The one that started it all. Sets the foundation for blockchains, proof of work, cryptoeconomic incentives and more.
Expands upon the original foundation of Bitcoin with the introduction of Smart Contracts and Decentralized Applications.
An analysis of value capture in the current ecosystem of the internet and how value capture might shift to the protocol layer with token economics and cryptonetworks.
Socioeconomic analysis of contemporary market dynamics and introduction of cryptography and axiomatic principles within distributed & trustless cryptonetworks.
An approachable overview of blockchain concepts including hash functions and public and private key cryptography.
A contemporary and comprehensive overview on a number of crypto concepts framed against their potential implications on the world's population and the fabric of everyday life.
Original introduction to proof of stake and some of the main concepts.
Juan Benet, founder of IPFS describes IPLD and the 'Merkle Forest' as well as the component layers that comprise IPFS stack including IPNS, IPLD, multiformats and more.
Daniel Buchner (head of Microsoft's Identity Division) discusses how decentralized identity has the potential to vastly improve the way we interact with many services today.
Comprehensive overview of current distributed systems architecture and performance characteristics and proposed improvements.
High-level overview of the history behind delegated proof-of-stake consensus algorithm as well as references to follow-up materials.
An introduction to the Decentralized Identity Foundation's Universal Resolver.
Overview of limitations of blockchains, introduction to State Channels, Plasma & Truebit.
A general overview of the infrastructure behind the Interplanetary File System (IPFS), distributed hash tables and Merkle DAGs.
Notation capital's overview on proof of stake mining, merkle mining, validation mining, the relevant stakeholders, and the value of investors participating as a service provider in new cryptonetworks.
The W3C draft spec for verifiable, self-sovereign digital identities. Introduces DID documents, frgments, methods, schemes with references to JSON Linked Data components.
General overview of benefits of a stablecoin and introduction to Maker project and its algorithmic stablecoin, the Dai.
Overview of the Maker ecosystem and its core concepts, including the Dai, CDPs, and MKR token.
A thought piece on how cryptonetworks might cause a shift in the way traditional corporate organizations function through new models of coordination, incentives and value distribution.
What types of governance systems will emerge as effective solutions for cryptonetworks? What concepts can we apply from traditional governance today and what new concepts are necessary?
Historical overview of the contemporary corporation and the potential of cryptonetworks to create new types of coordination mechanisms that are a sort of more efficent (and potentially egalitarian) corporate organization.
An economic valuation framework as it applies to cryptonetworks. Analysis of concepts such as velocity of asset exchange within a network, monetary supply, pricing and quantity of token resource.
Critique of fat protocols thesis as an oversimplification of actual value accrual dynamics. Exploration of rather variable dynamics of the current protocol ecosystem.
An overview of game theoretic concepts, incentives and coordination within distributed systems with cryptographically verified consensus algorithms.
Review of current cryptoasset valuation frameworks and further exploration of velocity and GDP as proxies for overall network value.
How does the token economy improve upon the current state of the marketplace? What types of assets are amenable to being tokenized?
An overview of the benefits of tokenization of traditional assets as security tokens. Review of benefits such as 24/7 markets, fractional ownership, cost reduction, market depth, automated compliance and asset interoperability.
Things to Add
- More mining posts
- More proof of stake, merkle mining, validation mining
- Other emerging consensus algorithms like proof of spacetime
- DAOs and end of the corporation
- Privacy coins
- Prediction markets
- Crypto custody for all types of stakeholders
- Crypto and UX
- Mobile wallets and web3 browsing
- Dapp ecosystem and where we go from here
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