Bitcoin, Not Left or Right Says Brian Armstrong

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“Even if we all agree that something is a problem, we may not agree on how to actually go solve it.” So says Brian Armstrong of Coinbase as the newest shiny boy of Silicon Valley has clearly reached the stage of growth where some demand it virtue signals on all sorts of issues. “It has become common for Silicon Valley companies to engage in a wide variety of social activism, even those unrelated to what the company does, and there are certainly employees who really want this in the company they work for. So why have we decided to take a different approach? The reason is that while I think these efforts are well intentioned, they have the potential to destroy a lot of value at most companies, both by being a distraction, and by creating internal division. We’ve seen what internal strife at companies like Google and Facebook can…

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