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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
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
“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
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.)
As #TokenEngineers, we have a professional social responsibility to ensure the safety of those using permissionless public infrastructure. This is why the Commons Stack supported the open sourcing of #cadCAD and invite you to create the first continuously funded cyber-physical commons: the Token Engineering Commons
A mesh network project that runs on DAI plan on bringing more affordable Internet access to a small part of Africa. "Usman will set up a fiber connection to his building and place antennas on the roof. These antennas broadcast the internet to nearby homes and businesses. He’ll make about 10 cents for every GB used. Usman works at the airport and sells cars, and he’s excited about the extra income ...Read More
With organisations such as Aragon beginning to experiment with Futarchy I thought it would be nice to revisit this excellent blog post about it by Vitalik Buterin.
The Commons Stack has officially launched the #TrustedSeed: a curated community aligned with the mission to create sustainable funding for public goods. The Trusted Seed is an important cultural initialization tool for any #cryptoeconomic system, and we hope you'll apply to be a part of it! 🌱
Great read about "What the Decentralized Web Can Learn from Wikipedia". In fact a lot of the mechanism design for Relevant was inspired by Wikipedia! ...Read More
I guess this article is a bit like the "drama" of crypto. Many of these lawsuits seem fundamental, or just people with pyramids but was surprised to see someone on this list that I personally know.
If you weren't able to catch the Commons Stack presentations during Berlin Blockchain Week, this is a good catch up on some exciting announcements! 👉 cadCAD is now open source! ...Read More
"Last week, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) announced the launch of the Mainnet Initiative, which aims to accelerate collaboration between enterprises and the Ethereum community working on the public mainnet. The initiative will be led by a technical working group and will provide a channel for mainnet R&D teams to ...Read More