Sunny Aggarwal

Sunny Aggarwal

Thoughts, stories and ideas.


Innovation through Economic States of Exception

Innovation through Economic States of Exception

”America is somewhere between dire straights and dead.” — Peter Thiel Inno...

Storj Whitepaper Presentation

Storj Whitepaper Presentation

I just did another whitepaper presentation, this time on Storj.io. Storj is an ope...

The Pirate Party is Ready to Commandeer the ASUC!

The Pirate Party is Ready to Commandeer the ASUC!

Pirate Party announces 3 ASUC Senate candidates | The Daily Californian 2017 ASUC ...

IOTA Tangle Whitepaper Presentation

IOTA Tangle Whitepaper Presentation

Check out this whitepaper presentation I recently gave on IOTA’s revolutionary new...

Creating Financial Systems

Creating Financial Systems

This past week, I attended the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts (IC3)...

Educational YouTube Channels

Educational YouTube Channels

I spend a lot of time on YouTube watching what I call “educational channels” on to...

Go West, Young Man

Go West, Young Man

People often ask me why I decided to come all the way across the country to Califo...

How Abandoning the Gold Standard helped the Rise of Centrally Planned Economies

How Abandoning the Gold Standard helped the Rise of Centrally Planned Economies

In his work The Great Transformation, Polanyi writes that the Gold Standard was th...

Streaming Box Remotes

Streaming Box Remotes

In the remotes for a number of the major popular tv streaming boxes, the remote de...

Switzerland and Belgium: Two Approaches to a Multilingual State

Switzerland and Belgium: Two Approaches to a Multilingual State

Today, Switzerland is one of the most successful countries in the world, boasting ...

Free Society

Free Society

I believe that every person should have a fair shot at achieving the American drea...

Repeal the Electoral College

Repeal the Electoral College

It is time to amend the Electoral College. Any system that has failed 5 times out ...

Election Day

Election Day

Experience from a friend on Election Day 2016: “I spent all day campaigning ou...

An Ancien ‘Military’ Régime: Nationalism in the French Revolutionary Army

An Ancien ‘Military’ Régime: Nationalism in the French Revolutionary Army

In the study of the French Revolution, the common narrative pushed by the “nation-...

The Dark Knight’s Joker

The Dark Knight’s Joker

The Dark Knight remains not only my favorite Nolan movie, but my favorite movie of...

British Colonialism and Social Change in the Metropole

British Colonialism and Social Change in the Metropole

Common analyses of 19th century European colonialism tend to focus on the effects ...

Batman Begins: The Definitive Origin Story

Batman Begins: The Definitive Origin Story

Today, the “superhero origin story” has become a tired formula, often seen as clic...

Insomnia — A Nolan Film? (Spoilers)

Insomnia — A Nolan Film? (Spoilers)

Insomnia is often considered the forgotten Nolan film. Besides, some minor revisio...