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DigixDAO winds itself down with a vote by token holders with a pretty nice USD profit for all holders. They kept the burn rate of the actual underlying ETH low as well Imho. The projects results ask questions of the limits of Goverance in Decentralised Autonomos Organisations (DAO) but present useful findings too for future development of DAOs. ...Read More
Buzzfeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti speak to a16z's Chris Dixon about modes of innovation, internet, past/future and how they will drive "the future of the Internet." He is apparently a huge fan of Wikipedia...social tech...disruption/incentives. I find the whole convo between these two very interesting particularly his thoughts on ...Read More
Vitalik Buterin discusses Credible Neutrality in the context of Incentivised Mechanisms of guiding human behavior. "... there is a very important principle that is at play, and one that is likely to become key to the discourse of how to build efficient, pro-freedom, fair and inclusive institutions that influence and govern different spheres of our lives. And that principle is this: when building mechanisms that ...Read More
The Common Stack team dicuss how blockchain technology can help satisfy Osrams 8 principles for managing a commons. Some examples of how their tech can help achieve this of course, but a rational discussion on how we can meet these principles when managing common public services. "Few people have contributed as much to our knowledge of the sustainable management of the commons as Elinor Ostrom. Winning the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics for her work, Ostrom’s 8 principles for commons stewardship have set a standard for community management of shared resources. Although applying these rules at ...Read More
Very good podcast with Alex Gladstein, the Chief Strategy Officer at the Human Rights Foundation discussing the link between bitcoin and human rights whos helping those who currently live under very or partially Authoritarian society.
Curious to see how/if this plays out 👇 "Filecoin has been 2 1/2 years in development since the project was funded in the summer of 2017. The launch of the testnet signals that the research and design phase is over and the protocol is now making it way towards going live next year. ...Read More
With Vitalik Buterin posting recently about Quadratic Voting I wanted to highlight this nice article about it that although not as technical, I feel is a good explanation. ...Read More
"Non-cooperative game theory, the original and most widely used branch of game theory, assumes the absence of an external authority to enforce rules. Fundamentally, I claim that the Ethereum ledger constitutes an incorruptible, omnipresent, external overseer that no matter the game is always available to enforce agreements among players. This ...Read More
“After these two days, you’re going to be the one per cent,” he told the twenty-five young people who had gathered at the South Bronx Business Lab. “You’re going to know more about cryptocurrency and blockchain than ninety-nine per cent of people out there. You have the opportunity to get ...Read More
“Mr. Griffith allegedly traveled to North Korea without permission from the federal government, and with knowledge what he was doing was against the law. We cannot allow anyone to evade sanctions, because the consequences of North Korea obtaining funding, technology, and information to further its desire to build nuclear weapons FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge William F. Sweeney Jr. ...Read More
Been working on this weird thing MetaGame. "A Massive Online Coordination Game" Think social media meets freelancing meet role playing games... ...Read More
A very comprehensive website with stats on bitcoin and mining/machine IRL energy consumption. (Please excuse the fakenews and technology hashtag those are a mistake.)