There are some who have a knowledge of technology that goes beyond the knowledge of others and such people are able to use that knowledge to do big things. Jed McCaleb is someone who fully understands technology and he has been able to use his knowledge in the companies that he has started. Jed McCaleb founded Ripple, a company meant to help with global payments. He also co-founded Stellar, a financial network. He is someone who understands all that technology can do to advance the way that everyone lives out their lives, and he is using technology as he advances the financial world.
Jed McCaleb has shared that Bitcoin was part of the inspiration that he used as he founded Stellar. He also knew that there were people out there who do not have banks that they can rely on and he wanted to create Stellar for them, to help them with their financial needs.
When questioned about how he lives out his days, Jed McCaleb shared that there are times when he feels like responding to emails and handling that kind of work, and he does that in those times. He shared that there are also times when he feels like developing products and handling that kind of work. He does what he can to be as productive as possible throughout the day.
Jed McCaleb spends time thinking about what he could have done differently when he makes mistakes, and he grows through those mistakes. He has shared that he is also someone who works out a plan when he has an idea. He thinks about what he is going to do before he begins to work on that idea. He works hard to build great products that will market themselves.
In addition to the work that he does for Stellar, Jed McCaleb is an advisor for MIRI. This is an institute that researches artificial intelligence, and Jed McCaleb has shared that artificial intelligence is something that both excites him and scares him. He uses his knowledge to help in the research taking place.