"The purpose of this piece is to introduce a rough draft framework for benchmarking in the cryptoasset industry."
"Vitalik, Zoë and Glen just published a paper in which they propose a mechanism and philosophy for a self-organising decentralised ecosystem of public goods. It's a wild ride, and I'll go over the key points to encourage further discussion in Status."
Correlation of crypto with other asset classes has usually been around zero because crypto has been dominated by retail investors. I expect correlations to become positive with time. Crypto is a speculative asset class that draws on excess liquidity, not a safe haven asset class.
"What precisely is wrong with the web today? In short, it’s a big baby. It has grown old without growing up. While connecting the far corners of the globe with a packet-switching network and hypertext platform is an incredible achievement, the web has become corrupted from its own success."
"Identity and reputation are important primitives in the Web 3 world. In this post, I’ll give an overview of the problem space and outline some approaches."
Bitcoin is secured by time and energy, two of the fundamental units of scarcity and value in the universe.
"Given the reasonable expectation of future bubbles, I want to better understand the nature of these bubbles and the psychology of its participants."
"Being heralded as a game changer for the Web and performant, cross- browser execution, WebAssembly is a standard being developed by the W3C group for an efficient, lightweight instruction set. "
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"In the blockchain setting, finality is the affirmation that all well-formed blocks will not be revoked once committed to the blockchain. When users transact, they want to be confident that once their transactions go through, that the transactions cannot be arbitrarily changed or reversed. As such, in designing a blockchain consensus protocol, finality becomes vital."
1. Bitcoin and crypto are two different things; 2. Fiat doesn’t work as well as Krugman thinks; 3. Not all cryptocurrency protocols are as inefficient as Bitcoin’s; 4. Crypto assets don’t need to be backed by governments to be reliable; 5. Crypto is driven by some of the smartest, most forward-thinking people in the world.
"When you begin tracing the ties, it becomes apparent that video games and cryptocurrencies are intertwined and well suited for each other. Many of the entrepreneurs who are building the biggest blockchain companies today got their start in the world of video games and digital currencies. In retrospect, perhaps, that’s not so surprising."
"we made this review about the connection that blockchain shares with banks and what is the future of the potential link."