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David McIntyre

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How I Lost $13,000 "Investing" in Two Crypto Ponzi Schemes

Anyone who knows me would say I'm a big fan of crypto. Over the last few years, I've gotten more and more into the space, to the point where I own dozens of NFTs, I've lent money through DeFi, and most of the tweets I see are from fellow enthusiasts.

How I Lost $13,000 "Investing" in Two Crypto Ponzi Schemes
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The Top 3 Essential Chrome Extensions for Salesforce Admins

As a part of my job in Sales Operations & Strategy, I often find myself working on the "user-facing backend" of Salesforce, the dominant CRM across most of the tech world. I'm not a Salesforce developer, but I've come to believe that anyone in Sales Ops can benefit tremendously from

The Top 3 Essential Chrome Extensions for Salesforce Admins
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The Best Financial Setup for Couples Who Share Their Money Completely

Whether we'd care to admit it or not, money is a part of every long-term romantic relationship. And like most things concerning money, there is basically zero education given to couples about how to make money work for them or handle it on a practical level. This left my fiancé

The Best Financial Setup for Couples Who Share Their Money Completely
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Don't Try to be Rational: The Most Important Lesson from "The Psychology of Money"

I recently read the excellent "The Psychology of Money" by Morgan Housel, and while there are many valuable lessons in this book, I was most impacted by one idea in particular that's the subject of Chapter 11: 💡"Do not aim to be coldly rational when making financial decisions. Aim to

Don't Try to be Rational: The Most Important Lesson from "The Psychology of Money"
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Bill de Blasio is a Uniquely Vulnerable Incumbent who Needs to be Challenged

A New York Times piece about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s early 2017 re-election campaign caught my eye recently — in particular, the fact that the Mayor is trying to “ward off any potential Democratic challenger from jumping into the race” by securing the endorsements of several unions. It’s the

Bill de Blasio is a Uniquely Vulnerable Incumbent who Needs to be Challenged
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Trump’s Manufacturing Delusions Leave America Unprepared for the Future of Work

Of all the ridiculous incidents during the presidential campaign, one moment during the primaries stuck out to me. In March 2016, the Republican candidates met for a debate in Detroit, where moderator Chris Wallace asked what these potential Presidents would do to “bring back manufacturing jobs to places like Detroit”

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A Proposal to Fix our Broken Presidential Primaries

I recently watched “The War Room” for the first time — D.A. Pennebaker’s masterful documentary about Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign, told mainly through the stories of the campaign’s top strategists, George Stephanopoulos and James Carville. James Carville: The “Ragin’ Cajun” was not only a brilliant strategist but

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Thoughts on Terrorism After Paris

Like most people I know, I’ve been thinking a lot about the recent Islamic State attacks in Paris — and instead of doing what I normally do, which is talk my friends’ ears off by going through some extremely long-winded stream of consciousness, I decided to attempt to put some

Thoughts on Terrorism After Paris
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Why Newspapers Need to Think like Startups

In the early summer of 2011, I went to a Tufts alumni event held at the New York Times building in midtown Manhattan, featuring a bunch of Tufts grads working in journalism (this was back when I still thought I might want to be a reporter). Matt Bai, then a

Why Newspapers Need to Think like Startups