Bitcoin: The $14B Primative Crypto Currency

Bitcoin: The $14B Primative Crypto Currency There will be better alternatives that people will use instead of bitcoin. Bitcoin does have unique advantages including its widespread usage, and including ability to send funds across borders inexpensively. However,  its limitations (eg. unclear regulatory frameworks, unsafe wallets, and slowness in funding) make it very susceptible to better… Read More »