Co-founder of Stellar, Jed McCeleb has founded a number of businesses that are here to help make life for people more efficient and enjoyable. He also founded Ripple, Mt. Gox, and eDonkey. Stellar.org is dedicated to helping bring individuals to increase economic activeness through a financial network that is universal. This software non-profit company brings joins financial literacy and technology into one awesome program. Jed main focus is on the technical side. He also works on making artificial intelligence a positive thing that can make real impact in the world.
Jed McCeleb takes an active role in Bitcoin and it shows. He uses Stellar.org to uses Bitcoin as inspiration to find new kinds of currencies, brainstorm new ideas, and find solutions. Typical days for the entrepreneur is mostly on the technology side of life. He is building code, building technology programs, and responding to business matters like emails and talking to people. Jed is really excited about artificial intelligence for all its potential. It will revolutionize people’s lives all over the world. He even donates to MIRI, which stands for Machine Intelligence Research Institute, a non-profits organization. With all that being said Mr. McCeleb prioritizes his time and thinks things through before doing them. It’s important to do that because you need a direction and plan before you jump into the deep end. An interesting piece of advice from Jed McCaleb has for readers is not to focus on niche things and businesses. He says you will have less of any impact and can only reach a smaller audience. Keep it open and the reward will be bigger. Being a techie himself Jed utilizes certain types of technology and software. In particular he likes StackOverFlow which helps people find answers about programming. He also used Google Docs to collaborate and is pretty accessible. When it comes to people and resources that has influenced him are Daniel Kahneman the author of “Thinking Fast and Slow” and who is also a Psychologist and CFAR. It is the Center for Applied Applied Rationality. They also have a website. These two resources have helped Jed live a better and smarter life.