Chuck Grimmett

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Chuck Grimmett is a project manager at eResources. Previously, he was FEE's director of web media. Get in touch with him on Twitter: @cagrimmett.

Chuck Grimmett's Articles

Our Inflated Thanksgiving

It isn’t the cost of our food that's been rising; it's the amount of US currency in circulation. (See interactive graph.)

- November 26, 2014

The Sharing Economy: Choice, Responsibility, and Hustle

Uber driver Rafael is an object lesson in the beauty of the sharing economy. Increased choice and responsibility bring out the best in us.

- October 06, 2014

Wow much dogecoin. Very competition. So money.

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.

- February 06, 2014

Gift Ideas from the Staff

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!)

- December 18, 2013

The New First Responders

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.

- September 27, 2013

Correcting Democracy with Bitgov

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

- September 20, 2013

Criticize by Creating

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.  

- September 17, 2013

Rebuilding Mogadishu with Local Knowledge

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.

- August 28, 2013

Playing to Win

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

- April 24, 2013

No One Knows How to Make a Can of Coke

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."

- March 05, 2013

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