Chuck Grimmett

Chuck is a graduate of Hillsdale College, where he studied mathematics and economics. He loves to kayak, hike, read, and cook. Get in touch with him on Twitter: @cagrimmett

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Wow much dogecoin. Very competition. So money.

FEBRUARY 06, 2014 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

I was skeptical when I first heard about dogecoin. I wrote it off. Boy, was I wrong. Dogecoin has proven itself to be money. Here's why.

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Gift Ideas from the Staff

DECEMBER 18, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

We are constantly reading, discussing, and sharing book recommendations around the FEE office. If you are still searching for a last-minute gift this holiday season, check out what we are currently reading. (It's not just economics!)

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The New First Responders

P2P peacekeeping

SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Peer-to-peer emergency response could save you and your neighbors precious seconds when person or property is at risk. Right now entrepreneurs are helping people break out of the government first-responder paradigm.

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Correcting Democracy with Bitgov

SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Paired with corrective democracy, can the Bitgov project be used to constrain government power?

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Criticize by Creating

SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

We upgrade our phones, computers, and cars regularly. Why aren't we upgrading our social tech, too? In this FEE-sponsored talk at Voice & Exit, Freeman editor Max Borders inspires us to think beyond politics. We need to pass beyond coercive means of making political decisions to peaceful means.

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Rebuilding Mogadishu with Local Knowledge

AUGUST 28, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Mitchell Sipus developed technology that is helping rebuild Mogadishu by collecting and sharing local knowledge. Technology like this is bringing us closer than ever to private, competitive cities.

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Playing to Win

APRIL 24, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Are you playing to win? Or are you playing not to lose?

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No One Knows How to Make a Can of Coke

MARCH 05, 2013 by CHUCK GRIMMETT

Over at Medium, tech pioneer Kevin Ashton unknowingly wrote a tribute to Leonard Read's classic, I, Pencil: "The number of individuals who know how to make a can of Coke is zero. The number of individual nations that could produce a can of Coke is zero."

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this has benefited out social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it's also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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