goats international

managing partner el cap

SB1 edition 
selected posts 2021︎
  1. Slow is Smooth
  2. Chopping wood
  3. Storytelling
  4. Best available 
  5. Time to think 
  6. Neurodiversity
  7. Vive la Révolution


Interests: math, philosophy, design, programming, history, internet (web3), startups, and investing.



Goats Int’l — Life is for Learning
  1. GOATs are learners, regardless of discipline 
  2. GOATs always strive to improve—no wasted reps
  3. GOATs are internally motivated—external validation is an unstable base
  4. GOATs play infinite games—there is no summit


A love of learning was instilled in me at an early age by my grandfather, a computer scientist and physician who pioneered computational applications in medicine—a true polymath. Here’s to Homer!

Mark

1. Ursula K Le Guin





UKG / 1974
From The Author of the Acacia Seeds
and Other Extracts

            And with them, or after them, may there not come that even bolder adventurer — the first geolinguist, who, ignoring the delicate, transient lyrics of the lichen, will read beneath it the still less communicative, still more passive, wholly atemporal, cold, volcanic poetry of the rocks: each one a word spoken, how long ago, by the earth itself, in the immense solitude, the immenser community, of space.


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Mark