Fred Wilson argues that crypto industry is in installation phrase of the Perez Technological Surge Cycle.
Links to the best articles, videos and podcasts about Cryptoeconomics.
"This piece examines the nature of network effects, the good and the bad they can create, and how the maturation of blockchain technology can radically transform the nature of the businesses built around them."
The author describes in detail seven types of cryptoassets: cryptocurrencies; platform tokens; utility tokens; security tokens; natural asset tokens; cryptocollectibles; crypto-fiat currencies.
“In this post we argue that behavioral factors and psychology are not given enough consideration in cryptoeconomics in cryptoeconomics. We think it imperative that experts in actual human economic behavior, such as public policy experts, behavioral economists and social scientists, be included in the teams designing cryptoeconomic systems, in order to ensure their long-term utility, viability and success.”
IMF’s take on cryptocurrencies/crypto assets.
"In this essay, I’ll explore the network effects of Bitcoin as digital gold, and as digital cash. I’ll also explore other competitive moats that are not network effects."
This article pretty much sums up cluelessness and confusion of the banking industry with cryptocurrencies.
“We believe that ETH’s current price is still significantly overvalued; still significantly decoupled from the Ethereum network’s current and near-term technological state. Our research has led us to believe that the market and technology is still far too immature to justify current valuations. This nascent asset class has taken off due to speculative narratives, and we believe that the current marketplace is not sophisticated enough to properly evaluate risks or general economic concerns.”
The author talks about fas and slow money in investing and how it applies to the cryptocurrencies.
Why designing for speculators is counterproductive.
“This post explores how the valuation models used to evaluate decentralized service protocols leveraging “work” tokens fail to account for protocol commoditization.“
Report to the G20 on work by the FSB and standard-setting bodies.
"The truly important question should be way bigger than this: How can crypto-powered businesses create new types of abundance? How will blockchains drive our standard of living forward exponentially? How will we see the creation of tens of trillions in new value like we did with the stock market in the last 150 years? The answer lies in how crypto can transform the tragedy of the commons into the wealth of the commons."
Several ways of token distribution explained.
Vitalik Buterin's analysis of Token Sale Models. He dissects current models and proposes some solutions.
The author describes the profound implications of bitcoin’s strong assurance.
"Inside as well as outside the crypto/blockchain space “mobility” is currently a topic that receives a lot of interest. In this post, we take a look at what is going on inside the crypto/blockchain space in regards to mobility with everything around it (autonomous cars, mobility providers such as car sharing apps, related infrastructure, and similar topics)."
The IMF's (Christine Lagarde) position on fintech and cryptoassets.