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πŸ‘‰ These are the crazy things I learned last week.


1/ Qatar has spent $220 BILLION 🀯 on World Cup. That means:

  1. It has spent MORE than its' GDP ($180 Billion)
  2. It has spent 220 times MORE than what the US spent in 1994 (or 160x more if you account for inflation)
  3. Qatar could buy Twitter from Elon 4 times (or 40 times if they bought it right now)
  4. Qatar could give $25 to EVERY SINGLE PERSON ON THE PLANET (we are now $8 Billion people - no idea why I put the dollar sign in front, we are just people!)
  5. Qatar could give you all this money, and still, you don't have enough money to start a company!

🧐 What would you do with this money?


2/ Do you know what kills a relationship?

Here is how a researcher found a simple game to protect it.

Lack of gratitude is the silent killer of a relationship, and there is a simple game called:

The Gratitude tennis.

It is super simple and goes like this:

  • Player 1 serves up something they are grateful for.
  • Player 2 must "return" the gratitude with something they are grateful for.
  • Repeat "serving" gratitudes back to all the players until the 3-min timer goes off.

I first heard about it here, and after reading more about it, it seems that a lack of gratitude can also kill friendships, office vibes, etc.

Start playing tennis! 🎾


3/ If you've been wondering whether we live in a simulation, now there is an answer.

Ok, actually, not now, but at least someone is trying to prove it.

Proving that this life is a simulation (or a parallel dimension - 982 for those that know) is easy - in theory.

We just need to find a lot of inconsistencies in our reality (like WHY we keep losing one sock from a pair).

This researcher went a little further and wants to build a machine that will tell us whether posting angry tweets makes any difference in the grand scheme of life.

And in case you read that far, you can claim 982 $Victory coins ✌️ if you find which dimension we are in.

For example, if we are in the 999th dimension, add 999 at the end of the URL like this:

https://victory.jon.io/claim/999

You can try jumping here if we are not in the same dimension.


4/I'm super excited as we are approaching Dec 16, 2022, when the biggest Web3 / Metaverse conference will happen in Athens, Greece. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡·

If you want to attend epic talks, network with the community, win a hackathon, and maybe land your next job as a web3 engineer, this is the best place for you!

Join us in "V as in MetaVerse 2022" and get ready for a fantastic event!

PS: Please, share the site, share anything you liked from this email and let's try to make Athens the center of Web3, storytelling, and innovation!


5/ Twitter is like a gold mine.

It's a modern-era university πŸ›οΈ where you can read & learn about anything you like, follow amazing people, and build your business.

Here is a thread with 11 tweets to change your life. I hope you find it helpful for your journey in life. πŸ™

  1. Learn Anything
  2. A cheat sheet for building your career
  3. The 5 Traits of Elite Individuals
  4. Where you are -> Where you're going
  5. Finding success-Your own way.
  6. Stop procrastinating
  7. You're never too old to learn something new
  8. How to become indispensable
  9. Learn how to market anything
  10. A guide to startups
  11. Get Rich without getting lucky


That's all for now. See you next week! πŸš€

-- Jon V (as in Victory)


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