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Leif Arvidson
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Mar 16, 2022
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Stay tuned. Lots of news. Going to send out a newsletter to my closest friends and family; if you would like to be added, please let me know. More general update to be posted in my blog. Patience is a Virtue
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Leif Arvidson
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Mar 01, 2022
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I will share some stocks that I hold and some that I would like to be buying and holding. I do not have a plan for any short-term sales. I plan on holding 2-5 years. I am not a financial expert, but I have looked into these companies, and I like their outlook, their research, their ideas, etc., etc. I will go more in depth on some of them in later posts. As you may have read, I have posted some information on Meta Materials, and Peloton. I own Meta. I do not own Peloton but if you go back and read my opinion piece, it may have been a good play if you took my insight and dug deeper. Here we go. MMAT Meta Materials NPCE Neuropace Inc AVRO Avrobio ATHA Athira Pharma, Inc OCGN Ocugen Inc ZY Zymergen Inc. GSAT Globalstar MNMD Mind Medicine ASTS Ast Spacemobile ATNM Actinium Phamac VSAT Viasat AMC AMC DIDI Didi Global Inc. QURE Uniqure KRYS Krystal Biotech RGS Regis Corp ARKK ARK Innovation QCOM Qualcomm Inc ARCO Arcos Dorados Holdings BAND Bandwidth Inc IVZ Ivesco Ltd UPST Upstart Holdings, Inc ACER Acer Terapeutics Inc AADI Aadi Bioscience Inc LPTH Lightpath Technologies AMSC American Superconductors APEN Apollo Endosurge ADMA Adma Biologics AKYA Akoya Biosciences, Inc IMCR Immunocore Holdings ZYME Zymeworks BBW Build-A-Bear Workshop AMRS Amyris Inc NKE Nike Inc Again, not financial advice but I suggest any companies exploring Semiconductors, Nickel, Lithium, Batteries and their extraction processes. Renewable energy and its solutions are the the future. Biopharma is really interesting and exploration of psychedelics I find intriguing. Mind Medicine, for example, is a biopharma company exploring the use of mushrooms. My opinions on Western Pharma and nootropics are continuously challenged. I love the brain, and the way endogenous and exogenous chemicals affect the cascade of neurotransmitters. Love that shit. Questions? Please ask! .//
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Leif Arvidson
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Feb 26, 2022
In Crypto | Internet of Things
You know the deal guys. Hold the line. We climbing.
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Leif Arvidson
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Jan 22, 2022
In Poems & Odes
How can I get a creator invite? | Foundation Help Center Foundation Currently, the Foundation Marketplace (NFT marketplace) only allows artists invited by other artists. If you are an artist on Foundation, please contact me at leifarvidson@leifatlas.art .//
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Leif Arvidson
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Jan 10, 2022
In Crypto | Internet of Things
Click image for link to article. BITCOIN AS A DIVINE IDEA 1.9.22 Looking at what's previously been defined as "divine," Bitcoin the technology and ideological identity fits many of the criteria. MICHELE MORUCCI Bitcoin is divine. And with all things divine, us humans form religions that try to understand the divine and venerate it, especially because of the difficulty of comprehending it in full. There is extensive literature that describes Bitcoin as a living organism (Gigi, Quittem). These perspectives reveal that Bitcoin “grows, reproduces, inherits and passes on traits, uses energy to maintain a stable inner structure, is cellular in nature, and responds to the various environments it lives in.” Far from being just a tool or technology, Bitcoin emerges as a living being that lives in symbiosis with us. We mine the Bitcoin network for more bitcoin and it feeds us bitcoin — the carrot at the end of the stick. Human natural history teaches us that, when we enter in symbiosis with other creatures, we soon end up venerating them as divine. The functionalist school of anthropology would see veneration as not irrational, but an evolutionarily and socially meaningful action that helps to establish a positive relationship between us and what we depend on and may have trouble understanding. As bitcoin restructures economies, politics, geopolitics and the rest of our social order, it’s quite likely that it will also change our beliefs, rituals and even what we venerate. FIRST OF ALL, WHAT IS THE DIVINE? : of, relating to, or proceeding directly from God or a god : being a deity (Merriam-Webster) In millennia of religious practice and devotion, humans have found the divine in many places. The ancient Egyptians venerated beetles, for “distributing fertilizer more evenly among the plains and removing a food supply for flies,” and cats, for their elegance and ability to kill unwanted guests that might carry pests. The Hindus have over 18 million gods; the ancient Romans and Greeks had thousands. And of course, gold wasn’t ever just a decorative ornament but was seen as the substance of God itself. The history of our divinities is deeply tied to the type of societies and the worlds we were living in. In purely agricultural societies, it was the cycles of nature that largely determined our lives, and thus, we venerated them. As larger civilizations came about, so came the need for emperors to structure the lives and beliefs of its citizens around the state — so the emergence of monotheistic religions beliefs like Mithraism, Judaism and Christianity. Mithraism, in particular, was interesting, as it saw the emperor as God incarnated in order to create a strict hierarchy across its military echelons. Establishing a divinity, is how we humans establish a relationship with, recognize the importance of and our dependence on “other,” be it the natural world, other creators, the state, or something else. In some way, the functional school of anthropology will say, “Tell me who you venerate and I can explain your society.” And this lens is a powerful one. Who Do We Venerate Today? In our modern secular society, we tend to easily dismiss the divine and religious. We like to think we’ve overcome those irrational beliefs and rituals. But have we really? Jordan Peterson would probably say no: We have a “religious instinct” that is really, really hard to overcome, and that beliefs and religions can arise in different forms, and where we least expect it. Anthropologist Mary Douglas does a great job at unpacking one secular area of our lives where religious priests still reign: economics. “We may appear to live in an overwhelmingly secular society, but nonetheless we have a large and wealthy priesthood, many of whose members occupy positions of power — power in politics, in business, education, and especially banking … However, the nature of the church has changed. I myself was selected for this priesthood, the doctrines and rituals of which are taught not at seminaries, madrassas, or rabbinical schools, but in particular at the elite universities, and especially at Oxford” (Mary Douglas in a BBC interview). Douglas describes the beliefs that this class of priests are expected to absorb in the church of economics: “theories and models” like the “indifference curve,” which rest on assumptions that every individual has similar preferences and acts rationally. And the priests consistently get wheeled out to the news to pronounce their divinations in the form of statistics and “prognostications of our collective destiny.” The economic theology professed by the priesthood rests on the belief that economic growth is paramount and for GDP to keep growing consumption must be optimized, and therefore, some inflation is “natural.” All the while things like the 2008 crisis happen. Douglas calls them “false prophets.” False prophets of a false god of money. A fiat money they control and through which they control our faiths. Seeing Bitcoin As Divine If Bitcoin becomes the monetary network our society becomes increasingly reliant on, could it become a divinity we venerate? Absolutely, according to the functionalist school of anthropology. It would spontaneously generate a type of divination of it. And this divination would represent a “recognition” of importance, instilled in culture, reproduced through tradition. So, let’s look at some of the qualities that are conducive to Bitcoin being ascribed to a god-like being. Bitcoin’s spirit is code: the transcendent. This propagates its unchanging and reliable truth. Bitcoin’s body is energy being consumed through proof of work: the imminent. Energy is matter, after all. Bitcoin’s creation and immaculate conception: Satoshi, Bitcoin’s prophet, never spent his coins, possibly burned them and thereby sacrificed himself for us. WHAT DOES BITCOIN WANT? So, if Bitcoin is divine, what type of divinity is it? We can determine this based on what it wants, and its characteristics. Bitcoin feeds with energy but “demands” nothing from us. Rather, it only accepts whatever energy is given to it. Bitcoin is neutral: It treats humans all the same, each life has equal weight. It gives us humans the choice to transact as we wish, whatever that transaction is for. Similarly to the Christian God, it lets us take and deal with the moral responsibility of our actions. Bitcoin is fair: The origin story of Bitcoin, fully open source, with public disclosure of when mining would begin, with no pre-mine, six months of no market value and bitcoin-giving faucets. Those closest to the source, or those with large amounts of bitcoin do not have an unfair advantage to generate more bitcoin via the Cantillon effect. Future generations centuries from now are not “forced” to maintain the current fixed cap, but may wish to alter that based on their circumstances through consensus. This helps us appreciate Bitcoin as a global monetary government in itself. Bitcoin is constant: Like nature, Bitcoin is growing and evolving, but its core genetic code remains intact and unchanging. Billionaires, governments and institutions have tried to change Bitcoin and consistently failed. Humans look up to the unchanging as solid rock where they can build their lives on. Bitcoin is kind to its followers and brutal to its naysayers: "Bitcoin is the most brutally path dependent no second chances technology ever created." @JasonPLowery. Bitcoin is reminiscent of Dionysus, Greek god of grape harvests, winemaking, fertility, insanity, ritual madness, religious ecstasy. Like Dionysus, Bitcoin is kind to its followers but brutal and merciless to its opponents. DISTINGUISHING THE DIVINE AND THE RELIGIOUS. Since we’ve established that Bitcoin has divine qualities, it’s also easy to envision the emergence of religions around it. Clearly, religions are a way of mediating and contextualizing the relationship to the divine. And as history shows us, religions can get quite adamant about being the “true” ones. Religions are the social institutions around the divine. While on one hand, they may help us get closer to the divine, they may also impede us and keep us blind on the way there. It’s easy to envision how Bitcoin Maximalism is becoming (or is already) a religion as outlined by Gigi. But this discussion may be for another post. However you may feel about the social phenomena of Maximalism, it’s important to remember the distinction between the religious and the divine. That Bitcoin is a divine entity in itself, one we are and will further be engaging in a deep and long-lasting symbiosis with. This is a guest post by Michele Morucci. Opinions expressed are entirely their own and do not necessarily reflect those of BTC Inc or Bitcoin Magazine. #religion #philosophy #ideas Thoughts? Leif .//
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Leif Arvidson
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Jan 09, 2022
In Crypto | Internet of Things
ioPay - IoTeX Official Wallet & More Wallet Tracker | SafeMoon Home | Flexa Crypto Exchange | Gemini Coinbase - Buy and Sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more with trust MetaMask - A crypto wallet & gateway to blockchain apps OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace 1inch - DeFi Wallet Kraken Pro App – Kraken MyIconWallet Others I am unfamiliar with but worth checking out: Public Stash Oxygen Crypto . com Stay away from Bitmart
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Leif Arvidson
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Jan 02, 2022
In Ideas
Hello and Happy New Year! My portfolio is looking strong. Currently HODLing: BTC IOTX SHIB AMO FTM ICP LRC SPELL SUSHI SAFEMOON ETH SFM CHZ I am excited to watch this cycle play out and I do plan on taking profit. I have a very good idea of where and I want to introduce some resources. Keep an eye out on the blog for a cool schematic; I will include some links here too. My latest find is this. Bitcoin Power Law Oscillator (Live Chart) (buybitcoinworldwide.com) and Bitcoin Stock to Flow Model - S2F Live Chart (PlanB) (buybitcoinworldwide.com) If you do any research on these and can explain the charts further, please do not hesitate to contribute! In the meantime, try and look at the patterns and cross-reference the days on the chart. I believe a BTC price target of $89,000-$135,000 is possible in 2022. Eyes on the prize. Do not be greedy. Patience is a virtue. Also check out my Instagram for my newest painting WIP! Bloomin' Onion. Tot aloo now .// Ciao Leif
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Leif Arvidson
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Dec 17, 2021
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Dec 17, 2021
In Resources
HALIFAX, NS / ACCESSWIRE / November 29, 2021 / Meta Materials Inc. (the "Company" or "META®") (NASDAQ:MMAT)(FSE:MMAT) a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites, today announced that the Company will be exhibiting at two major tradeshows in December 2021 and January 2022: FILMTECH Japan, December 8-10 in Tokyo; and CES 2022, January 5-8 in Las Vegas. FILMTECH Japan is the world's leading advanced materials show, gathering highly functional material technologies that are indispensable to many high technology industries. The exhibition includes advanced materials, processing technologies, production equipment, and testing equipment, for applications in a range of markets, including automotive, electronics, medical and aerospace. In Tokyo, META is represented by Cornes Technologies Ltd., on Stand 33-39, showing holography and lithography technologies including laser glare protection, HOEs, holoOPTIX™ notch filters, and NANOWEB® transparent conductive film for deicing, defogging and other applications. CES® is the most influential tech event in the world - the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. Returning to an in-person format in January 2022, this is where the world's biggest brands do business and meet new partners. META will be exhibiting in the Smart Cities Stream a range of technologies and solutions in Booth 9253, LVCC North Hall. Demonstrations and exhibits will include 5G technologies and Smart Cities solutions, ARfusion™ smart technology in cast prescription lenses and other AR/VR/XR solutions, EMI Shielding, NANOWEB® for deicing/defogging, transparent antennas, healthcare applications, anti-counterfeiting and brand protection. About Meta Materials Inc. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing, and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials. Our extensive technology platform enables leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at www.metamaterial.com. Forward Looking Information This press release includes forward-looking information or statements within the meaning of Canadian securities laws and within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, regarding the Company, which may include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the business strategies, product development, expansion plans and operational activities of the Company . Often but not always, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of words such as "pursuing", "potential", "predicts", "projects", "seeks", "plans", "expect", "intends", "anticipated", "believes" or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "should", "would" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. Such statements are based on the current expectations and views of future events of the management of the Company and are based on assumptions and subject to risks and uncertainties. Although the management of the Company believes that the assumptions underlying these statements are reasonable, they may prove to be incorrect. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting the Company, the capabilities of our facilities and the expansion thereof, research and development projects of the Company, the market potential of the products of the Company , the market position of the Company, the scalability of the Company's production ability, capacity for new customer engagements, material selection programs timeframes, the ability to reduce production costs, enhance metamaterials manufacturing capabilities and extend market reach into new applications and industries, the ability to accelerate commercialization plans, the possibility of new customer contracts, the continued engagement of our employees, the technology industry, market strategic and operational activities, and management's ability to manage and to operate the business. More details about these and other risks that may impact the Company's businesses are described under the heading "Forward-Looking Information" and under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 15, 2021, in the Company's Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 18, 2021, and in subsequent filings made by Meta Materials with the SEC, which are available on SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements or information. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and the Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except to the extent required by law. Investor Contact Mark Komonoski Senior Vice President Integrous Communications Phone: 1-877-255-8483 Email: ir@metamaterial.com Media Inquiries Rob Stone Vice President, Corporate Development and Communications Meta Materials Inc. media@metamaterial.com SOURCE: Meta Materials Inc. Keep your eyes peeled for the U.S. showing: "META will be exhibiting in the Smart Cities Stream a range of technologies and solutions in Booth 9253, LVCC North Hall. Demonstrations and exhibits will include 5G technologies and Smart Cities solutions, ARfusion™ smart technology in cast prescription lenses and other AR/VR/XR solutions, EMI Shielding, NANOWEB® for deicing/defogging, transparent antennas, healthcare applications, anti-counterfeiting and brand protection." Talk to you soon, Leif .//
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HALIFAX, NS / ACCESSWIRE / December 3, 2021 / Meta Materials Inc. (the "Company" or "META®") (NASDAQ:MMAT, FSE:MMAT) a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites, today provided an update on the special Series A Preferred Stock dividend in relationship to the oil and gas assets and the planned sale or spinout of these assets for the benefit of the Series A preferred stockholders. In conjunction with the release of Q3 and nine-month 2021 financial results on October 15, 2021, META provided an update on the Company's oil and gas assets and operations. We indicated that four wells must be drilled in the Orogrande project in 2021 to enable the Company to hold the lease for sale or spinout. As part of our December update, the operations are well underway, and the drilling is on track for completion later this month. The Company believes that, upon completing the work on these four wells, META will be in compliance with all aspects of its lease obligations, and the CDC (Continuous Drilling Clause) with University Lands on the Orogrande project will be satisfied. Completion of this work will, the Company believes, enable us to move to the next steps in the spinout process for these assets. This work includes, but is not limited to, formal transfer of the assets to OilCo Holdings, Inc. (the "OilCo"), a newly formed wholly owned subsidiary of META, ensuring that the OilCo capital structure supports a spinout and, making any necessary filings with the SEC. META is in the process of finalizing permanent arrangements with a completely new management team for OilCo who bring significant experience in oil and gas exploration as well as specific experience in the Orogrande region. This team is already consulting to OilCo and operating the Orogrande project and has been very valuable to our efforts during the drilling process. Given the scope of the work required to ensure that we remain in compliance with the lease obligations and satisfy a range of regulatory requirements, the Company is targeting a spinout or disposition of the oil and gas assets for early Q1 2022 pending process approvals by all parties involved. The Company's objective has been and remains to ensure that the intrinsic value of these assets is maintained for the benefit of the Series A Preferred stockholders of META and that the assets or proceeds therefrom are transferred as rapidly as possible to the Series A Preferred stockholders. We expect to provide additional updates upon completion of the drilling operations. About Meta Materials Inc. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing, and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials. Our extensive technology platform enables leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at www.metamaterial.com. Forward Looking Information This press release includes forward-looking information or statements within the meaning of Canadian securities laws and within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, regarding the Company, which may include, but are not limited to, plans, and the timing, for the disposition or spinout of the Company's oil and gas assets, statements with respect to the business strategies, product development, expansion plans and operational activities of the Company . Often but not always, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of words such as "pursuing", "potential", "predicts", "projects", "seeks", "plans", "expect", "intends", "anticipated", "believes" or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "should", "would" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. Such statements are based on the current expectations and views of future events of the management of the Company and are based on assumptions and subject to risks and uncertainties. Although the management of the Company believes that the assumptions underlying these statements are reasonable, they may prove to be incorrect. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting the Company, including, but not limited to, the ability of the Company's management to focus on the disposition or spinout of the oil and gas assets, the capabilities of our facilities and the expansion thereof, research and development projects of the Company, the market potential of the products of the Company , the market position of the Company, the scalability of the Company's production ability, capacity for new customer engagements, material selection programs timeframes, the ability to reduce production costs, enhance metamaterials manufacturing capabilities and extend market reach into new applications and industries, the ability to accelerate commercialization plans, the possibility of new customer contracts, the continued engagement of our employees, the technology industry, market strategic and operational activities, and management's ability to manage and to operate the business not related to the oil and gas assets. More details about these and other risks that may impact the Company's businesses are described under the heading "Forward-Looking Information" and under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 15, 2021, in the Company's Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 18, 2021, and in subsequent filings made by Meta Materials with the SEC, which are available on SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements or information. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and the Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except to the extent required by law. Media Inquiries Rob Stone Vice President, Corporate Development and Communications Meta Materials Inc. media@metamaterial.com Investor Contact Mark Komonoski Senior Vice President Integrous Communications Phone: 1-877-255-8483 Email: ir@metamaterial.com SOURCE: Meta Materials Inc. That's all for now! Keep doing your due diligence. Leif .//
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Dec 13, 2021
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Dec 12, 2021
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